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“Terrible service, average food”

Classic American Diner
Ranked #51 of 133 Restaurants in Jyvaskyla
Price range: $7 - $28
Cuisines: American
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Mikkeli, Finland
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Terrible service, average food”
Reviewed December 1, 2013

We were drawn in to this restaurant by the nice 50's decor but unfortunately it ended up being the best thing about the place. Early Saturday evening the restaurant was pretty busy and they have no seating service which resulted in people fighting over the best seats. We stood around for a while, not knowing where we could sit and several waitresses walked past us just ignoring us. We sat down at a table near the loos and our order was taken pretty quickly. And we waited... and waited.... and waited... our waitress did a complete vanishing act and all the other waitresses completely blanked us because it was "not their table". Finally, 40 mins later, our waitress appeared with our food but no explanation or apology. We ordered more drinks and had all finished our food by the time the drinks appeared, again with no apology. The food itself was very average - I had a chicken burger which was meant to be sweet and sour but basically just had a spoonful of sweet chili sauce on top of it. The portions are large and the chips were good but that is all the positive I can say about this place. Will never visit again.

  • Visited November 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Dissapointing”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

You can find this place in the down town Jyväskylä. Just 50m down from "Kompassi". Decoration is old 50´s looking like, nice. But service was very slow and food quality below average. I did both visits this time; very first and very last. I visited same chain place at Kuopio which was much better. I don´t recommend.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Ville M
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