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Raatimiehenkatu 18, Lappeenranta, Finland
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This is a fast food restaurant , basic service, food not expensive in Finland , but also not tasty at all, they take orders, give you the food and ask you to pay, nothing else. Go there if you don't mind service and food quality, but just something to eat .for some reason, taxi drivers like to recommend this restaurant,... More 

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Thank kajhdven123345
Lappeenranta, Finland
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Not bad not very good, average is the word for this restaurant. Have been here a couple of times and here are the good things: Wine is cheap (list is short and unimaginative), steaks are rather good and service is ok. With refreshing the decor and shortening the menu (to maintain the quality) they have great potential to rise in... More 

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Thank foodaddict2015
Tampere, Finland
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

had the pan pizza with 4 cheese and chicken with mozzarella n rice n red wine sauce. i have visited here several tines and this was an all time low. i have to find a bew favourite place now here in lappeenranta.

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Thank tapioh319
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

If you are a friend of Spanish food, you shouldn't miss this restaurant. I have eaten many times here and have to say that I was never disappointed when leaving the place. Hot, spicy flavours makes you swallow! The busy staff does make you feel home and have allways "eyes on their backs", so you don't have to wait very... More 

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Thank Jori K
Helsinki, Finland
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243 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

I don’t give much credit to the Lappeenranta taxi driver who recommended this restaurant for a lunch. The restaurant itself was exactly in the same condition as it has been for the forty last years (without any repairs) and the food was terrible. The only positive thing what can be said is that the waitresses tried to do their best... More 

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Thank Ola K
Imatra, Finland
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194 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

We did not feel welcome, there was dirty dishes around, some dirty chairs, and the menu lists were worn out. This made us uneasy, but luckily we did not walk out. The food was good and reasonably priced. We got service from two waitresses, who provided the service in basic Finnish style with the minimum of smiles and talking. But... More 

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Thank HarriHirvela
Hyvinkaa, Finland
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

A restaurant in a good location near Lappeenranta city center. I had a double XL burger or something like that. It was good in size, but average taste. Not a bad place, and it looked that Texas style steaks and ribs were really this place´s number one thing. You should try Ole.

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Thank ja55e
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

I had the ribs as did three others of our company. The ribs are not actually named "ribs" on the menu, but what they are is excellent! Everyone liked the ribs. A few of us had steaks and they were also excellent. Only a drop of gravy which is obviously a very good thing. The burgers looked average and the... More 

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Thank Pauli9000
Helsinki, Finland
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

Had dinner here on my first trip to Lappeenranta, picked it because it was close to the hotel and some other places we were planning on heading to after dinner. It was a very nice surprise! The selection was wide and the food we had was very very good, my steak for instance was cooked perfectly. The dessert (cheesecake) I... More 

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Thank Lindalex85
Lappeenranta, Finland
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

Absolutely great food, a super wide selection of dishes, and good service :) Prices are very average for a Finnish restaurant.

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Thank Jenni U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 37
Cuisine
European, Barbecue, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raatimiehenkatu 18, Lappeenranta, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  South Karelia  >  Lappeenranta

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?