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Restaurant Rukatonttu

$$ - $$$European,
Hiihtostadionintie 1, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
+358 40 1991100
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“lake” (3 reviews)
“skiing” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Scandinavian
$$ - $$$
Hiihtostadionintie 1, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

At the base of the Talvijärvi ski lifts in Ruka you will find this delighfully situated restaurant on the shores of Talvijärvi. The view in winter or summer are great and the new lunch buffetand ala carte menu is outstanding. This is also a great...More

Thank gyoergykalmans
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food, atmosphere and people. The best in Ruka. A must for anyone visiting Ruka. Can't recommend highly enough. Thanks Matti!

Thank Polly P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had a bit mixed feelings of this place. We tried to see the menu on the web, but it was not updated in there, we decided to go anyway based on their web pages and out of curiosity. We visited here on a September...More

1  Thank JyriS67
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We cooked a whole raindeer Had a blast Would stay here forsure again . Food was outstanding #porkmafiaapproved

Thank pitmasterphilw
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Propably the best restaurant in Ruka. The owner was alone working when we came and offered us food from the grill. The food was amazing and the atmosphere is stunning. This is a place to eat when visiting Ruka!

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had quite high expectations for our dinner in Rukatonttu after reading the glowing editorial on the restaurant's web pages and having seen that the "celebrity" chef Sami Garam works in the restaurant. Alas, he was not around in the evening. The prices were Helsinki...More

Thank Kristiina A
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We stayed 4 nights here, which included breakfast and dinner. The owner/manager Matti was a delight with insightful ideas and experience. The breakfast consisted of vegetables, cheese, meats, fish, hot cereal, and some fruit. The dinner consisted of salads, meat/fish, and potatoes or pasta. Both...More

Thank 479Bob
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

The hotel / restaurant management should read these reviews and take some notes, because I am not the only one to make some suggestions. So here's some same comments again. I'll start with negative ones but give some good ones on the end: We visited...More

Thank Jukka G
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

A warm friendly place to have a cosy drink sat around the fireplace. The view of the frozen lake was lovely.

Thank Claire T
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Choice of breakfasts, either cereal, cold cuts or cooked meal. Had three meals here... all really good. Matti cooked planked smoked fish... it is extremely tasty!

Thank 1234Owl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$48
European, Scandinavian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hiihtostadionintie 1, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Northern Ostrobothnia  >  Kuusamo
  • Phone Number: +358 40 1991100
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