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Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
+358 14 333900
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (4 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“main course” (13 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pollowaari is without any doubt the best restaurant in Jyväskylä. Of course, it's quite expensive but I've never been disappointed. They are using local products and giving a amazing touch to the Finnish gastronomy. Wine list is exceptional and staff very professional.

Thank Liloulette13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best restaurants in the district. We got here twice, and how the fish and meat was fresh and well cooked. I recommend!

Thank BOB T
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

As being rated the best resturant in Jyvaskyla and having it based in a hotel, the prices will most obviously be high as seen when me and my Family went for dinner in which 3 of us ended up using over 200€. Regarding this though,...More

Thank Ethan C
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Best place in Jyväskylä for food lovers. Actually this is a Hotel Yöpuu restaurant. Decoration was classic and sophisticated but still cowzy.

Thank Paulipk
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We arrived late in the afternoon at the hotel where Pollowaari is located and almost missed the opportunity to grab a reservation for that evening. We had no idea that this was the top rated restaurant in Jyvaskyla, but it is certainly deserving. It must...More

Thank Meg052
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a quality restaurant with very nice atmosphere and excellent service. The food is kind of masterpieces of art what comes the their look and it's also very tasteful (perfectly cooked). Staff knows how to serve.

Thank Anpe83
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to eat in this restaurant then better choose the course menu rather than main dish menu. Price is not too high considering the reputation of the restaurant. Food quality and taste is very good. They have limited but suitable wine list according...More

Thank Tanvir T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

You don't often find exquisite eating in Finland outside of Helsinki, but Pöllöwaari is more than worth a stop from the motorway. To even venture Jyväskylä just because!! Probabaly the only other resto competing with the best provincial Finnish eating experince would be Kaskis in...More

1  Thank Veski
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I had dinner Here on Friday and what a place it was! Situated in an old building that also houses a beautiful boutique hotel, this place has a charm not very commonly found in a relatively small Finnish town. The interiors beautifully done( especially the...More

Thank 112susanne
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I visited Pöllövaari in june 2016 during a business trip. The service was good and friendly. The atmosphere was cosy and warm. We ate the menu and it was little weird and average - not worth the money. The restaurant is not the cheapest one....More

1  Thank Jarmo K
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yliopistonkatu 23, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Central Finland  >  Jyvaskyla
  • Phone Number: +358 14 333900
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