Local Bistro

Local Bistro

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Hours
Mon
10:45 - 22:00
Tue
10:45 - 22:00
Wed
10:45 - 22:00
Thu
10:45 - 22:00
Fri
10:45 - 23:00
Sat
12:00 - 23:00
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.1 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Value
3.9 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
European, Scandinavian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
features
Is this restaurant romantic?
CUISINES
European, Scandinavian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles186 reviews
Excellent
98
Very good
63
Average
18
Poor
6
Terrible
1
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

JReijo
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 couples
We had high hopes for this place, as it had good reviews everywhere. Thankfully they also delivered with nice, personally dry cured meats as appetizer, perfectly seared beef and crispy skinned trout as main dishes. I would definitely visit again if ever in Joensuu again.
Written 15 July 2021
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SuomiHD
Swindon185 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 family
Interesting and very competently put together menu, gourmet food and only a few places locally where this is possible. We had the main menu and pics provided, main course was exceptional with a great combination of flavours in the steak with apple and oxtail sauce and the artichoke dessert was interesting, wouldn’t have expected it to work, but it was very tasty. Only disappointment was the crab tartar - this was a cooked shrimp salad, so it was neither crab or tartar (even allowing for Finnish katkarapu (prawn) and rapu (crab)) this was misleading, even if not unpleasant (I would have chosen duck if the choice was prawn cocktail). We had a few cocktails too, happy hour is good value, but worth asking what the drinks are are the descriptions are artistically named and not helpful.
Written 28 December 2021
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Sami H
Kuopio2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 friends
Food = 4,5 / 5 Nice athmos. Good local and seasonal list. Nice menus. Textures, platings and flavours were pretty close to 5/5, setback was the service. Friendly staff but WAY too slow. Fairly simple orders but it took 3 hours until we were done. Not good at all. Pls fix this and You have jewel in Your hands.
Written 15 July 2021
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Jaana L
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 none
We ate a recommended menu, with local incredients combined in modern way. Also the recommended wine was just perfect for the meal. I think also the service was great - thanks to Leevi :) I can really recommed this restaurant, if you want a perfect food experience.
Written 29 December 2022
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Marghe_gr
Rome290 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 friends
Went to Joensuu for a conference. Tbh, I've had a couple of rough dining experiences before landing at the local bistro. Had a main course (salad with salmon) and dessert, both excellent. Definitely recommended for those who wish to have an understanding as of how Finnish cousine's main ingredients can be combined in a more refined fashion. Medium pricey for local standards.
Written 4 July 2022
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Crosstrip4
Jarvenpaa59 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 couples
Definitely the best restaurant in Joensuu. Good location on the market square and a cozy little restaurant with terrace. The portions were visually beautiful and the food was good, so a good harmonious dinner with the wines. Nice and helpful staff.
Written 9 July 2020
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juhanaipatti5
Joensuu36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 couples
Menu seemed to be a little bit limited but there was really fantastic dishes. Bistro menu totally perfect, local menu perfect. The service is the Best. Friendly, professional and they create good feeling. Recommended highly.
Written 17 July 2020
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Kummiseta
Vantaa94 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
We spend full weekend in Joensuu and visited few restaurangs. Local Bistro one was the best. Their menu are not too long but all needed were there. Prices are fair to the quality and taste os food and service was great. When I'm next time in Joensuu you will find me from Local Bistro at the dinner time.
Written 2 February 2020
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Julius K
Imatra5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 solo
Visited as solo in October 2023. The place surpriced me positively with excellent food and kind service. Had a modern version from a meat soup as a starter and that was best meal for a long time. Had duck as a main course. Very tasty. Well deserves 5 stars indeed.
Written 15 November 2023
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Traveldog666
Frankfurt19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 friends
Its a very nice and pleasant restaurant. Service is attentive and discreet, with a good timing when to serve the next course. Food is extraordinary with an excellent price-performance-relationship. Its a japanese-finnish crossover style somehow. The celery variation tasted fantastic, a big WOW. We had a great evening there, so thanks again to the whole team at Local Bistro.
Written 8 October 2021
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Saku
168 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 none
Basic Finnish lunch. Fast service for lunch because of the lunch buffet. The salad bar could have been better. The lunch menu can be found on the internet. Located near the market square.
Written 10 August 2020
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88henk
Breda108 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
Had diner with a colleague last february, really enjoyed the food. Modern scandinavian cuisine with great combinations. Liquor ice, use of buck wheat, excellent pork belly. Would recommend if you are in the area
Written 24 March 2020
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catherineghersi
Tampere12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2020 couples
One of the best restaurant I have ever been in Finland. The food was incredibly tasty! Good drinks and excellent service. If you are visiting Joensuu, this restaurant is a must! Now we can continue our way to the woods after having a wonderful and fresh meal :)
Written 29 June 2020
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Jaana H
7 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 couples
Meat was good but all the other tastes were a bit weird combination. Too pricy for the food delivered. Liked the decor but the light above the table was way too bright for a nice atmoshpere.
Written 19 July 2022
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aekrfk
Newport Beach247 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 none
Recommended by our hotel and we really liked it. Things shut down early all over Finland and this restaurant was open to 10 pm. Food was very good, reasonably priced and service was great. Highly recommend.
Written 3 June 2022
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