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US$22 - US$29
CUISINES
Bar, European, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 30 June 2021

I ordered "siika" which was tasteless and potatoes were raw. My companion ordered flat bread with chicken. The flat bread was totally watered with boiled tomatoes, there was an big (half) unwashed nonscaled salad with the bottom still on just layed over the meal. We...were not sure how it was supposed to be eaten. The flat bread chicken was so dry that my companion could not swallow it even with water. He could not eat that dish at all. I ate my tasteless and pricy fish.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

Great burgers! We had chicken wings as a starter and they were so tasty! A bit busy in Friday evening as they told us that we need to wait food for 45 minutes! Friendly service and nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 14 January 2020 via mobile

The restaurant is a part of a hotel and most of the customers are probably staying in the hotel. The restaurant and the hotel are both a part of a bigger chain so there are not many surprises there when it comes food (the food...is perfectly okay, though!) Extra points for friendly service!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

I am fun of gourmet burger, I have tasted plenty of them all around the world, and definitely the burger of Jalo is in my top 3! Made in the pan and later in the josper oven where it gets a tasty smoked grill flavor!...A place I will visit every time I came to JyväkyläMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 July 2019

Nice place with a friendly staff.The atmosphere was a bit hectic since we were seated next to the kitchen counter. Our food still came quickly and the waiters visited our table almost too often. I had the manchego salad and the restaurants own ice creams...as a dessert and both were good. The food was a good value for the money. It wasn't like the best I have ever had, but then again, it also wasn't really expensive.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 29 April 2019

Portions were of great value. I actually visited this restaurant twice and I took identical starter and main dish on both occasions, I was so happy with it.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 7 April 2019 via mobile

My husband and I are in town for a month and eat at least one meal out each day. TripAdvisor reviews first brought us to this restaurant- and we’ve been back three times! First, every staff person has been friendly and helpful-beyond expectations. Second, the...salmon entree, prawns, and most of all the hamburger are mouth-watering good. Third, You absolutely can’t pass up the Snickers dessert that I would describe as a mound of amazing chocolate mousse in a pool of the best salted nut caramel sauce you can imagine— with shards of chocolate and a few raspberries and lingonberries at the side. I’d return just for this alone! We also had great beer and wine choices (try the big red Spanish wine, if you’re a “red” fan!) We may go back again before we leavetown. The location is directly across from the depot if you’re traveling by train.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 27 March 2019

Friends recommended this restaurant to us, which immediately appealed to us because of its very comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. It seems more like a subdued hotel lounge, low ceilings, various corners, terrace, etc. So, one could have a little more of privacy, so to speak. Waiters...were very friendly and accommodating. Really kudos to them. I only tried a burger, with Elk meat. It came with a big salad. I did not like the burger, frankly, but I had to try it. Salad was nice. Price rather astronomical, 25 euros for a burger, but that's Finland. The best thing was the pleasant atmosphere there. Easy to chat. Crowded, but not crammed.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We were looking a place to eat quite late night and this was one of the frw places that served dinner after 10pm in Jyväskylä. Our waiter JR was very nice! And the vegan food was also good!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I went to have dinner with my boyfriend. Already at the door we were greeted and excellent service continued thoughout our visit. The waitresses were super friendly and professional. For starter I had deep-fried prawns and my boyfriend had salmon pastrami. Both were tasty but...for my taste the prawns had got a bit too hard in the boiler. The salmon in the pastrami was good, and the pea puré was nice. The dish might have needed more crunchy elements than the bread crumbs. Or more bread crumbs. For main course I had Jalo burger and my bf had fillet steak with the suggested side dish (including green salad, bearnaise sauce and sweet potato fries). The burger instantly went to my top 3 burgers I’ve ever had! The winner ingredient definetly was their house speciality (something I have never heard of before): rhubarb & bacon jam. It was delicious! I ordered the beef as medium and that was what I got. I wasn’t able to finish even two thirds of the fries that came with the burger. The steak was ordered as medium but I thought it looked more like a medium plus. It wasn’t a big deal though, but something that I noticed. One of the elements in the side dish for the quite expensive steak was sweet potato fries with ketchup. There was nothing wrong with the fries itself, but with a steak like that they really didn’t match. The bearnaise sauce was delicious.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Jalo Kitchen & Lounge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5