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Villisika

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Verkatehtaankatu 3, Tampere 33100, Finland
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 14:00 - 04:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We were on vacation in Tampere and found this wonderful restaurant in the centrum. Food was good and service pleasant!

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Thank Ilja I
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend and ordered ribs "best ribs in Tampere". Service was nice and food came in decent time. Portions were big but frenchfries were not that good. Ribs itself tasted nice, but maybe little more punch would be nice. Wine was also good but expensive. Two sets of ribs, one beer and one wine total 65 euro.

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Thank Taneli H
Tampere, Finland
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9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

I like the taste of "homecooked meal " - I was not sure what I wanted to eat that day, I saw the list of the dishes and I decided to check it out. and I was pleasantly surprised. Nice atmosphere.

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Thank purple2016
Lake Worth, Florida
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131 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I was there Friday night and bartender serving me Gin and Tonic that did not had any Gin WhenI told her that she told me straight to my face that you can leave Definitely rip off place for the tourist

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Thank tsaadetdin
Kangasala, Finland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We had a traditional family lunch for May Day celebration. We decided to try out Villisika in Tampere as the price and the buffee menu were tempting. After lunch, neither were good: the food was a big disappointment. Ccold starters were ok, nothing special but I could make the same or better myself. Hot courses were not hot but cold:... More 

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Thank Samulipee
Helsinki
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Wild boar might not be to everybodys taste but few dishes are available other than boar. Dissapointed with portion sizes. Deserts are served in big plates/bowls and make small portions to look even smaller. Lacking imagination for making food look tasty. Basic and way way overpriced! Service friendly.

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Thank JTenhunen
Tampere, Finland
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The food was ok and service also. There is nothing you can say that went wrong but there is also nothing to say "WOW" either.

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Thank PaavoTampere
Vantaa, Finland
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Tried this place few times while I was staying longer time in Tampere. They serve mainly good sized meat portions - not too much for veggies. Couple lighter / smaller ones available aswell. It's quite pub-type place, name means "wild boar". Quality & imaginary of few portions of wild boar were nice. Ribs told to be best in town -... More 

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Thank Sami R
Kristianstad, Sweden
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

The taste of very tender and tasty wild boar, together with lingonberry, potatoes and vegetables is unforgettable. The restaurant has a rustic atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Thank Mårten N
Ylojarvi, Finland
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Villiska was celebrating Oktoberfest, so we decidd to experience some German food. I had a schnitzel, which was served with processed bearnaisé sauce, cold potato mash and a spoonful of cold ratatouille-of-a-kind. BIG disappointment. My friend had a pork leg with the same mash and a couple of pickles, no dip or other trimmings whatsoever. When I remarked on the... More 

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Thank Virve N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
German, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
14:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Verkatehtaankatu 3, Tampere 33100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Pirkanmaa  >  Tampere

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