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Swedish, Bar, European, Pub, Scandinavian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 17 March 2020

Me and my colleagues were out on a two week + business trip in the area and the food we had at River restaurant was by far the best out of all the 15+ places we ate in Sweden & Finland. Very tasty, prompt service,...nice mix of classic dishes and some typical Swedish dishes, cosy atmosphere. An extra bonus was their beer selection which included both local, national and international choices. I’d recommend the River restaurant to anyone looking for a good dinner in the area!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 20 December 2019 via mobile

We had dinner in this very nice decorated restaurant by the river. Baked potatoe Skagen was very good. Service fast. I can recommend.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 30 November 2019

The steaks are 10+,service is so good..the interior is super. Different in many ways but in a good kind of way. Keep up the good work.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

Went there after some hundred km on motorcycles to have something to eat and drink. Nice and prompt service, most of the tables where full but still good service. Pretty good aoli and bread. The River beaf was good but not medium as wished for....Still the hunger and good side dishes made up for this miss. The burger my friend had was good as he put it. Coffee afterwards was a good choice. Not tha many choices to choose from during the evening in Haparanda but this seems to be a safe choice.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

We had fish&chips and a salas with shrimps. Both were really tasty. Service extremely good and the place is cool in it's own unique way. Would recommend this to everyone for relaxed lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 19 June 2019

I have visited River restaurant several times and it has always been a pleasure! The menu includes different kinds of burgers, steaks and some other dishes. I have tried halloumi burger and some steaks, each dish has been great. I highly recommend to try the...halloumi burger. It is the veggie choice and tastes great. Also, the sweet potato fries are very good! The decor at River restaurant is quite special compared to other restaurants in the area. It is very cozy and warm, you can see that they have put some effort in that. In summer, there is also a big terrace open for customers. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. If you visit Tornio/Haparanda area, I definitely recommend this restaurant for a delicious lunch/dinner in a cozy atmosphere.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 21 April 2019 via mobile

Never knew about this place before. New owners been on charge since 2017. Very friendly staff. I had House burger with sweet potato (bataatti) fries. Absolutely delicious 👍! I'll be back for sure

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 13 March 2019 via mobile

Nice and calm place, really delicious food 👍 we didn't got menu in English but waiter explained all menu for us 😊😊recommended 💯

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Simply great food in a really nice environment. Service is excellent, too. We were a rather big group, including children, and everyone was really well looked after.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Good and plentiful salads! There were vegetarian options in the menu, which was the reason we stayed here. Excellent decision! We had tried to find vegetarian food in few other restaurants in Haparanda, with no luck. However, this cute and personal restaurant suited our needs...very well. We were very pleased with the lovely service in three different languages (Finnish, Swedish and English). Also, it was great to sit outside, and have a view over the river.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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River Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4