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European, Scandinavian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
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Reviewed 19 February 2021 via mobile

Food was very tasty and service was friendly and professional. Our waitress was very helpful and funny. We recommend the restaurant to everyone. Ja vielä Suomeksi tämä ravintola on todellakin käymisen arvoinen.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 25 February 2020

This is a very nice atmospheric restaurant, serving delicious local specialties with an innovative touch. Very good choice for a couples or a family dinner.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 20 February 2020

Very good meals and very cosy place. lappish dishes with a twist. great staff ! Probably the best restaurant in town, according to me

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 11 January 2020

Poro is under new management as of a year or so ago, and wow, it's good. We went for the Christmas Eve buffet, and although we have visited Lapland many times, we wondered what to expect. The short answer to what we found was everything....A huge and totally delightful array of starters, so many I just could not try everything. I cannot imagine anyone from any country not being stunned by the variety and quality.Many Finnish/Lappish things and a good variety of things pleasing to all pallets. The main course was plentiful and nicely spiced for Christmas. Casseroles, which for British people are more like mash, were swede and also carrot, spiced and very tasty. Lappish potatoes and Finnish Christmas Ham. WOW!! Desserts, if you could fit one in were also lovely and then chocolates and coffee.The very family atmosphere was relaxed and had a nice gentle pace. I highly recommend.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

I visited here already in the winter time but this year they are also serving lunch in September. For 12,50€ you get homemade soup, variety of salad table and a main course which was whole white fish today. Everything was fresh and absolutely delicious! Last...winter I really liked their vegetarian/vegan pulled oat stew and of course you should try their fish dishes as they are serving Lappish food with good taste. Will definitely come back!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

Unfortunately, the owner and the menu have changed. The price level is slightly more expensive. Many favorite left out like reindeer fillet. Good starter, blin which is ”more like traditional Russian” food. Atmosphere is excotic and staff is friendly. The location is a bit sideways.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 19 March 2019 via mobile

A another great morning Coffee getogether 12 good friends we really enjoy ourselves Great place great staff great coffee Give it a try.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 31 January 2019

This was my third visit here (twice on a previous trip to Äkäslompolo), and have never had a bad experience. At first glance of the menu, it is clear that it is not the cheapest ravintola in Äkäslompolo, if budget is important, then it is...not for you. If, however, you want to experience some of the best food in the area, then it is for you. The reindeer shank was melt in your mouth beautiful, and the salmon tournedos was absolutely delicious. Service very good, and the staff were attentive and helpful - their English was excellent (as it is everywhere in the town, to be fair), so despite my attempts at Finnish we still got what we wanted!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Went after my daughter got married and had a great meal. Excellent service and food not too pricey nice decor staff couldn’t be nicer.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

Special atmosphere in this restaurant personel is efficient and helpful, food was very good ! the decoration is very Special :-)

Date of visit: January 2019
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Response from TiinaL335 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take credit card. In Finland they take stores and restaurants take all credit cards, it is were rear not to have possibility to pay with card. Finns dont use cash anymore.
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Response from AMPartanen | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It's 1,5km so it's in walking distance. Another possibility is to take a taxi. Still places for sitting. Please book from info@lappvillage.fi
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Poro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5