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€4 - €29
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Pizza, European, International
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly service and menu full of great options. However the food was tasteless and not worth of the price. Not to recommend.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 31 December 2022 via mobile

We reserved a table in oktober for 31 th of december and got the least attractive table of the restaurant. The woman that served us played being nice. After we got the menu we we’re supposed to immediately know what we would like to drink....She made a face when we told het that we hadn’t decided yet. A minute later she was back to ask again. It felt like she was in a hurry. The food was horrible. I ordered reindeer. It wasn’t fresh. It was tasteless and very salted. With one pickle, a tiny bit of marmelade and too much mashed potatoes. The bear and deer burger did not have a special taste and the pepper sauce in the bear pastry was dominant. Afterwards the waitress asked if we were finished while one of us was still eating. Again she looked offended when we pointed out that we were not finished yet. Than we were totally ignored. So after half an hour waiting we stood up to pay at the cash register ourselves. The waitress suggested that we write something in their guestbook totally ignorant of the fact that we weren’t satisfied at all. By the way they ask 2 euros when you want to go to the toilets. !?More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 20 April 2022 via mobile

Visited with a family of 4. Very tasty and large size pizzas for all of us. Friendly service staff and in top of all a nice selection of cold drinks so can't wish for more after a day out skiing

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 10 March 2022

Had the burger with reindeer meat after a long day x-country skiing. A great experience, very fast service and a huge, cold beer to go with it. Recommended!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 5 January 2022

Very good take away pizzas and desserts (cheese cake & apple pie). Service was very friendly as well.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 10 December 2021

After dire hotel food, we were told about Otso, thank God we tried it. Fabulous. The food was amazing and the Gentleman waiter was wonderful and welcoming. We weren't rushed and they had menus in English which others did not. Chicken Fajitas, hmmmmmm, delicious. Highly...recommend this place. Sat Evening and we had no trouble getting a table about 8.15pm. Give it a go, you won't be disappointedMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 27 January 2021

We were here twice. First time food was ok, but not special (reindeer fajitas tasted better than reindeer pizza). Due to convinient location to our cabin we gave the place second chance and ordered reindeer pot pie and stuffed pork minute steak. Unfortunately, the steak...has a texture of rubber and pot pie was too creamy and too spicy, reindeer meat taste was certainly lost. I am a bit surprised the restaurant is placed #2 out of 14 in Ylläsjärvi. Sorry guys, but not again.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

Great food and great service, also in off-season. Wild Mushroom Pot Pie was amazing, also the ”Ylläs” pizza was one of the best salmon pizzas ever! Visit and you will not be dissapointed!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

One of the few nice looking places in the not so tourist populated area of Ylläsjärvi. The interior and service nice. Food less than mediocre. Red wine way too warm. Music too loud and not very ambient.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 22 June 2020

I last visited this restaurant 2 years ago and although under new ownership and although not as good as on previous visits still offered decent value for money. The pizzas are particularly good but the large range of burgers had been virtually cut from the...menu.Decent range of drinks on offer but again not as good as previous visits.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 23 February 2020

During holiday we ate twice in this restaurant. First time: creamy salmon soup (tasty and lovely) and hamburger second time (lovely burger). Service was very friendly and good. Hope to come back once

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 15 January 2020

Ever get the feeling when you walk into a restaurant that “ it looks promising “ well we did and it was . The service was prompt but not intrusive, from a staff that enjoyed their job. The food was outstanding, the menu was very...comprehensive and I’m sure would please anyone. Finally found a “ dark beer “ that was outstanding.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 5 January 2020

staff was friendly and professional. Recommend to visit. Everybody can find something from menu, even vegan. Menus are multilanguage.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 5 December 2019 via mobile

We read reviews on TA and thought let’s give it a go and I must say the service was really good and attentive and the food really delicious, both pizza were very tasty and fresh, would definitely recommend

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

Sheltered here while waiting for the Kolari-Levi bus (the stop does have a sign, which you might not spot when it is buried in a mound of snow. This stop is called Ylläsjärvi Otsonpesä, which is referring to the souvenir shop next door- the stop...is right outside.) They have a menu in English. I had some Tomato-Bacon soup with flatbread and butter, garnished and delicious, with a bit of texture to it. Good! Starter size 9.5€ was fine. Service was attentive and caring. There are racks near the door and further around the corner for bags and jackets, plus blankets available if you need (was a warm -3 day, didn't need them) Importantly: free WiFi, worked great. Also was able to use the power point by the table to charge phone. (I asked first.)More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Yes, they do. My wife is on a glutenfree diet and her choice of the menu was adapted to her needs.
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Yes, there´s about 50 meters from the Restaurant to the skiing tracks. Otso
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Yes, Restaurant Otso Ylläsjärvi offers takeaway services.

Restaurant Otso Ylläsjärvi is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4