Jyväskylä restaurants

Top Choice Finnish in Jyväskylä


We're of the view that Hotel Yöpuu's fine-dining restaurant is the best in the region. Its menu places a laudable emphasis on seasonality, and the kitchen's execution is exemplary. Choose one of the set menus (€56 t…
Top Choice Tapas in Jyväskylä

Figaro Winebistro

The three-course lunch menu (€25) at this this welcoming wine bar is an excellent deal, but most regulars head here after work or on weekends to graze on tapas and order drinks from the large and top-quality wine an…
Top Choice Vegan in Jyväskylä

Beans & More

Artek furniture, a vaulted ceiling and artfully dangling light fittings provide a stylish setting at this on-trend vegan cafe. The friendly staff serve up burgers, salads piled with kale and other goodies, sandwiche…
Italian in Jyväskylä

Ristorante Rosso

Billing itself as 'the familiar Italian', this branch of a popular Finnish chain serves up decent pizza and pasta in pleasant surroundings (we love the fresh herbs planted in the tomato-paste cans). It's located opp…
Vegetarian in Jyväskylä

Katriinan Kasvisravintola

A couple of blocks west of the Kirkkopuisto, this vegetarian and vegan lunch spot is great value. Seven euros gets you soup and salad bar, eight buys a hot dish instead of the soup, and 10 gets you the lot. The buff…
Finnish in Jyväskylä


The ‘cat’s whiskers’ is an enticing choice. The genteel but cosy upstairs dining room is complemented by an atmospheric cellar space when the restaurant is busy. Dishes are thoughtfully prepared; reindeer fillet and…
Finnish in Jyväskylä


The vibe is upmarket, the surrounds comfortable and the service attentive at this long-established restaurant. Sadly, the food doesn't live up to the setting – it's fine, but nothing special. Most locals head to the…
Finnish in Jyväskylä

Vesilinna Restaurant

In the city's observation tower, this restaurant overlooks the centre of town and the lake beyond. It offers a buffet at lunch, à la carte menu at night and coffee during the day.