Top Choice Modern Finnish in Vaasa

Gustav Wasa

A former coal cellar is home to one of Finland’s best restaurants, newly split into a casual gastropub with by-the-glass wines and on-tap Finnish beers, and an intimate candlelit fine-dining space serving sublime se…
Finnish in Vaasa


In a rustic brickwork interior warmed by animal skins, seasonally changing dishes might include fried whitefiish with champagne sauce, roast reindeer with juniper sauce and mushroom croquettes, or polenta with truff…
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This covered market has stalls selling fresh pastries and market goodies.
Finnish in Vaasa


Right on the water, this perennial favourite in a 19th-century pavilion serves top-end meals inside and affordable burgers et al on its terrace. In summer staff keep the outdoor bar pumping until late.
Cafe in Vaasa

Sweet Vaasa

Huge, healthy salads, such as a 'protein monster' (bell pepper, bacon, egg, chicken, tuna, salmon, seeds and nuts), and a daily special (anything from pesto chicken pasta to haloumi with chickpea salsa or smoked sal…
Finnish in Vaasa


On the island of Vaskiluoto near Wasalandia you can dine on Finnish classics (smoked herring, hare, reindeer) on this wooden pavilion's waterside terrace overlooking the city.
Finnish in Vaasa

Janne’s Saloon

M/S Tiira cruises make a lunch stop (food not included) at Janne’s Saloon, a restaurant owned by the same outfit.