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Riipinen Wild Game Restaurant

) #4 of 27 Restaurants in Kuusamo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European
Rukatunturintie 6, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
+358 8 8681219
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“wild game” (3 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
“arctic char” (2 reviews)
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Scandinavian, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Rukatunturintie 6, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
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Reviews (67)
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1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Good selection of local food. Tasty portions and big enough for a hungry guy, too. Drink list also wide enough. Fast and precise service.

Thank Konsta O
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We ate delicious traditional Lapland food. The atmosphere in the restaurant was great. The staff could have give us more attention, we waited dishes quite long and the same thing with a bill. Overall really good restaurant experience, we recommend!

Thank 861iidar
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing, the service quick & friendly, and the ambience was lovely. We had Elk Carpaccio for starters, then sautéed reindeer with mash, pickled cucumbers and loganberries for the main. So tasty! Followed by granberries with fudge sauce & ice cream, and the...More

Thank Mrs_W_01032017
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My medium expectations of this place were blown away by the reindeer meat and its' sides. Big thumbs up for the dish. It absolutely melted in my mouth. Some of our party had the white fish dish, that was not so recommendable, bit dry. Thumbs...More

Thank 697anniinav
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Special restaurant for wild birds and bear,Nice place to stop for a break,coffe and a"munkki" or for lunch soup

Thank Kaj G L
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a must visit. Amazing food, good portions, stunning interior and very friendly staff. 5 min walk from Ruka Village. Will defo return...Reindeer Fillet is amazing

Thank JoBarrass
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Local foods and a bit overpriced menu, but great taste. Stayed with family and friends for several hours, remember to book in advance.

Thank nylkynen
Reviewed 10 July 2016

One of Ruka's very best restaurants with a great menu. Try the Muikku or Vendace, its great! Only problem is that the hours are not regular so check that its openned before you go there!

Thank gyoergykalmans
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Restaurants in Ruka are not so great in general sense. Riipinen is absolutely one of the best. Went there with quite big group of 12. We ordered separetely and the service managed to handle that with ease. Extra points from aperativ: gintonic with tar. You...More

Thank pjoksa
Reviewed 8 April 2016

A fantastic authentic Finnish dinner. We had the sautéed reindeer, reindeer steak and Arctic char all of which were delicious. My 14 year old son is a bit fussy but they were happy to let him have the chicken nuggets from the children's menu, these...More

Thank WendyC952
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Scandinavian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rukatunturintie 6, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Northern Ostrobothnia  >  Kuusamo
  • Phone Number: +358 8 8681219
  • E-mail
Riipinen Wild Game is Riipinen's family owned restaurant. Restaurant has choosed the best wild game resraurant in Finland. We located only 300 metres of Ruka Village.
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