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Food and restaurants in Northern Ostrobothnia

Top restaurants

Bar
“If you believe famous Finnish bloggers, Bar & Grill Kauppuri 5 has the best burgers in Finland. It's a small place and can be a little bit crowded during peak hours but I can assure you it's still worth the wait. Teurastaja (Butcher in english) is a good burger to start you Kauppuri 5 experience with. If you don't want to eat the bun you can order Heinäpään Teurastaja (The Butcher of Heinäpää) which is like Teurastaja but the bun is replaced with salad bed. Kauppuri 5 serves some quality beers too if you're into them. The Kitchen is open every day from 11am to 01.30am. They don't take reservations.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pub
“One of the oldest bars in Oulu. Suitable for all ages above 20. Nightclub on the second floor and a pub with sports, a music room and a heated terrace. Especially on weekdays during the summer you might find live bands. No entry fee, only cloak room for he nightclub upstairs.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“A cosy cafe in a beautifully renovated wooden house. Delicious cakes, sandwiches and lunch. The best thing about this place, however, is the Sunday brunch! It is so popular that you will have to reserve your table in advance (easily done through their website). In the evening, check out the pub in the basement, another hidden gem of Oulu!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
“Sokeri-Jussi Tavern is an atmospheric and historic restaurant located in a timber storehouse in Pikisaari. The Tavern kitchen creates a delicious Finnish menu out of pure domestic ingredients.​”
  • 11 locals recommend
Lounge
“Great atmosphere, best vegan pizza in Oulu. Live music and many nice cultural events in weekends. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Serves finnish "pancakes" which are big, salty or sweet pancakes. Delicious and affordable.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A cosy restaurant by the market square, right behind the back of the iconic Toripolliisi ’Market Bobby’ statue.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best Nepalese food in Oulu. Good vegetarian choices. Busy at lunch times but perfect for dinner! Good value for money.”
  • 7 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“A cosy cafe in a beautifully renovated wooden house. Delicious cakes, sandwiches and lunch. The best thing about this place, however, is the Sunday brunch! It is so popular that you will have to reserve your table in advance (easily done through their website). In the evening, check out the pub in the basement, another hidden gem of Oulu!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Lounge
“Great atmosphere, best vegan pizza in Oulu. Live music and many nice cultural events in weekends. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Lähde kävelylle kauniiseen jokimaisemaan ja pistäydy kahvilla ja virkistävällä juomalla!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bistro
“Cozy restaurant with great pizzas. Pricing is a bit higher but it every piece is worth it!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“Address: Right next to Valkea Shopping Mall. Otto Karhin puisto, 90100 Oulu. It is a cozy and cozy café with a modern twist. A good breakfast is served every morning, including a delicious omelet. Lunch and other café products are served at lunchtime. In the evening, the park café in Makia can come either to taste high quality coffee and pastries”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“One of the oldest cafes in Oulu! Huge cinnamon buns! Right next door to Bar B, you can easily order a drink with your bun ;)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Ihana päiväretkikohde etenkin lapsiperheille. Lasten moottorikelkkailua, poro- ja huskyajelua ja muuta kivaa ajanvietettä sekä kahvila. Wonderfull target for a day trip especially for families with children. Reindeer and huskies, karting on an ice track, café.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ehdottomasti paras lounas- ja after ski -paikka. Rento, mukava, persoonallinen. Absolutely the best place to have a lunch after skiing or a drink. Easy going, cozy and unique.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Serves finnish "pancakes" which are big, salty or sweet pancakes. Delicious and affordable.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bistro
“Cozy restaurant with great pizzas. Pricing is a bit higher but it every piece is worth it!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Local Cafe, fresh bread, pastries and salty pastries made every day monday to friday. You can also find souvenirs and local food from their little shop. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery