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Restaurants, cafés and catering in Saarijärvi

Fancy trying some Finnish home cooked food? Or rather a taste of international flavours? In Saarijärvi you can find a place to eat for any appetite.


A multi-service centre in the middle of Pylkönmäki! Services include a Tarmo grocery store, an Alko pick-up point, a lunch restaurant, grill, and café. We sell local foods, gifts, cut flowers, and summer flowers. A meeting room, party room, and catering service. Also selling fishing licences.

Buffet lunch 11 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.

Keskustie 28
43440 Pylkönmäki

tel. 040 184 0227


Mon-Sat 11-19

Sun 12-16

HH Keittiö is a kitchen in the shop of the diverse, high-quality, national store chain Halpa-Halli. We offer lunch, burger meals, and à la carte. A tasty and affordable buffet lunch available Mon-Sat at 10.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jyväskyläntie 33
43100, Saarijärvi


Mon-Sat 10-16


Enjoy your morning coffee, lunch, or afternoon tea with us. We serve home cooking that is made by us to the greatest possible extent. Buffet lunch served on weekdays at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Sivulantie 11

43100 Saarijärvi

tel. 041 317 2663




Mon-Fri 8-15

The rich and varied lunch buffet at Ruustinna includes fresh salads, house bread and spread, main courses, soup, and something sweet with your coffee. We respect tradition, but also introduce something new to a familiar meal, prioritising cleanliness and Finnish ingredients. We have an alcohol licence.  The Ruustinna has two large halls and two pleasant summer terraces. 


Our catering service makes delicacies at our own confectionery, delivered to your home or celebration. You can also reserve Ruustinna as a celebration destination. You can spend the night at Ruustinna and its surrounding buildings, and our beach sauna is available for rent as agreed.



Mon–Fri: klo 11–16
Sat-Sun: According to agreement

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Delicious Thai food on the menu.

Buffet lunch served on weekdays at 10.30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ilolantie 15
43100 Saarijärvi

tel. +358 46 885 9181


Mon-Tue 10.30-14

Wed-Fri 10.30-20

Sat-Sun 12-20


Enjoy a healthy soup, salad, or buffet lunch in the centre of Saarijärvi city. Vegan lunch option always available. Enjoy special coffee blends, smoothies, waffles, and delicacies from our in-house bakery.


You can also buy our products to go or as catering for your party. Enjoy a cold drink or ice cream on our large terrace full of sunshine. We have an alcohol licence. We also sell our own peanut granola and a wide selection of organic tea.


Kauppakatu 1

43100 Saarijärvi

puh. 0400 284 124




In Summer
Mon 9-15
Tue-Fri 9-17
Sat  10-15
Sun  closed


In Winter
Mon-Fri 9-17
Sat 10-15
Sun closed




Hamburgers, pizza, kebab, salads, and falafel.

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Ilolantie 15
43100 Saarijärvi

tel.+358 14 423 922


Mon-Tue closed

Wed-Thu 11-21

Fri-Sat 11-05

Sun 13-21

Pizza, kebab, doner, vegetarian Vöner kebab, salads, and buffet on weekdays.


Kauppakatu 7
43100 Saarijärvi
tel. 045 184 6006



Mon-Sat 10.30 – 21
Sun 12 – 21

Kebabs, pizzas, salads, falafels. Eat on the spot or order to go!

Full alcohol licence. Buffet lunch served on weekdays at 10.30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Paavontie 15
43100 Saarijärvi

tel. 014 421 554


Mon-Sat 10.30-21
Sun 11-21

Catering services

Meetings, family celebrations, pre-Christmas parties, recreational days etc. upon reservation for max. 50 people groups in the premises of an old mill (in two floors) on the shore of rapids in Lannevesi, Saarijärvi.


Napulanpolku 4

41270 Lannevesi, Saarijärvi


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Countryside hotel Mulikan HillTon


Function hall and accommodation by the Karankajärvi Lake. The bright rooms can accommodate different types of events  (approx. 20-100 persons). Catering service on request, naturopathic treatments for smaller groups. Accommodation on the 2nd floor, some 20 beds and separate kitchen, toilet and shower facilities. Sauna in the basement. Barbecue. Accommodation: 35 € / day / person. Breakfast 6 €. Address Mulikantie 25.


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Having a party on the lakeside is great fun, and we can offer party packages for 10–150 people in accordance with your requirements. The entire area of 1.5 hectares can be booked for private use.


Kivikirveentie 10 b

43130 Tarvaala


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Venue for small meetings and events.


Lamminkankaantie 193
43270 Kalmari, Saarijärvi


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Lauttamäki is a lovely traditional place for summer weddings and courses. The main party rooms are in the barn which has been decorated in the rural spirit. It has a banquet room for 150 persons. A chapel in the kiln. Separate meeting facility for 60 persons.


Kuoppalantie 1161
43440 Pylkönmäki


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Farm house by lake Katajajärvi, in the middle of the most beautiful rustic landscape offers breakfast accommodations for 18 persons, summer barn accommodations for four persons. We provide pleasant accommodations, tasty breakfasts and dinners, nice farm holidays for families, as well as peat treatments, office recreation events, and meeting and party services all year round.


Kekkosentie 491
43100 Saarijärvi


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The RoppiLax tourist farm, located along the Saarijärvi trail at Koskenkylä village, offers a memorable day for all guests!


The bunker sauna by the beach awaits bathers and the large hand crafted log hut can accommodate 40 people to spend an unforgettable evening. The master of the house will cook salmon by an open fire. Other offerings include smoked fish eggs, cold salted smoke sauna salmon, bread cheese, and pit-roasted meat; the famous Korsu Menu will fill you up no matter how hungry you are! The ingredients are produced locally on the farm or at Koskenkylä. Only the coffee comes from afar.


Pariisintie 56
43240 Lehtola


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Bars and nightclubs

Open from May Day to mid-October, dances every summer Saturday.


Kukonhiekantie 35

43100 Saarijärvi


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Karaoke on Fridays and Saturdays from 9pm, on Wednesdays day bingo at 1pm. Live music, see gigs on Facebook!

Kauppakatu 4

43100 Saarijärvi


Mon-Tue 12-22

Wed-Thu 12-24

Fri 12-03

Sat 12-04

Sun 12-22

Service stations

Delicious home food along route 13! Xmeal burgers, hamburger meals, and in-house à la carte every day. Alcohol licence and summer terrace. Store sells basic foods, drinks, ice cream, and automotive supplies. Also selling bread, pastries, handicrafts, and arts by local producers. An unmanned Teboil petrol station is nearby. Lunch on weekdays at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., soup lunch on Saturdays.


Jyväskyläntie 705
43100 Saarijärvi

tel. 040 521 0978 / café




in Summer
Mon-Thu 9-20
Fri 7-21
Sat-Sun 9-21

In Winter
Mon-Fri  7-20
Sat-Sun 9-20

Full service station in a wonderful lake landscape! Breakfast service, Rolls hamburger products, and diverse menu dishes. We offer flexible Fixus spare part and repair services. We also have an electric car recharging station! A barrel tub and trailers for rent.


Jyväskyläntie 34
43100 Saarijärvi

tel. 014 3333 777



in Summer
Mon-Fri 9-20
Sat 9-20
Sun 10-20

in Winter
Mon-Fri 7-18
Sat 9-18
Sun closed


Saarijärven kaupunki / Matkailupalvelut
Sivulantie 11, PL 13,  43101 Saarijärvi