Café Sápmi

Cozy restaurant in Jukkasjärvi

Celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Sámi through delicious and authentic cuisine!
Nils Torbjörn Nutti, 2023

Welcome to Café Sápmi, a restaurant where we celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Sámi through delicious and authentic cuisine. Here you will find traditional recipes with a modern twist, made by locally produced food. So come and share our food, culture, and traditions as you experience the warmth and hospitality that is characteristic of our community!

Our menu features traditional as well as modern Sámi dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, including reindeer meat, fish, and berries. We also take pride in preserving the traditional Sámi cooking methods, such as smoking and drying, to create flavorful and unique dishes. So with a cozy atmosphere and our big open fire, this restaurant is sure to impress!

Choose between visiting for lunch, dinner or book a private lávvu for your group

Lunch - 11.00-15.00

In Café Sápmi, we serve both lunch and sweets daily next to our crackling fire. The food is based on traditional recipes but often has a modern twist. The dishes are made from traditional ingredients, always locally produced and according to the season. We serve exciting drinks, fika and last but not least: the village's best coffee.

Dinner – 17.00-22.00

Get ready to elevate your dining experience with Café Sápmi's dinner menu. From delectable appetizers to indulgent entrees, our menu offers a range of options that will satisfy any palate. Whether you're looking for a romantic dinner for two or a night out with friends, our restaurant is the perfect choice.

Private events

Are you visiting Kiruna with a larger group and want a moment all to yourself? Then book a private event with us! Come and enjoy a lively meal around crackling fire, avaliable for both lunch and dinners. Pre-booked groups are taken care of by one or more guides for an exclusive and private event. Easily combined with a guided tour!

waffle with cloudberries and icecream
Gurpi burger in Kiruna


The restaurant is closed on Friday 22nd September.
Dinner is served Thursday - Sunday.
17.00 - 22.00, kitchen closes 21.30.

We are also open for lunch daily,

Good to know

  • Vegan and vegetarian options avaliable
  • No table booking, drop in only
  • If you want our three course traditional Sámi meal, you need to prebook no later than the day before.


Adress: Marknadsvägen 2 in SE-981 91 Jukkasjärvi. Next to Jukkasjärvi church, and 900 m from Icehotel. 15 km from Kiruna Airport and 20 km from central Kiruna. Local bus 501, bus stop ‘Jukkasjärvi Kyrkan’.