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cafe Carusel

Merisatamanranta 10, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 6224522
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Ranked #427 of 967 Restaurants in Helsinki
Price range: $12 - $15
Cuisines: European
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

One of the most popular seaside cafe in Helsinki. Very crowded in summer. Good coffee, fresh cinnamon rolls, pastries, food and sunny terrace.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stopped here for lunch. Menu was not available in English, but staff translated very well. We each ordered a pizza which came with coffee, tea, or water and a salad and bread bar for 12,90 euros each. Great value for the price. However the pizzas were about twice the size we expected. So basically one went to waste since... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were in Helsinki for a day visit during our cruise. We wanted somewhere to have lunch near the water and the vast green area. So, we chose this, it was a cafeteria style fast food, where you get your tray, pick your food and pay at the end. The food was good and the outdoor seating were great. It... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have visited this place for more than 10 years. At some point Carusel became a venue for advertisements - there are changing brand logos (car brands, alcohol) here and there (napkins, side table in entrance etc) which take away from the actual caffeteria experience. Also these make you feel that the owner is just interested in making the easy... More

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Lund, Skåne Län, Sweden
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stopped by for a cup of coffee a lunch sandwich and a cinnamon bun. It was ok, good but does not stand out. If the weather is nice, it is great to sit outside.

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Espoo, Finland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Visited many many times. Good place for lunch, but best during the summer. Great, big terrace right by the sea. Good selection of coffees and both sweet and savoury dishes. If you visit during a nice summer day, be prepared to wait in line for a while. Eaten lunch several times, food has always been good. Had one the best... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We went there tempted by the radio advertisement, that they have their own bakery. Yes they have it, but its too expensive. Another major minus: the vanilla sauce for the apple pie, it is the cheapest ready made sauce one can buy, and tastes like nothing. Than if you want to have a warm cacao with whipped cream: the whipped... More

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Helsinki
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Had a portion of reindeer risotto. The portion consisted of a bowl of rice topped of with a teaspoon off the meat and all this hidden under a lettuce. The rice was like a thick glue. The large restaurant tables where quite rapidly cleared but no tables were wiped of the guests food remains and crumbs.

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Helsinki, Finland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This is one of my favorites in Helsinki. Not because the limited food options or coffee, which are average, but because of the location by the open see. This is a great place to end a walking trip or for a break during a trip. I usually start from the center, walk first to the market square and then follow... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Been there several times and I like it. It has a huge sunny terrace overlooking the sea/pier. It's always full of people. Easy access with strollers and for disabled. Even dogs are allowed (lots of them occasionally). Self service, good choice of coffee/tea, fresh smoothies and bakery. Wine, beer and even champagne. Excellent location and a nice place to stop... More

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Address: Merisatamanranta 10, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 6224522
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
Average Prices: USD 12 - 15
Cuisine: European

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