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Umeshu

Taka-Töölö
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Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 15, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 4543670
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice!

I think it's one of the best sushi restaurant in Helsinki, it's a walking distance from the city centre and the food is great- even the vegan sushi is good, inari being my favourite.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
aneeltam90
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Helsinki, Finland
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  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
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160 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I think it's one of the best sushi restaurant in Helsinki, it's a walking distance from the city centre and the food is great- even the vegan sushi is good, inari being my favourite.

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I'm not the biggest sushi lover, but this I really liked! Good service and value for money big time! Ebi furai was great!

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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Probably one of the best sushi restaurant in Helsinki. Food is great and the atmosphere there is relaxed.

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

excellent sushi, great service. Good sake too! Definitely one of best in Helsinki. Very busy place, we called this afternoon and got only time slot at 21.30. Book well in advance!

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Espoo, Finland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I decided to visit Umeshu having read all the great reviews and that it was supposedly the best place for sushi in Helsinki. It seems that, either the quality has suffered drastically since previous reviews, or that the other reviewers are full of poop. The food was average, the service was average, but above all the place was incredibly crass... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I went here and ended up having the Beef Tataki which was outstanding! I was really happy with the food and would love to come back again. I am not sure about the rest of the menu, but the prices were good and my food was outstanding. The only drawback was that the restaurant is really small and you get... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We went to enjoy sushi to Umeshu. This was our first time here and we had the plate of 30 and I have to say that all of the assortments were very delicious and tasteful. We liked the atmosphere and the decor. The staff was welcoming and joyful and the service was excellent. We will definitely come here again!

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Vantaa, Finland
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This sushi restaurant is so popular that a reservation is recommended on (at least) Friday evenings. The staff is attentive and atmosphere is cozy. I have tried many sushi restaurants in Helsinki, but this is the best this far. Try having glass of cava while waiting for your sushi.

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Finland
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Everyone says great stuff about restaurant Umeshu. I think the vegetarian sushi has always been pretty good but nothing to brag about. The lunch set is a good deal though. I have tried only Umeshu's lunch so far. Who knows, maybe in the near future I'll try their dinner list as well. I can recommend eating in Umehsu if you... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I have visited the two Umeshu restaurants (the main one on Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu and the second one, open on weekends only, on Runeberginkatu) probably dozens of times, and they have never let us down even slightly. The very well prepared sushi and sashimi have been impeccable every single time. You will not find better anywhere in Helsinki. The real treats,... More 

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Additional Information about Umeshu

Address: Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 15, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 4543670
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Taka-Töölö
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 15, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Taka-Töölö
  • Neighborhood: Taka-Töölö
  • Phone Number: +358 9 4543670

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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