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Gaijin

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Japanese, Asian, Korean
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Bulevardi 6, Helsinki 00120, Finland
09 698 0101
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 137
    Excellent
  • 114
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Pork Bun!!

We tried one of this companies other restaurants and wanted to try another, it was comply different but just as spectacular! The portions can be rather big ** secret tip if you ask them to give you half portions they will so you can try more!!! And it will feel like more than a full serving!! ** we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Orvieto, Italy
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
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Orvieto, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We tried one of this companies other restaurants and wanted to try another, it was comply different but just as spectacular! The portions can be rather big ** secret tip if you ask them to give you half portions they will so you can try more!!! And it will feel like more than a full serving!! ** we did it... More 

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Helsinki
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

BW restaurants are running two, probably the best restaurants in Helsinki and this is one of them. Gaijin serves extraordinary Japanese food. Best option is to select one of their menus, you will explore all the best elements of their menu. We went with Gaijin menu and were not disappointed, dishes served were very good - service was nice and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We waited quite long to order food, seen worse, but still - the restaurant was absolutely not fully booked. We order the food, and most of it showed up, which was ok.After we've been at the restaurant for about 1 hour and a half i asked for my food (steak from the grill) , and the waiter 8Samu R), politely... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

If you are in Helsinki and you wonna have a premium oriental meal, please, go to this central premises. Good service Ok place - still quite easy going. Good food - that is what matters Rather wide selection. Go - eat - pay what needed (worthy of it) and enjoy your meal! I recommend, personally.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We took a menu of almost every dish for a big group to taste everything. Everything was so mindblowingly good! Seafood was fresh, you could taste the ocean. The favourite for me was the baby ribs, so sweet and spicy! Definitely will visit again!

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Montville, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We are vegetarians and they provided us with a nine course japanese dinner in a place like Helsinki. That's what we found so awe-inspiring! Food was good, but by the last course, every thing tasted the same. Overall, a reasonably good experience.

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Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We had lunch here and the lunch was fantastic. We tried their special cocktail and that was also fantastic. I would recommend anyone to come here. One of the best meals i've been served.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Whilst we've eaten here a couple of times this Sunday's experience will keep us away for good. We arrived at 9pm and escorted to a table for two....positioned approximately 20cm away from the next table. Not really a problem as we know how small the restaurant is, but rather odd when there were other tables available in less densely populated... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Funky and busy on a Friday night, this was a nice experience. They serve an interesting mix of Asian fusion, although our selection was a bit hit and miss. The deep fried squid was good (although I make a better one at home) but the beef and truffle nigiri was a bit dry and bland. Peking duck and pancakes was... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This place is very good if ur looking for awesome food, they are very creative with the food and you have to go here because of all the amazing new tastes 😎

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bulevardi 6, Helsinki 00120, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: 09 698 0101

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Korean
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?