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Annankatu 20, Helsinki, Finland
0406729398
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Ranked #106 of 1,005 Restaurants in Helsinki
Price range: $37 - $62
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A cosy restaurant in the heart of Helsinki where you are welcome to enjoy Mexican flavours! Bienvenidos!!!
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Javea, Spain
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I really don`t understand why this restaurant is so popular. Maybe because it`s quite new but food was no good. Sauce in my tortillas tasted like old fashion Finnish brown sauce. Portions were small. Concept is nice tho but restaurant is really noisy, small and expensive. It was very few meals to menu to choose between. Nice crew! Drinks were... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I loved it, from the minute we walked past the restaurant in the rain during the day until we said our good byes to the staff the following night after an amazing time. It obviously is a busy restaurant and popular among the locals. We didn't have a reservation but we asked for a permission to wait for 10 to... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Wow! We were only in Helsinki for two days, and had not made a reservation, but we passed Patrona and got very lucky to snare two seats at the bar on a festive Friday night!! The staff was very friendly, which was great because we spent the evening basically in the bartender's lap. She suggested the tasting menu, and we... More

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Helsinki, FInland
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A friend recommended this restaurant and I wasn't disappointed! The place is not very big so it fills quickly. A reservation seems to be obligatory even early on an ordinary October Wednesday night! The decor is sort of modern Mexican - not too tacky - and the place is rather well-lit and cosy. However, the tables are very close to... More

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Kajaani, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Yes, you will wait, be prepared for that! This is a small kitchen, with a very hard working small staff. This is not a place for you if you have a tight timetable. As a Texan living in Finland, I can vouch for the quality and the authenticity of the food and drinks served here. I can also vouch for... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Modern Mexican kitchen and high prices set our expectations high. Interior is nice and cosy. Service is kind and polite as they try really hard. Training of new staff happens on the spot. We took tasting menu of 48 euros. Portions are very small and tastes and ingredients are repeating throughout the whole menu. Very basic nothing new or surprising.... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is by far one of the best restaurants in Helsinki. I love everything about this place; the ambiance, the staff and not to forget about the food. I know the menu by heart and never get tired of this place! Coming to Patrona feels like coming home!

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Espoo, Finland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Visited with the wife, we had a small timewindow with someone looking after our kid. So it was a bit quick 1-course 'dinner' but gave a positive feeling on the place, rather tasty dishes and some extras also before the main course to help with the wait. One star however goes away with the time we actually had to wait... More

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I'm a huge Mexican food fan and will hunt far and wide for it. My search in Europe seems to have ended. I travel to Helsinki often (from the UK) and without question this is my favourite restaurant - great service, staff and atmosphere topped with superb food. I really can't remember eating better Mexican outside of North America. A... More

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Espoo, Finland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Price: a bit high, but don't let that stop you Drinks: very good Portions: a grown man will need an appetizer or two Food: good, authentic, tasty Atmosphere: lively, fun place Service & staff: very friendly, even when place was packed, didn't have to wait too long Bathroom: very clean - always a good measure of how a restaurant is... More

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Additional Information about Patrona

Address: Annankatu 20, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: 0406729398
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
Average Prices: USD 37 - 62
Cuisine: Mexican

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