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Pohjoisesplanadi 17, Helsinki 00170, Finland
358 9 6128 5250
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Ranked #38 of 1,009 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Scandinavian, Oyster Bar
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

This fish restaurant located in a basement close to the open air market usually offers relaxed fine dining. Their special Christmas menu, however, did not quite fulfill our expectations. The service was friendly, but this time too hasty since the house was full. The buffet marking the first course was pretty ordinary, and lacking clarity. Some very strongly marinated herring... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I was treated to dinner at this cool and relaxing restaurant by a Finnish friend. Even though the place is in a basement, it was very welcoming and it was easy to carry on a conversation using normal speaking tones. We chose to have the special Christmas fish feast menu, which was really terrific. The first course is a seafood... More 

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Austin, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This restaurant is in the basement, and you could easily miss it if you were walking by. I had the Herring for the appetizer and the Pike for the main course. Both were good. As with other restaurants in this area, a bit pricey. 4EUR for a bottle of water?

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UK
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stumbled accross this place and are really glad we gave it a try. We had some beautifully cooked fish dishes, all imaculately presented: real high end food. It wasn't cheap but given the high quality food, service and ambience, we thought it was good value. Would recommend.

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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

If you a a fish/seafood lover thats the place! Yummy stuff and very high quality. The service is very attentive too! Good wine list. The main course winners were the smoked Whitefish (take this if you are hungry - it is quite big, but amazingly delish), or fish and chips (medium size). I didn't leave hungry :). Everything just so... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The service in this place was of high quality. We were welcomed and taken care of cordially. Amuse-bouches were a nice and tasty surprise, greetings from the kitchen. The menu consisted of different sea foods and the portions we selected were very delicious. The wine suited well with the sea-food portions. The only negative is the price. This is not... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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96 reviews 96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This suburb restaurant is not that expensive I thought it would be. The location is perfect by the Esplanade and close to the Senate Square. The service was excellent, food delicious and the interior Scandinavian: modern and cool. The basic fish and chips must have been the best I've ever had. Inexpensive but not very large portion, probably telling it's... More 

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If you like seafood, this is probably a place you'll enjoy. Menu was all about fish. The food was of high quality, both the starters and main course. Service was professional and friendly. Drinks were pretty expensive and it was a bit cold inside. But if you are looking for high quality seafood, this is your place!

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Espoo, Finland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Been there 3 to 4 times thanks to business. Venue: located in the heart of the city, in a basement of a historical building. Service: Good Food: A succession of fresh sea food, presented in a very nice way. Budget: 50 to 70 euro + wine Would recommend for business lunch/dinner

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Turin, Italy
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Difficult to be found, it's a really nice place for eating. Fish and shrimps are so fresh that they seem to be fished at the time ... I eat a shrimps dish and then a salmon one, all lightly smoked, a cooking way which add to the dishes a delicate and tasty flavour. Vegetables too are fantastic (with little, sweet... More 

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Additional Information about FishMarket

Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 17, Helsinki 00170, Finland
Phone Number: 358 9 6128 5250
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood, Scandinavian, Oyster Bar

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