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Pohjoisesplanadi 17, Helsinki 00170, Finland
9 6128 5150
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Ranked #190 of 927 restaurants in Helsinki
Cuisines: Italian, Wine Bar
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Sasso is a modern blend of a stylish Italian restaurant and a cozy wine bar in Helsinki. The dishes, which are skilfully prepared to bring out the best in North Italian flavours, are served by a considerate and professional staff.
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Vaasa, Finland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Took my wife here and we had a great evening. The food was great, especially the dessert. I really enjoyed the interior design.

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Hong Kong, China
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67 reviews 67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Light elegant interior The basket of bread arrived 10mn late but the bread was fresh and good Good valponicella by the glass Herring filets marinated in lemon: Extremely fresh herring with a light nutty delicious taste. Perfectly cooked baby potatoes and crunchy onions. Roasted veal: perfectly cooked with a berry sauce. Excellent onion croquette: crunchy outside melting inside Very good... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Appetizer was amazing. But our main course of spaghetti with tomatoes and mozzarella, though the mozzarella was good, the tomatoes were roasted but cold. Desserts were great. Wines seemed a little over priced.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This was our last day in Helsinki for this trip. We chose Sasso as our last stop for dinner. Unfortunately, we were very disappointed. We ordered the Sunday menu and the Sasso menu. Only the starters were fine. Risotto was salty. The lamb and beef were tough. Not worth for this price!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Have been to Sasso several times, they consistently deliver good food and service. Not a fan of the beef but all other dishes have been great.

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Villach, Austria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

a fine and solid menue, Italia Norte inspired, fantastic Grappa range. Dishes of good basic quality but a bit above average italian kitchen found in Finland. Fine athmosphere! Excellent and very observant service staff Sonja - topped the evening!

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Paris, France
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I had an excellent pasta dish (with some nice Finnish touches, like dill and wild mushrooms) that I've been trying to recreate at home ever since. It's pricey though. Desserts are very good too.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Went for dinner with a Helsinki based supplier and this restaurant was within walking distance from my hotel. It is easy to find and close to trams if you are using local transport. The menu is a little "creamy" but with a good choice of selection, good wine list and excellent service.

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Helsinki, Finland
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119 reviews 119 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Sasso is a restaurant downtown Helsinki just beside the “Kauppatori”. They serve Italian food and the place is nice. Service is friendly and the price level normal Helsinki class. The food has always earlier been good, but now the steak was just a disaster as I should have needed an axe to cut the steak. Absolutely unforgivable that the kitchen... More

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Tampere, Finland
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We had lovely family dinner there last Sunday evening. The special Sunday family menu was very nice! Great wine list as well, although rather expensive.

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