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Sasso

Italian, Wine Bar
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Pohjoisesplanadi 17, Helsinki 00170, Finland
9 6128 5150
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sasso is a modern blend of a stylish Italian restaurant and a cozy wine...
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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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent service with good food

Had business dinner at Sasso and the service was excellent. Not to imposing but still attentive. The food was good, nothing extraordinary but good and tasty but not very Italian apart from the ok Chianti wine served. A nice place to have an informal business dinner while being well taken care of.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Carlotta06
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Brussels, Belgium
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Had business dinner at Sasso and the service was excellent. Not to imposing but still attentive. The food was good, nothing extraordinary but good and tasty but not very Italian apart from the ok Chianti wine served. A nice place to have an informal business dinner while being well taken care of.

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Helsinki, Finland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Had a dinner thre, two persons and three courses & wines. Nothing to complain about the service, it was friendly and everything worked properly. But the food was only average, nothing special to remember. Being honest, we expected more. The athmosphere of the restaurant is nice, also the location is central, But unfortunately the food was only average, nothing more.

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Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

We took the four course menu, but not the wine menu. All courses were really good tasting and the service was friendly and professional. Decor was also really good! This is a place we would recommend for anyone who wants a good tasting dinner in a relaxed place!

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Norfolk
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited here in Feb 2015 for a 3 course meal with 6 other people.The food was really delicious and was a reasonable price for Helsinki. My partner opted for the black octopus risotto, and I chose the horse sausage bigoli. Both were full of flavour, although there was far too much pasta in my dish! We can highly recommend... More 

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Menton, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This restaurant has its inspiration and choice of wines from northern Italy. After great meals in Piemonte recently, we could register that if you like this food, you could just as well go to Helsinki! Food and wine was very good, and best of all was the service. So if in Helsinki and looking for a nice place to eat,... More 

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Helsinki
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I must point that I love good restaurants and I enjoy food in a place where I can just relax. In this restaurant the misunderstood the idea of "al dente" pasta with raw pasta (twice!). Second time they just try to explain (as if I was an idiot) that pasta was cooked fine (I just asked them to try it... More 

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Naantali, Finland
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141 reviews 141 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Sasso has an excellent location overlooking the Esplanade and the Market Square. The interior is modern with a classical touch. Very comfortable, spacious and an excellent frame for Italian fine dining. The dinner menu is delicious. The deep fried softshell crabs with poached egg are a gentle start, the black octopus risotto deals with the hunger and the honey-glazed duck... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My partner and I visited this restaurant on our holiday. The restaurant itself is lovely; very modern, clean and spacious. The staff were all very friendly and spoke great English. The Italian menu was very much centred around fish and seafood which makes sense being in Finland. I had the chicken rissotto which was delicious. The desserts were very good... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We were about the only customers for this early dinner. At first the service was on the slow side, a bit of a hassle as one of us had to leave early. Once it got going we enjoyed good service, tasty food and nice wine to go with it. I wasn't paying so I could just enjoy, had I paid,... More 

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Sasso is a very nice restaurant in the center of Helsinki. Located very close to the portside and the part of the shopping district where you can find the up market luxurious brands. The restaurant has a nice modern yet cosy ambiance and gives you a nice view on the city. The menu offers a nice variety of Italian inspired... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 17, Helsinki 00170, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: 9 6128 5150

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?