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Gyosai - Sushi

Taka-Töölö
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Runeberginkatu 40 B, Helsinki 00260, Finland
(09) 2413 440
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Authentic small sushi bar with 15 years of history

Excellent authentic sushi set made a la minute for lunch. The owner has 15 years practice for runing the tiny little place decorated with japanese staff. Sushi was great and fresh. Certainly will pop up another time for picking up lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
Pasi K
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Excellent authentic sushi set made a la minute for lunch. The owner has 15 years practice for runing the tiny little place decorated with japanese staff. Sushi was great and fresh. Certainly will pop up another time for picking up lunch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Quirky little bit of Japanese soul in downtown Helsinki. Better sushi and cheaper than most places. Owner is a handful, but full of heart and seems to love his craft. Some people might not appreciate the banter, but I tend to find it entertaining. Sushi has flavour, the little shop has atmosphere and the prices are definitely competitive. Too bad... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

Tiny restaurant with two tables, handwritten price tags and loads of old Japanese posters doesn't look welcoming from the door, but don't turn back. The sushi is great and the owner adds charming touch to your experience with different, hilarious and almost a samurai-like serving.

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Helsinki, Finland
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25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

This place must be the opposite of 'fancy', but you still have to love it. It's small, authentic, cozy, the owner/chef is a personage in his own right and the sushi feels a lot more real than in any of the other sushi places around (I've visited quite many of them). The owner really is what makes this 'restaurant' what... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2010

Small, but cosy. Visit Gyosai and it´s almost like visiting Japan! :)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2008

AVOID, very rude owner and often not-so-fresh ingredients

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2008

loistavaa sushia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2008

Tired of eating overprized Sushi in posh sleek restaurants? Gyosai Sushi bar came to our rescue!! This is a sushi Bar not a Restaurant. It doesn’t have any pretensions, just two tables in case you want to eat some sushi on the go and some kitsch pictures of actors of old Japanese TV-shows. The place is really small so usually... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2007

Don't like their sushi

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2007

This is an experience

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Runeberginkatu 40 B, Helsinki 00260, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Taka-Töölö
  • Neighborhood: Taka-Töölö
  • Phone Number: (09) 2413 440

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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