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Gyosai - Sushi

Runeberginkatu 40 B, Helsinki 00260, Finland (Taka-Töölö)
(09) 2413 440
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Ranked #589 of 1,010 Restaurants in Helsinki
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood: Taka-Töölö
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3 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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Additional Information about Gyosai - Sushi

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

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