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Salve

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Kampinmalmi
Russian, Scandinavian
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Hietalahdenranta 11, Helsinki 00180, Finland
010 766 4280
Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Seaman's delight

Fantastic corner restaurant with really good selection fish and meat. Mixed platter is a must! Nice service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
morpheus68
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Nokia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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198 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Montgomery, Alabama
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Obviously, this place is not a well kept secret anymore. If you come here without a reservation you´ll have to come early. Also, expect at least three quarters of the patrons to be tourists. Having said that, the place does deserve it´s popularity. It´s cozy, original and its roots as a sailors pub are authentic. There is even some seating... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This restaurant was really nice!! We were lucky to have a table without a reservation! The service was as grwat as the food!

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Nokia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Fantastic corner restaurant with really good selection fish and meat. Mixed platter is a must! Nice service.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Nice place, service is great and the food is just what you would expect from a place that is self-proclaimed a "typical sailors' joint": fat, salty and certainly tasty! I totally recommend it.

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Athens, Greece
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A cozy restaurant great and delicious food(all orders) ,very friendly ,kind and quick service, definitely if you're in Helsinki should visit and have dinner there.

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Kiev
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I was on a business trip in Helsinki and was invited to this restaurant. We had to wait for a while as there was a group who stayed longer than expected and there was no table for our big company (even though we pre-booked the table in advance). Waiter was a really nice and helpful man. I liked their snacks:... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

A great little restaurant in the centre of Helsinki. We asked a local for a good place to have a taste af Finnish food. We were not disappointed. The service was excellent and the food, well the food was typically Finnish. The creamy salmon soup was awesome and was my favourite dish athough everything was very good too. The place... More 

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Caterham
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It was getting late in the day for lunch - around 2.30pm - and we were in this part of town trying to find somewhere suitable. And we nearly passed this place by. So glad we didn't. It was busy with locals - young and old alike. The Maître d welcomed us like old friends, suggested a number of light... More 

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Chesterton, Indiana
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had a nice lunch when we arrived. The food is simple, but very very delicious. Good choices on menu. Excellent service and large portions. Taste and value.

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Espoo, Finland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The most overrated restaurant in Helsinki. Very expensive compared to the quality. The story goes that it used to be a good place once upon a time. I have taken relatives and friends there twice in my life and so far everybody has been disappointed. The decoration and staff are nice and those two stars are for them.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hietalahdenranta 11, Helsinki 00180, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: 010 766 4280

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 146
  • Cuisine: Russian, Scandinavian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 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?