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Ravintola Saari

Helsinki, Finland
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Ranked #168 of 1,016 Restaurants in Helsinki
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Scandinavian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Espoo, Finland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

It´s now some months to this dinner, but wanted to mention it especially for foreign tourists who come to Finland in the period between August and September. Join a crayfish dinner, in Finnish rapuilta, which is a lot of fun usually. See a picture of the crayfish we 3 ate. In addition we had a set menu, which was also... More 

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Tshwane, South Africa
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83 reviews 83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great food and service. The starter was like a Finnish Tapas of sorts, fresh fish, some meats, cheese etc. The main course was lamb that fell off the bone and the dessert was tar ice cream which was really unusual but delicious. Prices are high in Helsinki so I am guessing it's expensive as you go by boat and there... More 

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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Were there early September evening from 7pm to 11pm, pre booked a restaurant room on second floor with great seaviewing to three directions with a group of 12 persons. Can only say that listen to the waitress or waiter and go for the specialities of the house. The wine selection to the long evening and dinner was good. Ferry connection... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is the one that pushed me over the edge to join Tripadvisor after many years of putting it off, and not for a good reason. I regularly eat out in Helsinki owing to frequent business trips, and have had the privilege of sampling a wide range of what the city has to offer. Based on that experience I'm sad... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The restaurant is a good window for seeing and tasting Finnish food. Localities are specials, but the menu was a bit simple for my taste. Dessert wine from Lepaan wine yard was our choice and cannot regret that experience. The boat trip to the restaurant was nice as well.

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Espoo, Finland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were a group of 7 Fiinish people and visited Saari on an evening of a very hot day. We had made a reservation beforehand and had a nice seating on outside terrace. That was a good choice as the mild evening really made this possible. The service was friendly and attentive (but not too much). And then the food:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Visited Saari due to weekend brunch. Excellent food, excellent atmosphere. Our waiter provided my son free ice cream because there were not anything suitable for him in the dessert table. Great view !

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Espoo, Finland
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184 reviews 184 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Saari offers you some really traditional Finnish food with great surroundings. I chose to try some salmon soup and lamb and my bet was successful - they were delicious, as well as the pancake as dessert. The staff wasn't especially professional (broke even some glasses on our table), but they were really friendly and the interior of the restaurant created... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

2 minutes boat trip from Cafe Carusel boat deck. Suggest to order Saari speciality for starter. All Finnish delicacies on the wooden plate. Cozy athmosphere in dining room decorated like fishermans cottage. Read more from website reijosfood.com

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Ravintola (= restaurant) Saari is a very cool place. I am originally from Helsinki and I still visit my home town every year, so I remain sort of local. Take a taxi or walk from downtown area to Karuselli restaurant in Eira - this is where the little ferry boat takes you the short distance (500 meters) to the island... More 

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Additional Information about Ravintola Saari

Address: Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: 974255566
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Scandinavian

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