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Iguana

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Mannerheimintie 12, Helsinki, Finland
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, decent food and drink

Visited two Iguana bar/restaurants on a recent visit to Helsinki, Mannerheimintie and Kaisaniemenkatu, near the rail station. Both were staffed by friendly, helpful bar staff, both were very good value, both had a relaxed feel. Iguana is not the place for a special restaurant experience, and to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Visited two Iguana bar/restaurants on a recent visit to Helsinki, Mannerheimintie and Kaisaniemenkatu, near the rail station. Both were staffed by friendly, helpful bar staff, both were very good value, both had a relaxed feel. Iguana is not the place for a special restaurant experience, and to be fair, you wouldn't expect it to be from the outside, but for... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

It is a good choice to go and have drinks with friends. The food is ok, and the snacks are good as well.

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Weert, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We wanted to eat at Morrison just in front of Iguana but is was fully booked and lots of families with little kids. We ran out. Luckily Iguana was a better choice. Cool staff, ordering at the bar and pay before you eat. Crowded with mainly young people. Fajitas beef and beef burger were both delicious. Very big meals. Would... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

In the center of Helsinki there is quit few lunch buffets. Here you can eat as much as you can for 10 euros. Tex-mex style options, pizza slices and also other choises such as (when visiting) chicken kiev, rice, curry sauce, falafel, potatoes etc. Not A´la carte standards but tasty basic food.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We walked by the Mannerheimvägen branch of this restaurant (there were three that we saw in Helsinki) and decided to give it a go. Food and drinks were very reasonably priced considering it's in the city centre and service came quickly and efficiently. Take your pick from pizza, burritos and pasta dishes.

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Helsinki, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Reasonable prices and ok food. I'v been here many times. Nice atmosphere and no complains from food. You should try if you like tex-mex.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I simply don't comprehend how anyone rated this place higher than a 1 or 2 star. For starters, this restaurant doesn't know what it is; burritos, pizza, hamburgers, sports bar, regular bar...pick one and do it well. As for the food, if you've never eaten proper Mexican food, then maybe Iguana's food is OK...at best. Having eaten at, let's say... More 

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douglas isle of man
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Had a lovely meal here the atmosphere was relaxed & the food was fab It was spotlessly clean. It was just past the train station

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Prices in Helsinki are generally high, so we were lucky to be able to find this restaurant for lunch! Only 15 euros for an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet. It was really accidental. We didn't know about this place before but we all love it! I particularly love the reindeer cheese soup. Very delicious!

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Ballarat, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Want a cheap lunch? For under 10euros you can get a buffet feed. The food was pretty good considering how cheap it was. Plus they had multiple tv's around the restaurant featuring Ice Hockey...like what more does a lad need in life? Tacos, buffalo wings, pizza and Ice Hockey!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mannerheimintie 12, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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