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Iguana

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Mannerheimintie 12, Helsinki, Finland
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11:00 am - 1:00 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: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Trendy and tasty restaurant!

Amazing mexician food for good price. Nice staff and quick service. Open long time at night. Really beautiful interier

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Amazing mexician food for good price. Nice staff and quick service. Open long time at night. Really beautiful interier

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

There are a few of these restaurants around Helsinki. They sell basic staples and are not expensive. The food is ok as it is basically fast food. Once per visit is sufficient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Arriving late evening in Helsinki we found everything, including our hotel's restaurant closed so walked down to the town center. Out hotel concierge recommended Iguana. The place is more of a bar that serves food so we were a little sceptical going in but it turned out superb. Very friendly people and great service. Iguana platter was awesome and so... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Had the supreme nachos, a few chips ( handful at best) with fake cheese, some tomato sauce, meet, onions and olives for 13 euros. A good place to drink, but the food is lacking. Do not know why I went for Mexican in Helsinki. Not my best idea. :(

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Looks nice from the outside but didn't find either the service or the food to be exceptional in anyway. Not that it was bad but simply nothing special.

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Sandnes, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Good service. The food was quickly delivered. The food was average. The salsa tasted too much tomato and was not home made and nor was the guacamole. How I know? Well if you've been to south of USA you just get the best home made salsas. It does not take much to make it! I had the chicken fajita. I... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The lunch buffet was only Euro 10. great food, very good spread of vegetarian food in the heart of Helsinki.

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I stopped by with some friends for a bit of wining and dining. I had heard there was a good and surprisingly cheap Mexican restaurant in Central Helsinki, so I wanted to go see what the fuss was about before the place would get too crowded. The place has a great atmosphere and they have a good winelist with a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Excellent restaurant in the middle of Helsinki. Huge portion sizes and friendly staff. €50 for a two-course meal for two which is very good value for Helsinki. Burritos and Fajitas delicious.

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Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I had the basic hamburger-meal, which was ok in itself, though I didnt really enjoy the fries. Service was very friendly and the taco-sallad my girlfriend had was really nice, so we will likely be returning here..

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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: Romantic, Families with children
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?