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Alter Ego

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Mediterranean, Spanish, International, Wine Bar
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Roseni 8, Tallinn, Estonia
54560339
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12:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings
Description: Considered by many locals the best Mediterranean restaurant in Tallinn!...
Considered by many locals the best Mediterranean restaurant in Tallinn! Alter Ego offers authentic Mediterranean food with a Spanish touch using only the best local and imported ingredients, in a smart-casual atmosphere.

Alter Ego's boasts an impressive wine list of over 100 references, and has been recognised by local media to be one of the best quality-price in Estonia.

In 2012 it was selected by the influential American "Daily Meal Magazine" as one of the best 15 restaurants in the Baltics.
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  • 118
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch time

Absolutely great place and good food with fantastic standard of serving. The food was exellent and tasted as very freshed . Great place,I'll be back😊

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2015
juhasatu
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Haemeenlinna, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

The place was very cold. The food was not good, it had no taste. It took an hour to have the plates although there was only few people. Hardy recomented.

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Thank helmip2016
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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272 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 443 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Big corporate xmas dinner. These are very big in Tallinn, as every unit, company, corporation, club etc. does one. Basically AE is okay. The food was traditional Estonian "with a modern twist", as the cliché has it - like 9 of 10 of the better restaurants in town. Food quality was 3/5 - allright but definitely not more. Salad was... More 

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1 Thank Aethelred
Haemeenlinna, Finland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely great place and good food with fantastic standard of serving. The food was exellent and tasted as very freshed . Great place,I'll be back😊

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4 Thank juhasatu
Athens, Greece
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Had a nice business dinner. Good selection of tapas to start with, good choice of delicious mains, good deserts and a glass of port to complete a nice evening.

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2 Thank Nikos146
Siuntio, Finland
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

The restaurant has a nice interior and a very relaxed feeling. Service was very good and friendly. The wine offering was very good. The food itself did not impress me so much but was good. The restaurant is located well and is on a walking distance from the hotels. They have also couch groups where you can sit and have... More 

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2 Thank BI54
Sollentuna, Sweden
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Great food and great service. I had excellent vegetarian food when I went there, and the staff were really friendly and professional.

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3 Thank Hans H
Helsinki, Finland
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We arrived to Tallinn on Friday night on our weekend trip. Alter Ego was a good start and we had a good dinner there. The restaurant provides several options for dining: tapas, small portions to share, and more traditional dining. We went for small portions and shared tuna salad, venison carpaccio, grilled octopus, salmon carpaccio with matching Pinot Noir wine.... More 

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1 Thank Esa_K_Traveler
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

If you want special good service and very good food, pick this place! Tapas menu is big, and there is lot of choises to eat. I recommend artichoke and for maincourse take tuna! Stuff is friendly, and they are pro to handle also big groups. Do table reservation.

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Thank Tony E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

The food was very tasty. Not so busy as it is situated behind the main streets. Just a blink behind Nordic Forum hotel. A selection of tapas or a la carte. Separate matching wine list. I will come back again for sure. The favourite was mussels in tomato sauce, we at the very last bit by spoon. (Sorry but it... More 

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1 Thank Carina J
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Positive - definitely the best thing is the nice Scandinavian interior (they do have a nice terrace as well, but the plans are only plastic - staff is very friendly and service is fast GFancy decorated food Neutral - ok taste Negative - humble portion sizes

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Roseni 8, Tallinn, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: 54560339

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 29
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, International, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings

Description

Considered by many locals the best Mediterranean restaurant in Tallinn! Alter Ego offers authentic Mediterranean food with a Spanish touch using only the best local and imported ingredients, in a smart-casual atmosphere.

Alter Ego's boasts an impressive wine list of over 100 references, and has been recognised by local media to be one of the best quality-price in Estonia.

In 2012 it was selected by the influential American "Daily Meal Magazine" as one of the best 15 restaurants in the Baltics.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm

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