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Alter Ego

Roseni 8, Tallinn, Estonia
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Ranked #32 of 520 Restaurants in Tallinn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $29
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Eclectic
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic lunchtime experience. Great food, fantastic wines, a must visit. Scallop-pork belly starter a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Got the best food here on our three day trip to Tallin. On the three course lunch menu there was plenty to choose from and every six dishes me and my boyfriend shared were absolutely amazing. Wine list was also vast, filled with excellent wines. Perfect place for people who like those long lunches and great wines to accompany them.... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Food was really good, but our main dishes were quite small in size. Eventhough we had starters I didn't really feel close to full. Drinks are really good, wine selection not so good.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I really enjoyed the location - very funky decor. The service was good and the food equally as nice. Good value for money.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A great experience throughout. We had a reservation and were immediately seated and handed over the menus. Even though they did not have an specific children's menu, the kitchen was very accommodating and they came out with a simple pasta, finely minced, for our one and a half year old toddler. Everything we had was very tasty and portions were... More

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Kokkola
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The second time for lunch in the elegant restaurant. This time we ate on the terrace soups and they were very tasty. The service also excellent. Worth visiting at least ship tourists, as the route goes next to the harbor.

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Helsinki, Finland
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12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were here in with a group of friends for a late lunch (or early dinner). The food was really tasty starter soup (artichoke, goat cheese) was delicious as well as the main fish. Our waiter was friendly and helpful. The decor is pleasing, simple and modern.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Good restaurant with good location. Food is very correct and we have good choice for the wine Terrass is friendly also

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Stockholm, Sweden
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The restaurant is in the Rotermann neighbourhood in Tallinn, surrounded by fresh, interesting architecture. The food is wonderfully tasty, with a surprising twist of spices. The personnel are friendly and helpful. Overall an enjoyable evening.

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Zuienkerke, Belgium
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152 reviews 152 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

If you want a nice lunch, or a nice tapas evening with good wines and a fantastic service this is the place to be. Nice little square just next to the old city, nice terrace by sunny weather. And : if you like seabass prepared "al sal" (in salt crust) this is a fantastic dish here (18 euro). One of... More

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