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Nunnankatu 1, Naantali, Finland
02-435 2451
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Easy going harbor restaurant

Good buffet, especially starter fish board. Nice terrace and view to the harbor of Naantali. Close to Moominworld's gate. Sea side style restaurant. A bit expensive but more reasonable priced than other restaurants near by.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Johanna80
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Good buffet, especially starter fish board. Nice terrace and view to the harbor of Naantali. Close to Moominworld's gate. Sea side style restaurant. A bit expensive but more reasonable priced than other restaurants near by.

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Finland
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113 reviews 113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you are hungey and are looking for fish, then Merisali serves a great fresh food buffet. It has plenty variety and the cold dishes are excellent (warm food little bit too industrial). Merisali also serves pizzas, but those are medicore.

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Espoo, Finland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The restaurant is a legend but it doesn't mean that the food selection shouldn't develop over the time... We go there for a breakfast for a couple of times every summer (maybe 10+ years) and the selection is always the same. Must say though that salted fish is always very good.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Pottering about in Naantali, admiring the pretty wooden houses and enjoying the views may give you an appetite, in which case Merisali makes a good stop. It's a beautiful wooden building with a waterside terrace and an interesting indoor restaurant. Their buffet lunch costs €14.50, is available from 11am to 4pm ( at least it was on a Saturday in... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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170 reviews 170 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Thsi wooden building with huge terrace is probably the best place just to sit down enjoy the view, watch the boats going around, hear the water splashing all wooden bridges. On weekends they have graet live music and very decent buffe on good value. Afteroons they also serve nice pizzas. Place is simple but cosy - outdoor sitting is the... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I agree with a previous contributor that the advertised photo is incorrect and should be changed as it does not advertise the natural appeal of the sea view to the President's Residence.... My visit was specifically for the buffet lunch. I have enjoyed this on previous occasions and it has always provided a large selection of fresh sea food, salads,... More 

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Naantali, Finland
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229 restaurant reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Location couldn't be any better in beautiful Old Town. Endless river of people passing by, because entrance to Moomin World Theme Park is just steps away. They have terrace outside, which gets crowded and noisy, especially at the evenings, when they have live band, which usually isn't that good(some Bulgarians trying to sing everything from Finnish standards to Robbie Williams).... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Buffet inspired by archipelago tradition. Not very authentic nor especially modern. Buffet selection seems to have been unchanged for years. Good location at the pier.

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Pori, Finland
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13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Nice old building and very nice view from terrace. Buffet menu is also good but dessert or coffee isn't included. Might be quite crowded in nice summer days. I would give 3.5 points if possible.

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Tampere
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This is not Merisali. This restaurant in your picture is Kalatrappi. I live in Naantali and visit almost daily in Merisali with my dog. Merisali is near ocean and you can see presidents summervilla from there. Merisali has good food too but there are also live bands, drinks, extraordinary atmosfere and many local people. I attach a photo of Merisali... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nunnankatu 1, Naantali, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Western Finland  >  Naantali
  • Phone Number: 02-435 2451

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scandinavian

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