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“Tasty inexpensive buffet lunch” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Namu Food & Lounge

Namu Food & Lounge
Makkaratalo 3, Kerros, Kaivokatu 6, Helsinki, Finland
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Ranked #513 of 1,009 Restaurants in Helsinki
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Tasty inexpensive buffet lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

So I guess this place must have been an Asian style restaurant at one point but has reopened as a California style bar and restaurant now. We were in the shopping center where it is located and thought by the looks of it it might be really expensive. Luckily we took a look at the menu and saw that it was actually pretty cheap compared to Helsinki standards. We don't usually eat at buffets but this one looked really nice so we went in. Each day they have a different menu of foods available and on Monday, when we went, they had Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, tomato soup and a sweet potato/tomato ragu type dish. Along with that there is a huge table set with great salad fixings, bread, and fresh fruit. It was really very nice and the food was all delicious. The meatloaf had a sauce on it that tasted just like the sauce that comes with Finnish meatballs, it was SO good.

Try this place out if you are walking around town seeing the sights and get hungry for some good hearty lunch for cheap!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Very average on aggregate”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

The service was was amatuer-class, very young, inexperienced waiters/tresses. Starter = poor, main course = very good (ribs), desert = ok (extremely small portion). The interior was not very cosy, a compromise when one tries to combine a classy food restaurant and a night club...

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Helsinki, Finland
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“Great food, Amazing staff highly recommend!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Great food, Awesome service,stylish decor, will definately be returning!!!!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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