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“Ok food – overpriced” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Boulevard Social

Boulevard Social
Bulevardi 6, Helsinki, Finland
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Ranked #97 of 1,012 Restaurants in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Helsinki, Finland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Ok food – overpriced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

This place is really popular. Because it's popular. Food's good, portions small and place is expensive.
I could eat there more often if someone else paid. It's not THAT great of a restaurant.
The aggresive way the waitresses try to sell alcohol is really annoying.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Krakow, Poland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Cramping your style”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This restaurant is very popular. The format is successfully copied from sister restaurants - that is small intimate interior cramped with far too many tables, tapas style fixed menus and expensive thrown in. Food is good and interesting but format is better for large groups even though everyone on the table has to have the same menu.
The staff are very knowledgable on the menu and willing to recommend and alter dishes. I did not enjoy the atmosphere as its very tight and noisy. Worth a try but at these prices, there are better alternatives.

Visited July 2013
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Alexandria, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“a great place to get a good cocktail”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I confess, I did not eat here - but the food looked pretty good and seemed to be authentic to it's middle eastern roots. The cocktails are fantastic and the bartenders knowledgable and friendly. Good wait staff and a nice place to grab a drink.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Brussels, Belgium
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“Overpriced, crowded”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

A nice looking interior but absolutely overpriced food/wines for their quality/quantity.
As to the service, each course was served on the same plates (starter, fish/meat main course) with same pair of forks/knives.
Wine was sold as a "domaine" wine but actually it was a mixture coming from several wine producers.
Unfortunately we got an unprofessional image from the beginning until the end.
Would not return there.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Geneva, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Wonderful dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We had an excellent dinner with good wine (but quite expensive as are all alcoholic drinks in Finland). Food is generally ordered to share with other people at the table.

Visited June 2013
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