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“No thanks” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Minos

Minos
Urho Kekkosen katu 1 A, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 664 047
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Ranked #554 of 1,012 Restaurants in Helsinki
Price range: $1 - $147
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Helsinki
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“No thanks”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Rude and uninterested waiters and overpriced food. I am amazed that any restaurant can afford to have this kind of non-service.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Good location, but overpriced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Went there one evening with my wife at an impulse, as we passed and realized that we were hungry. The real asset of this restaurant is its location, and the room is quite nice as well, not very greek however.
The food was not very greek, either, and somehow summarily presented. The best parts were the tzatziki and hummus, nicely garlicky and delicious. Other ingredients could have been from any area and the stuffed wine leaves were from a tin ...
We had both a glass of wine, a retsina and a red, both greek and both good!
For this offering, the price was on the high side.

  • Visited January 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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Espoo, Finland
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Normal lunch, wide meal selection”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

I have been here once for dinner and as they took ages to serve us we decided not to come back anymore. Anyhow we came for lunch menu, as the surrounding restaurant didn´t have so wide menu offer. The food was alright, as well as the service. Nothing special.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Absolutely terrible”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We were there on October 2012 and I got food poisoning. Never in my life I had that experience and I got just in the center of Helsinki, in not cheap place at all. I ordered fish and it was raw so I needed to ask to grill it more. Waiter replied me "Ok, it is just was made medium"... Anyway I got food poisoning after few bites of this medium grilled fish. I wanted to write this review on eat.fi, but, what a surprise, the restaurant disabled comments and rating.
If you still thinking to go there then service there was, let's say, indifferent. It was not rude, but they definitely was not so cheerful to see you.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 80 cities Reviews in 80 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“Disapointing service, average food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

My second visit, this time I was on my own. Previously I was with a friend.

The restaurant lacks identity and atmosphere. The food is certainly Greek but only averagely good, and not that well presented. The staff are a little diffident but that can happen even in Greece. The service is average. The price is what one would expect for a city centre restaurant.

I suspect that they don't try hard enough because they are always busy large number of people passing every hour they are guaranteed a good trade.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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