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“Daylight robbery without the daylight” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Ravintola Vespa

Ravintola Vespa
Etelaesplanadi 22, Helsinki 00130, Finland
0207 701 460
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Ranked #635 of 929 restaurants in Helsinki
Price range: $22 - $29
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Daylight robbery without the daylight”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

Grim little basement "trattoria" under a rather average bar. Food (carbonara) was stodgy and others at my table (risotto and pizza) looked even worse - bring an appetite or you'll regret it bitterly. Sat for some considerable time before any of the waiters thought of bread. Wine was quick enough - little wonder as the food might require an alcoholic haze to make sure the punters can get it down. All things considered: put in a bit more effort and find a decent place to eat.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Zwolle, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Tasty pizza's - nice view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

In summer you can walk from the Esplanade Park in a few minutes to this restaurant for a fine pizza. On the terrace you can enjoy the atmosphere in the sun.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Espoo, Finland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good atmophere in the cellar restaurant. Great meat dishes. OK wine list and value for money.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2010

Good atmophere in the cellar restaurant. Great meat dishes. OK wine list and value for money.

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Olten, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“The pasta's are great! And the wine card also!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2009

The pasta's are great! And the wine card also!

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“Very tasty pasta dish, however it wasn't very warm by the time it arrived at the table. Will try again.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

Very tasty pasta dish, however it wasn't very warm by the time it arrived at the table. Will try again.

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