This is not one of those fancy high-end Russian joints you find downtown. Rather they serve honest home cooking, Ukrainian cuisine I understand. Also the decor and prices are no-nonsense.
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Visited Kallio and ate at Pelmenit slightly before noon time. They offered a buffet style lunch. We had children and they offered half price for them. Food selection is good, and very traditional home taste. It was also delicious. There were cabbage, fried fish in...More
Visited here after reading all the positive reviews and our expectations were certainly met! The family who run the place are lovely and it is a limited menu but so tasty and very traditionally Ukrainian! I would definitely recommend a visit and it is great...More
Authentic russian basic food, no fuss! very friendly and true to the feeling. Try the pelmeni they are the classic of the place as the name shows. But also other dishes are good, like filled paprikas.
We took a long walk to Kallio from the city centre and this restaurant was part of the itinerary. My partner had the stroganoff, which was not what we expected, but we trust that it was authentic and that our prior understanding of the dish...More
Being a Ukrainian I definitely know how should an authentic classy borscht taste like or how rich may be a homemade meat or fish rissole. The Pelmenit restaurant does not compromise in the food taste - it is as good as one can get for...More