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Pelmenit

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Kustaankatu 7, Helsinki, Finland
+358 41 7839069
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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 value for money and certainly one of the cheaper places you will find in Helsinki... More 

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Thank Nuala2014
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Käytiin maistamassa pelmeneitä, lättyjä ja pirozkeja. Hyviä makuja, isot annokset. Mukavan retro tunnelma, jukeboksi ja kaikkea. If you want pelmenis or some good russian food, Pelmenit is the right place!

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Thank mikar198
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

I love russian food! This place has tasty lunch, with soup, salad, main dish and dessert with coffee or tea. Quite small place, a hidden jem. Yum!

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Thank oilib
Helsinki, Finland
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

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.

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Thank GHWrede
Ottawa, Ontario
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

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 (as North Americans) was not. In any case, it was good. I had the pelmenit,... More 

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Thank randallg522
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Have been regular customer for five years. Well-cooked Ukrainian soul food. Unique. Hospitable owner, affordable prices.

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Thank visionista
Tallinn, Estonia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Thank You for your hospitality! 😊 ...It was Super visit and super pelmeni. 😊 I would come back every time 😊👍

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Thank Alyss R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

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 the price offered. Everything we've tasted here during our short stay in Helsinki was a... More 

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Thank Sergiy U
Helsinki
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231 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015

If you like Slavic food here you can get it. Dishes are a bit small but you can ask for more if you like. It costed 9-12 euros per dish.

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Thank Edelfelt
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2015

Pelmenit is located in a part of Helsinki that most tourists are unlikely to find. The district is certainly a bit rougher than central Helsinki. Nonetheless, it is worth the trip. You'll get friendly service from the owner, a selection of beer to drink, and very tasty food with portions that will leave you feeling stuffed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $16
Cuisine
Eastern European, Russian, Ukrainian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kustaankatu 7, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 41 7839069

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?