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Caverna Restaurant

Yliopistonkatu 5, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 50 5559325
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (15 reviews)
“skewers” (7 reviews)
“churrasco” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, European, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Yliopistonkatu 5, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a second visit, the place felt more like a bit better canteen. We were here on rush time, in December. Service was slow, skewers were offered on our table only a couple of times during 2 hr visit (whereas on my previous visit in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tebessa
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant Caverna, in the very center of Helsinki City, is a wonderful and surprising place to enjoy great food with Friends. The info in Tripadvisor tells, that Caverna is a Oriental restaurant, but it is more like a multi-national restaurant. The food is perfect, delicious,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Thekeno61
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Decided to go here after reading the good reviews and I was not disappointed. The selection of food was really top notch. I really loved the selection of sushi in particular as well as the chocolate fountain for desert l. I'm a big fruit person...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 454deirdreg
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I had a Dinner in there with my fiancee. I did not really get the concept - they have - Mongolian BBQ - Brazilian style meat skewers that they serve to the tables - Sushi - mediterrean food - thai/Chinese/vietnamese food - American food -...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank markusgogo80
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

They had a large selection of food. It was a good place to go for friends to eat well and talk. They had a really good cook, and served different steaks to us. Timing was good and also the whole atmosphere. Want to eat there...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank marih646
Reviewed October 4, 2018

You will have plenty food. I like their salmon and Asian buffet food. It was disappointed on Brazilian meat skewers. It didn't have much flavor and over cooked. If you are meat lover, wait beef tender fillet. Chef brought chicken, sausage and cheap cut meat...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Yi L
Reviewed September 2, 2018

+ Teppanyaki table was the best + Service was very good + Drink selection was good - Deserts were limited - Regular buffet was kind of bad and pointless - Churrasco was a s (only few type of meats and the server

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HenkkaS
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We had the evening buffet with my husband. We got the tour in the start so we'd know what's available and how the concept works,Buffet is very broad and has something for everyone. On top of buffet (includes also soft drinks and desert buffet) there's...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank QueridosDiablos
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice place for family lunch. Not fancy but good and tasty food in a decent price. You will NOT leave this place hungry.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 539talb
Reviewed August 8, 2018

The restaurant is huge with nice interior and cozy atmosphere. Suitable for anyone and any occasion. They have a separate sound isolated room for groups who want to eat and sing karaoke =D Soft drinks are included in the buffet. Buffet cost 38€/person (July 2018)....More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank EvelynErika
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $57
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yliopistonkatu 5, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 50 5559325
  • E-mail
Description
We are the cave of Helsinki. We offer an amazing lunch buffet from Monday to Friday with soft drinks and desserts included. Our main product is Caverna's dinner buffet with Brazilian Churrasco grill, Teppanyaki, Sushi, saladbar and much more. Dinner buffet is served Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 16:00 Saturdays from 12:00 to 22:00 and Sundays from 14:00. We have a'la carte every day. Come see us and our specialities. We are truly unique in Finland. Reservations can be made through our website.
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