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Iso Roobertinkatu 18, Helsinki, Finland
(09) 640 584
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant next to Kamppi has much friendlier staff, but the one in Forum shopping centre is awful from this point of view. Last time we waited 15 minutes and nobody came to give us the menus. In the meantime, other customers who came later were served. We were sitting in the middle of the room, and they DID see... More 

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Thank IlincaSadoveanu
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Several times have I thought that newer will my shadow darken the threshold of Tamarin on Iso Roobertin katu due to the appalling behaviour of the waitresses. As a customer you get the feeling that you have somehow offended them by entering their domain and to add insult to injury you are requesting them to bring you food. I do... More 

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Thank Christopher H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

The service was not so great, friendly though, but not too helpful. Good spicy salad, sparse and tough duck. Pick something else from the menu.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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73 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Solid place to get Asian food. Fast and friendly service. Really good tofu. Very vegan-friendly place, but also good for everyone else. Food in general could have more spices.

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Thank veganolife
Helsinki, Finland
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Have been to Tamarin Fredrikinkatu a couple times. Always been very happy with the food, but today the customer service was just not up to par. The waitress was in a terrible mood, and although we were friendly we never saw a hint of a smile or a friendly tone. It did affect the experience, but I do have to... More 

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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Big portions and small prices for Helsinki. Really good the possibility to ask for more rice. The only problem may be the strong smell.

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Thank ale_fmb
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Actually popped in by chance as we couldn't get in to the restaurant we originally intended to and were wandering around craving Asian food. When we walked in, the first thing the staff said was "we're quite busy at the moment"...but there were definitely more OPEN tables than occupied ones. So we decided to take our chances and sat down,... More 

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Thank Morihiko
Australia
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121 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

We found food in Helsinki very pricey but this was great value for money. Buffet lunch with hot and cold food and plenty of it. Very busy which is generally a good sign. Nothing fancy but hit the spot

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Thank oioioi1
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

The place is just average. The food was good,especially since we were there for lunch and it was only 10€ for the buffet. Coconut soup, spicy beef, rice and egg rolls were okay. On a budget, the Tamarin is a good place to get Thai food while visiting Helsinki. Just don't expect the wow factor.

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Thank Kyle S
Tampere, Finland
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Tamarin is very average Thai restaurant in city centre of Helsinki. We were lucky to come during Syö-week, so we got meal for 10€ instead of 15€ or more. Therefore, usual prices are not too low. Place didn't look any special, service wasn't friendly, just very average in general. Food was good, but again nothing much to remember.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Iso Roobertinkatu 18, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: (09) 640 584

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