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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ora is clearly on top of its game as a bastion of farm-to-table, sustainable cuisine. Flavors across all courses were vibrant and true to the culinary terroir exemplifying Scandinavian cuisine. Staff and chef were exceptionally welcoming, and would love to return on the next visit...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Ken10010NYC
Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

Chef Sasu celebrates local seasonal dishes in his 6 course dining experience. He visits each table artfully describing each course and choice of ingredients. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Ora and recommend booking early as the restaurant is open limited evenings and accommodates 23...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019

This (Chef & Sommelier before) used to be my favorite place for dinner when visiting Helsinki. It is a very small intimate place. However, the new configuration is strange. The tables are set up in semi-circle facing the kitchen. All the 2-person tables you sit...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank JAJK66
Reviewed August 20, 2019

Ora is set in a very unassuming locale; essentially the dining room of a terrace house down a long Helsinki street. We were greeted by exceptionally friendly staff and shown to our table in the intimate dining area (the restaurant only seats 20). Unusually, we...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank WondrousWanderings
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Incredible experience: deep dive into the world of Finnish cuisine and a festival of taste! The place is small and cosy, which is unusual for a Michelin restaurant, but it makes the experience even more intimate. Also take a walk after dinner, the street itself...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner at Ora! Delicious food beautifully presented — highly recommend! It’s a small place on a picturesque boulevard — definitely recommend making a reservation.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Storyteller756191
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

We have been here twice and both of the times have been exceptional. The head chef Sasu is very enthusiastic about food and you can see this by the way they present the food, the quality of the ingredients and the way they tell you...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 13_Hedgehog
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Service is Fantastic. The boss comes to talk to you and discuss the foods and how they were prepared. Take the champagne for starter if you want to secure your satisfaction; their drinks can be odd. But the wines, really, are top of the game....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank borjeharrison
Reviewed April 5, 2019

This small living room-like restaurant in Helsinki is a gem. We loved the professionalism and detailed explanations. The food was delicious and helped us discovered an interestingly fresh side of Finland, which as a country, is quite bland.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Denny M
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

My opinion is that over all this is the best restaraunt experience ever and I really have been eating a lot all over.

Date of visit: March 2019
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