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Cafe Regatta

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Scandinavian
As featured in Best Food in Helsinki
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Merikannontie 10, Helsinki, Finland
+358 40 4149167
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cafe Regatta is a tiny cafe located next to the sea. It is the closest coffee shop to Sibelius Monument, so very convenient to visit them both. Cafe Regatta is open every single day, from 8 a.m. till 9 p.m. There are not many seats inside the tiny cottage-like Cafe, however, during the summer you can sit outside and enjoy... More 

Thank Liisahei
Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The cutest little place very close to Sibelius monument. Open-air cafe, not really a restaurant, but a very good place to try the Finnish favourite BBQ in Finnish way: a sausage you fry over the open fire yourself. And if your sweet tooth is aching, the cinnamon bun ("korvapuusti") is a must! May be crowded during the peak season. Bring... More 

Thank Curious1962
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A common problem with places that get a lot of tourists passing through : the staff don't feel any need to be welcoming, and you are treated like just another schmuck. I live here, so I've actually visited a few times, and there was different staff each time. None was particularly welcoming. Some had that 'Stoic Finnish mama' vibe, some... More 

Thank James R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favourite trip is to visit Rajasaari dog island which is just about 1 km from the cafe. After to walk to Regatta to grill sausages on campfire.

Thank Tiina L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled Accross this lovely place on a cold winter morning after visiting the park. A fantastic atmosphere just like a ginger bread house out of a Grimm's tale. Good coffe, excellent hot chocolate and cinnamon buns. Great place for a coffee or lunch break and great photo opportunity !

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to this place just before I left Helsinki. I had to go there and I was not disappointed. It is close to the Sibellius monument and the sea: perfect location. The cafe is really small. I can be nice... or not. I was stuck between a family, pushing me. That's not the fault of the cafe, people were... More 

Thank Claire O
Helsinki, Finland
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116 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come here often with my family. It is a popular place for tourists and locals alike. Regatta is an old style coffee place where they bake cinnamon bund the whole day 'round. Next to coffee they serve hot chocolate and several lemonades. Whichever time of year, Regatta is worth visiting and open 365 days a year!

Thank MikSarSus
Hollola, Finland
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123 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cafe is a very special cottage in a very special location. There is a space only for ca 22-25 when you are sitting very close to each other. However, the ambience is unique. You can also sit outside the cottage. The coffee is tasty and the warm bun "korvapuusti" is excellent.

Thank Globetrotter1948
Alvesta, Sweden
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good coffe & cimmemon bun ! Very cute place, small but lovely ! Really friendly and Nice staff !

Thank StClairAlvesta
Helsinki, Finland
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That Cafe located very good place on seaside and service is good and the stuff are friendly. When I walk that western coastline on the penisula of Helsinki that cafe are plesant to stay.

Thank veijov

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Scandinavian
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merikannontie 10, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Taka-Töölö
  • Neighborhood: Taka-Töölö
  • Phone Number: +358 40 4149167

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