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$4 - $14
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Filipino, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed June 18, 2022 via mobile

The service was friendly and smooth. The food was rich with flavors and the suggested sides with the kitchen made chili’s were perfect for our dishes. Small brewery beers and fresh wines made the dining experience even better. Would recommend to all and will visit...again for sure.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 24, 2022

This Filipino restaurant is situated next to Esplanadi Park in the city center. They have indoor tables and some tables in the courtyard. The restaurant isn't accessible for physically challenged people because there a couple of steps from the street. Besides, toilets are situated in...the basement and you have to walk steep stairs. The interior of Restaurant Paisano is very cozy and food is delicious. We chose Menu de las Islas. Everybody around the same table had to choose that option but everybody was allowed to choose different two appetizers, one main dish, one side dish and one dessert. Vegan options are available. The price was 54 euros per person. I really recommend this menu.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed October 20, 2021 via mobile

This is the second time we have been to this Filipino style restaurant during our visit to Finland The food is Finnish with a Filipino style. So marinated trout with a slightly chili marinade. Lamb in a coconut sauce and aubergine and quinoa. Sides are...simple. Salad and rice. Recommended book on Friday and weekendsMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed January 9, 2021 via mobile

Started with a solid cocktail and moved on to amazing food with the friendliest staff. They have a share in the business so you feel they really care. Definitely will go again. Very happy with the plate size to cost profile. 100% recommended.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed December 19, 2020 via mobile

Food is ok, but if dry piece of bread as side costs 5€ something is wrong. Also small cup if rice as side 5€. Not worth the price.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 16, 2020 via mobile

Was really excited to visit Paisano but I gotta admit I was a bit disappointed - 20€ for 4 piece of prawns..? The Whitefish dish was good tasting but not worth the price, I mean it was only a small piece of fish with some...slivers of vegetable and a nickle size splatter of puree. The drinks and service was nice tho, had to wait a long time for mains even tho the restaurant was pretty empty.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 17, 2020

We were at Paisano with a couple of friends and ordered plates to share. We got great recommendations from the waitress, which we went with. All plates were shared by us, so we got a great variety of meals. The atmosphere was great, the service...as well and the food was amazing. Especially the eggplant and the deserts.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 7, 2020

First of all great eggplant! All the rest was disappointing: Tiger prawns only 2 pieces for 10€ and bad tasting. Muikku was so well done that it chews like gum. Very variable chili amount in portions. Pretty slow service and missed some items like hot...sauces that we did not get at all. Nice try but nothing that makes us wanna go there again.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 17, 2020 via mobile

Food was okay, recieved the wrong item at first, but our order arrived quickly, the waiters lacked basic manners and were unprofessional. Would come again, if i heard more positive reviews.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 2, 2020 via mobile

This is a true spirit restaurant. The small dishes are all good, and the wine is OK, but the feeling it gives you is one of authenticity and real paisano.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

Good quality food with nice modern twist, you still can taste original filipino flavours in a good way. Highly recommend order snackmenu tapas style!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

The food was excellent and even though the waiter said the appetizers are small they are a good size

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 9, 2019

Had lunch, the vegetarian option. The meal was great and big enough, the tofu amazingly crispy! The dish was not spicy at all, so I added some chili sauce that was available on the table. Come eat here, if you love Asian food but need...some variety for a change.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 7, 2019 via mobile

Amazing fusion food Sometimes you come across a restaurant that just hits all the right notes - Paisano is certainly one of them. It’s a fairly small and cozy atmosphere and the setting is really relaxed. The dishes are small - one could eat 3-5...dishes for the meal (we ordered several as we were sharing and each one was yum). The flavors are Filipino inspired but the use of ingredients from various cuisines is just masterful (no, if you are looking for Pansit or Adobo, this is not the place). Be it the melting rutabaga or the delicious egg plant or the cauliflower humus - it was just outstanding. The service again was fantastic - people were friendly and very helpful. They also have an outlet in one of the shopping malls (and again the lady there was outstanding in her service). A must try if you are in Helsinki.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

We went with colleagues on Friday to have a dinner. Instead of normal meal portion, we got tapas size dishes, which were too spicy. Venue is great, but customer service could improve.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Paisano is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5