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Passio Kitchen and Bar

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Kalevankatu 13, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 20 7352040
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Scandinavian seasonal food. Fresh ingredients. Friendly staff. This place surely goes on my top 3. I'd strongle recomend this place and the 5 course meny.

Thank Maria R
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food never fails to please here. The choice is simple: 3 or 5 courses, with matched wines or not (of course you can choose a wine if you want) We had the 3 course option, which is supplemented with an amuse-bouche course, and a pre-dessert course. We had a wine pairing: Riesling with the fish course didn't really work;... More 

Thank NickG1951
PASSIOdining, Owner at Passio Kitchen and Bar, responded to this review

Greetings NickG1951! Thank You for your in-depth review, we really appreciate it. We're running currently Riesling & Spätburgunder weeks so this is on our special focus now, so let's see if we are able to avoid such shortcomings. Kindly, PASSIO Crew More 

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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the 5 course tasting menu with wine pairings. Especially the first greeting and starter stuck to mind. The lamb had a bit of a foul taste, but otherwise all the dishes were very nice. Of the wines only one stuck out, with one being pointless and the others being again quite nice. This is to say that there's... More 

Thank juckomon
PASSIOdining, Owner at Passio Kitchen and Bar, responded to this review

Thank You juckomon for your kind review. We are trying :) More 

Helsinki, Finland
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slush at the end of April? - Yes that's Finland, the land of "5 degrees at Christmas, Easter, Labour day and probably also Midsummer" (luckily + degrees, Celsius). This restaurant made us forgot for one evening why we are still living here instead of 7000 miles south. When we came in my first tought was that the tables are quite... More 

Thank ABClovers
PASSIOdining, Owner at Passio Kitchen and Bar, responded to this review

Excellent to hear! Look's like we hit spot this time! With a kindest regards, PASSIO Crew More 

Bilbao, Spain
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent menu, everything was delicious! The waitress was super efficient and nice, and she spoke a great spanish which was really helpful. We really recommend it!

1 Thank Bilbo B
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delight!!! If you are not afraid that they will bring something not according to your mood, then safely go here. The mysterious menu is double more interesting than the traditional one. Everything was beyond praise, bravo to the chef! Thank you!

Thank Brandon A
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a reservation for a late lunch and We where warmly welcomed. A short but varied lunch menu where you can combine from. I hade an beautiful, fresh, healthy Scandinavian plate with marinated Baltic herring, asparagus and fresh potatoes and veal cheek with onion and root vegetables. Both very tasty and with a tantalizing composition. The restaurant has a... More 

Thank Marianne E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didnt hav a reservation and u gave us table in front of restroom, saying that cus it's full booking. And after 3 hours later while we eating there were several empty table . I hope u didnt discriminate us. Food was fine as it's fine dining. But we are asian, fusion style of Udon soup was nothing special for... More 

Thank ahra c
Caen, France
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Price of the gastronomic, But at the entrance, they show you the menue to be sure that you could pay. Then you ask for a bottle of wine, then they bring you glass of wine. Anyway the food is sweet and really good. The first dessert was disappointing with fenouil, but they bring us a second one, Delicious !!! A... More 

Thank Guill14
PASSIOdining, Owner at Passio Kitchen and Bar, responded to this review

Greetings Guill14! Thank You for your review - hopefully we are able to achieve better next time! Looks like something was misaligned now - thus it ended up to "Delicious!!!" :) More 

Jyvaskyla, Finland
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4 reviews
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Passio served us business dinner for 4 persons on a Monday evening. Excellent tastes with positive surprise every time in their style of 5 course menu. Nice atmosphere for discussion also. Not too loud or too large. They import their wines matching to meals. Everyone of us was happy about this first visit of ours. Quite sure this will not... More 

Thank Jari122015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $55
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalevankatu 13, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 20 7352040
Passio is ardour and pleasure with food, beer and wines - and the hearty alliance of food and nectar which bounds them together. We offer Finnish small producer products seasoned with spices around the world without unnecessary trickeries. Pure passion. With potion and beverages side, we invest heavily with quality artisan handcraftmanship instead of quantities - beers are supplied for us by Brewery & Restaurant Huvila from Savonlinna with Passion's designated selection and with wines we favor personal european small winerys. Welcome!

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