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Aleksanterinkatu 22 | Aleksanterinkatu 22, 00170, Helsinki, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 74255588
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish soup” (22 reviews)
“arctic char” (17 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (12 reviews)
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European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Aleksanterinkatu 22 | Aleksanterinkatu 22, 00170, Helsinki, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Reviewed November 23, 2016

The restaurant is located in the city center on the edge of Senate Square. A great location. We had lamb that was wonderful. It melted in your mouth. My friend, who doesn't usually eat lamb, said she really enjoyed it!

1  Thank Judy49255
Reviewed November 16, 2016

While visiting Helsinki we had dinner at Savotta and from the moment you enter the door, you know it is an authentic Finnish restaurant. The cheese soup was amazing and the fried gnocchi with a coffee cream sauce sounded a bit weird but turned out...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed November 2, 2016

..... I think. Anyway it was very nice in nice surroundings with nice staff. The food was different for us but very tasty and, I assume, very Finnish. Lots of porridges, northern fish (like char) and venison - even bear. We had the mixed starter...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

So genuine Finnish and Skandinavian that my grandmother could not have done it better. A place dedicated to the log floaters from last century. Amazing! Top service as well!

Thank Kolbjørn A
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, very tasty Nordic food. I loved the cheese/cream soup with reindeer slices. The prices are a bit high, but that seems normal for Helsinki.

Thank agfoxx
Reviewed October 14, 2016

This place is a great first-timer spot frequented by both tourists and locals. We had lunch there twice and both times the service was impeccable and the food was delicious. The setting is traditional and cosy and the personnel is friendly and knowledgeable about the...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The nice looking vault as on the pictures was actually closed. We were seated instead in the room size of average corridor. Chairs were old, slimpsy and dirty. Among the other things, we ordered 6 pieces of raindeer dish, each was around 40 Euro. Later...More

6  Thank lhog
Reviewed October 11, 2016

I love Savotta! Traditional Finnish food, but made with attitude and modern knowledge. Everything was perfect; starter plate just as good as possible. Staff friendly and clearly proud of food they were serving.

Thank jell0na
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Went for dinner with a tour group and had a set menu. The meal consisted of soup followed by a main with choice being between fish and reindeer. I chose the reindeer and was disappointed, it had been minced and could have been beef or...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

I visited with three others on a Thursday evening without reservations. The place was almost empty when we arrived but completely full when we left. So I'm happy they had a table for us. I chose the Classic menu and was not disappointed. The mix...More

Thank K G
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Response from Joseph M | Reviewed this property |
Just opposite to Helsinki Cathedral...if you are looking from Cathedral central door... look towards your left...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $85
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aleksanterinkatu 22 | Aleksanterinkatu 22, 00170, Helsinki, Helsinki 00170, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighborhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 74255588
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