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Restaurant Merimakasiini

Certificate of Excellence
Scandinavian, Seafood, International, Soups, European
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Hietalahdenranta 14, Helsinki 00180, Finland
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Had a nice business lunch having salmonsoup as a starter and peppersteak as main. Both dishes were nice and what I expected - nothing extra. The surroundings arent the nicest with the shipyard nextdoor but still a safe neighborhood. Nice place but nothing out of the ordinary.

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Food was unappetising - it took 1 hr for starters to arrive and they were just average. The main course was no better. The wine was not cold enough and the service terrible. For a restaurant ranked high - it was poor in every way. Also they could have given us a free coffee at the end as they did... More 

Thank Susanleeds1992
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336 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The kind of rough harbor neighborhood gives Merimakasiini a unique ambience that is respectfully reflected in the menu as well. Mainly fish but also the obvious meats are prepared in an old school straight forward style, probably the same way as twenty something years ago. If anything, they might update the presentation of the dishes, I suppose. The bouillabaisse soup... More 

Thank Jarimalla
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Ordered the seafood platter for two - fairly expensive for the amount on the plate - really only enough for one! A couple of perfectly good prawns ruined by grilling. As Aussies maybe we expect too much?? Service very ordinary. Wouldn't go back and didn't.

Thank Leslie H
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Choosen because of very nearly Hotel Radisson Seaside and raining cats and dogs. We were with 4 collegues and for some reason we all took the bouillabaisse. We all enjoyed, even though we were thinking it has a "thai" twist.

Thank Philip V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

We had the daily menu and it was really good. The main was fish and sallad/soup as well as the dessert/coffe was from a buffe. Also nice location next to the sea. Perfect for a businesslunch with swift and nice service.

Thank Stefan N
Hyvinkaa, Finland
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

a nice summmersunday, sunny and warm, we vent for having a brunch, including cava etc. This day they were busy with a lot of customers, nice invironment so you may forgive something......-.. This restaurant is close to the sea - but the brunch was average , nothing special..however nice weather it worth a visit...

Thank Börje L
Southern Finland, Finland
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Usually Merimakasiini is known by very good food for fish lovers, but their Sunday buffet was a total disappointment, though it wasn't expensive (only 25 EUR/per person). I missed fresh flavours, something different and definitely more seasoning. All tasted more or less flavorless and old-fashioned. Main course was seafood bisque without any seafood and dessert cheese cake had already seen... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

I do not mind spending money on amazing food but this was just fine and way overpriced. A cider was ten euros. Portion size was super small. Would not recommend.

Thank Courtney O
Kirkkonummi, Finland
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Most likely one of the best fish restaurants in Finland. I visit this restaurant regularly, in most cases for business lunches, and then I typically eat their Bouillabaisse-soup, but this time we chose to eat their Easter Brunch with my family, which was as good as always. We also tried their "30 year special dish", which had seafood sausages and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $110
Scandinavian, Seafood, International, Soups, European
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hietalahdenranta 14, Helsinki 00180, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: 3589607299

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