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Seafood, European, Scandinavian
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Hietalahdenranta 11, Helsinki 00180, Finland
+358 10 7664280
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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76 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent venue, wonderful staff. Superb menu. Don't forget to make a reservation. Outdoor seating is fantastic if the weather is good.

1 Thank Mick W
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent! Wonderful lunch. Close to the west terminal at the harbour. Beautiful day. We ate outside overlooking the water.

Thank Sandi W
Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had the house specialty and it was very nice sitting outside in the sun overlooking the harbour. A great place to eat fish !

Thank JohanG3
Zurich, Switzerland
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, efficient service and great food. I had the pike/perch speciality dish, and I was not disappointed. Would certainly go there again.

1 Thank Abyzkjp
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great service, will go back again. Agree with a previous reviewer the salmon soup is great.

Thank Peter W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food, decent price, with an free starter from them. Also you get around 1L water for 2 persons

Thank Bogdan M
Casablanca, Morocco
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379 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was advised to go here before they close for good towards the end of the year. I am thankful I did as it was a near perfect evening. What impressed me was that there was a free salad buffet for people eating a la carte. It was so delicious and substantial that I actually didn't bother with a starter!... More 

Thank mishmishapricot
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60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another classic place that is long on atmosphere and rather short on great food. One of Helsinki's oldest restaurants.

Thank RobinLocksley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As turists from Sweden we where looking for a restaurant with a finnish touch. Although the menu was more scandinavian than finnish we had a nice visit. Very friendly staff, finnish music in the background and a cosy marina interior.

Thank johbac
El Cajon, California
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Salve was recommended by a Finnish person as a very old established Helsinki restaurant that served old style Finnish food. Our group of four were seated at a table for ten and we enjoyed having dinner with six other persons, all of whom were complete strangers to us. The food was just okay, but the service was excellent and the... More 

Thank parisienfoodisgood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $146
Seafood, European, Scandinavian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hietalahdenranta 11, Helsinki 00180, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighborhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7664280

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