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Alter Ego

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Roseni 8 | Rotermanni, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came for lunch and decided to have Tapas and different snacks, all very good and enough for a quick bite & some wine & espresso. Visited it also last summer and sat outside enjoying the sun.

Thank BestFoodAndWine
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location of Alter Ego is very good, it is easy access, has plenty of parking around, and is walking distance from everywhere. We visited the place saturday evening, so made a reservation. To our surprise, the place was empty (2 tables only occupied). Well, maybe it was too early- was my thought. Menu looked good, and wine list looked... More 

Thank Joel J
Vilnius, Lithuania
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't have big expectations and you will be satisfied. Traditional dishes are good like all of the rest food. I was satisfied.

Thank Simonas S
Helsinki, Finland
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would not say it was a complete disaster, but it was quite bad. We did not like the food, especially hummus with aubergine. Paella was not delicious , we did not even eat the half of it. However the tuna stake was ok. The service is "sad" . Asked the waiter to recommend some Spanish wines similar to Italian... More 

Thank Izyminka
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178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

The waiter was friendly and we had a couple of drinks and chose three tapas dishes. The calamari in squid ink batter was excellent, however the hummus was bland and lacked seasoning. Overall we liked the location and service.

Thank MontyCheltenham
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

recommend not to enter there during the day as we spent more then one hour to get lunch menu which was not really tasty! never come back there...

1 Thank Intars P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

The starters were very tasty, especially the goat cheese / artichoke soup. According to the menu, the Gazpacho should've contained serrano ham, but the tiny ham scrapings that were laying on the side of the plate disappeared in the tasty tomato soup, it literally can't be more than 3 grams of ham that they put in the gazpacho. Had the... More 

Thank averagemonkey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Nice break for hot shopping day. Place is clean, with spacious patio. Surrounded by modern buildings. At the time of the visit construction work was providing some additional noise and dust to patio.

2 Thank Juha M
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Extremely long waiting time. 1h and still not even gotten the starter. Drinks were not asked to be refilled and they forgot to give the bread. I came here 3 years ago and was very satisfied. Now I'm hungry and irritated why on a empty Wednesday I have to wait more than 1h to get the starter. Starter was OK.... More 

Thank dajazzz
Tallinn, Estonia
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Hi Been there today. Lazy staff...you should always shake staff to get attention. Dirty...floor is really dirty... Actually we took coffee and desert. Waitress brought coffee in 10 minutes and desert after 30 minutes and then for other friends after 10 more minutes. Sad...really sad!

Thank AndreiTarassov

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $29
European, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roseni 8 | Rotermanni, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: 37254560339

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