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Arkipelag

European, Scandinavian
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Strandgatan 31, Mariehamn, Aland Island, Finland
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Helsinki
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of this restaurant's classic dishes is a shrimp sandwich - it looks good and it tastes good! And I mean on the patio (Arkipelag Garden). Also other dishes on the menu probably are good, but it is kind of a tradition to have shrimps here. Staff is friendly, service is good, relaxed atmosphere. They very often have live music... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I attended a conference at the Arkipelag and thus had the lunch buffet two days in a row. It was, to say the least, a mediocre experience, especially for a guy like me who spends a great deal of time at conference centres around Scandinavia. The salad buffet was dull and not varied at all, the hot dishes were bland... More 

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Thank Lars B
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Nice place with extremely talented live music duo. It would have had 5star if wasn't for the price .... 15€ for a beer and a glass of wine well no thanks...

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Lappeenranta, Finland
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have enjoyed a lot of hotel breakfast buffets, mostly tasty but dull ones, a few disappointments and a few thrills like this one. Local fresh bread, smoked salmon, homemade cereals, Alands special pancake....you name it. And most important: The omelette was perfect.

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Trumansburg, New York
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105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had arrived at the airport late and had, therefore, arrived at the restaurant about 10 minutes before closing. The waitresses had no trouble with this and we had access to the full menu. The inside seating was full of bar customers waiting for the casino to open and so we had to sit outside. Good heaters were provided as... More 

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Lohja, Finland
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Cheap ,good lunch,with plenty of food!Everything in the buffé,you can make your own salad,then warm food,potatos,rice,fish,meat.Really worth the money!And you have an excellent seawiev while eating!

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Arkipelag, or "Arken" is not really where you go for dinner. They have a decent lunch buffet and then it is the place to be late at night. It also is directly adjacent to the Casino, with indoor access between the two. Arken after hours is where everyone is. If you want a gourmet dinner, go to ÅSS Segelpaviljongen, Natutical... More 

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Vitoria, ES
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I had the pleasure of meeting this restaurant during my stay in Mariehamn. I experienced an excellent dish of fish cooked with vegetables and enjoy a glass of good white wine. I recommend.

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Scandinavia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Clean, big room, good breakfast with balcony option. Balcony in the room, however expect live outdoor music in nearby bars and restaurants in the summer. Mariehamn is cosy and beautiful, restaurants and marina right next to the hotel.

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Canton of Ticino, Switzerland
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The lunch buffèt is very price worth.There is a salad buffèt, 2 choises of hot food, 1 vegetarian and 1 soup. Coffee/tea and small biscuits after lunch. The interior feels like a time travel, it's like beeing onboard an old boat, a bit smelly and dirty. During summer you can eat outside and enjoy the view of the harbour. Only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strandgatan 31, Mariehamn, Aland Island, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Aland  >  Aland Island  >  Mariehamn

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