The Very Best Local Restaurants in Helsinki

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Helsinki locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in town, you’re in safe, expert hands with these restaurants.

Bistro Badenbaden – Pop-up beach holiday

Bistro Badenbaden – Pop-up beach holiday

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“Bistro Badenbaden” is on the most popular beach in Helsinki, Hietsu, and it finally got the cafe and restaurant it deserves! Get a strawberry margarita!

Full Article by Markus Veikkolainen

Blinit – Great budget blinis

Blinit – Great budget blinis

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“Blinit” in Helsinki serves the Russian style blinis, which are like pancakes but thinner and bigger. I think this restaurant is a classic already!

Full Article by Janiina Knuutinen

Boulevard Social – Mouthwatering food

Boulevard Social – Mouthwatering food

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“Boulevard Social” Helsinki is one of my favorite restaurants. The atmosphere is great and so is the menu, channeling the best of the Mediterranean cuisine.

Full Article by Antti Lumiainen

Café Esplanad – Salmon soup & cinnamon rolls

Café Esplanad – Salmon soup & cinnamon rolls

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“Café Esplanad” Helsinki is probably the city’s most popular and busy café, because of its location. Three reasons why I frequently drop by are because…

Full Article by Aino-Marja Miettinen

Café Tin Tin Tango – Breakfast and Laundry

Café Tin Tin Tango – Breakfast and Laundry

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“Café Tin Tin Tango” is somewhat of a local institution in Helsinki’s Töölö neighborhood. The best part of their menu? The all-day breakfast – recommended!

Full Article by Kathrin Deter

Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)