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” 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” 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” 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” 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” 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