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Pizza, Cafe, Italian, Bar, European, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 8 August 2021

Mellsten has a broader patio and improved surroundings near the beach. Its popularity is constantly growing. Good beer and snacks.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 19 July 2021 via mobile

Seriously the pizza was very tasty and it was nice to have some salty to eat after a long walk. Also service was nice and fast enough even if the place was quite full.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 16 May 2021 via mobile

We were told, that we get our food in half an hour. When almost hour was gone, we did ask our meals and they promised to prepare our food next (so they forgot them totally). While we did wait over an hour, we still didn't...get our salads. We left the place and they still didn’t have prepared our food. Big mess.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 16 September 2020 via mobile

I ordered something which was supposed to be sold out but there was one item left which was heated for me and it took a while. The cashier seemed to be very tired, with no smile on her face and her appearance and service was...quite rude. The terrace was full of leftovers which little birds tried to steal. My table was a bit dirty and it ruined my appetite a little bit but I was trying to avoid looking at the table and looked at the nice beach instead.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 13 July 2020 via mobile

Sloppy is the word! Impertinent service. Empty luncheon trays. Stuff left at the tables. No cleaning for a long time. Lots of staff behind the counter, but had other things to deal I guess. Will not come back!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 22 July 2019 via mobile

We had pizzas on summer Sunday evening which is definitely a peak hour at the restaurant. Despite the hurry a staff was friendly. Pizzas were juicy and tasty. However Margherita had even a bit too much of cheese. Pizza Italia was great. Very nice atmosphere...by a sea and by a typical Finnish beach. I warmly recommend visiting here.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 June 2019

Cafe Mellsten is perfectly located with great views. It boasts two very large outside areas with a little inside dining also. The staff are great snd very friendly. No issues if you don’t speak Finnish, their English is very good. Meals are good. Having dined...there for lunch and dinner we got to try a selection of the food. Pizzas in the evening are nice and prices are very reasonable. The kitchen is a problem. Due to its popularity and growth, the kitchen has not kept pace. Even when there aren’t queues for food you can be left waiting over an hour to be served your meal. 1hr 10mins for 3 pizzas and a salmon salad. In fairness to the staff, we were told the wait would be about 50 mins. I hope the owners have plans to better the kitchens as it takes away from what should be a great experience.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 21 April 2019

The food at Cafe Mellsten is great, but it's the location that makes this place amazing. We had the Salmon slice (Lohipirakka) and salad and found it to be excellent, along with the coffee. However, sitting in the sunshine and enjoying a Finnish spring morning...outside near the water made it perfect.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Nice location at the Mellsten Beach with enlarged terraces in 2018. Used to be very good, now only average, mainly beacause of the current unprofessional staff, the selection of the products - actually lack of them. Most of the products are always "out of stock"....In addition, the prices are no longer reasonable. Poor customer service. The owner is hiring very young staff, who do not have right attitude, ability and workmanship to take care of the things. We used to visit often, not anymore. What a pity...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We came here for a quick drinks next to the coast. The place has a lovely terrace with a beautiful view over the sea

Date of visit: July 2018
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Café Mellsten is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5