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La Torrefazione

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Aleksanterinkatu 50 B, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 42890648
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07:30 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:30
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 20:00
Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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Espoo, Finland
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Centrally located (but can be hard to spot...) Might be best coffee in Helsinki and always some nice lunch dishes. It is popular, so can be crowded, but service is always friendly. Easy to recommend!

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Thank Vuopalat
Helsinki, Finland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Best coffee in Helsinki. Lovely lunch options, a lot to choose from and they change the lunch list very often. Always lovely and friendly service!

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Homer
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111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I had what is probably the best cup of espcresso I've ever had here. The only others that come to mind are Tazo d'Oro in Rome and K-Bay in Homer. The barista here was a young man from Bergamo, Italy and had masterful hand with the portofilter and a deep knowledge of coffee. I had an unwashed Ethiopian coffee where... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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236 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

La Torrefazione (an italian cafe in a Finnish city? I dunno!) is yet another place in Helsinki for wonderful coffee and cakes. I say "yet another" because I didn't have a bad coffee here in this coffee-mad city, but this is one of the certified excellent places to go,. Be warned though - on a cold day it gets busy... More 

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Thank TenRingShanghai
Helsinki, Finland
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88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Service was terribly friendly, thanks girls! Tea selection is good, and you can have a free refill. Sandwiches and salads are fresh. The place can be quite noisy because it is usually very crowded. Small tables are side by side so there isn't much room to get around.

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Thank elinast2016
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I had tasty chorizo pasta and awesome coffee 👍👍👍👍😎 but the restaurant is pretty small and busy even it is not rush hour.

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Thank Gade D
Pori, Finland
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

THE place to go for if you're a coffee geek. I also highly recommend their cafés in Kluuvi shopping center (Fratello) and in Kamppi shopping center. Great lunch as well, but always full.

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Thank lieverd
Salo, Finland
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I went in this Café for quick salad lunch and good coffee. I got mediocre salad and really good coffee. I enjoyed my break by watching people walking on the street. Really nice place in the center of Helsinki.

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Thank Mr_Pasi
Sydney
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105 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is a cosy and inviting cafe situated upstairs in a main thoroughfare of Helsinki. We found the service friendly and the food just great. We had just arrived in Helsinki and it was a pleasant start to our visit to enjoy lunch there.

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Thank Adelonian
Helsinki, Finland
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Torrefazione is a nice place and has very nice coffee which I really like. However, it is a bit too cold inside to be comfortable (they keep the door open in November which is no very nice) - so probably won't come back at least not to hang out.. but like said, coffee itself is very nice!

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Thank 651pp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:30
Monday
07:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 20:00
Thursday
07:30 - 20:00
Friday
07:30 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aleksanterinkatu 50 B, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 42890648
Description
La Torrefazione is a third wave coffee shop; by knowing our supply chain we can guarantee the quality and taste of our coffees. All of our baristas have taken a barista exam, they both know how to make coffee but also the story behind each of our coffees. To us, a great cup of coffee is a piece of art and all the steps on the beans way to the cup are important. We serve breakfast, lunch, salads and sandwiches. Our popular brunch is served during the weekend.

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