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Ravintola Aino

€€ - €€€European, , International
Pohjoisesplanadi 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 3 589624327
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Scandinavian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Pohjoisesplanadi 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here with a group - we all started with the national dish, salmon soup which was a meal in itself but very bland. I then had the braised venison which to my surprise came as minced venison with mashed potato. Again it was OK...More

Thank BobB53
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We have read rave reviews about the salmon/potato soup and they are true!!! One large bowl is more than enough for one person. Our server was very personable and attentive. The restaurant is close to the harbor. Highly recommend!!!

Thank minnesotans4
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I visited the restaurant with my friend and tried to Finnish taste there. I choose salmon soup and raindeer steak which were excellent!! The waitress kindly choose a nice wine for my dish, so I could really enjoy the meal for dinner. I would difinitely...More

Thank TabibitoMaryland
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I remembered this restaurant from 10 years ago. They serve excellent Finnish food and the food was just as good as I remembered. The restaurant is centrally located near the railway station and close to the market as well.

Thank Aila D
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Ravintola Aino is a great place to taste Finnish traditional food!; every single dish we ordered was excellent and the service was efficient and kind. The only point to be improved would be increasing the variety of dishes; I felt like there was a narrow...More

Thank Marti C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A little pearl hidden in downtown Helsinki. A pittoresque, bistro - type, excellent service, awesome food, local food, home made - style still gourmet but not poshy. " The cook and his Mom picked these cloud berries themselves in Norhtern Finland..." - a story behind...More

Thank ruoholao
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Booked this in advance based on the reviews and it delivered. Wanted to try the reindeer and went for the filet over the braised option. Mild flavour and tender. Service was very attentive at the right level and my waitress was very knowledgeable and helpful....More

Thank FrankSyd
Reviewed 16 August 2017

we went here because we thought we'd try local Finnish food. Service was OK...and, thankfully, our waitress was quite honest...we thought that we might share the 12 euro cheese plate as an appetizer rather than have it for dessert. She told us that it really...More

Thank fozjon
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very nice place to sample local food. Very good service. Fast and efficient. Portions are of decent size. Food was delicious. Quite crowded, so recommend making reservations.

Thank arvid59
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Excellent lunch mean at this cozy and friendly restaurant. Very good location and excellent value for money. Would definitely eat here again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 3 589624327
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