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Neitsytpolku 12, Helsinki 00140, Finland
+358 9 74255500
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Well, I must say that I was expecting bit more as I knew the reputation of this restaurant. Food was ok but didn't make me feel satisfied totally, something was missing? The service and staff was very friendly and the atmosphere is unique. Anyway, food did not play the main role if I may say so. So I think it's... More 

Thank Esko H
Zurich, Switzerland
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196 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

great setting, most friendly atmosphere and Russian must have. additionally, the place offers private rooms for more intimate diners. absolutely fun.

Thank Budapest4Lausanne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Delightful experience. The decor is very tsar-period russian, ambiance is perfect. Portions are very generous and very delicious. We ordered the "appetizer sampler" for 2 people, and it was perfect for the 5 of us. The Ivan's Sword of meat was cooked perfectly.

Thank Jeff M
Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Ive visited this restaurant, when i miss russian food made with heart and it never fails. Authentic atmosphere, good food. Service is sometimes a bit slow (waited for dessert 35 minutes..) so order enough vodka at start.

Thank TittaV
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This restaurant has one of the most interesting decors I've ever seen. There are several different dining rooms, each with a different theme. The food is great but it's the atmosphere that really warrants a five star rating. For a classy, fun dinner out, Saslik is tops.

Thank RobinLocksley
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Serves classic Russian dishes in an environment that reminds of the Tsar era. Try the: Pickled Cucumber, Blini with Roe or Caviar and for the main dish Bear (braised or flambéed).

Thank Bengt_Hojer
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

If you wanna have the "experience of you life" what comes either to russian food or BEAR, Saslik is your selection. Really good & qualified russian food by all measurements. If I could give plus among those 5 stars, i would do it:)

Thank nikok769
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

With over 40 years of experience, Saslik definitely has its place among the Russian restaurants in Helsinki. The menu includes various traditional Russian dishes from pickled cucumber with honey and sour cream to blinis and various roasted meats - this is probably one of the few places in Finland where you can have bear. The overcooked elk was so tender... More 

Thank intonsus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

nice food. big portions. great wodka served with pickle, honey and sour cream: a really must do!! Bear on the menu ... tasty as meat.

Thank Karin v
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Four of us ate here on a Monday night when it is very quiet. Service was slow to an American but normal to our Finnish colleagues. Americans who are in a hurry should eat elsewhere but do come here if you plan to take tine to savor both the food and the company. They have a good choice of drinks... More 

Thank Roger M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$108
European, Russian, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neitsytpolku 12, Helsinki 00140, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 74255500

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?