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Restaurant Merimakasiini

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Kampinmalmi
Scandinavian, Seafood, International, European, Soups
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Hietalahdenranta 14, Helsinki 00180, Finland
+358 3 589607299
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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153 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Weekday evening at Merimakasiini was very quiet. We had their seafood tapas for starter and mussels for main. Seafood tapas plate consisted of 5 different small dishes, all fresh and delicious. Mussels were - well, mussels - and the creamy broth was very rich and tasty. Service was friendly. Will come again!

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Thank Purjelentaja
Ledbury, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Although it was dark the booth by the window overlooking the harbour felt very special, the whole ambience was smart but cosy. We went for the seafood and were not disappointed. I had the salmon and potato soup, creamy but light and my wife the mixed starter platter, tasty mouthfuls. For mains a delicious seafood risotto and a whitefish dish... More 

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Thank pgc150
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

A nice seefood restrurant on the harbor in Helsinki. Excallent fresh seafood, oysters, mussels and fish. Friendly helpful staff. Very good meal, gets busy as the locals get off work. Worth the effort to find.

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Thank Kirby U
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A friend took shrimps but they where full of eggs.When she asked the waitress if it normal she replied that it is. I have never had a dish of shrimps with eggs in my LIFE. No taste at all. I had a risoto. It was so little that I had to order another dish. We came one month ago and... More 

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Thank billy s
Shanghai, China
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My second time here in a few months, and I would certainly return. Love the salmon soup. Good fish course to follow and finished off with a cheeky Lapland liqueur.

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Thank BlueNeal
Moscow, Russia
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

If were to name a restorant that is absorbed with genuine Finnish soul, I would definetely name Merimakasiini. And barabes soup is really amazing

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Thank 973elena
Geneva, Switzerland
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130 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is THE place to be in Helsinki for seafood! Some dishes seemed a little too Nordic for my taste on the menu but the food I ordered was very nice and the service was very good. I strongly recommend this place for anyone who loves king crab legs !

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Thank acm0608
Hamburg, Germany
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I was taken here by my business partners, since I had told them that I wanted fresh fish. For them it was the first visit too and I had no expectations whatsoever. The restaurant is right on the water overlooking the port and the menu looked interesting. Service was very friendly and efficient. I can't say any different. The waitress... More 

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Espoo
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had a long lunch at Merimakasiini on a beautiful Saturday, sitting outside. We went through appetizers, main course and dessert, drinks and wine. We had mostly seafood. Everything was good and the service was friendly and effective. It is a classic restaurant, but not boring, and at the water.

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Had a nice business lunch having salmonsoup as a starter and peppersteak as main. Both dishes were nice and what I expected - nothing extra. The surroundings arent the nicest with the shipyard nextdoor but still a safe neighborhood. Nice place but nothing out of the ordinary.

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Thank JDANNBERG

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$107
Cuisine
Scandinavian, Seafood, International, European, Soups
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hietalahdenranta 14, Helsinki 00180, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 3 589607299

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?