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Bistro Gustaf

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US$10 - US$29
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 16 July 2022 via mobile

Service is absolutely polite and kind but food… food here is brilliant. Our planned menus overcame all others with very high quality, superb combination with wines and even the simple beautiness of the dishes were a lot more than we expected. Worth every penny. Special...note for reasonably priced wines!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 18 June 2022

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner. The food and the recommended wine/beer was excellent. Top quality! The personnel was very nice and proffessional. We will definitely visit again. Very positively surprised!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Mika G, Owner at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2022

Dear Joakim, Thank you for your positive feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you again. Bienvenue!

Reviewed 19 March 2022 via mobile

Early evening, 2 adults and a child, at least 3-5 vacant tables but the waiter refused to let us in. When asked about the empty tables the answer was that then the staff could become to busy ”we don’t have enough hands”. Beyond disappointingMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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GoPlaces782336, Owner at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2022

Thank you for your response. I apologise, there must have been a misunderstanding. Most weekends we are fully booked hence you could not get a table. Even though there were empty tables those were reserved for customers coming soon after. I highly recommend for you...More

Reviewed 7 November 2021

We went there for a lunch, our first visit to the restaurant. A lovely looking place, tidy and beautifully decorated. A very friendly and knowledgeable waitress served us. Food was great, what a shame that we were in a hurry. But shall return in future.

Date of visit: September 2021
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GoPlaces782336, Owner at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2022

Thank you for your nice comments. Welcome again!

Reviewed 10 September 2021 via mobile

Everything was perfect!!! Had fish and chips for lunch and it was the best ever!!! Sadal buffet as a starter was also delicious. Very cozy and welcoming ambiance. Very friendly staff. Complimentary coffee afterwards was also great!!!

Date of visit: September 2021
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GoPlaces782336, Owner at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2022

Thank you for your nice comments. We are glad you liked the fish and chips! Welcome again

Reviewed 9 July 2021 via mobile

Very friendly atmosphere in stylish place with delicious meals and fine selection of wine. We got special menu for our son as he can be picky but ended eating big portion. Highly recommend for all foodies

Date of visit: May 2021
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GoPlaces782336, Owner at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2022

We are happy you enjoyed your time at Bistro Gustaf. Thank you! Welcome again

Reviewed 9 July 2021 via mobile

Amazing place, delicious food, excellent service, great vibe. Highly recommended, one of the best restaurants in Porvoo!

Date of visit: July 2021
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GoPlaces782336, Owner at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2022

Thank you for your positive comments! Welcome again

Reviewed 7 July 2021 via mobile

Excellent food and good service. A Perfect Steak!!! Peaceful place and great athmosphere. We will surely recommend this!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Mika G, Owner at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2021

Thank you so much for your kind words. I´m really happy that you enjoyed your dinner in our restaurant. We hope to see you again! Best regards, Mika

Reviewed 31 January 2021

Visited the restaurant 3 times in a week. Had lunch 2 times and once dinner. Loved it. Good quality food, excellent service at even better price. I would recommend it to everyone that appreciates good restaurants and good food

Date of visit: January 2021
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Mika G, Omistaja at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2021

Hello Antigoni! Thanks for your kind compliments, So happy you enjoyed your meal, all the best to you and welcome again. Best Regards, Mika

Reviewed 11 December 2020 via mobile

What a delicious dinner. We had mussels for starter and tenderloin peppersteak for main course. Excellent.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Mika G, Omistaja at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2021

Hello, We highly appreciate your kind words and positive feedback. You are more than welcome to visit us again any time you are in Porvoo :) Kind regards, Mika

Reviewed 18 August 2020 via mobile

We had lunch on a sunny day. Never have I seen buffet vegetables so well treated to provide the most refined taste to the demanding customer. The main meal also has choice and eloquance fitting a truly French place. Lunch is very affordable and yet...offers the finest taste. Don't miss this place on your pleasant trip to Porvoo.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Mika G, Omistaja at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2021

Hello Thank you for your nice comments. Happy to hear you were pleased with our lunch. Welcome again. Best regards, Mika

Reviewed 31 July 2020 via mobile

Service was friendly but absent-minded. Negroni was really strange and watery with toi much ice and easoned with a herbal mix and the raindeer meat tasted somehow dated. Dessert was really good, we had creme brulees. Staff was nice to our baby bringing a baby...seat. All in all, nothing special, will not go there again.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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MikaG128, Omistaja at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2020

Hei Miia, Thank you for visiting us and we apologize if we didn´t reach your expectations. As it was unexpectedly busy that evening, sorry that it seemed absent-mided for you. Welcome back to Porvoo, there is a lot to see here and many lovely restaurants...More

Reviewed 17 January 2020 via mobile

Very good lunch. Had salmon with mashed potatoes & spinach which was very tasty. The starter salad buffet was also very tasty. Friendly and efficient service too.

Date of visit: January 2020
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MikaG128, Omistaja at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2020

Hello, Thank you for your nice comments. Happy to hear you were pleased with our restaurant. Welcome again. Best regards, Mika

Reviewed 4 January 2020 via mobile

Excellent food, amazing service, nice atmosphere. I had the salmon quiche and my friend had the falafel with tzatziki for lunch. The salad bar has plenty of choices, all delicious. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: January 2020
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MikaG128, Omistaja at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2020

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind words. I´m really happy that you enjoyed your lunch in our restaurant. We hope to see you again! Best regards, Mika

Reviewed 18 October 2019 via mobile

We just left the place and what the hell happened to this place ? I came here many times and last one in summer, everything was good! This time the staff looked unhappy to have us, the food took around an hour, i asked for...a drink and she brought a wrong one and opened it. We thought mistakes happens until the tartar came. It tasted bad. The main dishes were less than average. We had fish and rabbit. The fish had a unpleasant bitter taste. The rabbit dish was not very good either. The most annoying part was a table of grannies laughing hysterically all the time and we could not even hear each other. The atmosphere was like a circus. The staff did not even talk to them or ask them to calm down and lower the volume. They didn’t seem to care at all. Last time we visit this place.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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MikaG128, Omistaja at Bistro Gustaf, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2019

Hello Abadimach, I am sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience. I predict that you came on a Saturday night? Saturday evenings are usually very full and if you had not booked a table beforehand probably where you were seated was the not quietest of...More

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Bistro Gustaf is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4