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Bistro Gustaf

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Updated 05/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 05/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$12 - US$35
CUISINES
European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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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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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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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

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