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“Good Italian food, served fast!”
Review of Bistrot Helsinki

Bistrot Helsinki
Ranked #25 of 131 Restaurants in Vantaa
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is in the arrival hall of the airport. It is a large restaurant, a bit noisy as passengers walk by rolling the luggage. But the seating arrangements are pleasant and good for relaxing if you can ignore the noise. The staff are polite and efficient.

We had snacks and breakfast here each time we passed thru Helsinki. Pasta pomodoro and rye salmon were good.

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Thank RudraPalash
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Bistrot Helsinki Airport is a place for arriving or departing travellers. It is located in the entry hall of terminal 2. Restaurant is large enough for a mass of travellers who come and go. I recommend their salad bar where you get a bowl of salad with a choice of toppings by 10 euros. Extra toppings are one euro per item. The place is a bit noisy, since travellers pass the open side of the restaurant with their luggage. Suitable for a busy traveller who is not interested too much in atmosphere and silence. This is fusion food, not merely an Italian bistro.

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Thank Anssi P
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Average italian food. I tasted scampi pasta. Just 4-5 scampis and not tasty, saltless and overcooked - expensive. Tables were dirty and the restaurant was very crowded. Slow service.

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Thank AriHelsinki
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

We were looking for a meal as we had arrived at the airport on the 18:45 flight from Ivalo. We found that despite the displayed menu there was only a few sandwiches and pastries left. This is what you would expect at this time of night. However, the sandwiches we chose turned out to have very hard dried crusts we couldn't cut with a knife and had to give up on them. The pastries were stale. As this was 9 p.m, we didn't expect ultra fresh food but we did expect food that was value for money that could be eaten. This café needs to decide if it is going to serve food until closing time or at an earlier,specific time. The food which has dried out or gone stale should be removed from sale.This café advertises that it closes at 10:00 p.m. but we were told at 9:30 that the cafë was closing soon. Both us and another group left straight away.

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1  Thank Brackens
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

This place was a tasty surprise among the airport services. The decoration is airy, rustic and somewhat scandinavian. The selection of foods (tasty pizzas, smoothies, filled baquettes and pastas) is wide enough for a quick bite and the prices are very moderate compared to Finland in general! Good (Italian style) coffee is available as well as refreshments by local breweries and small soda factories. Highly recommended! A much wanted and needed place at the arrival lounge, when you need some food before you go further. Open 05-23.

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Thank Miss M
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