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Il Faro

Suolakivenkatu, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 7734410
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
27 Oct 2018
“Nice view and nice sicilian choose of vine!”
27 Jul 2018
“Rude staff - decent food”
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Pizza
$$ - $$$
Suolakivenkatu, Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

The soup of chestnuts was good but offering olive oil and salt with it recommended. Staff are friendly but looks to much busy for such a small place to smile more and explaine more about dishes.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alena M
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Very poor level of service and staff is rude. Food is fairly good, but lunch at their supposed opening time is not possible. They open ~30min late daily. Staff does not understand how that might be problematic for people working who have a limited amount...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jani K
Reviewed 20 March 2018

The food is good tasting, but the pasta had a little bit too much oil, and there was just a little too little of the rest. Its decent and props to the chef for making good tasting pasta. The service is really bad, the waiter...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank pepe377
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Me and my adult son visited this intimate venue off the beaten path to visit my other son stationed at the nearby army base. While the poor soldier suddenly couldn't get time off base (we took a delicious pizza along for him), we really enjoyed...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank TikkiTalk
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Friendly and attentive service was my memory from my latest visit already some years ago so I stopped by again to enjoy wondeful Magi cinnamonapple ice cream with a capuccino. I was on my bike heading for Marimekko factory outlet, this terrace away from heavy...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Heli P
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Very good food with lots of selection and vagtarian choices. It's family friendly the food can be eaten by kids.The price includes dessart and coffee or tea and you can make your own fresh wafers❤

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank christinemwinzi
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered lamb and for the starters tomato soup - everything was really good. Tiramisu and gelato also amazing! The biggest thank-you I would also give to the staff for being super friendly, charming and smiling. We had a person using a wheel chair with...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank 167annih
Reviewed 2 August 2016

During our bicycle trip we decided to have a lunch in Il Faro. The pizzas in the other tables looked very delicious. However, we took Il Faros special - a yoghurt kebab (tasty beef with tomato sauce and yoghurt). It was good. So was also...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Juhani K
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is the oldest restaurant in "new Herttoniemi area aka Herttoniemi beach". Chicken with scrimps -portion is wery good as well as gratinated potatoes. Portions are always HOT! which I do appreciate. Service is not very happy and smiley but still silently polite. maybe because...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank 640mia
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We had a quick take away lunch pizza. It was about 8 euros, was small and tasted like in an average turkish pizzeria in Finland. Location of this restaurant is really nice, view to the sea perfect.. So I hope other food is better or...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank TittaV
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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  • Address: Suolakivenkatu, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 7734410
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