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Helmi Grilli

$$ - $$$
European, Scandinavian, Grill
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Keinulaudankuja 4, Helsinki 00940, Finland
+358 20 7424700
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10:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri 10:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Kerava
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We visited Helmi Grilli in Kontula, Helsinki, on an experimental note. We chose the pulled wild boar neck with fryed potatoes and bbq sauce. The taste was good but the meat was not as tender as we had expected. Meat from the grill signals a certain endeavor which, however, didn't convince us.

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Thank CaB41
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Helmi Grilli is the best place to eat in Kontula! Food is excellent (especially King Kong)! Kids have own menu and really friendly service!

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Thank Esa M
Helsinki, Finland
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Ive lived in Helsinki for ten years, close to Helmi Grilli. I would really want this place to be overall great, because its the only "real" restaurant in Kontula.. But its not. Quality and taste of food differs a lot depending on a day I visit and its a shame. Food is only average and I give big minus from... More 

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Thank TittaV
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Meat-lovers heaven in the middle of Kontula. Among low-class pizza and kebab places this place really stands out, but it would have its place among top restaurants even in a better neighborhood. The place serves wonderful meat, high quality and cooked to perfection. Upon entrance you notice the tasteful low-key interior design and then the friendly staff which will be... More 

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Thank RebelRob70
Helsinki, Finland
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150 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

I have visited this place several times and I am perfectly happy to go again. For some reason the owner does not want this establishment to be listed in the Finnish "eat.fi"-site. It´s certainly not because there would be something profoundly bad with the food, no, it´s quite OK food. Our party of four had this time mushroom soup, scampi... More 

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Thank Foodiac
Helsinki, Finland
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

I have eaten in Helmi quite a few times and never been disappointed. The food has always been very good and excellent value for money. The waitresses and waiters are really friendly and funny too.

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Thank MikatheFinn
Mari M, Manager at Helmi Grilli, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. The nomiantion for "The best suburban restaurant" was highly appreciated among our personnel. The best thing was that the nomination came from our customers and not for instance from a jury. Hope to see You soon again in Helmi Grilli and you are also welcome to visit our terrace in the summer time. We... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

Very nice food, probably the best restaurant in this area. Definately the most classy restaurant in the area with nice polite staff. I usually eat steak or pizza but I hear the rest of the food is good too.

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Thank Linda L
Mari M, Manager at Helmi Grilli, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to read your review about us! We have worked very hard for our goal: to have heart in every portion we make and give our customers the best experience we can. It is nice to hear that we have succeeded in our work. Hope to see you again in Helmi Grilli. More 

Helsinki, Finland
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2011

If happen to be in the area, this is the place to eat your meal. Lunch from 8 euro.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43 - US$65
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Grill
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keinulaudankuja 4, Helsinki 00940, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 20 7424700
Description
Helmi Grill is a family-friendly restaurant in the Kontula mall. On weekdays, Helmi Grill offers a lunch menu from 10:30-3:00; selections change daily. On evenings and weekends Helmi Grill offers à la carte service, where you will find, among other things, fried white fish, traditionally prepared liver, and peppered steak. On the à la carte menu you will also find pasta and melt-in-your-mouth pizzas! Every à la carte meal comes with a salad and homemade bread.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?