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Gaijin

Bulevardi 6, Helsinki 00120, Finland
+358 10 3229386
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (97 reviews)
“dim sum” (18 reviews)
“scallops” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Bulevardi 6, Helsinki 00120, Finland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was my birthday and whilst having enjoyed Finnish and Estonian food for a week, we fancied a change. Gaijin is a cool, welcoming restaurant with efficient, friendly and knowledgeable staff. The food was amazing - a mix of Korean, Japanese and Asian fusion delicacies...More

Thank Abbprivate
Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoyed the innovative menu, but the food did not blow me away. The service was excellent. The thing that annoyed me the most was the portion sizes. Each item on the dim sum menu comes with ONE piece. Seriously? So we ordered dumplings and...More

Thank Monte-Pa
Reviewed 5 days ago

When I write a review on a restaurant, I look for 3 main things, the food, service, and atmosphere. For our dinner at Gaijin, the food was delicious, but the other two components were disappointing. My main issue is the tables are inches apart and...More

1  Thank UKD97
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent treatment with good food, mix of south East Asian flavour made with a touch, can be recommended

Thank Claes W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expensive but amazingly good. We had the Menu Gaijin and all of the 9 servings were flabbergasting. One of the best food experiences of my life.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the somewhat mildly derogatory name fool you; this restaurant is not some poorly done Caucasian attempt at "fusion." Gaijin's cuisine is very pleasantly mixed between Korea, Japan, and China, with a distinct Finnish influence. The restaurant does get busy, so reservations are recommended....More

Thank Rian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were craving for Asian food and this restaurant was recommended by our hotel staff. To our surprise, the restaurant was for fine dining (we were ok with a "Panda express", ha ha) but we gave it a try. We had ala...More

Thank DocBench
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in on a Wednesday evening without a reservation and the place was jammed and hopping with people. The only seats available were at the bar, where we enjoyed the very creative and well-prepared Japanese cuisine. While not an inexpensive, this restaurant is very...More

Thank meeth628
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the chance to visit twice Gaijin in the same month : first time on Friday evening second time on a Sunday evening. Friday experience has been a delicious culinary trip with a very good service with friendly and helpful personal. The set menu...More

1  Thank Stephane B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were three friends having dinner at Gaijin a Friday. When we came to the place we were seated and giving the cocktail menu but no dinner menu. I´m not sure whether this was because the kitchen was busy or it´s what the normally do....More

Thank Sofie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:30
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:30
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:30
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevardi 6, Helsinki 00120, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 10 3229386
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