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El Karim

Koskelantie 52, Helsinki 00610, Finland
+358 9 7573861
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
20 Apr 2016
“Dinner for one”
13 Nov 2015
“Very Good experience”
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
Koskelantie 52, Helsinki 00610, Finland
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Decided to pay a visit after I saw some great reviews on tripadvisor, I must say that the kebab was delicious. The experience and knowledge put into making the food really came through once I had a taste. The owner was very kind and explained...More

1  Thank Niko M
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Great food and excellent service. Our 7 year old enjoyed very much playing with owner family's children.

1  Thank Salla K
Reviewed 28 July 2015

this place has a great home atmosphere. the owners are very friendly and speak english. this is not fancy, but i prefer family feeling to that everyday. we took the eggplant and falafel plate: best eggplant and falafel i've ever had! and everything of course...More

Thank bluesfrogg
Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

Well they told me the pizza will take about 30 minutes, when I got there they were starting to prepare them, so I had to wait there about 10 minutes, so the prices are the normal prices you get in Helsinki for pizza, but when...More

1  Thank Andres Mauricio A
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

El Karim has been there for ages. Always maintaing the consistent quality, no fine dining but you get plenty of honest food. The service is on the slow side. I had shish kebab which was just what you'd expect, served with a tasty sauce that...More

2  Thank sakarika
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We had lunch here with the family. Order made beforehand. Food was excellent. My favourite food is falafel and fool. Service was bit on slowly side but the place was backed. So good place but no fast food here.

1  Thank ScandinavianHelsinki
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Yes I was a victim of reviews and stopped by for lunch. Well they do not have lunch, everything is prepared to order, which seems good. But, because the meat took so long to cook I ended up for vegetarian. So expensive that it ruined...More

2  Thank Andyplusfamily
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Best Egyptian food in the world. Food is great: everything is hand-made and bread is baked after you order it. Tastes are plane, not too spicy, but delicious. My favorites are falafels, fuul and hawawshi bread. Service is very good and the owner/chef will tell...More

1  Thank NellaFromHelsinki
Reviewed 22 November 2012

We bumped into this restaurant by chance, driving around (public connection to get here is not bad either, though) and decided we had to give it a try. They cook EVERYTHING in their kitchen (even the bread!) and it's all worth tasting (we'll have to...More

2  Thank JAUI
Reviewed 10 November 2012

The food is excellent, service is straightforward... Visited here many times. The fifth star is lacking because the restaurant is sometimes noisy and smoky :) The Egyptian meals are perfect and the portions are huge.

1  Thank V_l_x_x
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koskelantie 52, Helsinki 00610, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 7573861
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