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Restaurant MEKK

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Suur-Karja 17/19 | Old Town, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
+372 680 6688
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12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Tallinn
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My reviews are my impressions from this year's Tallinn Restaurant Week that I shared in my Facebook album "Ignoran't review". The first restaurant this TRW was MEKK - Modern Estonian Cuisine - place we always wanted to visit. Well - best if we didn't visit it at all. The waitress started with rude refusal to sit us by the window... More 

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Thank Dimka D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great drinks, fantastic food. I had one of the best steaks I have ever had in my life. It wasn't inexpensive, but it was well worth it. Highly recommend.

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Thank Rebecca A
Trinidad and Tobago
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1,069 reviews
499 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 624 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

It took me a while to understand what Estonian Cuisine really is. Its quite earthy, various vegs and products from farms, all prepared and combined in an innovative style. We had steak and Fish and were not disappointed, to the contrary, we enjoyed the sauces and the presentation of the food.

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Thank FOL-1003
Tel Aviv, Israel
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Had the 35 euro 3 course meal and it was very good. Tried several red wines and all were also in high quality.

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Thank Liron N
Miami, Florida
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to this place for years. Every time had a a blast... Menu, service.. everything says classy Never a disappointment.

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Thank B P
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great lunch break in this cozy restaurant, just located a bit out of touristic route. The service is excellent, as well as the food is definitely "Nordic", with high attention to the detail. Taste the pike fish and great desserts. Value for money!

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Thank Marco V
Jamtland County, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Neither the food or the service is to complain about but something is missing. Maybe its an added twist that is missing. Everything is predictable and delivered mechanically, that little extra is missing, that little extra in cooking and service that makes a restaurant reach the top. Please Mekk, give us the next step.....

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Thank Janne E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Drinks good. Food was good. Service was good. But nothing special that i need to remember. Asked the beef to be medium but it was well-done. Nobody came to check if everything was okay, so thats why we complained about the beef afterwards.

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Thank Nadja M
Santa Barbara, Calif
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

First courses: smoked eel salad (but more than a salad), special soup with many flavor sand a bit of meat. Mains: lamb rolled with goat cheese and many interesting vegetables, Pike-perch with a butter sauce and salmon roe. Desert: Sea buckhorn ice cream with a chocolate cake like biscuit and caramel sauce. (Sea buckhorn is a somewhat tart berry and... More 

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Thank Oski80
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I've eaten in MEKK at least once a year for the last 5 years and it's always been a favourite of mine in Tallinn. However the last visit left some things to be desired. While the atmosphere was as cozy and friendly as always and the menu offered the similar great choice, the food could have been better. Also the... More 

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Thank Erkki K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suur-Karja 17/19 | Old Town, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +372 680 6688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?