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Mikonkatu 15, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 6981225
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 00:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Vapiano is a format restaurant based on queuing for your food and drinks and sitting at semi communal tables. The food is Italian - pizzas, pastas, risottos etc. The food is ordered from a counter from a chef who prepares the plate in front of your eyes. All the ingredients are fresh. Because Vapiano is good value for money it... More 

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Thank Otto A
Wales, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the new concept of this restaurant but not sure how it would work in larger groups. When you enter you get a personal 'credit card' and everything you order gets scanned onto this card. When you leave, the cashier scans the card and it brings up everything you've eaten and the final total. There are live stations with... More 

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Thank thornton131313
VapianoHki, Asiakaspalvelujohtaja at Vapiano, responded to this review

Hi thornton and thank you for your reply. Glad to hear you liked our food. We think that the interaction between our chefs and visitors is valuable. A bit longer wait but then you get to see how the food is done. It is abit easier for a smaller groups. Hope to see you again in Vapiano! More 

London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never been to Vapiano before and it was a new concept to queue for fresh pasta before sitting down at a table, but it works and was very good.

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Thank Graham S
VapianoHki, Asiakaspalvelujohtaja at Vapiano, responded to this review

Hi Graham and thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. Hope to see you again! More 

Jyvaskyla, Finland
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old standards, and new items coming regularly. Pasta is made right in front of you. And such a wide range of extras you can add. A very pleasant but modern Italian feeling!

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Thank Steve C
VapianoHki, Asiakaspalvelujohtaja at Vapiano, responded to this review

Hi Steve and thank you for your review. It is good to hear you enjoyed your visit in Vapiano. We change our specials menu in every two months. The next special menu start in May, hope to see you then! More 

Dartmouth, Canada
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246 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second Vapiano I have eaten in. The other was in Tallinn but they all follow a similar concept and have a similar menu. We were worried that the restaurant would get too crowded later on a Saturday night, so showed up about 6.30 and had an entire table (for 6) to ourselves. I don't think that would... More 

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Thank Katchapuri
VapianoHki, Asiakaspalvelujohtaja at Vapiano, responded to this review

Hi Katchapuri and thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your food in Vapiano. We appreciate the interaction with our chefs and our guests. As you said there is a minus and a plus sides, a bit of a wait, but then you get to see when the food is prepared in front of you.... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You my order pasta and pizza but is a self service.....with a real cooker on the other side :) Nice place, well located. clean and with a very good service. Don't ask if it is expensive ....everything is expensive in Finland.

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Thank Florian S
VapianoHki, Asiakaspalvelujohtaja at Vapiano, responded to this review

Hi Florian and thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit in Vapiano. Hope to see you again on your next visit! More 

Grândola, Portugal
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been working for some months in Finland and every visit to Helsinki meant a visit to Vapiano! Amazing food. The Risotto with prawns, pesto & tomato sauce is just to die for. A must go for Italian food lovers.

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Thank MargaridaDias
VapianoHki, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Vapiano, responded to this review

Thank you MargaridaDias for you lovely review. We are delighted to hear you like our risotto. Hope to see you soon again in Vapiano! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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208 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first experience with Vapiano while in Europe. It was quite busy when we arrived even though it was only 5pm. We found a seat upstairs and worked out the system. They give you a card which you use when ordering (like a credit card) and then pay on departure. You have to go to the different stations... More 

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Thank HolidayKat_86
VapianoHki, Asiakaspalvelujohtaja at Vapiano, responded to this review

Thank you HolidayKat for your review. We are delighted to hear you liked our pasta. Hope to see you again on your next visit in Helsinki! More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

On web site the closure is marked at 24:00. We showed up at 23:30 and a very rude cashier refused to let us in saying that kitchen was closed. From entrance was clearly saw that the kitchen was working and that there were other people waiting for a plate of pasta. Great rudeness and lack of respect for the customer.

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Thank Andrea G
VapianoHki, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Vapiano, responded to this review

Hello Andrea, Thank you for your review. We are truly sorry for the impolite service. That should not have happened. Kitchen closes 30 minutes before the closing time. The info is on our website too. We hope to see you again, we will make sure it goes better that time. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Interesting idea to give you a card for which you use to pay for your food at the end. Also, ordering the food at different stations is a novel idea. Unfortunately, this doesn't make the food anymore exciting or special, just the same as most places. Worthwhile for a visit, but there are probably more unique Italian places around.

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Thank rlittler81
VapianoHki, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Vapiano, responded to this review

Thank you Rlittler81 for your review. We are happy to hear you think our restaurant is worth of visiting. Our concept is quite exceptional in Helsinki as you said, so it also divides opinions. Hope to see you again Vapiano! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 18
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mikonkatu 15, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 6981225
Description
Welcome to VAPIANO! At VAPIANO you enjoy fresh pasta, pizza, antipasti, salad, risotto or our dolci in mediterranean atmosphere. Our Vapiansiti prepare your favourite dish fresh in front of your eyes, especially for you. Extra meat, vegetarian, vegan or glutenfree, your personal preferences are respected during the preparation of the dish. Uncompromised freshness guarantees exceptional taste!

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