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Hoku

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Urho Kekkosen Katu 1 | Kamppi shopping center, 5th floor, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 40 1646160
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17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Rovaniemi, Finland
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant server food that you can't really find anywhere else in Helsinki. It is delicious! The servings were ample, and the wine pairings were good. The atmosphere and service were ok, there is some room for improvement. At the end of the day, this restaurant is something special because of the food, and worth a try!

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Thank Jirka H
Espoo, Finland
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

On their web site Hoku market themselves as "nothing fancy, just great food". Couldn't be more accurate. We visited the place in the evening during the week and were lucky to get the last available table for two. So booking in advance recommended. Service was good and the food even better. The menu is not very extensive but everything on... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Never a disappointment with this cross-asian-hawaijian-restautant. Salmon is excellent. I didn't like the Hawaijian beer, but I am not a beer specialist...

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1 Thank Saija6
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Loved this place, they had a unique mix of Japanese and Hawaiian food. Very delicious. The Kuha fish stuffed with snow crab, is something I highly recommend.

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1 Thank Dtothebtraveller
Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

A cute little place with amazing food! Would definitely recommend, but make a reservation if you want to be sure to get a table.

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1 Thank Nanna_m555
Helsinki, Finland
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98 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Probably it would be my favourite dinner restaurant as well, but I have lunch there every week 1-3x and I do not live close enough to go for dinner there. I have never Been disapointed and I am picky.

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2 Thank Andyplusfamily
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Had our lunch here from a few times and the salmon teriyaki is my favorite. The salmon is cook the way it should be. The service is good definitely a thumbs up!!!!

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I heard consistently good reviews from various sources: tripadvisor, blogs, and friends . Sounds like the best Asian fusion restaurant in Helsinki. I went in on Tuesday evening around 6:15. The restaurant is small but cozy. I was lucky to get in without a reservation I shared the bar table with another couple also without reservation. Their most popular main... More 

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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I keep coming back over and over again. Lunch time is super busy, but if you have time, I recommend to wait or reserve a table for dinner. I always swear that ill try all the dishes on the menu, but every single time I go for their Salmon Teriyaky with potato salad on the side. Its just too good,... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Nice small place but totally packed of people. Food was good, better than average restaurants in Helsinki. Personnel was too busy and needed to wait drinks quite long time. I think I will give a second try but not on Friday evening

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Hawaiian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Urho Kekkosen Katu 1 | Kamppi shopping center, 5th floor, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 40 1646160
Description
HOKU is a casual restaurant located in the Helsinki Kamppi district started by Ryan Shibuya. Ryan was born and raised in Hawaii and wanted to share some of the great foods from back home. Nothing fancy, just good food in a casual environment.

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