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Restaurant Rivoli

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European, French, Scandinavian
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Albertinkatu 38, Helsinki 00180, Finland
+358 9 643455
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Just spontaneously dropped in when I saw that they have oysters, my absolute favorite. Great quality and freshness with a good glass of champagne. Continued with their traditional pike perch in a onion-dill sauce. Perfectly prepared and delicious. Waiting time a bit long but otherwise nice attentive service. Will visit again with my wife.

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Thank Tomas H
Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Me and my fiancee dined in Restaurant Rivoli on the 17.12.2016 at 10 PM. The restaurant is one of the oldest "French style" restaurants in Helsinki. It´s still very eighties in atmosphere, and so are the dishes. This is restaurant is all about good ingredients and taste, nothing fancy about the presentation. Service was very calm as was the general... More 

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Thank janH1000EP
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely French restaurant. Very authentic food and good service. Great menu and everything we ate was delicious from the scallops to the sole. Nice decor and surprisingly quiet for a weekend but nonetheless a lovely atmosphere for a quiet sophisticated dinner.

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Thank LondonStacey2016
South East England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We went on a Saturday evening - yet the restaurant was almost empty. However the food was really quality and the service was excellent.

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Thank mwD3475UC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Having a perfect meal tonight with my family. Really enjoyable dinner. Outstanding and awesome dishes especially the lamb...... For a Chinese, strongly suggest.

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Thank Anthony L
Hackensack, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful fish dinner in this lovely restaurant. The service was warm and friendly and the meal was delicious. I had a dim sum appetizer and my husband ate escargot. Then I had shrimp while he enjoyed sole. Everything was really great.

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Thank Jane M
Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Just in Helsinki for one night with a tour, we wanted a well prepared local seafood dinner, more upscale than the public market where we had lunch. This was right around the corner from our hotel, and we were the only diners at first (6:30 pm on a Tuesday). My husband selected the prawn salad, which had very fresh greens,... More 

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Thank FlowerGalAZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

I had menu 2 from their list which had "Asperges, coquilles st. Jaques et magret de canard" in it. This this was really good. Main dish was "Carré d’agneau grillé, artichaut de Jerusalem et choux". Lamb was not as good as my wife can do but in general very good also. "Crème Brulée au sureau" wasn't the best one. The... More 

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Thank Pandemix
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Nothing to grumble about here: excellent sweetbreads as ordered up in advance by my lunch companion, a fine Samuel Billaud chablis by the glass to wash them down, and a delicious berry crumble dessert to round things off. Elegant yet unfussy, with pleasant waiting staff who know their business. This is a Helsinki classic, and deservedly so.

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Thank Otyikondo
Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

The place is quite old from the 60's which one can guesa from the old rivoli logoa outside. Inside it felt surprisingly fresh and stylish although one could see it's also old. Service was good and on Wed evening right after easter it was also quiet, nice for our group of 7. Food was good, not spectacular but good, classic,... More 

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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
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 65
Cuisine
European, French, Scandinavian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Albertinkatu 38, Helsinki 00180, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 643455

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