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Ravintola Vespa

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Etelaeesplanadi 22, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 20 7701460
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15:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Vespa is located near the park of Esplanadi and shopping places like Stockmann. It is a good place to take some bier or a glass of wine not far from the city heart. If you are hungry it offer you good pizzas and other Italian food. Nothing special but you won't expect any more when you'll go there.

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Thank Marko M
Helsinki, Finland
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant needs to understand the meaning of service. I often order takeaway and this restaurant has become a joke in the office. They always have some excuse for turning me away from ordering. The kitchen is too busy, they have a pizza buffet or simply don't take phone orders anymore. It is a throwback to the 60s of looking... More 

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Thank finntraveller2016
Espoo, Finland
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great location but little effort when it comes to pleasing the customer. Food ingredients are good but some were forgotten. Not very ambitious menu or personnel. A bit pricey too.

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Thank AnOwlA
Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I visited Vespa with some good friends. Hadn't been there for a very long time. We all had different pizzas and I've to say mine was really excellent. I got the impression that my friends also like their pizzas a lot. Good place for some casual eating.

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Thank Patrik F
Helsinki, Finland
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This place is very good for lunch buffet or then you can choose a pizza / salad. Everyone will find something here.

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Thank culinaristanddecolov
Helsinki
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This place has been around for a while so they must be doing something right. If,however, you are looking for a great pizza, Helsinki now has better places.

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Thank RobinLocksley
Chatsworth, Georgia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I came after getting off the "HOP ON-HOP OFF BUS" since it was convenient for me and 2 other guests. This should be stop number 16 on your tour map. The waiting marker is not too far off and a bus conveniently picks you up every half hour. In the meantime, the restaurant was serving lunch, it was a buffet... More 

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Thank Jesus O
Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

I trust other people's reviews however, I'm confused on this one. We showed up as a large group of kids and adults. They were very accommodating and honest. We were told from the start that there were only 2 staff working but they would try their best. The pizza was enjoyed by all the kids (12-13 years old). Large size,... More 

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Thank Pameleova
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Average food, and very slow service. Although there was not many customers, the food took ages. Waitress was friendly, but obviously new.

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Thank mikkok925
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with good location. However, the choice of dishes are a bit limited. The crayfish pasta is creamy. Al Dente.

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Thank Wendy N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 29
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Etelaeesplanadi 22, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 20 7701460

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