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Kauppakatu 2, Kuopio 70100, Finland
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Kouvola, Finland
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185 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This pub is situated in the oldest stone building of Kuopio, built in 1850. They say that they are a restaurant but actually it is a pub. They serve only salads, toasts and pizzas. The pub is called Helmi but the official name is Sataman Helmi. It is located very near the harbor and they have a summer terrace. The... More 

Thank JariJK
Odintsovo, Russia
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

It´s pretty ancient, founded in 1830 so I thought it should be 'old good restaurant', but it's appeared to be a bar with only pizza and salads in menu. Spacious terrace.

Thank pgubeev
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126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This is located near harbour. Serves big pizzas so if you want to get full, come here. You can hear live music here quite often during summertime.

Thank Boojumi
Naantali, Finland
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261 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

We ate here with a big group and I have to say I was a bit disappointed with their pizzas. The pizza dough wasn't hand made but "industrial disks", the toppings were not the best of their quality and side salad was very much home-made without anything even remotely reminding of Mediterranean area. Pizza was eatable but not good I... More 

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Kuopio, Finland
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2012

A great terrace during the summer, bit cold during the winter :P. The pizza there is OK, but nothing to write home about. nice place to have a bear and chat.

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Reviewed 30 January 2008

good pizza

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kauppakatu 2, Kuopio 70100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Northern Savonia  >  Kuopio
  • Phone Number: +358-0-17-261-1110

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