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Cafe Merenneito

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Matinlahdenranta 3, Espoo, Finland
+358 9 811117
10:00 - 18:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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135 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Whatever the time of year you can always find locals here who sip hot chocolate or cold drink's in between hanging on the beach or if it's winter doing sports out on the ice. They carry a wide array of ice-cream, baked goods, some lunch and they even have a full bar which is a plus for some. The view... More 

Thank AndyLA76
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Ok, the first thing I want to say is that I was taken back by the lovely and gorgeous scenery that surrounded me. My friend took me for a snack and I was so happy and pleasantly surprised. Beautiful and so cute. I did not expect that in Finland. I felt like I was somewhere else far more Mediterranean..no no... More 

Thank AdilOliverSharif
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely little cafe located right on the beach. It has lots of outdoor seating and its own jetty with more seating by the water. There is beach volleyball courts adjacent to the cafe and a jetty open all year for swimming (even in the heart of winter). The beach has a children's play area and the water is shallow... More 

Thank Marcus R
Helsinki, Finland
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you are in Matinkylä region, you should visit this seaside cafe. You can enjoy nice views towards the sea and actually sip your cafe ON the sea, as the cafe's tables are located partly on the wharf on the sea. This one isn't really a restaurant (you can have salads) so head here for a cup of coffee.

Thank Triple86
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

A lovely little cafe selling drinks and snacks. Lots of seating outdoors. A pier to sit on. A beach for the children to play on. This cafe also rents SUP's and Kayaks.

Thank Marcus R
Helsinki, Finland
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We had nice stop here on our biking trip. It's a good place for ice gream, coffee or salty or sweet snack. Drinks also available! There is nice sandy swimming beach and some water activities around. Beautiful sea view! Watch out for seagulls!

Thank kerttu2015
Espoo, Finland
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Nice enviroment just beside of Nokkala boat harbour area. Good, family friendly sand beach for summer days. Easy to reach and find. Small snacks, ice cream and coffee place. Time to time beer more popular than other goodies. Price level little bit too high for just been located to sea side but probably this is going to change because of... More 

Thank Punakettu
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186 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

A very nice spot. looking to the sea, or actually you can even sit on a bridge over the water. Drinks are good, hot or cold. With Alkohol or without, it's up to you This year the service is good, thanks to the young ladies. If the owner is there,it's not that good. Newer tasted the food, don't even know... More 

Thank Peter S
Alanya, Turkey
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

By the Sea. Fabulous Place. Come By car, walk or By bike. Especially the beach route is Super scenery as well. Pleasant stop with good coffee. Rent a canoo or enjoy sandt beach if it is Super nice summerday or evening.

Thank Tapio P
Espoo, Finland
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Our favourite walk in Espoo is by the sea - there is a 40 km long route along the city coastline, called Rantaraitti. Along there, Cafe Merenneito is the "oasis" where we enjoy a Cappucino with a croissant - or a glass of wine.. The building is an old log cabin with a few tables inside and benches outside along... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matinlahdenranta 3, Espoo, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Espoo
  • Phone Number: +358 9 811117

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