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Taverna Zorbas

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Laentinen Brahenkatu 4, Helsinki 00510, Finland
+358 9 7538518
13:00 - 00:00
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Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 15:00 - 23:00
Fri 15:00 - 00:00
Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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70 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Our visit was perfect. Customer service was helpful! For starters we shared tzatiki which was SO GOOD. My maincourse was shirmps and potatos and it was so good. Carlicsauce was also perfect. My friend ordered moussaka which was tasty!

2 Thank TyttiSal
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent authentic Greek food. Best food I've eaten in a long time. The location is good if you're checking out the Kallio area.

2 Thank Katja T
Helsinki, Finland
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I have visited here a few times. The atmosphere, food, funny waiters and prices all together make this a good choose. Here you can feel like being in taverna in Greece. I recommend to pick different kind of starters as a main dish or vegetarian plate or fish with salad.

2 Thank SnufkinFI
Helsinki, Finland
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80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We had a dinner for 12 in Zorbas, and the reservation was made in advance. When reserving the table the owner asked whether we are hurry to the theater near by, but as we were not, they did not ask an order in advance. The restaurant is old, and has seen its best days long time ago. Still: the food... More 

1 Thank Sanna S
Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I visited the restaurant with my greek friend and we tried stifado and kleftiko. Very good quality, cooked very well, but actually, my friend as being a greek cook said, that one was lamb in tomato sause and the other was lamb in ladokola. Servise was good and the greek waiter from Kos was so kind and friendly. Thank you... More 

1 Thank S_aalt_98
Helsinki, Finland
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417 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I spend a nice name giving party once here, so for a sunday lunch we decided to head here. We tried some meat dishes and tzatsiki. 90% of the time, waitress was missing and it took very long before we got our food. No bill were presented at all, just a sum. Price for two was 64eur! For this price,... More 

Thank GlobalTraveller81
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117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We selected this restaurant based on TripAdvisor reviews, but unfortunately this one was one out of seven restaurant ratings that mislead us totally. 9 out of our 12 people in our group found the food tasteless. Especially the Psaria mix grill (seafood) was a bid disappointment. I do not remember tasting such a tasteless seafood portion for years. The meat... More 

Thank Atrotter
Helsinki, Finland
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This place is the most authentic greek restaurant I have found in Finland so far. The staff is friendly and the food is best described as amazing. Take a trip to Mediterranean and try this place. Little hard to find and the entrance doesn't do it justice, but the interior is really cozy.

2 Thank Ville V
Espoo, Finland
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

The food in this restaurant is good! But I find it very weird that we went to a Greek restaurant and they didn't have moussaka or stifado available just because "it's Tuesday" (although they were on the menu). And the waiter mentioned this only when we tried to order those portions. In my opinion, the most traditional foods should be... More 

Thank HeidiiiH
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210 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Very old and traditional Greek restaurant in Helsinki. Food is good and Ala Carte covers Greek areas very well. In my opinion it was a bit pricy but I was lucky. I did not pay the bill. Thanks to my Host. Would I go back with my own money ? I think I will make my own Stifado at home... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laentinen Brahenkatu 4, Helsinki 00510, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 7538518

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