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Olo Ravintola

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Contemporary, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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Pohjoisesplanadi 5, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 10 3206250
18:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Espoo, Finland
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118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One famous Finnish chef once said that ordinary people should not be able to evaluate fine dining restaurants because they do not understand all the professionalism behind the food art. Well, probably I am one of those people, I have to admit. I, personally, like more simple, more relaxed food and athmosphere. But I have to admit that during the... More 

Thank Vuopalat
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

To make it simple - this is something so good you will always remember! The materials were tasty and beautifully set on the plate. We had a "Nordic way" main course (Arctic Char) and excellent wines. You cant go wrong with OLO but you better prepare yourself with a wallet too 🤓

Thank Hannu E
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was awesome experience. Great foods with friendly and nice service. All foods are interesting and tasty. Looking forward to the next visit already :)

Thank Gade D
Espoo, Finland
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195 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my third time in Olo. I felt there were more risky combinations in the night's Matka than before. Some great like the reindeer and some not so great like the porridge. This time more not so great combinations.. Wine selection was nice and broad though still missing an Amarone. Service impeccaple as always!

Thank Gurumir
Helsinki, Finland
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High quality fine dine restaurant. I suggest having a set menu with matching wines. The night won't be the cheapest but sure one to remember.

Thank Jasmin_HH
Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool place and good food Visit the restaurant's internet page before visiting in order to ensure that type of food is your liking, because it is shame if you go there and even when the food is made very well you do not like it...

Thank pekkak268
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this place! Went for the chef's creative menu - over 16 courses for €149 per person. Each course was absolutely delicious - too many highlights to detail but the serving staff were knowledgeable about the food (we're total geeks and quizzed them extensively on ingredients we weren't familiar with) and friendly throughout. Given my sweet tooth, favourites included... More 

Thank aabb62
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All of us were super excited for long night at the restaurant. Chef menu with 20 small dishes (4 of them were good but rest of it was not good) It costed 150 euros for each one and total bill was 1.500euros (with wine) and it was totally not worth it. We ended up in small room (with good service... More 

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RavintolaOlo, Omistaja at Olo Ravintola, responded to this review

Hi Johann. Thank you for your feedback. I am truly sorry, your evening was so disappointing. I kindly ask you to contact us by email: info(at)olo-ravintola.fi. We would really like to get some more details of your evening. Best regards, Restaurant Olo More 

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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Occasionally we like experimental cooking and our first visit to Helsinki gave us the opportunity to try the Scandinavian version. Everything was fine, from the pre-booking to the friendly goodnight. We chose the Journey (I think) and were seated near the kitchen which I visited from time to time. About a dozen small plates served in sequence, all beautifully presented... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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351 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We celebrated our wedding anniversary and booked a table here. We had "puolimatka", wich represent halv of their "real" menu. Food was simply amazing, great Nordic tastes and lots of suprises. If you want to taste something extraodrinary, come here and be stunned by this place.

Thank GlobalTraveller81

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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
US$56 - US$117
Contemporary, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 13:30
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 5, Helsinki 00170, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 10 3206250
Restaurant Olo treats you to a gastronomic journey filled with Nordic influence. It's all about the best ingredients and clear, modern flavors. Naturally wine plays an integral part in the dining experience. Our cellars are filled with interesting wines, including wines that are exclusively available at Olo. In our restaurant, you can feel the passion for work and food. Everyone in Olo shares that same feeling - love for food. That love and genuine warmth we want you also to feel as our guest. We have been awarded in Michelin Guide with one star since 2011. Welcome to enjoy!

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