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Benjam's Bistro

Dagmarinkatu 5, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 492322
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
23 Oct 2016
“Small, homey place with cosmopolitan waiter”
15 May 2017
“An average neighbourhood joint”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European
$$ - $$$
Dagmarinkatu 5, Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Benjam's Bistro in Töölö, Helsinki, serves some basic Italian dishes in a small, noisy environment. Prices are decent and the quality of the food is somewhat average. Ok for a quick dinner on the way home but nothing you would want to visit for anything...More

Thank 13_Hedgehog
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have visited this place first time some 10 years ago and now just receintly. In the past it was quite of OK but today it is a bad italian joke. Other so called italian restaurants in town are far better. I do not even...More

Thank Juhani H
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Chose to eat here because it was near our hotel. We were not disappointed. Great food, great ambiance, fast and friendly service. Pasta was al dente! My son finished their whole 12 inch pizza by himself. Wonderful hot dinner on a cold winter night..

Thank bingmd
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We went here on the recommendation of our Airbnb hostess and were not disappointed. The food was good Italian fare presented with no nonsense in generous portions. Our waiter--who spoke half a dozen languages--was very friendly.

Thank EcoArtTraveler
Reviewed 15 June 2016

1970's tourist service food. Were it well done it might get some points too. Bruschettas ok, but pretty basic stuff, capazzio should traditionally have salt and pepper , but in this version pepper was not found and more salt was needed too . Pepper steak...More

1  Thank Foodiac
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We stumbled onto this place one cold afternoon after leaving the rock church. We were pretty hungry and found this place which was basically a small door on the sidewalk. They had an open salad bar and you could order anything off the menu. We...More

Thank ManyataGoyal
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I really like this small, nice italian bistro/restaurant. Atmosthere is very nice, service good. Food is mostly italian and very tasty. There is quite good and cheap italian winelist too. Locacion is good quite near finnish parliament house in a small street in behind it.

Thank Markku S
Reviewed 23 November 2014

The place is small, has an awful showcase, but the owner and whole family is friendly and food is just excellent for the price. Compared to other antipasti, salads, seafood I have had lately, this visit overcome them all. Pasta is pasta, nothing fancy, but...More

1  Thank Jayman63
Reviewed 15 May 2014

we liked that all the dishes were done by staff in the restaurant. No frozen half-ready products. Food was served in beautiful big plates. See my pictures. Very cozy and warm atmosphere of really Italian family trattoria. On the Sunday evening the bistro was full,...More

1  Thank vicky_finland
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Few years ago we used to have dinner in this restaurant. The simple reason was that service was friendly, food good, atmosphere relaxed and price level reasonable. After a long pause I returned back to Benjam’s. Even though the owner had changed, I felt the...More

1  Thank Juhani K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dagmarinkatu 5, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 492322
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