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Restaurant MEKK

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Suur-Karja 17/19 | Old Town, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
+372 680 6688
12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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1,056 reviews
493 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 623 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

It took me a while to understand what Estonian Cuisine really is. Its quite earthy, various vegs and products from farms, all prepared and combined in an innovative style. We had steak and Fish and were not disappointed, to the contrary, we enjoyed the sauces and the presentation of the food.

Thank FOL-1003
Tel Aviv, Israel
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Had the 35 euro 3 course meal and it was very good. Tried several red wines and all were also in high quality.

Thank Liron N
Miami, Florida
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to this place for years. Every time had a a blast... Menu, service.. everything says classy Never a disappointment.

Thank B P
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great lunch break in this cozy restaurant, just located a bit out of touristic route. The service is excellent, as well as the food is definitely "Nordic", with high attention to the detail. Taste the pike fish and great desserts. Value for money!

Thank Marco V
Jamtland County, Sweden
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139 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Neither the food or the service is to complain about but something is missing. Maybe its an added twist that is missing. Everything is predictable and delivered mechanically, that little extra is missing, that little extra in cooking and service that makes a restaurant reach the top. Please Mekk, give us the next step.....

Thank Janne E
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Drinks good. Food was good. Service was good. But nothing special that i need to remember. Asked the beef to be medium but it was well-done. Nobody came to check if everything was okay, so thats why we complained about the beef afterwards.

Thank Nadja M
Santa Barbara, Calif
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185 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

First courses: smoked eel salad (but more than a salad), special soup with many flavor sand a bit of meat. Mains: lamb rolled with goat cheese and many interesting vegetables, Pike-perch with a butter sauce and salmon roe. Desert: Sea buckhorn ice cream with a chocolate cake like biscuit and caramel sauce. (Sea buckhorn is a somewhat tart berry and... More 

Thank Oski80
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I've eaten in MEKK at least once a year for the last 5 years and it's always been a favourite of mine in Tallinn. However the last visit left some things to be desired. While the atmosphere was as cozy and friendly as always and the menu offered the similar great choice, the food could have been better. Also the... More 

Thank Erkki K
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Nice and quiet restaurant with a large terrace. The food was really good and the service was good too.

Thank triplil
Phoenix, Arizona
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159 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stayed at this hotel for a few nights and knew the restaurant was highly recommended. Actually we found it is really one of the nicest, if not the nicest places to eat in Tallin. To understand your restaurant choices for this Medieval city you have to picture an adult Disneyland with many workers dressed up in costume all trying... More 

Thank JKim27

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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 of 5 bubbles
European, Eastern European, Central European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suur-Karja 17/19 | Old Town, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +372 680 6688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?