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Etelaeesplanadi 14, Helsinki 00130, Finland
+358 9 61285350
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good51%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (7 reviews)
“risotto” (10 reviews)
“truffle” (4 reviews)
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Etelaeesplanadi 14, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed yesterday

Presto is nice Italian style restaurant in the center of Helsinki. I took as a starter buffalo mozzarella and that was great. Main dish was ghoat cheese ravioli. That was okei, but missing something fresh. Wine selection was good. Reserve table.

Thank Mr_Pasi
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had twice the special menu within 2 months and it is ok, if compare the price and quality. We have chosen the fish for main course which has been tasty. By choosing the special menu you about 10% discount compared to the list...More

Thank Protravellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we had dinner here. they have several small dishes you can share. pizza is not traditional italian, but grate flavor. good service, cosy athmosphere 🙂

Thank Hannevo
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The buffet lunch at Presto is fine. It has a salad buffet plus warm meal. The buffet lunch is offered upstairs, downstairs only lunch on menu. The room upstairs is shaped quite long, actually it is a lounge of the Savoy theater in the evening....More

Thank piriot
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

In presto a Business dinner worked great in the center of Helsinki. Not too loud, nice wine selection and the sharing menu is definitely worth trying👍

Thank Tommi M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Stylish and modern Italian restaurant in the heart of Helsinki. For starters you can order several antipasti options and select out of different types of mozzarella they offer in their mozzarella bar. The food was good and the recommended wines were fitting. Service was really...More

Thank Nuttnick
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Done with the Finnish food, er dere looking for something international. This place has modern versions of the traditional Italian food and it's really good. Pizza, pasta and antipasti along with other dishes. A very extensive wine list, but the waiters have good knowledge so...More

Thank Hedda H
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Lunch menu nothing special. No kids menu at lunch. Charged us adult pizza price for kid. Ordinary food. Nice place and ok service.

Thank Johanna E
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Smartish Italian restaurant on the Esplanadi. Varied menu and excellent food. Overall a pleasant environment, with friendly and efficient service. In Helsinki terms it was not too expensive.

Thank Nolabola
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We passed this restaurant walking around the Harbour area and it looked inviting. With the time difference and only just arrived we were not that hungry so shared an Antipasti Selection which was very good and also shared the risotto with Truffle which was excellent....More

Thank Klaus E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Etelaeesplanadi 14, Helsinki 00130, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 9 61285350
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