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Alter Ego

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Roseni 8 | Rotermanni, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
+372 5456 0339
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Tallinn, Estonia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a dinner on Valentine's day and took two special Valentine's menus. After waiting for a while for our next course they skipped one course and went straight to main course from which one was changed without asking due to some kitchen problems. Food was quite good though and restaurant made big discount for this inconvenience. Friendly service and... More 

Thank gggertrud
Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a good time there although the spanish food is not what you expect from a place like that. I believe the place is good and the wine selection too but food wise this cannot be qualified as a Spanish restarant for that price (paella was still full of water in it)

Thank peacer78
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't been in Alter Ego for over a year and we decided to go there last week. Big disappointment. The food used to be really nice, not anymore. Service was also very poor. The two waiters most of the time were gone somewhere else (at some point, I even got up from the table and could not find them anywhere... More 

2 Thank lukasbb78
Perth, United Kingdom
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1,072 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Nice setting, if a little quiet when I visited. Friendly waiter, if a little reticent because of my language. Perfectly prepared gin and tonic. Scallops with bacon, on cauliflower puree, would grace any establishment. The Greenland Halibut, with mild horseradish and steamed mussels was divine. Superbly constructed, with outstanding tastes. Probably quite expensive for Tallinn, but a snip in other... More 

1 Thank gastronaut_11
Tallinn, Estonia
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151 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Alter Ego is located in a "new old town of Tallinn" Centre Rotermann. In this kind of area you think or expect of the best of that kind of restaurant. I was surprised that the reviews are so bad and then felt it myself. If somedody is new in being waiter then you always should wear sign of what says... More 

2 Thank SteinbergSigne
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We came for lunch and decided to have Tapas and different snacks, all very good and enough for a quick bite & some wine & espresso. Visited it also last summer and sat outside enjoying the sun.

Thank BestFoodAndWine
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167 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The location of Alter Ego is very good, it is easy access, has plenty of parking around, and is walking distance from everywhere. We visited the place saturday evening, so made a reservation. To our surprise, the place was empty (2 tables only occupied). Well, maybe it was too early- was my thought. Menu looked good, and wine list looked... More 

2 Thank Joel J
Vilnius, Lithuania
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Don't have big expectations and you will be satisfied. Traditional dishes are good like all of the rest food. I was satisfied.

Thank Simonas S
Helsinki, Finland
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I would not say it was a complete disaster, but it was quite bad. We did not like the food, especially hummus with aubergine. Paella was not delicious , we did not even eat the half of it. However the tuna stake was ok. The service is "sad" . Asked the waiter to recommend some Spanish wines similar to Italian... More 

2 Thank Izyminka
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294 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The waiter was friendly and we had a couple of drinks and chose three tapas dishes. The calamari in squid ink batter was excellent, however the hummus was bland and lacked seasoning. Overall we liked the location and service.

Thank MontyCheltenham

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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$15 - US$29
European, Spanish, International, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roseni 8 | Rotermanni, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +372 5456 0339

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