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“Friendly service, but rather high prices”
Review of Minos

Minos
Ranked #1,117 of 1,485 Restaurants in Helsinki
Price range: US$1 - US$147
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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195 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Friendly service, but rather high prices”
Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

We were four to have something little to eat after cinema. The waiter was a very friendly Greek. We had greek salad, snails in tomato sauce, scampis in garlic butter, zucchini croquets and egg plant salade and pita bread. Everything was tasty and fresh. The only complain was a rather high price especially for the Greek wine. The smile of the helpful waiter was free!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Kilkki
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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English first
Yavne, Israel
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395 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Average +”
Reviewed 18 July 2013

The Minos is a Greek restaurant in the heart of Helsinki.
We know Greek food and were pleasantly surprised by what we got.
The Tzatziki was excellent, and the main courses we took were also good, though not excellent.
The price was also reasonable, so all in all , we came away satisfied.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Arie F
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Suzhou, China
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94 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“A pleasant surprise”
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Although the location of Minos is great when coming from the movies or shopping at Kamppi, we have always ended up at BBQ House next door. This time we tried Minos with the outside seating and it was a pleasant surprise: the service was very good, the food was excellent and the atmosphere was nice as well.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank SusannaSofia
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“Nice meal at this restaurant”
Reviewed 26 April 2013

We were feeling hungry during the ice hockey game and decided to find a place to eat. Although the earlier reviews were not very positive we gave it a try. The food was very nice, the overall atmosphere (and price) were average.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Trav113
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Helsinki
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66 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“The most awful greek food I have ever eaten”
Reviewed 27 February 2013

We ordered musaka - what we got could be hardly called food at all. It was some goo with one piece of potatoe and one tiny piece of aubergine, the rest of it was some minced meat and some white goo. Horrible! The cook should be really ashamed of himself. For desert I ordered baklava with ice cream. Dear god you couldn't find a better place to hide that baklava than their desert! The piece was the size of a sugar cube. And not a big sugar cube. All in all: no value for money - that minced meat goo they call musaka is really expensive and tastes horrible. The worst greek restaurant I have ever visited both in Greece and in Finland. Shame on you, people of the restaurant "Minos".
When a waiter asked "Did the food taste good?" I said "NO" but he was absolutely not interested in why and didn't even apologize. (Maybe this is why I got this tiniest baklava on the planet earth ever!). Also there was no "Hi" or "Buy". Obviously the restaurant stuff should learn some manners.

  • Visited February 2013
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3 Thank Tanja R
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