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“Lovely food in noisy restaurant” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bar Tapasta - CLOSED

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Bar Tapasta
Cuisines: Spanish, European
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating
Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely food in noisy restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2013

The place is very tiny, so I have always made a reservation before. Saturday evenings are crowded and noisy, but people really seem to enjoy the atmosphere and the food, so the hurly-burly doesn´t matter. House chips and aioli are worth trying. Staff is busy but friendly.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank hamamu
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56 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
    Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Helsinki
Level Contributor
19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Give this one a try”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2012

The place is small but cosy. Service was friendly and our waitress know about the food she served. They make their own tapenade and other sauces whice were really tasty and well balanced. House Chips and aioli and Manchego with tomato-vanilla compot were the best portions of the visit. Chorizo was better than in many places in Helsinki but still not top quality - like you get in good places in Spain. Chorizo seems to travel poor. Pork was a bit dry but tapenade that came with it was delicious. Same goes with lamb, meat was just ok but romesco sauce excellent. I tried both Rositas and they really were quality beers. This place is good value for your money.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Petteri L
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Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“ok for a snack!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2012

i would not recommend this place if you are hungry.you pay lots and you get nothing.it s an expensive place for food but food are tasty.we drunk sangria and it was nice.there are better places for a drink!

    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank mariahove
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Helsinki, Finland
Level Contributor
288 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Nice come back”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2012

One of the first tapas restaurants in Helsinki which had it's heyday 10 years ago. After years of decline they have finally come back. New modern interior and decent food again. Most of the food has to be selected from the menu (not very spanish..) but the quality is good although even by Finnish standards the price is pretty steep...

  • Visited July 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank jvtraveller
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Helsinki, Finland
Level Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food, service and atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2012

I've enjoyed the tapas and the wines, good service (better than usual in Finland).

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Frida K
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