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Mannerheimintie 20, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 10 7664550
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (11 reviews)
“wild boar” (8 reviews)
“elk steak” (3 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
All hours
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mannerheimintie 20, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I had lunch at Kaarna. I had the meat platter and my daughter had skaslick. The meals were terrific. The berry pie is a winner. Well priced. Service was exceptional.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome restaurant. Really yummy food, a modern twist on traditional tastes. Tried the meatballs (like Swedish meatballs, but not totally), the game assortment was delicious with elk sausage and smoked reindeer which was similar to prosciutto, and some mustard and cranberry relishes. The salmon soup...More

Thank stordane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us ate here recently. The salad, main course and dessert were very good. The service was efficient and friendly.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a good place for lunch, business meetings and just for leisure. Good Finnish food and a variety of craft beers. Located in the heart of the city.

Thank Vadim L
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant during a business trip with my colleagues. The place is in the city center in a shopping mall, but on the front side of it. Main station and metro station is near by. The place was full at around 6pm...More

Thank Tivadar B
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Tivadar B, thank you for reviewing Kaarna. Reindeer is indeed a good choice from our menu, and something special to try in Finland. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed it and had a good over all dining experience. We have a really good selection...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Very good location, good service and views. Food is a little "too" sophisticated, but overall very good.

Thank Oren W
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Oren W, thank you for visiting Kaarna and reviewing us. You summarised perfectly what Kaarna is about: delicious food in a great location, by nice views and with good service :)

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I asked my friend to bring me to a restaurant where they serve Finnish food. The place was close to everything but unless you know someone who has been here, one will nevery know where it is. In order to gt in the restaurant you...More

Thank Leven P
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Hello Leven P, thank you for taking time and writing this review. I see you made really good choices with food to try out Finnish delicacies, made with Kaarna's classic receipes. Hope to see you again in Kaarna, we have many tasty options for you...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

It was so good that I went back again before leaving Finland! Great food, great service and great people. I personally loveeeeee the meatballs and salmon!More

Thank joandee
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hello joandee, good choice to come back, and thank you for this review. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your visit in Kaarna overall. I see you made great choices with food, as meatballs and salmon are truly our classic portions. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great place and friendly service! Head chief Alvar is brilliant! Good reindeer with wild boar is especially good. Four persons were extremely satisfied. Keep going Alwar!

Thank FinnHelsinki
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hello FinnHelsinki, thank you for visiting Kaarna and for this nice review. Your regards will be forwarded to Alvar :) Hope to see you again in Kaarna to try out our other delicacies!

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Good food. Delicious and reasonably priced buffe lunch. The restaurant is often full so I recommend you make a table reservation. This is a restaurant for you who want to explore Finnish food culture.More

Thank Wheires
HOKElantoRavintolat, Omistaja at Kaarna, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Hello Wheires, thank you for visiting Kaarna and taking time to write this nice review. Both our lunch buffet and a la carte menu are indeed good for getting familiar with Finnish food culture. I hope we see you again to try more of our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mannerheimintie 20, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 10 7664550
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