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Copas y Tapas

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Fabianinkatu 16, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 10 3220950
Tue - Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A colleague and I chose this restaurant and were not disappointed. Excellent service from the waiter describing and choosing the wine for us. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. It's not the cheapest of places but worth it for the quality.

Thank Chester_Robx
Helsinki, Finland
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Copas y Tapas is situated right downtown Helsinki, both parking and a tramstop nearby. The place is plain but elegant. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable - it shows that the owner is present and cares about his customers. To celebrate the Int'l Womens Day the aperitif offered was a rosé cava. While not to my liking the touch was nice.... More 

Thank Robin E
Miami, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant during an overnight layover in Helsinki. The menu consists of either a vegetarian, fish or meat option which are created fresh daily. To start you get three tapas based on your selection. And then you get a main course and dessert. All the food is extremely fresh and locally provided.

Thank Daniel F
Helsinki, Finland
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Copas y tapas is my favorite restaurant in Helsinki, and I had the pleasure of going there once again. I just can't praise enough their wonderful waiter Pascal, who just made my girl friends' and my evening perfect. Of course not to forget the excellent food, as well. This place has never let me down, and all my friends whom... More 

Thank Anniina K
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very nice restaurant with very high quality service level. The restaurant offers a 3-tapas starter and a main course to be chosen from 4 options. Tapas very quite delicious. My wife and I chose different main courses (rabbit, lamb) and both were quite good. The most important thing I would like to highlight in this place is... More 

Thank Oytun O
Iisalmi, Finland
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127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Tapas normally gives one a picture of Spanish tapas. This place, however, provides actually Sapas (Suomalainen Tapas, Finnish Tapas), which is a great thing! Excellent 3 starterts, meaning the tapas: liquerice-salmon was one, very innovative! Also dessert made of artichoke, pudding style, was a imaginative, but very tasty! Also, the recommended wines were of very good price/quality ratio. The only... More 

Thank JPOL6
alahdenoja, Omistaja at Copas y Tapas, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your feedback. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the tapas and the dessert, and it is unfortunate that the main course wasn't to your liking We're sorry that you didn't enjoy the beef brisket. If you had told us at the time, we would've, of course, prepared a new portion for you. The sauce was... More 

Galten, Denmark
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A very good tapas restaurant. All dishes are made in tapas way, but with Nordic/Finnish touch and inspiration. The service is excellent and really had a good evening at this restaurant.

Thank Martin R
Stavanger, Norway
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

My best meal in Helsinki. Exquisite marriage of food and wines. Fresh produces, ideal portions, perfect combination of ambition and generosity, no fuss, no snobbery, just high quality. Professional, knowledgeable and kind host. I am in awe and thankful.

Thank GerdaMarnie
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We visited Helsinki in January 2017. We want to start with our waiter (a gentleman from Bretagne - we unfortunately didn't catch his name) who was so passionate, explaining each course in detail and asking us after each course whether we liked it. We actually thought he was the owner of the restaurant he was so passionate. There is no... More 

1 Thank Adam B
Tampere, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Atmosphere is pure within this restaurant with professional service and brilliant food. But time after time I come back because of the wines and again service is excellent!

Thank B3av3ri

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$55
Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fabianinkatu 16, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 10 3220950
Family owned and run restaurant concentrating in local produce in the spirit of "cocina de mercado" - market kitchen. We believe service is what distinquishes restaurants. Food is an essential part of the service experience. Open Monday-Friday 16:00-23:00, Saturday 13:00-23:00, Sundays and most public holidays closed

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