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Kabuki

$$ - $$$
Kampinmalmi
As featured in Best Food in Helsinki
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Lapinlahdenkatu 12, Helsinki 00180, Finland
+358 9 6949446
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Helsinki
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a lunch with a few collegues and we came to the place about 11:30 and it was almost empty. W e orderd some Sushi and as a starter miso-soup. The soup was hot and good but the place was freezing cold. I dont know if they had forgot to turn up the heat or what but I... More 

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Thank Kaj L
Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Kabuki is a rather small Japanese restaurant on a quite street, decorated with anime posters. It has two Japanese style table and about 4 or 5 normal ones. In my opinion they have the best vegetarian sushis. The lunch option is also very good!

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Thank Anastasia T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This oldest (according to our hotel) Japanaise restaurant in Helsinki has great food with reasonable prices! Not chic, but authentic and friendly small Place!

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Thank sam w
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice place also teppaniaki at the table. Good quality Japanese food. I have choosen the combination dish and a portion of mixed sashimi really good

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Thank Steluigi
Lappeenranta, Finland
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Used to pop in here quite often nearly 2 decades ago and always enjoyed my stay. The place still looks the same, but something has changed. Food is ok. Pretty expensive for the quality though. It´ s the service that has changed radically since the former owner and founder Aki passed by. A great character that never left u cold...like... More 

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Thank foodaddict2015
UK
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105 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I had visited Kabuki about 10 years ago and I had high expectations but these were only partially met. We ordered 4 dishes - Tonkatsu was the best of these as this was truly well prepared and tasty. There was also nothing wrong with the sashimi and sushi which was okay with one exception. The slightly grilled tuna turned out... More 

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Thank Xymyz
Proenca-a-Nova, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 21 and ordered 10 minutes after out arrival and the food was served around 35 minutes later. We didn't ordered nothing special. The sushi rice and the rice served in a bowl with fried shrimp was very poor. The recommendation for the beer was good and the miso soup saved the dinner.

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Thank Ricardo A
Espoo, Finland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is the place where you go if you want good sushi made in the right way and net buffet. The place is nice and small giving that japan feeling. Totally yon should visit! Prices are totally fine also!

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Thank Giovanni M
Hong Kong, China
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is good and not located in the Main Street. Good food should walk and look for it. The udon taste good and the sashimi rice is well. Although the udon and rice looks like small, it is full to eat all.

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Thank melodylkm
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This is definitely more like "$" than "$$," as our meals were each only 19 euros- good prices for the city! We both got bento boxes that had Japanese beef, three types of sashimi (in generous portions), and rice. This was a very satisfying and delicious meal and would have cost twice as much in the US. I'm surprised it... More 

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Thank Chloe T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$21
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lapinlahdenkatu 12, Helsinki 00180, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Kampinmalmi
  • Neighbourhood: Kampinmalmi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 6949446

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