The Best Helsinki Restaurants, Cafes And Markets: Helsinki Tour Guide 2019  

The concept of affordability and food go hand in hand at Helsinki. As travelers keep exploring the city, they have told that the food should also be considered as a great attraction of the capital of Finland. Whether it is mouthwatering delights or the average everyday meal, Helsinki does have it all. So to give a better taste of what we are talking about, here’s a list of the top restaurants, cafes, and markets in Helsinki.

The Restaurants

1. Juuri

Juuri is a famous restaurant in Helsinki which is highly preferred by people living in and around the city. This Finnish restaurant serves one of the best Sapas(Finnish version of the Spanish meal Tapas) in the entire town.

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2. B-smokery

This barbeque is renowned for bringing in and introducing the barbeque dish into Finland. Hot wings and spare ribs are some of the mouthwatering dishes available at this bbq joint.

3. Shelter

The shelter was a recent invention and a widely appreciated restaurant, which is soon turning out to be hot favorites. The restaurant’s menu provides a dig in for everybody to enjoy.


1. Cafe Ekberg

Frequent travelers never leave the city without at least having a cup of coffee from this age-old cafe. The menu at this cafe serves everything from breakfast meals to lunch buffets, also making it a classy hangout spot.

2. Fazer Cafe

Fazer cafe can at times be called the new version of cafe Ekberg, but is it a better version? Preferably not. But that does not mean that the cafe is no good. Instead, its Fazer chocolate bars are a famous brand of chocolates preferred by consumers both at the cafe and at markets.

3. Kappeli

This is another top cafe famous for its Salmon salad and lemon vinaigrette, which is considered by many as a reliable option. Kappeli is also known for providing an excellent viewpoint for customers as they enjoy their food.


1. Kauppatori Market Square

Seasonal foods or local crafts, you name they’ve got it. This renowned market is well known for conducting commerce throughout the day as customers keep coming in huge numbers.

2. Hakaniemi Market Hall

Hakaniemi Market Hall

Although the Hakaniemi Market Hall does not have the number of stalls like the Market Square, it still boasts of fresh seafood, pastries, and a whole range of commodities.

3. St.thomas Christmas Market

Rightly as the name suggests, commerce and life come alive in this market only during the holiday season. The market boasts of products and goodies which will help you in bringing the holiday cheer. If your considering visiting Helsinki during the winter season, then you must visit this market.


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