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A meal in the terrace table.
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The Best Local Restaurants in Helsinki

These are the institutions in Helsinki that locals love.

Updated on Dec 20, 2023 | World of Mouth team

Helsinki, a city connected to the sea and forest on all sides, boasts many great restaurants that offer dishes made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. In this article, we'll highlight some of the best local restaurants in Helsinki – places that are loved by the community and prefer to use local produce. From the historic Savoy, offering classic dishes with a view, to the timeless charm of Kosmos, known for its traditional dishes, and the mouthwatering meat pies of Eromanga, each place has a strong connection with the city.

As always, all picks are based on recommendations from World of Mouth experts like Toni Toivanen and Helena Puolakka. Whether you're searching for a traditional Finnish dinner or looking for places offering local produce, dive in and discover the best local food in Helsinki.

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