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“Go for the steak!”
Review of Grotesk

Grotesk
Ranked #171 of 1,628 Restaurants in Helsinki
Price range: USD 6 - USD 73
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Basically a bunch of guys craving steak and were recommended this place. The place is unpretentious and in the summer has a very nice terrace (we are still in winter). There is a rather large bar section as well.

The menu clearly has a selection of Premium Beef. You can order other non meat dishes (fish, veggie and pasta) but for us it was entrecote or tenderloin all around. All meat dishes are served with triple cooked fries, bearnaise, green salad and marinated mushrooms. Snacks were ordered as starters, these tended to be small, but the meat and sides were generous. All washed down with some Italian wine. No complaints... everybody seemed satisfied. The quality, size and taste of the steaks were good.

Service was cordial and prompt (but the restaurant was certainly not full due to blizzard outside).

Typical Finnish prices: Mains ranged from 25-36 Euros. Snacks 4-5 Euros each. Wine... well wine is expensive in Finland. Will go back during summer time to take advantage of the terrace.

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Thank Shabbab K
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I ordered a Ultimate Grotesk combo (including 1 snack, 2 starters, 2 main dishes, 2 deserts) and waiting time between each food is about 20 - 30 minutes.

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Thank Minh Hoang V
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had the tasting menu (€49) with wines (€26). When opting for this menu you are served whatever the chef feels like, which is nice because it saves you the trouble of choosing and it's quite fun to be surprised. Bread came with browned butter which was excellent. As starters we were served a delicious steak tartare and something that was described as "salmon pastrami", also very good. This came with a nice Riesling. Main courses were sausage, a thinly sliced herby beef, sides of triple cooked chips, salad with a truffle dressing, bell peppers and tomatoes and chimichuri. Ample servings. Came with an inoffensive but forgettable red wine. Dessert was a crème caramel, chocolate mousse, red berry ice-cream raspberries and strawberries. Very nice dessert wine. Service was polite, the restaurant is pleasant and not too noisy. Single criticism is that it is perhaps a bit too expensive for what you get.

Thank Esther D
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Had a three course meal and the food was great. Main course was steak and it was tasty and good. The drinks were also good. Very few people in the resturant when i was there, so the service was also very good.

Thank Anders80
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Meat was not served attractively. It was served on a single metal plate for all three of us who ordered meat. Also bearnaise sauce was finished, so we got some kind of chimichurri sauce instead, which was another dissappointment. Staff was just ok.

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