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Cafe Sjiek

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French, Bistro, Wine Bar
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Sint Pieterstraat 13, 6211 JM Maastricht, The Netherlands
043-3210158
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 120
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    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
authentic, local great honest food

lical ingredients and dishes, as well as oysters, fine wines and a great atmosphere. No reservations, just wait standing and cgaating at the bar. A true night out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
ReMiwe
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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265 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

lical ingredients and dishes, as well as oysters, fine wines and a great atmosphere. No reservations, just wait standing and cgaating at the bar. A true night out.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Really nice place to visit if you want some local cuisine, I'd highly recomend the zuurvlees! We arrived at around 5pm when it opened, within half an hour the place was full but the service was fast, the atmosphere was relaxed and we felt comfortable. I'll definately be going back.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I really much enjoyed warm and relaxed vibes of this bistro style restaurant! Great people, great service, excellent food and cozy atmosphere! Maastricht's restaurant scene at its finest! What else do you need?

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My husband and I found this restaurant about a year ago and it is our favorite place to come when we visit Maastricht. The service is excellent and the staff and owner understand how to treat their costumers. We came in on a busy Saturday night and it was amazing to watch the staff take care of everyone in such... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This place is always a good idea to go to, but if you don´t want to wait for a table too long, go early. Great `zuurvlees` and very affordable food!

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South Pole
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I simply love going to this place. It's a small café that has the most tasty local dishes at a very affordable price. Keep in mind that you cannot book a table here, and it's always packed with people. It's quite common to wait 30 minutes at the bar before getting a table. But trust me, it's worth the wait.... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Best place in town with always fresh produce and good quality cooking. Impossible to book and depending on time of year, week, day and hour you can be waiting for up to an hour for a table. If you don't mind having a glass of wine while standing ...highly recommended.

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Batam, Indonesia
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194 reviews 194 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is the place when you want to experience the real local atmosphere, go early because the place can fill up quick. The food is honest local fare and their beers are good and cold. They are located just near the old city wall.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Sure, we had heard of the place - Café Sjiek. My friend and I were engaging in some pleasant pub-crawling. If any city is suited for that purpose, it's Maastricht. Incidentally, along the way, we began our tour with a short pit-stop at the open chapel of the "Onze Lieve Vrouw" Basilica in Maastricht. What a marvel of a church... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Cafė Sjiek, located in the old centre of Maastricht, is one of my family's favorite places to eat. No haute cuisine, but very tasty dishes, some of them local specialties. You cannot make reservations at Sjiek, but we think this is the restaurant's greatest charm: you never know who will be joining you at your table. Especially during the summer,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sint Pieterstraat 13, 6211 JM Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Maastricht
  • Phone Number: 043-3210158

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 28
  • Cuisine: French, Bistro, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?