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Assaggi

tweede Egelantiersdwarsstraat 6, 1015 sc Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)
0031 20 420 5589
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Ranked #892 of 2,244 restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $59
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Jordaan
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78% Recommend
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Birmingham, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our group really enjoyed both trips to this authentic restaurant, having primo and either pasta/ risotto or a secondi each time. The food very tasty and cooked perfectly, especially the sea bass. The service was very convivial, although on the second night I think the World Cup final slowed things down. We came to this restaurant on the promise of... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our meal was terrible. We only ended up here because everything else was closed. The shrimp served as our appetizer were not fresh, meaty or enjoyable. Salted overcooked shrimp. The wild boar with pappardelle was a miniscule portion and the boar tasted awful. The sauce was non-existent, flavorless and the papardelle were short little hunks of pasta. The ravioli in... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We chose this place by default (our first two choices were closed and one of our party would only eat at Italian restaurants), and were hoping for a good meal based on the four star rating. The service was excellent and our waiter was very friendly, but that was the most enjoyable part of the meal. My children ordered the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This place gets mixed reviews. Its genuine italian, with real italians You need a booking. we both had Papardelle with wild boar, with a pear and cheese salad and a bottle of Chianti. Its reasonably expensive, but both the food and the service were good. Its tucked away, in a side street in the Jordan area, if italian is a... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I found the quality of the food not always matching with the prices listed on the menu, maybe our expectations were too high. The prices are just too expensive the Italian staff is very nice except from one of them... Too poshy for me, but the location in the middle of the Jordaan with view on the Westertoren is beautiful!!

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Italian Staff was welcoming, pleasant, authentic and food was solid. The recommended wine was very nice. Prices are acceptable if on upper limit for Amsterdam. All in all we enjoyed it and would return for Pasta & Wine. (They do not serve Pizza)

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I spent a couple of months living in Amsterdam summer of 2013. I lived in a flat on Princengraght and was able to experience many of the delights often only the locals do. Of course, I had my favorites but I feel compelled to write about one very bad experience. I found Assaggi Restaurant on the loveliest little street in... More

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Just two of us, got the last table, and this is Italy, Sicilia, in Amsterdam. Happy, sometimes surly but kind and helpful. When the owner and his colleagues are having fun, it means to us that we should enjoy. The food was great, the people watching outstanding, and all in all, they made our evening a good one..

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Prague, Czech Republic
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83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

There are many Italian restaurants in Amsterdam, I am not talking about the pizzerias! This one is in the trendy Jordan area and quite small, modern and cosy. Good for an evening out. Food is above average but not realy gourmand. Choice is great and ingredients superior. Also nice Italian wine list but the Montepulciano d´Abruzzo by the glass is... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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289 reviews 289 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

My husband and I taking opportunity to explore different restaurants in the Jordaan area in Amsterdam. We went to this Italian restaurant called Assaggi. Relatively cozy environment, really Italians serving and Italian radio on. I had a carbonara pasta and my husband had a Saltimboca a la Romana. Our food was not bad, but not great either. The service was... More

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