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Restaurant Tomaz

Begijnensteeg 8, 1012 PN Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
+31(0)20-3206489
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Ranked #283 of 2,239 restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $35
Cuisines: Dutch
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Dam Square
Description: Tomaz is situated in the centre of Amsterdam near 'Het Begijnhof'. Tomaz is a small, cosy restaurant that serves traditional Dutch food of high quality in a friendly environment. Everything is homemade, always using fresh ingredients,often organic. Tomaz cooks the traditional Dutch local kitchen like stamppot, green pea soup (only in winter) and the famous Dutch beefstew as well as a modern interpretation of Dutch regional cuisine (all available for lunch and dinner!, also vegetarian Dutch dishes).Tomaz is: personal service, warm and welcoming atmosphere, lovely terrace, boardgames and free WiFi.We are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, or just drinks. For groups (10-40 persons) Tomaz offers the special Dutch Table, a family-style taste of all our Dutch dishes.
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

My friend and I happened to randomly find this restaurant just wandering the streets of Amsterdam and I was wonderfully surprised with the dining experience. For dinner we ordered the mash pot to share. It was a smaller portion than I expected, but still enough, and delicious too. The restaurant has a great atmosphere: pretty chill and casual, and nice... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Really liked the stamppot here. And the beef cheek was fantastic as well, one of the best meal we had on our 3-weeks long Europe trip.

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Gelsenkirchen, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The perfect restaurant for a calm evening after a hectic sigthseeing day. The service was one of the best I experienced the last months. Not really cheap, but you have to keep in mind that's Amsterdam and that's holland, both areas where going out is expensive. We had the first time salm, second evening meat and both time we were... More

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Thessaloniki
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We 've ordered Dutch beef stew with mash potatoes and red cabbage for 1 person and Spiced pancakes with goat cheese, spinach, carrot cream and chervil.My portion of Dutch beef stew was small but well cooked..Spiced pancakes also well cooked. We paid around 50 euros for these plates,2 small bottles of water and a cheese snack.I wouldn't consider it value... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

A great restaurant to experience local dishes. Good atmosphere, friendly proprietor and reasonable prices. A small restaurant but all the better for it.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We headed here based on the really good tripadvisor reviews. The staff were attentive and the fish dish I ordered was lovely. However my husbands stamp pot wasn't great and a bit under seasoned. Therefore I thought that the price charged was a bit high. However I would definitely still recommend eating here as it was nice, if a little... More

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Hard to reconcile the other reviews on here with what we experienced, which wasn't *bad* as such - just.. terrible value for money. We ordered the Stamppot for two (red cabbage version). What came was essentially two small saucepans, one containing the mash (potatoes with a bit of red cabbage threaded in it) and the other a measly amount of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a gem of small restaurant and highly recommend visiting and having traditional Dutch food! The staff are very friendly and welcoming with excellent food that has a home cooked feel to it. We had the mash pot which was outstanding and i have to learn to cook it myself now! Great for couples or families.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Great Dutch food and great hosting highly recommended. Quite atmosphere and some great beers to choose from.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Hidden away in a small backstreet is Tomaz. The beer is excellent, with many to choose from. The staff are also very helpful and friendly. We sat outside and were treated to a history lesson about the nearby English Church from the bar owner. My wife and I returned the next day for more drinks, and we also sampled some... More

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