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Nieuwendjik 2, 1012 MK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31(0)20 622 7678
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars

We enjoyed our hot chocolate and patatas bravas at Joselito bar. I think it was the 'yummiest'hot chocolate ever in Amsterdam :D

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2015
Casablanca, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It says Tapas outside and we thought.. Ash tapas in Amsterdam? But it's way different! Must try the shrimp fish soup and the house wine! The service is great.. Compared to the other places around the town (where you get ignored for the first 15mins) and they know how to make you feel at home. Two thumbs up!

Thank LillynErik
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

We found hairs on our plate. The waiter was not helpful when we raised the complaint. We had to pay the full bill.

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Casablanca, Morocco
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We enjoyed our hot chocolate and patatas bravas at Joselito bar. I think it was the 'yummiest'hot chocolate ever in Amsterdam :D

Thank Maha_elb
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We were on a trip on a budget and Joselito proved to be the perfect vibe for us. We thoroughly enjoyed the sangria and there was a great selection of spanish dishes which were of a good quality and served quickly, even at busy times. Great location to sit outside and pass the time in Amsterdam, also a very friendly... More 

Thank christoc90
Edmonton, Canada
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Good spot to sit and relax. The menu has a wide selection of Spanish tapas and they have English menus. The atmosphere was great and the staff was very friendly. Food was moderately priced with each tapas portion costing between 4-10 Euros.

Thank Erika B
Nieuw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

May be wrong selection but the octopus salad and the salad with Rochelle were very very average , the octupous salad had no taste of a "home made" one but on the contrary a mass production quality,so was the salad! No credi card accepted and you are informed only at time of paying . Good location...not enough for me!

Thank FIAMMA555
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Ok beers, rather high prices and personnel that doesn't speak Dutch and misinterpreted my order. Not really a splendid experience.

Thank iWiebe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

This small cafe and bistro has great tapas. They have a really long selection so there is something for everyone. Conveniently located, worth finding.

Thank TheATLPrinces
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Joselito is our go-to place for an afternoon snack and great people watching. We travel through Amsterdam a few times a year and we always end up having a light meal here (with a jug of sangria of course). The location is great for people watching - you can sit outside on the patio even when a bit chilly as... More 

Thank Jacqueline L
Tusayan, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Great service, reasonable prices and good tapas food. But beware, this is a cash only restaurant (no credit cards) and this is not made clear anywhere. There is an ATM nearby but it wasn't working when I was there..... Hence lots of trooping around the city in search of a serviceable ATM!!!!

Thank Manymiles101

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nieuwendjik 2, 1012 MK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31(0)20 622 7678

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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