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LA BOCA

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Argentinean, South American
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Paleisstraat 15, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020 4235200‎
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Argentinian Restuarant in Amsterdam

Some of the steak meat is imported from Argentina but not all .The sirloin was tough but tue tenderloin was very soft. We didnt get much customer service as the staff was busy with a coptic priest visiting from Egypt. Seems like owned bu an egyptian family. I dont get the Argentine connection... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

If you are in Amsterdam you have to come to La Boca restaurant, it is a few seconds from Dam and the restaurant it self it is really nice, the people who work there are friendly and the atmosphere is fantastic. The most important thing about the restaurant is that if you will try the spare ribs, you will probably... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Some of the steak meat is imported from Argentina but not all .The sirloin was tough but tue tenderloin was very soft. We didnt get much customer service as the staff was busy with a coptic priest visiting from Egypt. Seems like owned bu an egyptian family. I dont get the Argentine connection though. We didnt feel much welcome in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

overall a great dining experience - good steak and service was excellent. They didn't have all the the traditional Argentinian food that we were hoping to get but overall a pleasant experience

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

15,95 for a" mixed tapas plate" composed of one chicken wing, a small sausage, a small empanada, and a baby rib. A ridiculous plate, in which the best thing probably was the lettuce ( without any dressing ). Overpriced tourist trap. We went to mac Donald's afterwards.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

stumbled across La Boca and had great food and great service. Looks very small from the outside but has larger rooms available. Quick service. Toilet facilities upstairs which could be a problem for some.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Very good food and a good price. We ate steak in pepper sauce.... delicious, tender and juicy. Perfectly done as we orde

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I am sorry but 14 Euro for a hamburger without anything, just a hamburger and bread (seriously, people, not even mustard, ketchup, cheese or anything) plus about 10 fries and a small salad is a bit too much. You guys really took the word hamburger too seriously. Please, do yourself a favour and pay half the price for a big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Very good food and very nice service!! The tapas are really good and being celiac the choice of gluten free option are really good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The atmosphere in this restaurant is very gaucho-like! It is not too big, giving it a cosy feeling. The meat here is from the best cuts and very juicy and tender. Also they have a fabulous selection of wine. I recommend having a glass of Argentinian Malbec. You can also smell the aromas from the Asado grill! I would recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We were looking for a steak meal and saw this place right by the Dam square. The waiter was outside and was friendly so we decided to go in. With plenty of room, tables spaced apart it was a nice atmosphere. Staff were attentive and helpfull. There are set meal prices or you can just add what you want (this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paleisstraat 15, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: 020 4235200‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean, South American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centrum

Neighborhood Profile
Centrum
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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