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Prinsenstraat 20, 1015 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31 20 6255317
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 10
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Like homemade!

Great, authentic greek food, tasted like homemade. Nice atmosphere and very good service. We were looking for a place to eat, took a chance and weren´t disappointed! Not a "fancy" place which only makes it so much better! Reasonable price too for being Amsterdam..!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2014
Alicia R
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Uppsala, Sweden
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Amsterdam
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We live in the neighborhood and thought we would (finally) try "the Greek restaurant." I was a bit puzzled by the range of Tripadvisor reviews, from outstanding to awful. I thought it was in-between. We had the goat and mousaka and found both meals to be quite bland but not awful. I have definitely had better Greek food in my... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is just such a nice place, in true Amsterdam style. Great food and lots of it. Friendly fast service by professional, friendly staff. Small and intimate, relaxed. Excellent house wine at sensible prices. Forget posh nosh, this is a place for a chat, to relax and enjoy yourself.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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189 reviews 189 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We accidentally found this place on our way back to our hotel. All other places were loud with pictures of their food...this had their menu outside with English also The inside was warm clean and so inviting with candles on the table. We had an appetizer, salad and then split the beef kabobs...2 beers and total bill was 36 usd.... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Great, authentic greek food, tasted like homemade. Nice atmosphere and very good service. We were looking for a place to eat, took a chance and weren´t disappointed! Not a "fancy" place which only makes it so much better! Reasonable price too for being Amsterdam..!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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145 reviews 145 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place doesn't look particularly special from outside but is welcoming and serves good wholesome Greek home cooking. It's typical of many restaurants nearby in being tiny - perhaps 30 covers at a time - which tend to get very busy between about 7.00 and 8.30 pm. We got the last table on Saturday at 7.45 and many people were... More 

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Stevenage, Herts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Travelling with someone who has been many times before, I followed advice and went for the grilled option. I wasn't disappointed. I chose and enjoyed the most amazing langoustines I have had in a very long time. Accompanied by rice, salad and the usual chips. Accompanied by a bottle of wine sourced from Greece. The meal cooked and served by... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

When I lived and worked in Amsterdam from 1998-2003, this was my neighbourhood restaurant. I ate there on average once a week throughout my stay. The food is good, simple, homely Greek fare. I advise people to choose from dishes that are cooked on the wood-fired grill rather than the more complex dishes such as dolmades or moussaka. Try the... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Looked ok from outside but inside didn't look clean and once we'd ordered we wished we hadn't as the meals we saw coming up looked bland and unappealing. Ordered taramasalata to start which arrived with French bread!! Not very authentic! Mains were sloppy and badly presented so we didn't bother staying for dessert or coffee. Spent the rest of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stumbled on this place after visiting the Anne Frank house, so glad we did. Friendly service, amazing food ( mixed grill and pork stew ) and even brought us a plate of tzatziki on the house to try which was quite unexpected and appreciated! Meal with water was only €35, and we were both quite full, best valued meal we... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I had to leave without food as there was only one poor vegetarian option, not worth the price. Disappointing...never happened to me before

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Prinsenstraat 20, 1015 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: 31 20 6255317

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic

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