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Tapas Bar Catala

Spuistraat 299, Amsterdam 1012 VS, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
+31 20 623 1141
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Ranked #646 of 2,144 restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $28 - $41
Cuisines: Tapas
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Dam Square
Description: ABOUT THE TAPAS BAR CATALA AMSTERDAM Situated in a characteristic old building in the heart of Amsterdam, this small Tapas Bar opened its doors 20 years ago. After enjoying some traditional Catalan Tapas or savouring a delicious plate of grilled shell-fish, you can easily visit the Dam, Flowermarket, the Leidseplein or Rembrandtplein, as they are all within walking distance. Our staff will be happy to advise you!
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This are authentic Spanish tapas and food. The fresh shellfish they offer is spectacular! The service is perfect and very reasonable prices. Oh! and in the center of Amsterdam!

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Bourne, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We ate here and had the recommendations from the waiter. The food and Sangria were awesome! We thought maybe be were just really hungry that day so we may have over estimated it. So we went back tow days later. It was just as awesome. We were so pleased. I want to go again right now.

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Pijnacker, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We went here for lunch and were surprised with a really delicious and tasteful lunch. We had several dishes from the menu, all very delicious. If I should pick one to be the best I would say the sardines and don't forget the crema Catalana. We will definitely come back on our next day-out to Amsterdam. Very friendly staff and... More

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Colchster
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12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We came across this place because the apartment we stayed in was on the same street - it was always busy and we took that to be a good sign! A bottle of house wine was 20 euros so not the cheapest, but the tapas were decent sizes and very tasty. The homemade bread and chorizo in red wine was... More

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Singapore
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

After a first mediocre tapas experience in Amsterdam, I thought I'd give it another go. And I was glad this one didn't disappoint. You can either order mains from the menu, or head inside and peek around the counter and choose your preferred tapas. I decided I'd give the mains a miss and ordered warm tapas instead. So I opted... More

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

Popped in on the off chance for food one night. Waiter was very friendly and knowledgable about the dishes. Ordered 3 plates to share and a bottle of wine, reasonably priced. Tasted exactly like traditional spanish tapas. Would definately return.

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Ticehurst, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

the first site upon arrival is a large Heineken Beer Tap - not a promising start! (Spanish beers were available by the bottle). The helpful staff then guided us through the tapas on the counter. The Squid/Peas combo was a tiny plate of peas with maybe 3 miniature pieces of squid included.The paella was overly yellow in colour and not... More

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amsterdam
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20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I have frequented this establisment on several occasion. The tapas have never let me down. The quality is good and service excellent. The bar has a great Spanish feel to it. I can reccommenf Pulpo a la Galega and Calamares for lovers of seafood. The home made bread is also particularly good. Excellent choice of wines, cava a beers. This... More

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Halifax
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

One of my favourite restaurants in Amsterdam. The rasor clams are excelent if they have them. The service is very good and the Tapas are reasonably priced.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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99 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Just called in for a beer, sat outside, great atmosphere. Food looked lovely when it came out. Waiter was helpful and polite. Beer was E3.50. Would like to return to try food.

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Muchas gracias por su comentario, esperamos siempre recibirlo y brindarle lo mejor de nosotros. Atentamente Gabriel More

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