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Buffet Van Odette

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French, Organic, Moroccan, Bistro
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Prinsengracht 598, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 423 6034
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Buffet van Odette is located on a nice and light spot right on the canal...
Buffet van Odette is located on a nice and light spot right on the canal. We are open from 10 in the mornig for breakfast, lunch and diner. We use mainly authentic, organic and local product in our kitchen. Our Bocca-coffee is delicious and Direct Trade (even better than Fair Trade)!
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    Very good
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Love the buffet. Always busy because of the tasty food. Only been here for lunch but always good. Can get very busy. Good location on prinsengracht.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
Jannneke
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Auckland, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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177 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

The restaurant had been recommended to me by a Dutch friend, who had told me the food was amazing. When I arrived, the manager was busy talking to a member of staff and took a while to address myself or the party of three behind me. I was told they didn't really do tables for one, but to wait. Eventually... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

This was a lovely restaurant that my boyfriend and I stumbled on when leaving a tour boat for the museums. The food was simple but very nice and the atmosphere was lovely, we could have stayed here for hours. The coffee was fantastic and the apple strudel/cake was really nice too. If you have time and are in the area... More 

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This restaurant is very nice but is is a bit short staffed. The omelette is very good but not super special as it was recomended to me

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Antwerp, Belgium
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We arrived on a thursday around 6 pm without reservation, and got a nice, albeit very small, table for two. The menu consists of some small dishes to share, and some 'normal' plates. This didn't make it easy to decide. We shared a small dish of 'skrei', and I had the ravioli with a green salad. My husband had the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This restaurant is filled with charm, great service, and amazing service. One of the juice bars recommended her favorite "local, healthy" spot. We drank fresh squeezed juice before our lunch, I got their famous "salad" which is loaded with lentils, squash, kale, onions, etc and my husband got the steak sandwich - WOW. The fresh made bread and food was... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The place has a nice ambience, with tables and bar seating. The menu is imaginative, and our dishes were tasty and made with fresh ingredients. The wine by the glass is good value. They have nice desserts. The staff were friendly and accommodating. We will go back next time we are in town.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Love the buffet. Always busy because of the tasty food. Only been here for lunch but always good. Can get very busy. Good location on prinsengracht.

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Frederick, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed 2 brunches and a lovely dinner here in eary December. The food was fresh and delcious. My husband follows a paleo style diet and they happily subbed the potatoes that came with his meal for extra root vegetables, which were delicious. We couldn't identify some of the vegetables and the waitress told us they were... More 

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Turin, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Buffet Van Odette is the perfect choice for a brunch over the weekend as well as during weekdays! The salmon salad especially is extremely delicious! Really tasty and very well composed! Good priced and a very lively environment! Very pictoresque too as it has big windows from which you can observe the typical Amsterdam life.. great cakes too!

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Newcastle
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194 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I had lunch and dinner at this cafe, and was much more impressed with the food and service at lunch, when I sat outside by the canal for an excellent spinach and goat's cheese quiche with beetroot, lentils and mesclun (10.75€) and a glass of merlot (4€). For dinner, on another day, I chose the lemon thyme chicken with baby... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Prinsengracht 598, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 423 6034

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 50
  • Cuisine: French, Organic, Moroccan, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Buffet van Odette is located on a nice and light spot right on the canal. We are open from 10 in the mornig for breakfast, lunch and diner. We use mainly authentic, organic and local product in our kitchen. Our Bocca-coffee is delicious and Direct Trade (even better than Fair Trade)!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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