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Buffet Van Odette

Prinsengracht 598, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 423 6034
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Ranked #545 of 2,287 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $15 - $50
Cuisines: French, Moroccan, Bistro, Organic
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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)!
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128 reviews from our community

81% Recommend
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

In a neighborhood that is overrun with honky-tonk restaurants aimed at a very large tourist population, Odette is a oasis. The food is light and interesting well suited for keeping Amsterdam's in their skinny jeans. We travel with vegetarians who are routinely forced to consume risotto. There was a nice selection of vegetarian options. One thing though that visitors should... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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154 reviews 154 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If the weather is OK, get a table outdoors and watch the world float (or cycle) by. We had a delicious fine dining experience for just under 50 euro per head including a bottle of wine between us. Everything was fresh and tasty, well presented and the service was impeccable. Good choices for gluten free, too. Thoroughly recommended.

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Chicago, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Organic and tasty. Located on a canal on a quiet side street. We had the eggplant ravioli and omelet with cheese. Paired with a cold local beer this turned out to be a nice surprise for us that we would highly recommend for lunch or dinner.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We sat at an exterior table. The waitress was welcoming, and a good adviser. The plate of cheese is really nice, the Apple juice is fresh, and the sound of the river relaxing. A nice spot, if you have the time to enjoy it.

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Decatur, Georgia, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

My cousins and I lucked upon this restaurant as it was near our hotel. We enjoyed our first meal so much that we returned for a second, something we don't normally do. I enjoyed everything I ordered-- a lovely steamed artichoke with creamy dipping sauce, a delicious smoked salmon with lentils and one of the best desserts I've ever had--... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Have to recommend, 9 of us went tonight and all of us had great food. Comfortably atmosphere and highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great meal and good service. Ambience supurb. Lovely location on the canal. Only negative we had shrimps and mussels in Harissa and the mussels a bit on the small side. Reasonably priced. Lynne and Peter Australia

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Perth, Western Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We picked this place from the Lonely Planet guide and were not disappointed. Its not a buffet but an interesting cafe near the canal with a warm feel and food that is prepared with heart. It attracts many locals plus blowins like us from out of town so book if you can. Its good value and has what I call... More

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Encinitas, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My Dutch friend recommended this little gem and everything was incredible; the setting and the food. This was also one of the few places in Amsterdam that had great herb tea (not the gross Lipton bag tea that is all you can find everywhere else). The carrot and chocolate cake aren divine.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have been to this place several times but never got warm with it. Today I finally reached that point. Friendly and attentive service, the best Yoghurt ever, actually pretty good coffee. Sitting in front of the store when the weather is nice.

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