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CAU

Damstraat 5 | 1012JL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 9632
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Ranked #272 of 2,287 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $78
Cuisines: Argentinean, South American, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Argentine casual fine dining restaurant, specialising in steaks. The most extensive Argentine wine list in Amsterdam. With Private dining and corporate facilities available. Beautiful, newly refurbished building, centrally located.
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Paso Robles
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Food is great, service was good, nice and comfortable, not touristy. It's Argentinian, which I didn't expect to find in Amsterdam. We'd go back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Rude service pushing to drink wine faster as they wanna do budiness on heavy eaters rather than people enjoying a glass of wine

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

I love eating steaks, my favorite restaurant is usually Morton's but I have also eaten at Wolfgang Puck. I must say the steak at CAU was equal to both Morton’s and Wolfgang Puck but at only 50-60% of the cost! The filet steak was perfectly cooked and nearly melted in my mouth. My wife had the pork tempura and loved... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great restaurant if you are looking for steak. Staff were friendly and the choice was brilliant. Restaurant is expensive but you get what you pay for. Side are large so Id recommend sharing. Would recommend!

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Uppsala, Sweden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I had the twice cooked pork belly, and was blown away by it! Truly amazing! I could go back each day of our stay for that one dish. The others in the company were more than satisfied with their dishes as well. Great service too!

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We ate at Cau, on two occasions. Great food, great service. Upstairs has a great atmosphere and is not as rushed downstairs. All sides are extra, and the waiters do not always advise you of this but still a great place to eat.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

While the menu read well, the staff are friendly, and the surroundings fine, the fact that they don't tell you until after it's ordered that some dishes take longer than 30-40 minutes to prepare is not great when their are hungry children to feed. When it arrived our food was mediocre at best, and largely disappointing. Very overpriced for what... More

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East Lothian
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37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Sat upstairs, both ordered rump steak, baked potato and a salad to share. Steak was really tasty as was everything else. Very good service and busy atmosphere. Definitely recommend.

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London
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Fab food, great service ....definately try their white wine based sangria....so refreshing. We recommend booking a table upstairs... Much nicer atmosphere and vibe Ethan downstairs.

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North Down
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Staff were friendly. Food was lovely. All sides are extra cost, chips, sauce, mushrooms etc so be careful what you order or you could have a large bill to pay.

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