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CAU

#208 of 2,476 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill, Argentinean, South American
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Damstraat 5 | 1012JL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 9632
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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, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Argentine casual fine dining restaurant, specialising in steaks. The most...
Argentine casual fine dining restaurant, specialising in steaks. The most extensive Argentine wine list in Amsterdam. With Private dining,Brunch and corporate facilities available. Beautiful, newly refurbished building, centrally located.
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  • 48
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  • 24
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really good burger!

This was out first stop in Amsterdam, burger was really good, top quality beef and cooked to your liking, chunky chips were awesome.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wonderful food, great service and a lovely atmosphere. Staff very pleasant and attentive and couldn't do enough for us. Food was varied and delicious. Would highly recommend this restaurant in Central Amsterdam .

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

It does exactly what it says on the tin - great steaks, excellent service, would recommend when staying in Amsterdam

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Small portions for a high price. Struggled to find my chicken in my roast chicken salad... definitely better options nearby

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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This was out first stop in Amsterdam, burger was really good, top quality beef and cooked to your liking, chunky chips were awesome.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Excellent, lomito steak one of the best I have had. Fillet steak also good. Decor an location good, we sat on the 2nd floor and watched the world go by

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Skopje
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Best meat in Amsterdam. Little bit pricy but worth it! Highly reccomended. nice location great service

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My friend and I went there at 5 pm (it was not very crowded) extremely hungry, ordered bread with humus -until we wait for the main meal to arrive- It took them more than 15 minutes and a reminder to bring it. When the main course arrived later, we asked for cutlery, the waiter said: "what did you do with... More 

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Gateshead
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10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

On our last night in Amsterdam, we were looking to enjoy some good steak after a not-so-good dinner the night before. Whilst the other half had an early evening nap, I found Cau on Tripadvisor and we agreed to give it a try. It's very easy to find whilst also being a little out of place with the neon-signed surrounding... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Had one of the best Burgers I have had here . FRESH TASTY AND YUMMY Service with a smile and cant wait to re visit again AND THE STEAKS LOOKED VERY GOOD MMMMMMMMmmmm

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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were in the center of town and had noticed a lot of argentinian steak houses and opted to try this one since there was no line. Turned out to be a great choice. The steaks were delicious, the service good -- we got in just in time before a dinner rush.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Damstraat 5 | 1012JL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 623 9632

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 83
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill, Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Large groups

Description

Argentine casual fine dining restaurant, specialising in steaks. The most extensive Argentine wine list in Amsterdam. With Private dining,Brunch and corporate facilities available. Beautiful, newly refurbished building, centrally located.
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?