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Damstraat 5 | 1012JL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 9632
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Ranked #225 of 2,480 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $66
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed all the food apart from one empanada was cold in the middle. They replaced this but still charged us for it which I thought was a bit cheeky. We had to move because of the cold breeze but once we moved were really comfy. The rest of the food was delicious and I would eat here again without... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

After a tiring afternoon shopping I didn´t feel like driving home to cook but decided to look for a place to eat around the Dam. We did not want to do more walking, saw the restaurant, the menu and decided it couldn´t get better nearby. This turned out to be correct. Took a CAU Iced Tea with an interesting alcoholic... More 

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Bushey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

After trying many restaurants in Amsterdam I had come to the conclusion that you just cant find good quality food in the tourist areas around Dam Sq and the Red light....How very wrong was I? Very wrong, I came across CAU which actually used to be Gauchos many years ago which was also pretty good but rather expensive. CAU is... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

We only eat lunch here on our last day, friendly service, great menu with some small dishes to be able to create a mixed dish. Chicken with guacamole and some tomato bruschetta, grilled chicken with CAUslaw was great. Strong coffee. Good and clean place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great steak for meat lovers! A bit pricy. Friendly staff. Central location. A bit crowded on Friday night and the music was abit loud. The restaurant had a "club feeling" but the food was very good.

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Wales
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Went here to eat on Monday night and managed to get the last table this was around 9pm and the restaurant was packed. Even with it being busy we still didn't have to wait long for anything and our waitress was lovely. Ordered cocktails and the strawberry Bellini was amazing. Skipped starters and went straight for mains, I had a... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Good food with Asimi the best waitress. Greatlocation in the center of Amsterdam with prices good for the place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Not cheap, but worth every penny, decor / service / food , everything 10/10 ! I definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a super meal in the area

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Malta/London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Went twice, very well priced. Amazing atmosphere and fabulous genuine food! We went for both dinner and lunch the next day, try the Argentina pastries, for starters and then the bbq burger, simple delicious. The guy at the door, was so friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Excellent place, near dam square, excellent the meet and not so expensive!!! Try it, but remind to made the reservation cause it is always fully booked!!! I will be back

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Additional Information about CAU

Address: Damstraat 5 | 1012JL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 623 9632
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 66
Cuisine: Argentinean, South American, Steakhouse, Grill

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