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Herenstraat 14 | Jordaan area, 1015 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 0222
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Ranked #19 of 2,480 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $41 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: European, Indonesian, International
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Open only for dinner, starting at 6pm. Adventurous food in a Cosmopolitan setting, located in the heart of Amsterdam's most beautiful canal area. MAX is a place to explore a new International cuisine with the additional flavours of MamaMax' traditional Indonesian home cooking. Fresh and sparkling spiced. Creative but no nonsens food. Forget the expectation of an old fashion Indonesian restaurant or these days trendy Michellin star copy of deconstructive foam and lines attractions on your plate but enjoy simply our well cooked food, nice setting and friendly service. MAX has a short uncomplicated interesting wine list, excellence wines for reasonable prices. Seperate room for function for groups.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I went to the restaurant in late december last year. Since then I have wanted to write about my great experience and now I finally found the time to do so. I had my family come visit, so I decided to take them out to dinner. After a bit of research, I decided to book a table at MAX. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

There is not much to add to what has already been said in previous review! The food is delicious and the staff is so nice, that makes a great dinner in a fantastic town! I would recommend it for food lovers not looking for the obvious "Asian" menu ! The cherry on top is the banana cake!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Cody but stylish small restaurant in a great spot tucked down a side street. Really interesting eclectic menu- Indonesian dishes were superb , great slicing. More traditional lamb dish also special. Service was great also very friendly! Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Excellent food, nice atmosphere, kind and v accomodating personel/kitchen, would recommend it! They have deserts too, although not shown on the main menu. Indonesian food is delicious and spicy.

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MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a small Great review about us. Happy to read that you liked the food, atmosphere and our service. We have a dessert menu what we offer after the guests finish their main course and I would like already recommend you the crispy fresh banana pie, oven warm with rum coconut cream sauce and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Really amazing.... don't miss it when you stay in Amsterdam!!! It's a must!! Asparagus with boletus, javanese chicken and seabass ... delicious!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went here Saturday night for my birthday and had a lovely meal. Had orginally booked elsewhere but changed our booking when we saw the menu here. There was lots of choice e.g. chicken, beef, lamb, fish all with an Asian bent. My sister and I had scallops to start with which were lovely in an unusual creamy cinnamon sauce and... More 

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MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience about us at Trip advisor and thank you also to let us know how much you liked the food and atmosphere. Happy to know you had a nice evening at the restaurant. We have a nice well selected wine list, nice choices around the 25 euro- 30 euro for a bottle attractive wines, recommended... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

For Amsterdam a relieve to see well trained, very friendly and good mannered staff. We were eight friends and all of us liked it very much. The food, ambiance and affordable wines did us all good. Definately a 'have to go' when living here or on holidays.

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MaxLumankun, Owner at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear Martin, thank you for your fantastic review. Honestlly, it makes me happy to read that you really enjoyed your night and loved the service, the food and ambiance. I'm also proud about my staff. They are goodlooking, very friendly and service minded to their guests. Hope to welcome you soon again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

great atmosphere and food. We went for the Rijsttafel to get a variety of dishes and we found all of them to be very tasty and a reasonable size

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I have been fortunate to have eaten in some top restaurants across Europe and South East Asia and MAX is one of the best meals I've ever had. Tucked away in an unassuming and quaint little side street, MAX - named after the owner, is situated in the Jordaan area of Amsterdam's city centre. Romantic without being fussy with great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Good food and great service in a nice setting. Make sure that you are served by Joseph. Needs a better wine menu. Enjoyable evening for a couple or friends.

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Additional Information about MAX Amsterdam

Address: Herenstraat 14 | Jordaan area, 1015 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 420 0222
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 41 - 50
Cuisine: European, Indonesian, International

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