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MAX Amsterdam

Herenstraat 14 | Jordaan area, 1015 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 0222
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Ranked #13 of 2,333 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $47 - $57
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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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Max is a fantastic host and the food is amazing. Book in advance. Fresh and really tasty. Easy walk to all attractions.

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Oregon City, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Max restaurant was recommended to us by the owner of the B & B we were staying it. It is a small neighborhood restaurant with absolutely great Indonesian food. Be sure to make reservations, we were fortunate to have a warm evening and sat outside.

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Bourne End, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Absolutely lovely food - We booked from London ahead of our visit - based on other TA reviews and were not disappointed. We opted for the Gravad Lax, salad, Bang Bang Rendang curry (really gorgeous) as well as a lovely sweet chicken curry. The food really was exceptionally good and the staff were equally lovely. Would be top of our... More

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Geneva
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We chose this restaurant for its rijstafel and we we were not disappointed. There was a nice selection of dishes and the possibility to ask for seconds. The service was friendly.

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Bangkok
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Superb food and good service, but the room is very loud with nothing to dampen the sound in the room. My wife and I found ourselves shouting several times. Other than the sound, everything was perfect and exceeded our expectations.

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We made a reservation at MAX which was promptly confirmed. They've 2 seatings (according to their website). When we tried to make a booking for 7pm, they suggested 6.30pm instead. We chose the 3-course dinner rather than the Indonesian tasting menu, although there were Indonesian dishes available from the starter and main options. Among the 3 of us we tried... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great meal late one evening. Traditional food given a very interesting far eastern twist. We ate fish which looked and tasted fantastic. Not cheap but definately worth it.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We visited recently during a break. The restaurant has two seatings between 6pm and 7pm and between 9pm and 10pm. The restaurant is very busy, so book ahead - we decided to come here solely on tripadvisor reviews and we were not disappointed! We went for the 4 course a la carte menu (€45 per head) without wine. I enjoyed... More

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MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your fantastic review and beautiful compliments. We do what we do: to do our best to prepare tasty food and hopefully also something special food to make you to enjoy our food. Michellin star sounds great but I'm afraid it's not our game nor our style. Our no nonsense style of cooking and service won't... More

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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Having lived in Holland for several years, I wanted to have my brother-in-law experience an Indonesian Rijstafel. I booked months in advance via email. We started searching on Herenstraat, walked up one side and down the other, could not find it! As we gave up, and were just walking to find another restaurant, brother-in-law spotted a menu on the wall... More

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

A real treat where the food is of exceptional quality. A lovely setting with really friendly staff. Seek out this place for dinner when visiting Amsterdam. You won't be disappointed!

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