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Yamazato Restaurant

Ferdinand Bolstraat 333 (Hotel Okura), 1072 LH Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
+31 20 678 7450
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Ranked #241 of 2,412 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $165
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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Paris, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Beautiful ! The Michelin star rating is not just about the food, it's about the whole experience in the restaurant, and believe me, it's worth every second in the place. You're welcomed like a Prince, you have traditional Japanese waitresses who look after your table, and the food is aboslutely delicious. Our choice : Shabu-shabu for 2 with Japanese Wagyu... More

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Amsterdam
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Eating at Yamazato is great culinary experience. This is my place to go to whenever, there is something to celebrate or I am ready to pay extra for good food. I have been here several times, and have left the restaurant in an uplifted mood every time. The quality and freshness of the food is simply outstanding. The service is... More

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London
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We were here 6 years ago for dinner and had to come here again since last time we were very impressed and this time our dinner was excellent again! I don't eat sashimi for as i don't trust the quality of fish in 99% of Japanese restaurants but I figured in a Michelin star restaurant i can have it and... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We visited Amsterdam for our honeymoon and decided we wanted to eat in very special restaurants, so chose Yamazato. We were not disappointed. We were greeted very warmly and drinks were served promptly. The waitresses were very attentive and topped up our wine and water glasses regularly. We chose to eat the set menu. At €50 each we felt this... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Thank you For a wonderfull eXperience 25th october, tabel 10. Great food, fantastic Sake arrangement And wonderfull as well as thoughtfull service. Every year food and sake is a discovery, redefining a world of taste, well balanced and outstanding.

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

...in an average sort of way, Yamazato does a very good job of reflecting the bland, beige understatement of the original Okura Hotel in Tokyo. At dinner, the sort of Zen-inspired wood-and-tope tones don't exactly radiate a confidence that your culinary experiences will be star-rated, with tables divided from each other by waist-high partitions, large picture-windows that overlook a water... More

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Hotel_OkuraAmsterdam, Manager at Yamazato Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mike H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit. We regret that you did not experience the quality in service that we are known for. At the moment the restaurant is indeed completely designed in Sukiya style and it is one of the most traditional Japanese restaurants in Europe. We will be... More

Brussels
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My boyfriend wanted to give me a special treatment and he decided to reserve a table on line, he was already once there before. Yamazato was the first traditional Japanese restaurant in Europe with a Michelin star. The kitchen brigade only speaks Japanese. We order the special October menu from the Chef and I did not realized that there were... More

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Just the best Japanese restaurant in Amsterdam. If you like sushi, shabu-shabu or Wagyu beef, this is the place to go. A large selection of Sake. Definitely a bit formal and a setting for a long exquisite dinner to celebrate, not a quick and informal restaurant.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My husband made a reservation for my birthday. He asked for a table near the window with view and we were given this. The staff was friendly and helpful. We had sushi and sashimi with miso soup. It was good, tasteful and the plates were nicely decorated. The waitress asked if we would like an aperitif so I order one,... More

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Paris, France
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

food is excellent , service , a disaster ! I went there because they have shabu , shabu is a japanese fondue , very healthy . I have nothing to say about the food , it was excellent . however the service was disaster . First when I arrive , they forgot to give me a menu , so 15... More

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Additional Information about Yamazato Restaurant

Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 333 (Hotel Okura), 1072 LH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 678 7450
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
Average Prices: USD 6 - 165
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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