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Yamazato Restaurant

#212 of 2,529 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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Ferdinand Bolstraat 333 | Hotel Okura, 1072 LH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 678 7450
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Doing business
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 202
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Superior sashimi

About forty of my colleagues and I dined at an organized dinner at Yamazato during a compnay meeting. Even though it was a preset meal every aspect of it was first rate. The sashimi course was superb as was the beef. One of the best "Japanese" meals I have had outside of Japan.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Steve P
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North Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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347 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
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English first
North Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

About forty of my colleagues and I dined at an organized dinner at Yamazato during a compnay meeting. Even though it was a preset meal every aspect of it was first rate. The sashimi course was superb as was the beef. One of the best "Japanese" meals I have had outside of Japan.

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Hoeilaart
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162 reviews 162 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Perhaps I should mention that we have in our area also a Japanese restaurant with one Michelin star. Much smaller and with much less pretentions. That was my reference for choosing Yamazato and now for reviewing it. The dishes were all OK, but never I had the feeling that everything was better then average, what I would have expected in... More 

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Curacao
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This restaurant is being renovated and seating is at Le Camelia, also in Okura Hotel. We ordered à la carte. Although the Japanese waitress told us that it is becoming a great meal, we assured her that it is okay. Well I must say, we indeed ordered a lot, but it was worthwhile. A bit expensive, but we knew that... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, UK
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262 reviews 262 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This is a restaurant for connoisseurs of Japanese food. Don’t go if you want great big chunks of meat or lashings of fries. Do go, if you appreciate flavours, the art of the chef and the uniqueness of the menu. We went early on New Year’s Eve and this meal is up-there with some of the best I’ve ever had.... More 

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Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Yamazato restaurants is one of our top ten japanese restaurants in the world. After the dinner my husband asked me in icelandic if we should have irish coffie but I replied we could probably not have that in a japanese restaurant, the servant overheard us and said irish coffie were no problem, this irish coffie also got on our top... More 

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Amsterdam
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Menues range from € 75,- up to € 95,-- but you may have to pay much more if ordered a la carte. Very knowlegable and polite personnel. The restaurant is being renovated (opening March 2015). Up to that date Yamazato is located in "Le Camelia", another restaurant in the Okura hotel. The (top) quality of the food can be described... More 

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Cairo
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105 reviews 105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

As they say, it's all about expectations; and our expectations were too high obviously. The good news: the sashimi was among the best we ever had. The bad news: the Maki wa I

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Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Went a couple of times for a family dinner. The place is very nice and offers a good selection of Japanese meals. Staff is nice, friendly and helpful. The place is expensive, but worth it. I have not been to Japan, so can not compare with restaurants in the country, but the place was recommended by a Japanese friend, who... More 

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Purmerend
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164 reviews 164 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

When you enter the restaurant one can not help but think this is not Japanese because of the way the tables were dressed and the lay-out. The waitresses were in tradittional Japanse clothing. I ordered one of the many menus on offer and although the food was ok I was a little bit disappointed with the flavors. When you eat... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Teppanyaki Restaurant Sazanka is a must when you are in the Netherlands. We decided to eat there after having heard so much good about this restaurant. When we came to the restaurant the female staff had these beautiful japanese kimonos and the staff talked japanese and not very good english but that was just the charm of the restaurant!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 333 | Hotel Okura, 1072 LH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 678 7450

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 149
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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