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Cafe Americain

Leidsekade 97, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
+31 20 556 3122
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Ranked #1,049 of 2,239 restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $20 - $47
Cuisines: Brasserie
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
Description: Wine and dine among the local Amsterdam people, artists and actors. The ambiance in the dazzling Cafe Americain is dynamic and most of all cozy. It has been called Amsterdam's living room by many and that is exactly how it feels. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, just a coffee or a pleasant drink. At the Cafe Americain or on the amazing terrace during the summer time, you will always feel comfortable
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

OK, so this is the kind of stuff that makes my head explode. Lovely, warm evening; we go to Cafe Americain for dinner and ask for an outdoor table for 4. Nice guy shows us to a table, we order wine and an appetizer. Some time goes by and we flag a waiter down (seems to us he has been... More

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Nicosia-Cyprus
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Excellent cocktails from experienced barmen,nice views of the square and outdoor facilities as well.Perfect interior decoration,what else should I ask for ?

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UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Not much , staff were there because they had to be not because they liked their job. They spent more time chatting to themselves and not enough on guest

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great Cafe, amazing breakfast! Interior is superb, plenty of room. Fresh food and drinks. Pleasant staff.

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Bishops Stortford
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

5 Star Cafe on the Leidesbahn, great service, ideal for people watching.The hustle and bustle around it made for a great atmosphere.

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215 restaurant reviews
433 helpful votes 433 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stopped by for drinks in later afternoon on a sunny day at the outdoor cafe. Lots of tables. Affordable prices on a wide range of drinks. Nice atmosphere overlooking Leidse Square for people watching. Awning provides some nice shade on a warm day, but you can also get a table in the sun if you prefer. We did not... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Loved sitting outside and equally inside too! Decor brilliant!The waiters where very friendly and attentive too.Lovely fountain outside which helps the atmosphere as well!

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Guernsey
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274 reviews 274 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Ate here twice during our stay and thoroughly enjoyed it. It overlooks and bustling square with a beautiful Art Deco fountain. It is a great place to sit and people watch from. We ate one night when the bar was shwoing a USA world cup match and despite being very busy with loud , obnoxious Ameicans the serving staff were... More

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Berkeley, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

In the Leidesplein so we thought there would be a lot of tourists, but not so much. Much more an elegant sit down restaurant for special occasions, in fact a young couple all dressed up for a special date was sitting near us. They have a theatre menu for starter and main or starter and dessert or all three. Salmon... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Went to Easter Brunch in April 2014. Made reservations online and it was quite easy. We were there last year for regular brunch and thought it was great. Great art deco and stained glass décor. There was a live jazz combo who played good music. There was a great variety of food to choose from and it was all delicious,... More

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