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Cafe Americain

Leidsekade 97, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
+31 20 556 3122
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Ranked #1,035 of 2,412 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $19 - $62
Cuisines: Brasserie
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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Jacksonville, Florida
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164 reviews 164 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place is interesting because its huge windows offer a perfect view on street life, and the "Art Deco" interior reminds of the past splendor of the late 1950s and early 1960s. We went there for a 5 p.m aperitif and stayed for dinner. I had a jenever and it was served in achilled glass. Perfect! On the side, we... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had a table for six for a birthday celebration. We were given a table by the window which was lovely. . The service was great, attentive and friendly. The food was superb, we all ordered different things and there were no complaints. I had the wild boar which was beautiful. Yes, it's pricey, but just being inside that beautiful... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A treat within this hotel, this dining room is beautiful. More importantly, the breakfasts are good. If you like hot porridge, bring your own oats and they will gladly cook it for you!

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Millsboro, Delaware
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We had drinks and dinner in a group of 5 in this iconic restaurant located smack on the Leidseplein in central Amsterdam. Located in the American Hotel, the restaurant's art deco design has worn well over the years. On the evening of our visit, the restaurant was fairly quiet; about half of the tables were used to serve drinks only,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went there for a coffee and asked for the Dutch cheeses plater. Asked what's in it. A rude grumpy camp waiter answered "cheese?" asked with what is it coming. Rude grumpy camp waiter said "maybe bread". Plater: big chunks of cheese thrown together with two slices of bread and 1.5 (one and a half) radish. No wonder the place was... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The burger was great but go away from tourist sites and save money. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and is open so if you like to people watch, its cool.

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Mersin, Turkey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

cafe amiercan & bar american are both beautiful places with a nice amibition, design... Menu's are satisfactory, prices are reasonable, service is "perfect", staff is very smiley & helpful.

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Dorridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very grand restaurant with a small but diverse menu. The steak was exceptional and we would definitely go back their if we go to Amsterdam again. Fairly pricey but worth the money for a good meal with a good ambiance and surroundings.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I grew up in Amsterdam, and had a fond memory of the place. I remember it to be beautifully decorated in a sort of Jugendstil style. Unfortunately that changed, it looks boringly modern these days. That didn't keep me from expecting good service and food though! It's quite pricey so I expected a good treat for me and my girlfriend.... More

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Plattsburgh
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stopped in the Leidesplain for a small meal at the Americain Hotel as it had been recommended by a friend. We were very pleased with the food itself. We had the French onion soup (some of the BEST) and the Spicy Chicken Wings with chili sauce. WoW! We are big fans of wings and these are incomparable! Wonderfully cooked... More

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Additional Information about Cafe Americain

Address: Leidsekade 97, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 556 3122
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
Average Prices: USD 19 - 62
Cuisine: Brasserie

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