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De Zotte

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Jordaan
Steakhouse, Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian, Pub
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Raamstraat 29, 1016 XL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
0206268694
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Rustic, good food

The bar has an extensive range of beers and the waitress suggested some for me to try when I said I wanted one I hadn't drunk before. The food was plentiful and very tasty. We were all happy with our choices, three meat dishes were very tender and there was a positive heap of ribs! Three drinks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Micky1008
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English first
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

The bar has an extensive range of beers and the waitress suggested some for me to try when I said I wanted one I hadn't drunk before. The food was plentiful and very tasty. We were all happy with our choices, three meat dishes were very tender and there was a positive heap of ribs! Three drinks each and two... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I had a great time here it is a little tricky to find but we just used google maps so no real hassle. I had no idea what sort of beer I liked but after a quick chat with the waitress she told me what I would like and she was right!. We even had a little something to eat... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Seek out this small bar and your effort will be well rewarded. With a solid beer list of Belgian favourites and an excellent menu you won't be disappointed. With vegetarian option and excellent deserts this restaurant is highly recommended. Staff are really friendly and speak excellent English. Find it, you won't be disappointed. 🍻

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Columbus, Ohio
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I loved this place. It's an atmospheric local pub. Great beer on tap. Very limited menu but someone in the kitchen is doing great things. We had warm baked bread with a garlic butter and small cheese plate of two good cheeses to start. We also had a good steak with peppercorns sauce, ribs special in beer sauce, and a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Nice place with a local feel and a great selection of beers. Great place for tourists to avoid the crowds. The food (Belgian blue steaks and croquettes) was excellent. Our server was awesome and very helpful.

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London
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

A bar on a back street, with a huge number of beers, and serving more traditional Dutch food. A small place, a good atmosphere, not a quite place, nor too noisy. The food was tasty, not showy, but cooked well. We had to wait for our bitterballen, as they needed to get the oil to the correct temperature after making... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Pull yourself out of the tourist trap that is the Leidsplein and visit De Zotte. The beer list is unfathomable, the bar staff are amazingly friendly and knowledgeable about what beers to try. Plus if your a Veggie like me, you have to try the Quiche. My meat loving friends were quick to humour me ordering Quiche but as soon... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

An amazing, cosy bar with a massive selection of beer! The bar staff were extremely happy and fun, whilst also being quite accommodating. My friends and I hoped for there to be a beer tasting option (due to their large menu), and when there was not readily available, the bartender openly gave us a number of 6 different beers for... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

4 of use went to De Zotte for dinner and drinks. The place is a great little bar. Food was awesome and they had a great selection of beer. Service was very good and all for a reasonable price.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a typical brown cafe in Amsterdam, with an excellent beer menu. We had a long evening here and decided to eat some spare ribs while tasting the different brews, and the food was decent. But yeah, the beer is the highlight.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Raamstraat 29, 1016 XL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighborhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: 0206268694

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Belgian, Bar, European, Vegetarian, Pub

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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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