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Alberto's Carreta

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Spui 8, 1012 WZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Value
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    3.5 of 5 stars
Reasonable value for quality meet

Very quiet night when I arrived . The prices on boards outside seemed cheap but when inside the prices on the menu were higher. 23 Euro for a medium size steak. Beautifully cooked but nothing exceptional

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very quiet night when I arrived . The prices on boards outside seemed cheap but when inside the prices on the menu were higher. 23 Euro for a medium size steak. Beautifully cooked but nothing exceptional

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Geneva, Switzerland
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not very Clean. Waitress too fast, she even took my glass before I finished my drink! I took grilled chicken fillet and I paid the full price instead of the tourist menu price of 8.50 €. Only when I went outside the restaurant from the other exit I saw this tourist price outside! Not Fair! Anyway the quality of the... More 

Thank Ivana M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with my girlfriend. We've order 2 small beers and the daily menu. The waitress was not very polite and cold not speak proper English. The food was ok but the portions were supper little. When we've got the bill, we were charged for a big beer, when asking why the waitress explain us how to order a... More 

Thank Fioco C
Romsey, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stumbled across this about half 10 on the day we arrived! Amazing steak and great service and they stayed open past closing to time just so we could eat that evening.

Thank sarah-jayne s
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We had the mix meat platter between 2 of us and a bottle of house rose, which came to 77 euro. The food was average, but we were so hungry at this point we didn't care much. The steak was good, cooked how we asked it to be and relatively lean. The waitress was nice although we sat next to... More 

Thank Tanyas_Adventures
Florence, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

the food was very good, lot's of it and served very fast. The value was good for the amount of food and the quality of it. REM

Thank rosa m
South Africa
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Knowing South American steaks very well, I looked forward tasting some of the world;a best beef. I have to admit that I was a somewhat disappointed by the meat being over-cooked (I asked rare and got medium). The atmosphere was OK-ish and the owner very jolly. I guess the steak when compared to other Argentinian or Brazilian restaurants does not... More 

Thank TravellingTVProducer
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Went here for dinner on our last evening in Amsterdam after reading the reviews and were disappointed. We ordered the bread and alioli to start which came out quick which was good as we were hungry but even before we could take the first bite of our bread, the mains were delivered! This happened all within 10 minutes of being... More 

Thank Jazmin J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

This hidden pearl deserves a visit, the eye dont get what it deserves but the mouth sure do.... We ordered the mix grill for two and it was amazing!!!

Thank Morgan C
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287 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Back again in Amsterdam I had to revisit Alberto’s Carretta. I’ve been going so long I remember Alberto himself and how he’d walk around the original restaurant singing love songs with his guitar clamped to his massive belly. Sadly he’s gone and the restaurant moved to its current location. It’s a bit cramped, though the large booths on the ground... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Spui 8, 1012 WZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: 020-6268024

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Latin, Spanish
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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