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Alberto's Carreta

Dam Square
Steakhouse, Latin
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Spui 8, 1012 WZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020-6268024
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food, quiet meal

We were initially drawn in via the "Tourist" menu in the window, advertising meals for up to about 10 euros, the waitress came outside to speak to us and so we were drawn in. We were initially slightly hesitant due to the fact it was very dark inside, quiet, empty and the walls had some surreal... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Georgia C
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We were initially drawn in via the "Tourist" menu in the window, advertising meals for up to about 10 euros, the waitress came outside to speak to us and so we were drawn in. We were initially slightly hesitant due to the fact it was very dark inside, quiet, empty and the walls had some surreal graffiti on them. However,... More 

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BELVEDERE, LONDON
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We visited here last week. A group of 10 of us. Quite a few of us had the €11 ribs chips and salad. Tasty, big portions and good value. Burger and steak looked good too.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have never tried Uruguayan beef as it never occurred to me that it might be any better than British or Argentinian. But hey, we learn something new every day. The fillet I had was one of the best I have ever tried and I would highly recommend to anyone. Service was friendly and ambience was great overall.

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Dublin
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I have been going here for 5 years and each time I visit this city I have to treat myself to one of the best steaks in the world. (possibly a slight exaggeration but it is fantastic). The open kitchen allows you to watch the chef cook your food on the charcoal grill right in full view of the restaurant.... More 

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Maidehead UK
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239 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

First venture into an Uruguayan restaurant. The fixed menu price was the attraction. A lovely friendly atmosphere, the restaurant has an old fashioned feel to it. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The meal - first course, main and then tea or coffee was really excellent. The starter - soup was tomato - not usually my favourite, but this... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

chicken was still raw, service was non-existent. steak was decent though. table for 6 was more like a table for 4. definitely my last time in this joint!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Food was plain, asked to get meat well done, was given it still raw. Sausgae given was not a chorizo as I had asked.

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bath, England
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

we visted this steak restaurant twice on a weekend break. There are so many steak houses in Amsterdam its overwhelming. We were both happy with our starters & main & the wine. Food was very tasty & good value. Service was excellent. I would only comment the place could do with a little TLC around the edges.

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

There are a lot of steakhouses in Amsterdam, so why choose this one? Well for one the food quality is exceptional, both of our steaks were done to our liking and had a lot of flavour. The sides of chips and salad both came as sharer plates between the both of us, which was a nice touch. Service was quick,... More 

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Israel
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

i would give it 5 if the service was good, but NO... sitting and order Tenderloin , was very tastie, asked for Chimchurri and got it with the bill :-) the place is nice, and you will get service if you are the only customers, otherwise ... wait... and wait... and they forget you sometimes... enjoy

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Additional Information about Alberto's Carreta

Address: Spui 8, 1012 WZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020-6268024
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Dam Square
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Latin

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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>  > Dam Square
  • Neighborhood: Dam Square
  • Phone Number: 020-6268024

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Latin
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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