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Divan

#264 of 2,508 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Turkish
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Elandsgracht 14, 1016 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 8239
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cozy Turkish

cozy Turkish ....very traditional food and so tasteful! We tried several mezes : all very good ...we will come back because we have seen the main dishes passing in front of us several times : they were very generous and so promising ....

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

cozy Turkish ....very traditional food and so tasteful! We tried several mezes : all very good ...we will come back because we have seen the main dishes passing in front of us several times : they were very generous and so promising ....

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Delft, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Food at this place is good and tasty if a little expensive for the genre. More of a "home kitchen" than the usual Turkish BBQ, but the roast lamb and meatballs do not disappoint. The lack of credit-card handling does disappoint however--if you don't have a Dutch "Pin" Card, be sure you have cash!

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Like other reviewers, we chose this restaurant by chance while strolling the Jordaan. We were seated immediately and the service throughout the meal was prompt and gracious. I felt like a welcome guest. My wife and I had different eating experiences. The ali nazik I had as a main course was one of the best Middle Eastern dishes I've ever... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were lucky enough to be staying close to Divan - and went there for dinner. It was one of the best Mediterranean meals I have had in a while. Menu is typically Greek/Turkish - the lovely staff are more than willing to offer recommendations. Food is delicious - a real variety and options for veggie and meat eaters. Drink... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This charming little restaurant offered up one of the best dining experiences we've had in Amsterdam. Divan offers up delicious, authentic tasting Turkish food in a cosy, old-school family-owned restaurant atmosphere that reminded me of my own older relatives back home. Although the entree list included some interesting options, we opted to make a dinner of mezze (several appetizers or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Good menu choices, typical Turkish / Greek. Prices about right, 5 people starter, main, and drinks €140. Fast service, although it was quiet. However, be aware that like many restaurants in Holland they only accept Dutch payment cards. Recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

You will leave full up.. The service is a tad slow but the food and friendliness of staff make up for it. Staff made us feel right at home and we sat where we wanted. The variety is excellent and so is the price. The homemade lemonade is perfect and the meat is grilled enough to have texture and flavour!!

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amman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Divan is a cosy restaurant run by a turkish family and serves the best turkish home made food in reasonable prices . If u ever visit amestrdam don't miss this restaurant .

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Devon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We came across this unsophisticated restaurant purely by chance and were so pleased that we had. It has a nice atmosphere, the food and red wine were simple but delicious and the family members who attended to us were very charming, friendly & efficient. We really couldn't fault it. Three courses and a carafe of wine came to around €60... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

"Divan" is a surprise. We went there with friends and ordered a lot of different and delicious plates that we were able to share altogether. Great Turkish red wine and such a wonderful service ! Definitely worth a visit, you will love it.

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Additional Information about Divan

Address: Elandsgracht 14, 1016 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 626 8239
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $12 to $28
Cuisine: Turkish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Elandsgracht 14, 1016 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 626 8239

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $12 to $28
  • Cuisine: Turkish
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?