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Caramba

Lindengracht 342, 1015KN Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)
020-6271188
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Ranked #981 of 2,299 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Latin, Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Jordaan
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Jordaan
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  • Dutch first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Bath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We had a lovely meal here - fair price for the area, and very authentic. The service was slow for clearing plates, but the food itself came out very quickly. Thoroughly enjoyed, and would consider going back again.

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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180 reviews 180 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I hail from the US and have lived in both San Francisco and Austin Texas, which are both meccas for Mexican food. I always get a bit nervous about eating Mexican food in Europe as the take on it usually is a long way from the Tex-Mex I am used to. Things have gotten better over the last few years... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It is in a lovely area and the service is super nice, very wa and friendly, if I was to live in Amsterdam, this would be my to go to joint to hang out for a drink. The food is average, nothing amazing. We had fantastic Margeritas, I cak really recommend them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Lovely little restaurant in a quiet part of town with the best nachos I have ever tasted. Great food, great host and a very chilled atmosphere.

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Falkirk
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

After reading all the reviews we thought this would be a great place to go for a meal. As we are tourists, we did struggle to find it but we were determined we would. We could not fault the service. They were friendly and quick to give us menus and take our order. We were surprised to see a cat... More

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Bolzano, Italy
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We decided to go to a Mexican restaurant during our recent stay in Amsterdam and opted for Los Pilones in the Jordaan, which was closed (it is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays). We knew that Caramba was a short walk away and so went there instead. It was a Monday evening and so it was very quiet and we got... More

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This seemed like a good choice for a Mexican food fix. Bar seemed to have variety of tequilas, a good sign. Props to the friendly and attentive staff. Margaritas were fine tho small for 6Euro. The chicken fajitas were drenched in a sauce that seemed like a cross between teriyaki and bbq - so wrong! Guacamole below average. Ambience is... More

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Leiwen, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We had dinner at the action packed Caramba restaurant without making a reservation. We did not have to wait long for a seat (which we found out later we were lucky, as most restaurants in the area are quickly reserved) despite it being a full house. The servers were friendly, and we ordered drinks and beers that were tasty. My... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We were tired, cold and wet and opted to go across the road from our hotel to the Caramba restaurant and what a great decision it proved to be. We were instantly welcomed and the food was generous and delicious.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Average food - what you would expect from a run of the mill Mexican. Home made salsa was a plus but the fajitas were pretty poor. Only two tortillas , no extra toppings (cheese/sour cream etc) and the chicken was thigh meat not breast. Not worth a long walk just to visit it but good enough if your passing.

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