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La Place Cafe

Dam Square
American, Barbecue, Chinese, Contemporary
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Kalverstraat 203, 1012 XC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
0900-2358363
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 24
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  • 49
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great option for casual meals in the city centre!

We discovered La Place while on an organised walking tour, and went back twice afterwards. What a great find! Many different kinds of food, all freshly prepared, with lots of fresh, healthy options (and terrific french fries if you're not into that), at reasonable prices. Great central location... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Stephen M
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London, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We discovered La Place while on an organised walking tour, and went back twice afterwards. What a great find! Many different kinds of food, all freshly prepared, with lots of fresh, healthy options (and terrific french fries if you're not into that), at reasonable prices. Great central location means that it's within walking distance of practically everywhere. Next time we're... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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166 reviews 166 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

La Place is a great place to enjoy a range of different food types. The have various serving stations with a salad bar, sandwiches, desserts, tea/coffee, meat, pizza, pasta, stir-fry, smoothies and juices. Situated over three floors, this is a busy Mediterranean style food outlet, is clean and tidy, is in a busy central location and has free Wi-Fi. However,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We left La Place after we realized that the lady preparing our sandwich for us, was wearing the same gloves she had been washing the dishes with (using dirty cloths). She also opened a big rubbish bin and cleaned the lid, using the same gloves. After all of this, she picked up our sandwiches, cut them open and proceeded to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Many stalls to choose from. Yummy food. Buy your food and pay at the check-out counter. Not expensive too. There are many sitting areas too. Quick snack while taking a rest.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This branch of La Place doesn't look much from the outside, but inside it's got a vast array of fresh foods set up across several 'zones' (salads, soups, pasta, pizzas, etc.) in cavernous rooms. Cosy eating areas downstairs are easily outdone by the light and airy upstairs with dining tables set around the atrium and wide openings into separate eating... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Stopped in here while shopping one day because I wanted some healthy food. I've walked past this place many times but never actually eaten here. They have an awesome selection of food to eat in or take home. Everything looks so delicious it's hard to make a decision on what to eat! Prices are a little high, but not surprising... More 

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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137 restaurant reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We find the food at La Place to be very good, the selection broad, and the price reasonable. As a non-Dutch speaker, it is also extremely helpful to be able to "see" the food, then select what one would like to eat. In this location, there is a take-away on the ground level, the "cafeteria" on the next level, and... More 

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Shlomi, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

visit the place for lunch, great variety of meat, fish, vegetables, pastry and more. you can easily find something that you'll like. free WI-FI is also a plus. a little bit pricey (11€ for sandwich (big one) and a squeezed juice), but considering to fresh ingredients i think its fair.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Had a great lunch in a clean, spacious and great cafe. The food was very good with reasonable portions. Service was good and staff very friendly. When in Amsterdam again will return to this very good eatery.

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Hannover, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Went here for coffee and cake one day and came back the next for lunch - it was all delicious and the range of different options there was great. I would definitely recommend it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kalverstraat 203, 1012 XC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Dam Square
  • Neighborhood: Dam Square
  • Phone Number: 0900-2358363

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Chinese, Contemporary

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