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La Place Cafe

Dam Square
Chinese, American, Barbecue, Contemporary
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Kalverstraat 203, 1012 XC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
0900-2358363
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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 food - something for everyone

I went here with a couple of friends during a city break to Amsterdam last week. We'd all been thinking Dutch food was a little lacklustre up until we stumbled on this little gem. The place is constantly heaving and rightly so. There is so much choice ranging from hot dinners, to sandwiches... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Lucy-Jane F
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I went here with a couple of friends during a city break to Amsterdam last week. We'd all been thinking Dutch food was a little lacklustre up until we stumbled on this little gem. The place is constantly heaving and rightly so. There is so much choice ranging from hot dinners, to sandwiches, salads, juices and various buffets. Everything looked... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We visited twice during our recent visit to Amsterdam. Lots of different things to choose from. We chose roast chicken, roast potatoes and choose your own salad bowl. The location is right in the centre beside many shops. We would definitely choose this place again (particularly for lunch) next time we in Amsterdam!

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We came across La Place when we were in the V&D store about lunch time. They offer a great choice of types and styles of food and the prices are very reasonable. You help yourself from the selection downstairs and then take your food up to the very pleasant eating area overlooking the rest of the store. We chose roast... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A choice of 5 items from the buffet, plus a juice and a cup of tea or coffee. Beautiful views over a canal.

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 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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167 reviews 167 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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
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3 restaurant 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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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: Chinese, American, Barbecue, Contemporary

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