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Castell Bites & Steaks

Zuiddijk 2 | 1501 CA, Zaandam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #1 of 57 Restaurants in Zaandam
Hours:
Mon 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Dutch
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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Clitheroe
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173 reviews 173 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We were two guys on a business dinner. We shared the Chef's special starter which was superb; one of the best starters I've ever had. Followed up with grilled prawns which came with a sour cream loaded baked potato and a variety of dips for the prawns - really tasty. Good wines by the glass. WiFi. Definite return place. €100... More

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is a good place for all meat lovers, especially the Cote de Boeuf is a carnivore feast for a minimum of 2 persons! But they don't only serve great steaks. The variety in the bites menu is great as well and if you don't know what to pick, you can order a starter plateau so you can have a... More

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New York City, New York
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236 reviews 236 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Some clever flavor combinations but trying too hard to be innovative -- some of the combinations don't work. Note that the "Classic" section of the menu is also fairly nouvelle -- eg the carpaccio is made with an argentinian chimichurri. Also note that a steakhouse in europe generally can't match one in N or S America -- the cuts of... More

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Manassas, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

At first I thought friends were kidding when they stated that Castell's ribs were divine. They were right! The ribs are tender and moist. The steaks and fish were tasty. Entrees include meat selection, baked potato and side garnish of tomato. Simple but necessary...too much great food for one sitting...what a nice complaint to have

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Sandnes, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We went there for our last night in Amsterdam and arrived just before the kitchen closed (11:00 at night). The very friendly waiter that greeted us made us feel welcome and assured it was no problem. The place had a really nice atmosphere, very friendly and attentive staff. Food was excellent, my girfriend had the garlic prawns and they were... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We had an excellent meal here which was beautifully presented by the first class staff. The fish of the day had a wonderful white wine sauce to accompany it and the wild boar had a fantastic sauce as well.Potatoes/Chips are an optional extra so the plates are never overloaded.Delicious sweets also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We went to this restaurant because it was the number one rated restaurant by TripAdvisor, and since we were spending a weekend away together we really wanted to spend one night out together for a nice romantic evening. The service was good, and the food was regular classic Dutch/French dishes but with a different modern twist, for example the fillet... More

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Milan, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

..was the main dish last Wednesday, and it was excellent, together with a Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon. The meat is thinly sliced and served with sauce béarnaise and fried fat crumbs (I think). As a starter, the onion soup with cheese spread is tasty, maybe sweeter and more liquid than it usually is in France. King prawns stewed in white wine... More

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Halifax
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

From the reservation phonecall to leaving after a fabulous evening, Everything about this place was spot on. The hosting was professional, but friendly, helpful and thoughtful. The food (steak and ribs) was spectacular with an extra touch of the chefs serving you. The wine was excellent with good choice. The atmosphere was relaxed despite upmarket surroundings. We had Grandma and... More

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antwerp
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We had a very good diner at this restaurant. The food was great (we had the bites), the service was excellent, the wine very good. We can recommend this restaurant to anybody who wants a fair meal for a fair price.

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Additional Information about Castell Bites & Steaks

Address: Zuiddijk 2 | 1501 CA, Zaandam, The Netherlands
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Zaandam
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Dutch

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