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Cafe Amsterdam

cnr Peace Ave & Baruun Selbe Gudamj | central Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
+976 11 315696
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Ranked #81 of 163 Restaurants in Ulaanbaatar
Cuisines: Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Most recent review
- Aug 22, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Trieste, Italy
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

If they could understand some english, it would be a nice place to have breakfast, if you have plenty of time (service is unbelievable slow).

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McLean, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visited Amsterdam cafe for breakfast as well as for an afternoon coffee. It was a good experience. The sandwiches and coffee were good. The service was a bit slow, but we were not in a rush so did not mind. It is located right on Peace Avenue, so it is perfect to take break and plan things before you... More

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Darkhan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My last and final experience there was by far the worst. Terrible food at ridiculous prices with a staff that's clearly unhappy and an atmosphere that feels like a parody of a European hostel. People go there because they don't know any better, which is unfortunate. It's lovely that they have the outdoor seating that they do, it's great for... More

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Alice Springs, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

There are not much choices in their menu. It is the best place to relax, have a review on your trip plan and enjoy the internet. If you need to send some postcard just hand it over to them (with stamps). A friendly staffs too.

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London
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I am British, living in UB for 3 years now. This used to be a great place, but its standards have slipped because it has good reviews. Management is slapdash - and sometimes abusive to western clients, There was at least one documented instance of antisemtic abuse by the manager or owner (not sure which.) Staff do their best and... More

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Grande Cache, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Gave us a sense of home on another continent, and that's about it.... The coffee was fantastic and to our liking, the rest of our breakfast order verging average. HOWEVER - the servers were trying hard to accommodate the expat taste and communicate in a foreign language, which in our books calls for extra points.... Will definitely return if given... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Nothing against Cafe Amsterdam but for the prices they charge, they could offer better services and food. The coffee is not too bad but the food is average at best. In the summer, it is frequented by loud tourists.

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Chicago, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

I just came by here twice for the coffee. Coffee was great, I saw the food but really did not eat anything here. So the review is just for the coffee. It was a pit stop before going and seeing the sights in the morning.

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I think this is one of place that once it's good, but not maintaining to keep up. There are other places, that I would go for a snack and good coffee.

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Ulaanbaatar
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84 reviews 84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

The couple of times I went to the Cafe Amsterdam I left disappointed. The coffee is fine, but the food is not great. And the cafe seems to attract loud-mouthed US teenagers who feel obliged to "like, like, like" share their moronic views on the world with anyone within earshot. There are far better places in UB to grab a... More

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