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“I love sticking cakes into my face!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of De taart van m'n tante

De taart van m'n tante
Ferdinand Bolstraat 10, 1072 LJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
020-7764600
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Ranked #26 of 43 Bakeries in Amsterdam
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Bakeries
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Brunch, Breakfast
Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
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“I love sticking cakes into my face!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic selection of cakes in this quirky cake shop in De Pijp. Service could probably do with being a bit quicker/better, but apart from that tip top.

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  • Portuguese first
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English first
St. Louis, MO, USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Perfectly kitsch; great cake; slightly overpriced”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The cake was great! I had the carrot cake and loved it very much. It was moist and delicious. The cappuccino was good too. The atmosphere is like an old woman's home with dusty fake flowers and mismatched furniture. I thought the prices were a bit high for the atmosphere. I expected them to be less but tasting the cake, you can taste that they are high quality and that is what you are paying for. Since I have sneezing spells from dust, this type of place makes me nervous but it was very good. I would return for the carrot cake but may take it to go...good experience overall.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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at home
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Great Cakes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This is a very quirky furnished pastry shop with great cakes and a good coffee. The cakes are fantastic and it is hard to decided which one to choose. We would have loved to try them all.

Visited November 2012
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Paris, France
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22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A place victim of its success”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Too much people, nobody to drive you to a table. Coach destroyed. Good cakes but over priced. Better to go to another small cake shop and there are a lot in Amsterdam.

Visited May 2013
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Interesting cakes, so-so ambience”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

As we were in the area (just been shopping in nearby Albert Cuyp Market) and has heard of this "must see" camp and kitsch cafe, we popped in for a coffee and cake.

Have to admit that the selection of cakes on the menu was interesting, even amusing, although there seemed to be a lack of variety when it came to ordering. Two selected were gone and one of those we did get was the last piece (not the freshest).

Service was perfunctory, but maybe being there when it was 3/4 empty wasn't conducive to atmosphere and staff motivation.

Not convinced about how clean it was either - sticky tablecover, etc.

However, for a quirky little example of the sort of places Amsterdam offers, worth a look if you are passing by.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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