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“'a very nice surprise'” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Daalder

Daalder
Lindengracht, 90, 1015KK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020-6248864
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Ranked #5 of 2,468 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $110
Cuisines: French, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Dear Guest, So ... It 'guides season "is over! And we can be satisfied. Our place in the Gault Millau, we consolidated nicely with 15 points and also in Nice was written both in print and online again praised us. And last but not least, we got a nice mention as pleasant restaurant with very tasty dishes and an excellent wine list in the Michelin Guide. So that's nice! Now we go back just do what we like ... People deliver a top gourmet evening in a relaxed environment for a relaxing price.   With warm culinary regards,   Frans van Dam & Wilke Durand
amsterdam
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“'a very nice surprise'”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

One of my friends who cooks like a star recommended me to eat at Daalder. He called Daalder a restaurant where he, 'fell twice of his chair'. Not because of bad chairs but because of very good food. Yesterday we had a 3 courses arrangement for 36 euro's and it was very good. The taste is surprisingly original good and delicious. If you love food and like to be surprised it is a very nice surprise. Good wines also!! Thanks.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
257 reviews 257 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
“Good Food but Slow Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We dined there on Christmas day. The place is small like most of the resturants in Amsterdam which don't serve many tables. Food was very good with a touch of oriental flavor and we enjoyed it. However the service was extremely slow. The waitstaff were very friendly though.

Visited December 2013
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Windhoek
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Really cool!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

If you happen to be in the Jordaan district of Amsterdam and looking for a place to unpack and have a bite, this is the place! Typical Dutch atmosphere and great for people-watching! The menu allows for just enough choice without overwhelming you, and judging from the orders served around us, everything looked real tasty! Our choice of meal was typically Dutch - kroketten, simple but well prepared and equally tasty! Highly recommended and it seems very popular with the locals alike! Not too touristy at all, given the location.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent cuisine in a local neighbourhood near central Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This restaurant is simply great. I did not have a reservation, and the restaurant was booked out, but they staff offered me three choices to eat there, including the one I selected where the booking was not till later. The wait staff were friendly and attentive and interested in the food. The restaurant is small but cosy, with a kitchen on view style. But in the end its all about the food and this the best part. The herring appertiser was stellar with the fish accompanied by a range of beets in different styles but mostly as meringue-like wafers. The chicken was also good but I was most impressed by one of the chefs who saw I was not ordering a large meal and came by with an extra soup for me to try (complimentary too). So whats not to like? The wine choice was varied and interesting. The location is a couple of canals over from the main train station but a pleasant, safe walk. Having eaten at many restaurants over the years, I have to rank this one very near the top of my all time list.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Terrific food, excellent service, informal atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

Best risotto I ever had, topped off with a touch of truffles and crispy rice. Duck was perfectly cooked. Fun atmosphere. Service by people who clearly cared. Hope to come back when I visit Amsterdam next time.

Visited December 2013
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