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“Excellent ribeye!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of CAU

CAU
Damstraat 5 | 1012JL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 9632
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Ranked #211 of 2,627 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $84
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Grill, Argentinean, South American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Argentine casual fine dining restaurant, specialising in steaks. The most extensive Argentine wine list in Amsterdam. With Private dining,Brunch and corporate facilities available. Beautiful, newly refurbished building, centrally located.
Hokksund, Norway
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Excellent ribeye!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We found this restaurant by chance. The food was really yummy and the service efficient and friendly. A reasonable wine list, plenty of space, no stress. Obviously popular and not too expensive. The best steak I've had in a long time!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Zurich, Switzerland
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137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
“Quick, friendly and tasty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We were in fact looking for a quick bite after shopping when we stumbled upon CAU. We glanced over the menu and since there was something of everything we decided to give it a try. We were seated quickly. While making our choice from the menu, we saw the line of hungry people growing outdoors. We choose hamburgers, steak sandwich and the tortilla chicken salad. The food was served quickly. The burgers were very juicy and the steak melting in the mouth. The salad of grilled chicken, green leaves, corn, avocado was very fresh and served on a tortilla. We had sides of thin, crispy fries. Our party of four shared the banana split with a twist and the dulce the leche pancakes. Service was quickly and friendly. Price 4 people for mains with fries, dessert, a few bottles of water, teas and coffee came to Euro 103. We will certainly return but we will definitely make a reservation.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ramat Gan, Israel
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good main course great appetizers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

This restaurant is located in a very nice part of town, the food and service there are very good.
I ordered a Fillet and it was over cooked (Medium well), the immediately replaced it with a new (medium - rare) fillet which was much better.
The ambiance is nice and the starters were great.

Visited June 2013
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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“fun and good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Good steak and well cooked pasta, very good pasta , an oasis in a rather drab area ==================

Visited June 2013
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Glasgow
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“Booking essential....now I know why!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

I was invited to dinner while on a business trip to Amsterdam. Cau was recommended as the pick of Amsterdam's many steak restaurants, but we were informed that we might not be able to get a table as Cau is always very busy. Some of that will be down to location...the restaurant is just off Dam Square. Mostly, however, it is down to the food. If you don't like steak then this not the place for you. But if you do, then Cau will be hard to beat. The atmosphere is very lively, and the food is great. We really enjoyed the platter of empanadas we had as starters. When it came to mains some of the servings were absolutely enormous but everyone in our party thought the quality was excellent. The service was friendly but not particularly quick. This was the only downside, but then it was very busy. Prices are on the high side but probably fair for the standard.
I would certainly recommend Cau to any one who likes a steak dinner.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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