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“I think this is the best meal I've ever had!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tempura

Tempura
Plantage Kerklaan 26, 1018 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Plantage & the East)
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Ranked #2,006 of 2,584 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Plantage & the East
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“I think this is the best meal I've ever had!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Traditional Japanese food - beware you have to eat with chopsticks, cutlery is not an option! Staff very friendly and welcoming and food is delicious.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Definitely not”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Maybe I'm spoiled because my home city of Toronto has such excellent Japanese restaurants. All the same, I found Tempura to be a miserable experience. The owner was gruff to the point of rudeness and the food was ridiculously overpriced. I was made to feel unwelcome and vowed never to return. I was disappointed because it's the only Japanese restaurant that I know of in the Plantage district of Amsterdam. But the service was so terrible that I'll find something else next time. I would definitely suggest avoiding Tempura.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Amsterdam
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Tempura, sushi galore”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Very popular neighborhoud Japanese style brasserie with very decent Tempura, Sushi

Visited June 2012
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Porto Alegre, Brasil
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

The best japanese food I ate in a very long time. The squid and coqui St.Jacques sashimi were beyond description. If you like japanese food, this is the place to be. The staff don't speak very good english, and - at least for me - that's also a part of its charm.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kent
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43 reviews
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“Very nice!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

Went there for dinner and was very impressed.

Recommended if you want a japanese!

  • Visited June 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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