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“Not sure what all the hype is about” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Vlaams Friteshuis Vleminckx

Vlaams Friteshuis Vleminckx
Voetboogstraat 31-33, 1012 XK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 54787000
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Ranked #56 of 2,287 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $2 - $4
Cuisines: Belgian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Vleminckx the Sausmeester (sauce master) is located in Amsterdam since 1957. Vleminckx sells Belgium fries and is specialized in 25 types of sauces. For over 55 years the Sauce master stands for quality, sells home-made fries and that nowadays is unique. Many locals and tourist visit this spot in the city centre of Amsterdam. We are known for the many different sauces which can be chosen at the paper cornet Belgium fries.
London
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Not sure what all the hype is about”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Sure, nice frites, but their not spectacular. Sauce selection is vast. Recommend to eat in the pub over the road...

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
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Stockholm, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Best fries in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Best fries in Amsterdam. This is not a restaurant, just a place where you pick your fries and eat them. They taste wonderful.

Visited August 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Best fries ever”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Had the spicy mayo and the peanut sauce. Great recommendation by the server. Fries were cooked perfectly, as expected.

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Vleminckx, Manager at Vlaams Friteshuis Vleminckx, responded to this review, April 20, 2014
Dear guest,

thank you for your 5 stars review ''Beste fries ever''.
Nice to read that you enjoy the fries.
Enjoy your stay in Amsterdam and we are looking forward to see you again.

Best regards,

Vleminckx Fries
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Yummy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

These fries are fresh, hot, delicious and not at all greasy. You can choose from about 20 different sauces.

There is nowhere to sit and always a line outside but that just demonstrates their popularity.

We'll definitely be back before the end of our visit to Amsterdam.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Diego
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Go there for the Belgian mayo!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I found this place encouraged by a local bartender in the Red Light District many years ago. I go back every time I'm in town. There's a line usually filled with locals and that's a good sign. My husband and I shared a medium and it was a great little meal. It comes with one sauce but we added another one side by side for a little more. I say get the Belgian mayo and the joppie sauce which is THE local favorite. Visit the Dampkring famous from Oceans 12 right around the corner first because they won't allow the fries.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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