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“Enjoyed it!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Daar Baand

Daar Baand
Overtoom 350, 1054JG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020 6185481
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Ranked #1,805 of 2,244 restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $27 - $54
Cuisines: Persian
Description: Dit Iranese restaurant staat vol met heerlijke kitsch, hoewel het er serieus bedoeld is: poppen in klederdracht, Iranese schilderijtjes en natuurlijk waterpijpen. Op de kaart staan goede degelijke gerechten als kebab, maar ook verrassende kruidige schotels als eend in granaatappelsaus. Origineel ��n lekker vinden velen, hoewel het volgens sommigen niets met de Iranese keuken te maken heeft. Goed adres als je eens iets anders wilt.
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Description: Dit Iranese restaurant staat vol met heerlijke kitsch, hoewel het er serieus bedoeld is: poppen in klederdracht, Iranese schilderijtjes en natuurlijk waterpijpen. Op de kaart staan goede degelijke gerechten als kebab, maar ook verrassende kruidige schotels als eend in granaatappelsaus. Origineel ��n lekker vinden velen, hoewel het volgens sommigen niets met de Iranese keuken te maken heeft. Goed adres als je eens iets anders wilt.
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“Enjoyed it!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

I had an exclent traditional Iranian dish called Dizi, a lamb stew with potatoes, tomatoes, beans, etc made in a clay bowl. It was excellent! I will definitely go back on my next trip to Amsterdam.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Okay but not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

It's hard to find Persian, let alone great Persian food. We split a four kebab meal after an appetizer of khorma. The khorma was a mixture of sweet and savory and really didn't work. The kebabs were two koobideh, one chicken joojeh, and one lamb barg. My wife enjoyed the koobideh, which is just a ground lamb with some spices. My usual favorite, chicken joojeh, had little taste (although it did have yellow coloring from the saffron), and the barg, our favorite that evening, was excellent.

I've made joojeh at home that was much better than what was served -- making this a disappointment. Sorry Daar Baand, your one chance didn't meet expectations.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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stonewall
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“Iranian food, a first”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We had a dinner at this restaurant in Oct 2012. We enjoy trying different foods and while the food products are familiar, the preparations are different. The amount of food for an entree is quite a bit. We both like spicy food, not necessarily hot food and found the items we had to be spicy with spices we could not recognize. My wife had chicken meal and I had a lamb meal. Both were done nicely. We had a salad as well which is good for 2 people an it to had interesting flavors. the service was good, the house wine so so and cleanliness was very good. We both enjoyed our meals and would recommend this to friends as a place to go if you want to try a meal thats a little out of the norm for a Canadian. I would go again!!

Visited October 2012
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“Not Lebanese, Persian”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

This is an Iranian restaurant. Food is averge. Iranian dishes are interesting and different, there just not fantastic here. Staff is nice and the open hearth cooking in the resturant was gret for my son to watch.

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