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“Unassuming with surprisingly food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Vlaming eten & drinken

Vlaming eten & drinken
Lindengracht 95 | Jordaan, 1015 KD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 2716
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Ranked #8 of 2,480 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $39 - $53
Cuisines: Diner, Dutch, International, Bistro
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: A family owned (father Frans & son Bob) bistro where we serve nice dishes with a good quality - price relation in a friendly atmosphere. Like in "brasserie Vlaming" we serve here also the "worldfamous" (anyway in Amsterdam) Sticky Toffee Pie.
Singapore, Singapore
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“Unassuming with surprisingly food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The restaurant is quite accessible by walking from the city centre. We took around 15min to walk to the restaurant from our hotel along Princegarcht. The restaurant sits right along the main street. There seems to be ample parking space. We were early for the table seating, but the waiting staff were very accomodating and arranged our seating anyway. The restaurant offered two types of table seatings: indoor and al fregos. We chose to sit outside. We noticed that we were their first dining customers. We ordered their special entrèe of the day, sautéed shrimps in white wine to share. My wife ate the hamburger and I, the Angus steak as pur mains. The waiting staff was extremely helpful in explaining the menu. We were served drinking water and a portion of an extremely delicious sour dough with flavoured cream. The entrèe and mains were fantasically well prepared. The portion size was also manageable. We were so full after the mains that we had to skip breakfast. Vlaming Eten & Drinken is truly worthy of the positive reviews lavished at them on Tripadvisor. 

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Arlington, Vermont
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“Great Choice for a Jordaan restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We wound up at Vlamink on lindengracht after finding its sister restaurant on Prinsengracht booked for the evening. This Bistrot style restaurant is located on a quiet street and it was one of the finest meals we had eaten in Amsterdam. Only 10 tables with some outside seating but a wonderfully warm welcome and a menu that had enough options that our group of 5 was able to share all the offerings. Appetizers included Shrimp in a lemon,butter sauce, carpaccio of tun or beef, fresh Zucchini soup. Main dishes were good size portions: pork loin, a house smoked warm salmon fillet that was prepared perfectly moist and smokey, grass fed huge burger, steak. We were all delighted with our choices. Side dishes were stir fried vegetables, the requisite Fritjes! Or roasted red potatoes. Salads were available. Deserts included a house made Limoncello that hid its significant alcohol content with a fresh lemon flavor served almost frozen, molten chocolate cake,mcreme brûlée with cinnamon ice cream or sorbets/yoghurt ice creams. The pacing of the meal was perfect, waitstaff was attentive and friendly, English menu. We were there on a Tuesday night and all the tables were taken..reservations for either of the locations is highly recommended. Truly one of the best meals we have had during our trip of 10 days. A relaxed and comfortable ambience.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Belgrade, Montana
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“Board written menu, nice service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We didn't know what to expect here. We were happy customers by the time we finished our meal.
The photos included are not of the entrees b/c we were excited to eat when they came. The started were very good and the entrees even better.
The small restaurant is efficiently run but once they get busy you will wait for your server to return.
They do take reservations and they are recommended.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Vlaming Great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Relaxed and understated, the restaurant and menu are small but deliver in every aspect: great food, friendly service and good value. It was packed on a Monday evening so reservations are suggested. Bob replied to my email request. Go visit!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Limited menu”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

There were only 5 items on the menu on the evening we visited. Steak with blue cheese was good, risotto was average. Solid meal but not amazing. Probably wouldnt recommend it to a friend, but if you are in the area and looking for a meal - give it a go.

Visited May 2014
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Frans1951, Eigenaar at Vlaming eten & drinken, responded to this review, June 12, 2014
Dear guest, you’re right: we have a limited menu. As you must have noticed we also have just a small number of seats and thus, if we want to guarantee fresh products every day, we can’t offer too many different dishes. But there is choice for everybody: meat, fish and veggie. Apart from the menu there are some specials of the day, which are mentioned on the mirror. I think you can send your friends without any risk :o))
Best regards, Frans Vlaming
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