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“Nice surprise” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Castillo Tapas y Steaks

Castillo Tapas y Steaks
Reguliersdwarsstraat 89, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 (0)20 620 19 75
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Ranked #651 of 2,553 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish, Argentinean, South American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Castillo Tapas y Steaks' is located in the heart of Amsterdam, just 100 meters from the famous Rembrandtplein. This nightspot offers you a special combination of a Tapasbar mixed with a Grill restaurant. You can enjoy more than 30 different tapas dishes. In addition, you can enjoy delicious steaks from the charcoal grill.
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Nice surprise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

The spare ribs were perfectly cooked. The BBQ sauce did not overpower the ribs. I'm not a big BBQ fan but tried the ribs with BBQ sauce even though there were other choices for the ribs. Just perfect. Lemon ice cream a perfect desert.

Visited January 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great Spare Ribs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

Best spare ribs I've ever eaten. Delicious. Baked potato with salad. Good price. Good service. Good desserts. Comfortable setting.

Visited January 2014
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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“Excellent tapas”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We chose from the tapas menu rather than the alternative of steaks. There was a decent selection at a cost of about €6 per tapa. For two of us we had olives followed by two vegetable, two fish and two meat tapas at a cost of €40. The grilled sepia was excellent - firm but nor chewy and with just a touch of charring on the outside - also the wrinkled potatoes were notable. The house wine - a temporanilo at €18 per litre - was very drinkable and decent value but the main wine list was expensive with an Alborino at €37 and Faustino I at €51.The setting is pleasant and the staff extremely charming albeit slightly chaotic.

  • Visited December 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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“Nice surprise in Amsterdam ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

After the bad experience at the "cafe de klos" we had no chance to eat well and happily in this city, we were wrong. This Sud American restaurant has delicious steaks and I suggest to try the boiled potato with acid wiped cream. Alvaro, the owner, is very cheerful and funny, a real breath of fresh air in Amsterdam!

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Espoo, Finland
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“Castillo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

A smallish place in the heart of Amsterdam Castillo has an excellent menu...! The steaks are a must try.... The staff is very friendly and helpful and what more the place is not too pricey!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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