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“We visit every time we come to Amsterdam!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Zwart

Cafe Zwart
Dam 15 | Spui, 1012 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
020-8888888
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Ranked #2,189 of 2,445 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Café
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Dam Square
Atlanta
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31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“We visit every time we come to Amsterdam!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The café is a great place to just chill outside on the patio and have a drink and/or snack. Dam Square is a beautiful backdrop and the people watching is great. Whether you enjoy the afternoon sun and stop in for that last after dinner drink or coffee, the service is friendly and while the drinks are a little expensive, the location is worth it!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Nice for a couple of drinks in a good location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had a nice couple of cold beers here for six euros. Not a bad price at all. It is a little busy but great for watching the world go by and great around lunchtime when you get the sun. Not sure why this is so low down the ranks - liked this place!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Carterton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Expensive but good for people watching”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Friendly and efficient service. Expensive drinks due to it location but we have been twice now to sit outside and watch people go by. Nice hot chocolate(€4) and a good pint of Guinness, But it should be for 9euros. Sat out side with the heaters was nice even though it was cold.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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York, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“good service & great spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Nice spot for a beer or coffee in the heart of the city. Good service & happy staff. A near by table ordered toasties which looked very tasty but didn't order one myself as just eaten . the outside tables are great for people watching.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Zwart is more for residents”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Though next to Hoppe it still is more the place where local liberals will go to, than tourists. But a very laid back place where it is fun to spend some time.

Visited November 2012
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