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“Ok but not as good as most reviewers claim” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Pasta Factory

Pasta Factory
Muntplein 7, 1017 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020-3417824
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Ranked #175 of 2,317 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Vancouver, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Ok but not as good as most reviewers claim”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Was excited that homemade pasta was on the menu, but I was disappointed by how clumpy my dish came out, not to mention the heavy oil. My kids ordered the foccacia pizza which satiated their appetites, but was definitely not gourmet. It is also hard for us to adjust to the policy of charging for water, especially when it costs more than a beer or glass of wine! We really appreciated the friendly service, but the mediocre food will not bring us back for a second visit.

Visited July 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dallas, Texas, Usa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great meal.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Awesome Bruschetta. We had a great waiter from Lithuania who took great care of us. Pasta is all home Meade, food is hot, cheap (for Europe) and large portions. We would have eaten there again had we had time.

Visited July 2014
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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Nice, fresh and simple with character”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

I loved the food, it was a simple but good traditional Italian cooking. The waiter had great sense of humour, very relaxed atmosphere, but with quality and attention to detail. Go, try and enjoy :-)

Visited July 2014
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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174 reviews 174 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
“Very convenient”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is not a fancy restaurant by any means. The food is flavorful and plentiful and affordable and the service is attentive and warm. I was traveling with two young children and this was a perfect choice for all of us because it was not too sophisticated but not too mundane either. It really was well prepared and delicious food and we all enjoyed the experience. Again, not a sophisticated venue, but it is easy to locate and the chefs are actually doing quite a nice job with very fresh, quality ingredients.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Singapore, Singapore
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35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Great handmade pasta@great value!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We came as a group of 4 Singapore ladies for lunch after our shopping spree. Ordered different pasta in different sauces- bacon in cream, al funghi aglio olio & chicken soup. All tasted very yummy and cooked just right. The chicken soup was very hearty and went perfectly with the bread. If you are here, don't forget to order the fresh mint tea to go with the pasta. We will surely come back again.

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