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“Good and cheap chinese food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Yu Family Kitchen

Yu Family Kitchen
Kolksteeg 1A, 1012PT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 9177
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Ranked #272 of 2,589 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $5 - $9
Cuisines: Chinese, Noodle, Asian, Vegetarian
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: As the name already suggests, Yu Family Kitchen is a family-owned business. In our kitchen guests can get quick and healthy tofu, chicken, shrimps and beef meals. Stay tuned for our upcoming specials!
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good and cheap chinese food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

In a side alley of the nieuwendijk street (parallel to the dam (main road from central station). Around other fast food like wok to walk and burger bar I decided to try this tiny restaurant. I like asian food and know how it has to taste. And I was not disappointed. I ordered the Gungbao Chicken with Rice for 7,95€. The staff warned me it would be spicy but that's okay for me. At that time it was a little busy there so the waitress asked me if I would like to walk around and come back in 5 minute. They have a few seats inside and some table and chairs outside. The alley is a but busy so some people tend to stare on your food ;-) After waiting time I got served my meal. Large portion and with a good mixture of noodle, chicken and vegetable. Tasted very delicious and spicy. I was asked twice if not too spicy... If you like chinese fast food don't miss this small jewel.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great cheap food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Quick, large portions and good value for money. Significantly better than their money grabbing neighbours wok to wild.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Great value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This tiny restaurant has hearty Chinese meals that taste great for short money in Amsterdam. The staff is helpful and friendly, and a few means here keeps costs of a vacation under control.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Fast authentic chinese food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Stumbled upon this little cafe on the way to Amsterdam Central station. Neatly tucked in an alley, with simple decor but nice ambiance. With a reasonable menu and price, I decided to walk in.
I ordered the (7) Yu Xiang prawns with rice and hot tea, cost 9,45 euro. Portion was generous and Wow!! it was delicious!! I will go back there again if i am in Ams.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“fantastic food from a great chef”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

this place was the best chicken/beef curry ive everhad eatin/takeaway you wont be dissappointed only two persons run this place and they make you so welcome thanks guys for a great meal.

Visited October 2013
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