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“Excellent restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Seasons Restaurant

Seasons Restaurant
16 Herenstraat, 1015 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Jordaan)
020 330 3800
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Ranked #24 of 2,328 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Jordaan
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“Excellent restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place and we were very happy with the whole experience. I ordered the corn chowder with crab meat and salad with rib eye. Everything was delicious. I also had the house wine which was excellent. The service was very nice and friendly.

  • 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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Blaine H, Owner at Seasons Restaurant, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
Dear Ramadama,

Thanks so much for your kind review her on TripAdvisor.

Glad to hear that you were happy with the "whole experience" We hope you make it back to see us again soon.

Kind regards

Blaine
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Tuckahoe, NY
2 reviews
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“Perfect finish to our stay in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We visited Seasons restaurant on the recommendation of a family member. We were not disappointed. Everything about the place was perfect from the warm welcome by one of the owners, Peter to the delicious food. It was hard to make a choice of food as everything looked so appetizing. Among the dishes that we enjoyed were the grilled figs with goat cheese, salmon, grilled Harissa shrimp and the strawberries and cream cheesecake jars. The house wine was excellent. Service was very attentive and we were happy to meet the other owner, Blaine later on in the evening. I strongly recommend a visit to this delightful restaurant. No matter what you choose from the menu, you will be pleased.

  • Visited October 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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Blaine H, Owner at Seasons Restaurant, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
Dear Kay37,

It was a pleasure meeting you a couple of weeks ago and even nicer to see you left a comment here on TripAdvisor for other guests to read.

We do offer a large menu and there is usually something for everyone. Sometimes we might have to change the spice a little bit to guests needs, but one can usually find something on the menu to meet their tastes. Good to hear that all the dishes you had you enjoyed.

We have been in business for over 9 years and people know us via via as you mentioned, but we are glad to hear that we continue to live up to the recommendations that people have.

If you get back through Amsterdam or have friends coming through make sure you send them this way.

Kind regards,

Blaine
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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
“Superb food, great variety, and good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We walked by and thought it was a good menu and nice ambiance; we were delighted! The food was fantastic; corn soup and chicken/mango salad were a nice combo and I liked the option of having 2 starters and then dessert! My husband had the Southern shrimp/ boil; we are from Charleston South Carolina where this is a staple and it was great; the shrimp was cooked just right, the corn and potatoes were cooked but not mushy. Great evening.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Blaine H, Owner at Seasons Restaurant, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
Dear DaleCharleston,

Thanks so much for your kind words here for other travelers to read.

That "Southern Shrimp Boil" was something that I grew up with and serve so often in the summer to friends and family and it is a hit. Finally this year I introduced it in the restaurant and it goes well, though I have to admit most people do not enjoy peeling shrimp and having Corn on the Cob ( have you ever tried to eat corn on the cob with a knife and fork....people to try) Not necessarily a great date dinner item.

If you make it back to Amsterdam we do hope you stop in again!

Blaine
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Having read good reviews we decided to book for an Early Bird Special. The service was excelent. Plenty choices from the menu. The food was fantastic. Early Bird was great value. We enjoyed the occasion very much. Highly recommended.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Blaine H, Owner at Seasons Restaurant, responded to this review, November 8, 2013
Dear Shuyuamliu,

Thanks for your comment and yes that Early Bird Special is a "great value", but one that needs to be booked in advance.

Glad you enjoyed the entire meal and we hope to see you again in the future.

Kind regards

Blaine
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Waterloo, Canada
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Great Soup”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We enjoyed our meal here for the most part. I had the corn soup to start and it was by far the best part of the meal. So very delicious! I also had the cod and it was quite nice. My husband was a bit less impressed. He had the beef carpaccio and felt it needed some seasoning. His main was the chicken tikka masala, and it was good, but not really outstanding. The atmosphere is friendly and we would probably go back for that soup.

  • Visited October 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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Blaine H, Owner at Seasons Restaurant, responded to this review, November 5, 2013
Dear Asage,

Thanks for your comment here on TripAdvisor.

Great to hear your rave reviews over the soup. Not so great to hear that you were not as impressed with the other dishes. I have to admit that we were surprised with the comment on the carpaccio as just yesterday we had a guest claim it was the best he had every had. It is not traditional it that we pair it with pepper oil, Scandinavian Pickled Onions and Creme Fraiche. With all these different tastes on one plate it was surprising to hear that you thought it needed more seasoning. Soups are simple and a great way to star the meal....we will be having new ones this week as we prepare for the winter dishes.

We do hope you make it back and also try some different dishes.

Kind regards

Blaine
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