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“Great place to dine when visiting Amsterdam” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Marius

Marius
Barentszstraat 173, 1013 NM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 7880
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Ranked #410 of 2,507 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $39 - $52
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Already more then 10 years Marius is a concept as a small table d' hote with a daily changing menu of 4 courses. We adhere the refined country kitchen: simply real food made from natural ingredients, maybe French, maybe Mediterranean, but surely our expression of what we like and oh dear... How much we love veggies. Since we moved to our new location March 2012, we are slightly more of a restaurant and therefor a bit more spacious and comfortable. But at the same time it is still cosy and sometimes crowded with conviviality and we still partly have our family styled shared tables. At Marius we always serve what we find on the market. Our 4 course menu changes daily en costs 47,50 euro. Next to with the menu we always have a few specialities like Bouillabaise and Vitello Tonato. Alongside the menu we serve, if you like, a appropriate wine suggestion. But gladly we invite you to study our extensive wine card and find you your favorite bottle. When the weather allows we have a little Parisien like, sidewalk terrace.
Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great place to dine when visiting Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We met two other couples and had a wonderful table and great service. The food exceeded my expectations and hope to visit again the next time in the city.

  • Visited May 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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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

It's a bit out of the way, but the food and service more than make up for it.they service was wonderful and the pike fish course is one of the best dishes I've ever had. Go with the 4 course menu. You won't regret it.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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amsterdam
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“YUM!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Totally delighted we got a reservation one day in advance only. It’s a part of town not many tourists will find (we not tourists) BUT if you a tourist seek out this little Gem. Fresh homemade food in a comfy casual atmosphere but with the taste of excellence...4 course meal, each dish mouthwatering...excellent wine selection. Perfect service. No not super cheap, but worth every nickel spent. We will be back.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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arlington, va
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Top-Notch Welcoming Neighborhood Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Dinner for 2 on a Thursday night. Restaurant packed, smart looking crowd on the younger side. The two tables they had available were possibly the smallest most cramped tables we have ever sat in ---- but the restaurant staff was wonderfully friendly and about 10 minutes into our meal another table opened up and they offered to move us. Much appreciated, but even without that courtesy, we were charmed by the restaurant's warm and cozy feel and excellent food.

Bread that came with meal was just fantastic. Menu is short, drawn up daily, ranges widely (we had cod and partridge) and everything we ordered was fresh and flavorful. Desert was an upside down apple cake to die for. Well done!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Washington, DC
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“Fabulous Dinner in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Marius is one of those rare restaurants that offers an authentic dining experience (a casual, 10 table restaurant tucked into a quiet neighborhood on the edge of the canal district) that has a simply amazing chef. The 4 course menu changes daily and truly offers all of the pleasures of upscale gastronomy without all the pomp and circumstance.

We were served two delicious fish courses followed by the best pork cheek I have ever tasted and a wonderful sorbet for dessert.

Marius has an excellent wine list and charming, helpful staff.

Marius is not a well-kept secret, so reservations are a must.

  • Visited September 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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