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“High quality food and nice price” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurant Cote Ouest

Restaurant Cote Ouest
Gravenstraat 20hs, Amsterdam 1012 NM, The Netherlands
+31(0)20 3208998
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Ranked #84 of 2,231 restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“High quality food and nice price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Customers are threaten welll

Food is good ans price is very cheap.

It's the place to eat good french food

  • Visited July 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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cluntungan, Owner at Restaurant Cote Ouest, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Muchas gracis for your review! We really do appreciate all reviews to stay sharp. Please visit us again when you're in the neighbourhood? Kindest regards, Claudia & Lourens
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

I visited this restaurant during my visit to Amsterdam in April 2013' and it was really enjoyable, friendly and great service.

This time it was the total opposite ( Thursday 11th July) unfortunately.

The basics were missing asking for salt & pepper, for all it was quiet, we had been sitting for some time before being offered a drink and the staff were lacking in basic customer service skills demonstrating no personality.

The steak arrived with a mountain of frozen fries and lacked any imagination.

The people sitting next to us had to borrow our salt and pepper, asked for serviettes and were given someone else's meal.

Note sure which visit was the usual standard.





  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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cluntungan, Owner at Restaurant Cote Ouest, responded to this review, July 13, 2013
Dear Steph M, we truly do regret that your re-visit has been a disappointment. We take your review at heart and we hope that you will re-visit us and give us a chance, should you ever be in Amsterdam again. And please, should you decide to do so, send us an e-mail (info@coteouest.nl) and let us know. Again, we truly regret your disappointment. Yours sincerely, Claudia van den Berg
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“Average everything :(”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

I walked into this place at random, the menu posted outside looked appealing. Unfortunately, everything was just "OK". The place wasn't very busy, although it was a Friday night, probably about 1/3 of the capacity. The service (not the waiter) was incredibly slow. A simple appetizer+entree ended up being a one-and-a-half hour ordeal. The food was also "OK", not bad, but certainly nothing to write home about. The quantity were a bit off, too much meat or too little side. And I would stay away from the "moules farcies", which, again, tasted "OK", but tiny and a little dry from being oven backed. The waiter did an "OK" job with me, though he forgot to bring the salt and pepper when asked the first time. The family at the neighboring table wasn't so lucky, when he didn't put in the order for the mother's entree, as must have asked for clarifications in less-than-perfect-English. So he brought out 3 entrees to for people, and didn't find it strange that the mother didn't "order" anything. Turns out she thought she ordered, and she ended up eating after her kids and husband. What waiter leaves a table without making extra-sure that having 3 entree orders for 4 people is actually what the clients want. Answer, a mediocre waiter. Finally, this is the type of restaurant that no local goes to, and no one goes to more than once. They're business model is built on providing mediocre service, serving mediocre food to tourists that will never come back.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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cluntungan, Owner at Restaurant Cote Ouest, responded to this review, July 13, 2013
Dear cDADA78, thank you for visiting Côte Ouest and I regret your disappointment... Which we do understand and can only agree upon your reasons. A very clear review, very frank. I'm so sorry to read this. I do hope that you give us a 2nd chance in the future.
Kindest regards, Claudia van den Berg
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“Very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Good food, good service, nice atmosphere. Right in the center, but still nice and quiet. We recommend it. Ok prices.

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cluntungan, Owner at Restaurant Cote Ouest, responded to this review, July 14, 2013
Dear Chahelga, thank you for visiting and writing a nice review! We hope you enjoyed your stay in Amsterdam. Kind regards, Claudia van den Berg
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“A nice respite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This places is just a few paces away from the palace and square but offers a more quiet place to enjoy food or a glass of wine. I ordered the muscles with blue cheese and was note disappointed. The sauce was creamy with a very mild blue cheese flavor that accented the muscles beautifully. The pommes frites were also very good with accompanying mayo. The prices are reasonable for such good fare.

Visited June 2013
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cluntungan, Owner at Restaurant Cote Ouest, responded to this review, July 14, 2013
Hello DBHChicago5, the Côte Ouest team thanks you for visiting and writing a review. Please visit us again on hour next trip to Amsterdam! Kind regards, Claudia van den Berg
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