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Cau

#157 of 2,898 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Damstraat 5 | 1012JL, 1012 JL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623-9632
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved the staff here, very fast and kind. Steaks are tasty and tender, restaurant could use a good refurbishment. Crowded and about 30 euros a head. We go to Cau in Guildford in the UK also, nice concept.

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Thank Corinne W
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Worse meal ever tasted ohh my good all horrible .. Not cooked to perfection !! Highly expensive and not recommend to anyone

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Thank Sudha N
The Hague, The Netherlands
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a very good lunch here yesterday, went for the Wild Rice Super Food salad which was a cut above the average (mostly dull) salads served these days. The 'small' was a great size for lunch. Washed down with a very good Rose wine. Sat on the street so didn't get to look around inside, but it looks great on... More 

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Ware, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The steaks here are excellent. The service is very good and we all had an excellent meal. About 45 euro a head, including wine, beers and lots of sides.

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Thank plfara
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been eating here for the last 6 years whenever I visit amsterdam (2-3 times a year) and so far I always left satisfied. (try chunky chips with you meat!)

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Thank Arman K
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great, salmon salad and hummus exceptional! The service is friendly and we would return!

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Thank Réka S
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two Rib-eye steaks that were cooked to perfection. Highly recommend. If you're a big eater you might need a second portion of chips as the size isn't big. We're not so it didn't bother us one bit!

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Thank Steve N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by our hotel as there are so many steak places in Amsterdam. Just off dam square on a busy road with restaurants and bars etc. Obviously popular with tourists. We sat outside seemed a little cooler , chairs and seating comfy although all quite close together. Wine rose which was Argentinian Malbec was nice and beer on draft good.... More 

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Thank Sophia P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best steak houses I have visited worldwide! Excellent steak matched by excellent and quick service. Staff are friendly too. We had fillet steak and it was delicious (can't say the same about the onion rings though)! Located of the Dam square.

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Thank EAUVC
Astana, Kazakhstan
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a dinner with my colleagues, personnel was very polite, excellent service and delicious steaks!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$39 - $156
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European, Argentinean, South American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Damstraat 5 | 1012JL, 1012 JL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 623-9632

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Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

Neighborhood Profile
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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