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Damstraat 5 | 1012jl, 1012 JL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 9632
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, European, Argentinean, South American, Gluten Free Options
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Damstraat 5 | 1012jl, 1012 JL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

for a renowned restaurant, i was completely and utterly shocked by the standards of their food. the steak medallions cane out warm, along with its accompany of onion rings. sent back the rings and after eating one medallion. the other one almost walked off my...More

Thank Tanisha H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked up to the Cau hungry and longing for cocktails and found ourselves gestured to any table we wanted. We sat outside on Damstraat and watched the people bustle by on a busy, warm night. Emil appeared at our table, a charming and delightful...More

Thank thecowboylawyer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The staff were lovely. They have a Malbec which is absolutely beautiful. Wonderful evening. Thank you!

Thank AF13707
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there on saturday night, nice restaurant. Good friendly staff and above all the food was excellent. I had the ribeye which was cooked to perfection. Great Place.

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat for a quick dinner in the hustle of Friday night, out on a table overlooking the crowded Damstraat. The service was quick, the shift manager and the waiter did their best to make it an enjoyable dinner. We ordered the Supercharged salad- indeed a...More

Thank Glex5000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We trace to Amsterdam several times a year and we Always have at least one meal at Cau. Great hamburgers with fresh ingredients. A good place to people watch as it is one of the busiest streets off dam square. Not inexpensive but truly good...More

Thank Supertravelerjb2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being gong to Cau a few years now as I’m in Amsterdam regularly. Used to go when it was a gauchos. Last 4-5 visits it’s been average at best. They are flying with tourists daily now but it’s time for me to move on

Thank Antooc2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends. Very good service (blonde English girl from up North). Prices very good and food was awesome. Top location by Dam Square.

Thank Chippa368
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for steak as me and my friend, really wanted steak and a really good place to find it, looked it up and It was recommend on trip advisor and it did not disappoint, the food was amazing and I can not fault it...More

Thank stacey2629
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely the best steakhouse in Amsterdam, possibly even the world! I make a beeline for this place every-time I visit the city and am never disappointed. They have some great cuts of beef, I can recommend the circularly cut rib eye, its not...More

Thank RydoBurr
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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$39 - $156
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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