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Cau

#164 of 3,093 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Calvi, France
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sunday 19 of February around 8 o clock, decide to go and eat in Amsterdam with my friend. Find this restaurant that seems very attractive from outside, we walk in and are given a table, once sat down we waited around 10 minutes to be given a menu (because we asked) by a waitress that had walked past us at... More 

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Thank graceclv
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic option in Amsterdam Downtown to enjoy well cooked meat. We chose the classics 1.2 kg option, together with empanadas, grilled prawn and tempura starters. Really enjoyable food, nice ambience, great meat out of the cooking and Spanish Ribera wine la planta. Great option if you want to succeed in your Amsterdam visit.

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Thank Sergio B
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The restaurant is very nice but I believe it is overpriced for the food. I ordered a speciality steak and it can out without being seasoned. Saying this the piece of steak was a good cut of meat but it was tasteless due to the seasoning. All in all I would not recommend or would not return.

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Thank Scott D
Limassol District, Cyprus
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for lunch with a reservation. The steaks were outstanding. The meat was very tender mouthwatering. We were a bit off from the starters but the service with a smile made up for it. Greatly Recommended if you stop by Amsterdam.

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Thank Soteris C
London
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place wandering around looking for brekkie - and so pleased we went in. In fact we went 2 days in a row because the food was so good!! The staff were very polite and helpful and the food is reasonably priced and completely beautiful!!!! We would have gone 3 days in a row but was only in... More 

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Thank AmieLouise S
Scotland
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this fab restaurant one morning looking for somewhere to eat breakfast,so glad we did.My partner had the cooked breakfast and as I was on holiday decided to treat myself to the crepes with Nutella and crushed nuts,omg it was delish. Nice staff and real quick service .

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Thank Mark163
Nottingham, England
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for an early dinner and were impressed. Staff welcoming and friendly, food good (especially the mussels for starter and the steak for main). Nice atmosphere - very good value for money.

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Thank Laura S
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best restaurants for steaks i have dined in world wide, nice service, reasonable value. nice atmosphere and location

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Thank TariqShalfan
Istanbul, Turkey
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here twice and totally enjoyed it every time. I would recommend Rib-eye and/or Sirloin steak with mushrooms as side dish. Definitely try one of their sauces as well.

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool Argentinian Burger joint, wine great, had a lovely malbec, amazing Hans crafted Burger with guacamole and jalapeños.... Would def recommend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$39 - $156
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European, Argentinean, South American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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