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Damstraat 5 | 1012jl, 1012 JL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 9632
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, European, Argentinean, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Damstraat 5 | 1012jl, 1012 JL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service 5 stars Food vegetarian options 5 stars Location 5 stars Price 4 stars The writers that change her mood because she didn’t like the amount of the top one star !!!!

Thank sara c
Reviewed 2 days ago

We happened to be walking by and looked in. There was a lovely atmosphere, bustling but not too manic! Staff lovely, food just delicious

Thank Dillydaydreams
Reviewed 4 days ago

Myself & my partner ate at Cau during Feb 2018. Perfect location, just off of Dam Square. The food was amazing! We both had steak which was cooked to perfection and the started/desserts that we choose were very tasty! Staff were very helpful and communicated...More

Thank lilbosworth
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous food, great staff and service, relaxed atmosphere and reasonable prices! Will definitely visit again!👍

Thank CiciXo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't sure where to have lunch after our canal ride as there is such a choice here. We walked down a side street full of people and thought this looks nice. We were very pleased we did. We were taken upstairs and the room...More

Thank lenphotographic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat. Lovely atmosphere and seemed very popular as was packed. Friendly service. Had the burger. It was delicious. Only gripe was the food came with nothing. You had to buy chips as extra. So suddely burger and chips is very expensive. Also...More

Thank Millie_Boon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG! Loved This Place!! Visited here on Saturday around 6pm. We both had a small sirloin, shared a chips and onion rings and got a pepper sauce each. Was delicious and more than enough for us to share. We paid for our bill and then...More

Thank Siobhan0187
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great surprise to find Cau right in the Red Light District, I’ve been to one in Reading, UK and now here. The place looks small from outside but its on a couple of floors so the night we went there was no wait....More

Thank MommaAmp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is in the Heart of Amsterdam so you can't miss this place if you are walking in city. I have been in Cau for a Late breakfast about 11:00 am on a Saturday. It was full but no line so we have seated...More

Thank Love23p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very busy place with a lively vibe. We were greeted well as we entered the restaurant, we had booked, and we were taken to the upstairs seating area (personally I would have preferred to have been downstairs) it was a good job...More

Thank jobarclay
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
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Restaurant Details

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