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Cau

#161 of 2,994 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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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stumbled across this on the internet whilst searching for places to eat in Amsterdam. Very nice place and very modern. We are the chicken sandwich and the steak sandwich with a few cocktails each. Amazing food but felt it was pretty overpriced and the rest of the menu looked this same. Very good service and very friendly. Also a long... More 

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Thank dalt1972
Vilamoura, Portugal
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice decor and interesting quality. Would I visit again? Not really. A bit over priced for the quality. Chips had so much oil, the rest was ok. Nothing I had that could suggest. Still no way near bad. Just average in my opinion.

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Basel, Switzerland
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here with 5 friends. We all ordered meat and it was really good. I lived 30 years in Argentine, I know what I'm talking about. The Vacio with chimichurri was specially good. Fries and salads were nice too.

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Thank mrg559
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We didnt orded seats, just droped by. Excellent food, great service ant atmosphere. its excpensive yet worth every euro.

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Thank Danny G
Belo Horizonte, MG
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The restaurant specializes in meat, is modern and chic. It is very tiny and tables are very close to one another, but the service is great the the food is really good. We were not really into meat on that day, so we ordered the aubergine lasagne and the mushroom risotto, and they were very tasty.

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Thank LuHH
Wexford, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I came to this restaurant every morning of my trip to eat breakfast! The food is insanely good. Really food flavours going on and such a good vibe in the place. Mushrooms on toast but in a Rich creamy sauce with sour dough bread. Such good meals that set me up for the day ahead. I can't wait to return... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant on a Friday evening. A lot was going on in the city so we decided to reserve a table in an argentinian steakhouse. We saw this Steakhouse on Tripadvisor and made the reservation. When we arrived, I was a little bit shocked. It's in one of the main touristic areas of Amsterdam and the restaurant... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy restaurant near Dam square. just had the brunch menu which was good. just had coffee and eggs benedict

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great meal and great service. The waitress was so helpful even recommending a different cut of steak to suit the way we wanted it cooked Wine was fantastic The only letdown was we felt it was expensive for what we had

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Thank JonathanS001
Epsom, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Burgers & Steak Sandwiches. Excellent service & hospitable staff. Well worth eating here. Very near to Dam Square so conveniently located.

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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, Business meetings, 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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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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