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#184 of 3,144 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Damstraat 5 | 1012JL, 1012 JL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 9632
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I am very picky when it comes to meat but I had no complaints here. I had a bacon cheeseburger and my partner had the grilled chicken, both were delicious. The service was good but it is a bit pricey. For the quality it was worth it! I would go there again if I wanted a steak.

Thank Danielle V
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For someone who don't eat meat is difficult to find right place to eat without disappointment. CAU it's a perfect solution, as a steak house they offer amazing dishes also for "vegetarian". Veggie Burger I had yesterday was a more than good choice!!!! Definitely best place to eat.

Thank Adam G
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many Argentinian steakhouses in Amsterdam that we were struggling to choose, so we went by TripAdvisor reviews and this one was the highest rated. Found out once we were there that it's a chain with branches in the UK! But we didn't mind as the steak (300g rump, medium rare for me and ribeye for my boyfriend)... More 

Thank Roxy A
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing steak one of the besti have ever had staff freidlly highly recommended!!! sure will come back

Thank alikhan001
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food, and very nice and professional staff. Good price. Highly recommended. We had very good evening, thank you very much CAU.

Thank DamienDark
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this modern looking Argentinian restaurant new Dam Square in Amsterdam. We sat outside on the few street situated chairs and tables first of all watching the world go by and enjoying the many different nationalities who were enjoying the warm sunshine and all that the city has to offer. As the street got busier the outside position... More 

Thank JAM98
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant is small inside and seating is on top of other people. Customer service was good, but food is very poor. Food tastes like a home cooked steak. No worth the money.

Thank Ambey11
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a place to have dinner with some friends, all meatlovers, and came across Cau. At first a little astranged that this kind of restaurant was located in the middle of the touristic area of Amsterdam, we decided to give it a try.... best beef restaurant ever! Really! How they prepare and serve the beef is really a treat.... More 

1 Thank Joost H
Naarden, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a meat lover this is the place to be in amsterdam We went with a group of friends and we were set on the top floor on a long table. We ordered several different dishes from the menu and we were amazed by the quality of the meat, the flavors and the love that is being put... More 

Thank erwinhijlkema
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food! especially the steaks! Great wine too! And good service! Love the Ribeye, Tiraz and Filet. Wine: Malbec

Thank Victor d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$39 - $156
Steakhouse, Argentinean, South American, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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  • 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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