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#153 of 3,038 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Plantage & the East
Dutch, European, Delicatessen, Diner
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Peperstraat 23, 1011 TJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 779 7450
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a highlight of our time in Amsterdam. The staff could not have been more accommodating allowing our group to try some of the local Dutch favorites that were fabulous. Small intimate setting that obviously popular with the locals.

Thank PMK86
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169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

it s our hotel concierge who recommanded it! it was so Good it s a restaurant for locals with really fresh good and tasty dutch food ! the team is funny and warm welcome there is a real good ambiance the food portion are good one and the waiters able to advice you ! we really love it ask for... More 

Thank ksarman
South Yorkshire
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I dined in Greetje and enjoyed every morsel. The restaurant is easy to find - around a 10 - 15 min walk from Centraal Station, and away from the noise, hustle and bustle of the main streets and canals. One of our complaints normally, is that restaurants can be shy in using flavour. My husband will also... More 

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New York City, New York
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous first dinner in Amsterdam. Started with the pumpkin celeriac soup for me and sugared bread with duck liver terrine for hubby. I had the spelt flour salad and hubby had pork loin. Dessert of cream brûlée with extract of sweet wood and black licorice ice cream. Did the wine pairing for each course which was great. Owner gave us... More 

Thank ManhattanTraveler28
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place for a birthday treat and very special occasion The food here is actually outstanding! Service was personal and very, very special. The owner looked after me and my family from first email until we said goodbye Will definitely return. A very special place, lovely menu especially the mixed starters and impeccable service Thanks so much!

Thank Mark C
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We went to Greetje for dinner as it was close to our hotel and had good reviews. BEST DECISION! We decided on the 3 course meal which included a sampling of all their entree dishes, a main course of your choice and sampling of all their desserts. The chef and staff did not disappoint! The service was friendly and... More 

Thank Gemma F
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Having been to Amsterdam many times I have often been disappointed by the Dutch food but Greetje was a welcome surprise ( recommended by grand amrath concierge). The staff a really friendly and professional and were happy to help everything we wanted. Initially we were served dark bread with beetroot butter and pork fat spread - not very healthy but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

We had a week in Amsterdam and thought we'd try here for some traditional Dutch food, albeit with some modern touches. If this is an accurate description then I don't think it's a cuisine that's for me. The food was ok but there were few wow moments and the service was very slow and a bit patchy - for example... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Cross a Michelin star restaurant with classic Dutch grandma's dishes and you get Greetje. I went on a Monday evening on a business trip, the restaurant was 3/4 full. The host greeted me by name when I stepped in - we never met. I appreciated the warm welcome and attentiveness. I came In at 8:10pm, my main was served by... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Great food in a friendly and relaxed setting. In a lovely neighbourhood out of the hustle and bustle of the city. Do the tasting menu, you will not regret it! Only negative is the wine is a bit overpriced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24 - $31
Dutch, European, Delicatessen, Diner
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peperstraat 23, 1011 TJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Plantage & the East
  • Neighborhood: Plantage & the East
  • Phone Number: +31 20 779 7450
At Restaurant Greetje you will enjoy traditional local cuisine imbued with a modern, upscale twist. Using local, eco-friendly, and organic ingredients, our menu beings to life the best of Dutch cuisine throughout the centuries. Our staff loves to look after you. They have tried every dish on the menu and can recommend their favorites while regaling you the history surrounding each offering. The restaurant is situated in a quiet and beautiful area of downtown Amsterdam, right between the Montelbaans Tower and the Nationale Maritime Museum. Our interior is cozy, with gentle lighting, hardwood floors. and wainscoting. Our tables are set with first class custom made Villeroy & Boch table ware and cutlery. If you are looking for a memorable Amsterdam experience, filled with fabulous food and drink, Restaurant Greetje is your best choice.

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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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