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Bussia

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reestraat 28-32, 1016 DN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 627 8794
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Tampa
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cute, clean and friendly. Was able to select from a 4, 6 or 8 course dinner. Courses are no more that 4 or 5 bites at most, but very artfully presented and creatively tasty. Dinner for 2 with a nice wine was about 250 euros. We were seated near a very boisterous and very drunk group which eventually killed the... More 

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Marlboro, New Jersey, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It caught my eye while on my moped touring Amsterdam. It looked chic and I was actually looking for an Italian lunch, as a little taste of home. I sat outside and was promptly greeted by the host. He chatted a few minutes wi me then sent the server. She was nice and took my order. I asked her about... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by attached by nice presentation of dishes people eating outside. They have set menus of 35 euros and above. A la carte also available. The size of dishes signals one should expect outstanding quality but we didn't have such experience. The food was good quality but not a wow. The dessert was swimming in a very thin sauce that... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bussia is geared more toward sophisticated locals than visitors but it is an exceptional place indeed and well worth a visit. The concept is to offer contemporary variants on a loosely Italian theme and it is executed with considerable refinement and finesse. The food is really unusual and really good. We thought it comparable to highly ranked restaurants at a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a gourmet restaurant but not french type that i don't like... the food was definitely different and over the 6 course dinner I would kill for at least 4 of them... if you are a couple try the 8 course with different choices... taste everything, you will not regret... you need to make an early reservation and check... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From our waitress Katya to the owner Natalie the staff makes you feel at home. I would Call the food Italian modern and the food is delicious and creative. My wife had the four course prix, while I order ala carte from the 8 course. The pasta with blue lobster was superb as was the pasta with veal. The wine... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, romantic restaurant! We had the four-course tasting menu. Simply delicious and friendly service. We liked it so much, we came back a second time! The pesce and the risotto were especially outstanding!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I chose Bussia for a romantic anniversary dinner and it definitely fit the bill! The courses and wine pairings were all so interesting and delicious, and our server did an excellent job explaining the dishes and wine origins. Also, the chef was very accommodating of food allergies. We couldn't have chosen a better spot for a special... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This establishment is trying to be on the cutting edge of the new deconstruction food trend. They seem to have gotten the idea that the visual is what it is all about. The food at times is decorative but the taste is ordinary with little detail to the true distinction of taste. Even the visual effects missed the mark as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the blue lobster tagliatelle and the sirloin beef a la carte, and this was amazing! Rich with flavor and perfect cooked. It is cool that the restaurant let's you pick from the set menu if you're not into a tasting menu. The staff is super friendly and really eager to help you. They're good with wine pairing and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reestraat 28-32, 1016 DN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 627 8794

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Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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