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Binnen Bantammerstraat 1, 1011 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020-625.99.58
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This place is hidden on a smaller side street close by all the busyness of the Nieuwmarkt. It took some while to have our dishes to arrive, but food was very good. Will come again

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Thank Dizzee S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Run by three Thai women, this tiny restaurant is a hidden gem in Amsterdam. Getting a table is a bit hit and miss. I've been here three times and have always had to wait for a table outside (the restaurant is too small to have a waiting area). The staff are friendly (but don't speak much english), and the service... More 

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Thank Springbok99
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42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We love Thai food and seek a meal on each one of our overseas trips,?apart from eating occasionally at a Thai restaurant when at home. This one tastes more Chinese instead. Apart from the good-friendly service, a reasonably large choice and good portions, we did not experience the taste nor aroma of either Galangal or Lemon Grass in any of... More 

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Thank Rajeev C
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We've been served by the worst waitress I've ever met. She took us wrong dishes and she claimed WE were wrong showing us the menu and repeating the number of the dish in a very annoying way as if she wanted to convince us. Anyway the chicken soup she took us (9€ for pieces of chicken in some water) was... More 

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Harlow, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Our guesthouse owner recommended O-Cha as we told him how much we loved Thai food. Amazing experience! The restaurant is basically in the front room and so is the kitchen, so you can quite literally watch your tummy food being cooked. I recommend the satay chicken, Pad Thai and Chicken and cashew nuts all was soooo good!

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Thank Steffy C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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399 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

In the middle of the Red Light District, there is O-Cha. Very small, great service and amazing dishes! You will be welcomed with a smile and service. In the small kitchen, the two chefs make their food with love. Try the Tom Ka Kai or Green Curry. The flavours taste really authentic. Do bring cash because there is a no... More 

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Thank FayeInAmsterdam
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

this lil hole in the wall has the best thai, really authentic, doesn't take reservations or serve alcohol. so delicious, don't miss it

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Thank Phoebe7777777777
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

Really nice food, with generous portions. Staff were friendly. Quick service. Definitely would go back.

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Thank Earl_Grey66
Maspalomas, Spain
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

The place to try the best authentic Thai flavors. Real Thai Chefs Good value for money. Try the curries, padthainoodles, fried rice! Better than Bird restaurant around the corner!

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Thank Max B
Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

Recommended this by the hotel. Once we located it,, we went into this buzzing little authentic Thai cafe. Staff were very friendly and efficient. Main course of beef massaman curry was the best I have ever tasted. However the mixed starter was precooked and reheated so was not great hence I could not give this place five stars. Again on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Binnen Bantammerstraat 1, 1011 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: 020-625.99.58

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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