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#1,232 of 3,695 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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Bar, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place when In Amsterdam and the food was quite good considering the ratings. Recommend for a fast food service

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awful food, unsaid terms like adding a uero for cheese or for use of credit card. Probably the worse burger I have ever had.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed February 21, 2022 via mobile

We had bern trying to find a place to have lunch on a cold rainy windy day, walked by, stopped and looked at the menu, looked good. Popped in, sat down, ordered a Black Jack Burger & a Royal Burger. They were delicious. Best burgers...we’ve had in a long while. Definitely recommend -thanks guys xxMore

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

I walked in out of a storm all flustered trying to get dry and sitting down, waiter said 'how are you?' and I said fine and he quickly replied with 'I'm fine, thank you', seemingly put out that I hadn't asked him, I didn't even...have my coat off yet. Ordered a burger and chips, asked for sauce on the side, it wasn't on the side when it came. Burger and chips were grand. My mum got a bacon omelet and the bacon was like rubbery ham. When I went to pay they said it's an extra €1 to pay by card, I mean what the.....??!!! So I paid by cash. Signs everywhere to suit them instead of customer, 'one table, one bill', another sign on the toilet door saying 'order first'. Wouldn't return and wouldn't recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 14, 2020 via mobile

Found this while walking past Dam Square,good food,like pub grub,very good prices for the location,just off Dam Square,I had Gyros,chips and salad for €7.99. Place was clean and had a good ambience. Good service too.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 11, 2019

The food was disgusting! Chicken wrap was full of chicken fat. I was in Europe for 19 days in different countries and this was the worst food I ate ! Terrible service during the dinner and at the end when we wanted to pay. The...place was almost empty and the waiter never ask us if we wanted something else and never went to our table to pick up the plates. he just looked at the customers and preferred to use his cellphone instead of service the customers.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2019 via mobile

Don’t order the chicken wrap! Or better do no visit the bar, if you pay with credit card not issued in Amsterdam, they will charge you 1€ Bad food and bad service , do not recommended

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2019 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went here for a quick lunch on the 25th nov. Very quick service, waitress didn’t converse much but that didn’t bother me. We both ordered the bacon original burger ( classic burger with burger sauce, salad, Pattie and bacon) and it...was one of the most amazing burgers I’ve ever had in my life and was only €6. You have to order chips and that separately. Decided to get cheese chips to share and cheese was literally just burger cheese but we were so hungry it tasted so good! 2 x burgers, 1 x chips, beer and soft drink was about €25 so wouldn’t complain. Would deffo recommend to go here! The table was really wobbly where we were sitting which I found quite annoying! Would of been 5/5 if it weren’t for the table and the lack of manners.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2019 via mobile

Small but nice place. Good burger served in soft and large bread. Fast and friendly service. Price taste except drinking. If you are around, I recommend it.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

No ambiance but great food, good beer and a nice staff. And the toilets are fine. This was a stop after a long walk. Restful and satisfying.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

Hi, We entered Cafe de Pool June 26, 4.45 hrs to have some drinks and a bite. Five of us, for business. We were the ONLY customers at that point and could not really talk because of the loud music, so we asked the volume...to be turned down a bit. Answer: No can do. Then after 5 minutes we made the same request, we were still the only clients. The result was that the volume knob was opened all the way. Blasting loud music... We fled in horror!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

Service great and nice owner. Good value for money. Food was tasty and fast service, also nice portion. Beer selection is nice.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

We stopped by this nice little cafe to have something to eat on our exploration of the city. The first impression was good, until we had the first bad surprise - the pancake looked nothing like the one on the menu picture. No fruit, no...nothing, just a white tasteless pancake. When we asked for maple syrup, they brought us a disgusting bottle covered in what at first looked like human hair. We thought it wasn't possible, maybe it had to be tissue from someone's sweater. Then we saw it. A giant furry cat sitting on the counter like it was on the throne. We paid and left the place as soon as we could. Disgusting.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stumbled across this place towards the end of a long day of wandering the city to take in the sights. This seems like primarily a pub that offers food - which was fine by me, Good selection of beers and ales - as well...as pub like food. The food was good and served quickly and the staff were very friendly. I would recommend a stopMore

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We had chicken gyros at this place it was looking small first but actually was enough and very tasty. The server, Csilla was great, super fast, multi task excellent costumer service wish every one was like her! Thank you! :)

Date of visit: August 2018
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5