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LA BOCA

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Centrum
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Paleisstraat 15, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 423 5200
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Surprised this has 3.5 stars, my steak (sirloin) was one of the fattiest cuts of meat I've ever eaten. Friends complained of the same with one medium sirloin coming out blue in part. Food of this quality wouldn't pass at a decent pub in the U.K. and mains were overpriced (€24 steak only I think mine was) Service was also... More 

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Thank Sp0
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place with helpful staff! The food was awesome, salats full with meat and the steaks just perfect.

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Thank Zoltán Árpád S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

found this restaurant after walking passed two similar chain restaurants. Very warm welcome by helpful staff nice atmosphere. Food choice was good as was the prices on the menu. Food was really nice and presented well on arrival and the taste and flavors were excellent and a great evening was had by all.

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Thank 179179
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

The restaurant is located in the main flow of the tourists. It has cozy atmosphere and friendly staff. The food was quite good. The house wine was very good value and nice quality.

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Thank Zozinia
bristol
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try this little restaurant looked busy and that's always a good sign . My wife is gluten free so we checked and chose her meal the peppered steak , could not have fries but could have mash at 2 euros extra , would be nice if it was a straight swap but this seems... More 

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Thank thefoxesbristol
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

There was a big group of us that stopped by here for a quick bite to eat. There is a large choice of various sandwiches and some soups too. The sandwiches are fairly small, so if you are hungry then definitely order 3 or 4. I had the soup and it was so tasty. The service was good and the... More 

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Herzele, Belgium
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71 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

The resto's in the neighborhood are mostly the same. Spare ribs, steak, pizza, ... We chose for La Boca and both had a three course menu. Fried Calamares, steak and ice cream for 16 euro. Not that much but drinks are more expensive, ofcourse ... The food was average/good. Service very fast and friendly. We did like this resto.

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Thank Pieter G
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Just off Dam Square, this little place has a great value basic set menu with 3 courses for about 15euros, which is a lot less than many grill bars in such a central location. We took an outside table to watch the world go by. We had a calamari starter, then I had a delicious tender steak with trimmings, my... More 

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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

I had been walking the streets of North Amsterdam for a few hours and wanted to enjoy a lovely dinner that wasn't too predictable (lots of Italian places and fast food places). Found this quaint place called La Boca and decided to give them a try. Great value for money - I had their 3 course special for €15.95. Food... More 

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Thank Marian R
El Segundo, California
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270 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We had a good meal here at reasonable prices. Both steak and seafood. But the staff was the real show here. They were lots of fun and enthusiastic, The service was really good. The sidewalk tables sit in a very busy area. Great for people watching. Definitely a fun place to eat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paleisstraat 15, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 423 5200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centrum

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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