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De 2 Grieken

$$ - $$$
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Prinsenstraat 20, 1015 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31 20 6255317
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been coming here since 1997, that is whenever we come to Amsterdam. The food is always delicious and we look forward to our next visit in November. All the food is excellent, the mixed platter is very satisfying. If you enjoy Greek food, it's well worth a visit and it's also on a lovely street... More 

Thank Nigel B
Epsom, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a recommendation from a nearby bar. The owner was very helpful and attentive. The food was really good and the price was excellent value. Would eat here again without reservation.

Thank 186Steve
County Dublin, Ireland
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We found the place by chance, very late for dinner and they accepted to serve us anyway while so many restaurants in the area were closing and refusing customers. So very grateful for that. Service was ok, food quality very nice.

Thank Nicolas V
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

It was a delightful visit in a tasteful, welcoming restaurant. The food was excellent, the treatment was warm, kind and satisfying, gives the feeling of a home, and the price was definitely reasonable.

Thank Yigal T
Colchester, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner here and enjoyed what we had but it could have been much better with a few tweaks. I had stifado which was really good and had obviously had a long slow cook making the meat really tender and the sauce was absolutely delicious. My companions had the lamb in wine sauce which looked good and moussaka which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Just read the May 21, 2016 review and I'm amazed since our Anglo/Greek experience at "De Twee Grieken" was a polar opposite. All 4 of us ordered the lamb chops and all 4 of us were uniformly impressed. Our server, Kalliopi, was a delight. We ordered a bottle of red wine to have with our meal, but they didn't have... More 

Thank Jasonslate
London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I think we are pretty much qualified to be objective as an Anglo/Greek family that this place is just awful. The owner is rude and impatient and the place is covered in greasy stained light fittings and other objects. The food was very poor, no pitta bread, (French baguette) no Greek beer just Heineken, you got the distinct impression the... More 

Thank AlyP
Marshall, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

There were two Greek women running the restaurant when we were there. Very nice and eager to make sure we liked our food. We had the lamb and the veal stew. Portions were huge and includes beans, small salad, delicious fries and rice. I had food left over, but my husband ate all of his (and some of mine). He... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

We found this restaurant last year, and specifically looked for it again this year. Both times we went in the mid afternoon, so we were the only clients. We would recommend the sharing meat platter, a very tasty selection.

Thank RobinandNorma
Phoenix, Arizona
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

My wife & I had their lamb chops...it was great! We also started with some tasziki, bread and wine which was also good. It was a great find for us...

Thank barbara e

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prinsenstraat 20, 1015 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: 31 20 6255317

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

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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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