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Tapas Bar Catala

Spuistraat 299, 1012 VS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 1141
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (45 reviews)
“octopus” (8 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Spuistraat 299, 1012 VS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With higher prices than in BCN spots.....but what a find! Busy tables on Friday night in this lively area for locals and tourists alike. Tasty , large portions........we OVERordered and didn’t take earlier advice. Groan!

Thank Zforall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often struggle to find places to eat in Amsterdam (unless we're craving junk food) and spend more often than not wandering around aimlessly until we give up and walk in the next nearest available place before we die of starvation. This evening was no...More

Thank LukewarmCatastrophe
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

We managed to get the last table on a Monday night!!!! Very authentic dishes but a tad expensive. In Spain the same menu would have cost about 1/3 of the price but we were not in Spain and this is as good as it gets...More

Thank Cjhodges
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Always go there when on one of my monthly business stays in Amsterdam- truely authentic Spanish tapas and truely authentic Spanish friends- be prepared to have everything you would encounter in Barcelona or La Coruna ; not exactly cheap but greater servings than normal and...More

Thank C4768MIpeterf
Reviewed July 18, 2017

We happened upon this great little place by chance after wandering from our hotel in search of an early dinner. Small but lively and I would say with authentic Spanish tapas although I've never been to spain! Service cheerful and quick, specials board in Spanish...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Very tasty real tapas made by Spanish chefs. Delicious octopus, lovely grilled chorizo . Defiantly worth to try

Thank Artur K
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

What a little find! There are some great bars along Spuistraat with more reasonable drinks prices than the centre around Dam Square so it's worth spending a few hours here. Found this great place literally on the way to another restaurant and so pleased we...More

Thank FlintyGateshead
Gabiota T, Public Relations Manager at Tapas Bar Catala, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2017

Im juan it whas a pleasure to help you hope you come back 😉

Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled into this place by accident after walking around Amsterdam and wanting somewhere to sit and have a quick drink. We decided to stay and have some food because it smelt so good. This was a great decision because the food...More

Thank Ian E
Reviewed April 30, 2017

We were too tired from walking round Amsterdam to find the restaurants we had earmarked, and came upon this little tapas bar in a fairly bustling area. We were attracted by the delicious smells coming from it and the fact that it was clearly popular....More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

All fine, good location at the end of spui, solid tapas and fine service... great for lunch or an afternoon snack!

Thank Chrispe1
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$24 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spuistraat 299, 1012 VS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 623 1141
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