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Het Melkmeisje

#902 of 2,835 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Red Light District (De Wallen)
Dutch, European
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Zeedijk 19, 1012AK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered the Zeedijk after being told of this area by a walking tour guide. This restaurant with its eclectic decor caught our eye and we were not disappointed. The owner/ waiter/ glass washer/ multi tasked his many roles with a warmth and friendliness. The food was delicious and the choice of wine was good. If you go there, which... More 

Thank Anne C
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

i was there on my first day in amsterdam with my boyfriend. had a nice codfish. service was fine, but it was a little bit pricey for me. overall good experience.

Thank Sheila Izrin Z
Jackson, Wyoming
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Quaint place, lovely atmosphere. Wonderful fish and other dishes. It is warm and inviting, with exceptional service.

Thank Clare S
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

This is a great cosy restaurant. It isn't a "drive through" location, if you go, plan the whole night, and enjoy the dinning experience. We were a group of 5 and enjoyed a full course meal, amicable staff, amazing environment, were seated at the window and enjoyed watching people from all over the world stroll by and discover the city... More 

Thank Danielle K
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

My friend and I wandered in and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. We had the salmon and cod. Both were delicious. Service was great with just the right amount of attention. The restaurant is small but we loved the relaxed atmosphere. `i would return.

Thank Patricia R
Leeds, England
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178 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I visited here for dinner. We had the restaurant recommended to us, and I'm glad we did. We reserved a table the previous day, as it is quite a small place and looked busy. The service there is attentive without being fussy, and there's a nice atmosphere there, no doubt prompted by some of the decor, like... More 

Thank Joolsleeds
Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Great atmosphere together with good food,and service make for a well spent dining experience in a very lively part of Amsterdam.

Thank lodrew
London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The restaurant is centrally located. The service was very good service and the food was good enough and the wine was nice.

Thank Raff_Man_81
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We walked over to this small attractive restaurant from the Doubletree hotel. While it is not fancy and the linens seem a bit worn, the food was excellent and the portions were large. I had cod and my spouse had the monkfish recommended by the waitress. Both were perfectly cooked and nicely prepared. The food and wine prices were very... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

My wife and I dined at this restaurant on a recent vacation in Amsterdam. It is a neat little place with lots of charm in a beautiful part of the city. Very quaint - felt like a true local eatery. The food was good. This was not one of those places that you will always remember as being one of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dutch, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zeedijk 19, 1012AK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31206250640

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Neighborhood Profile
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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