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#379 of 2,932 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
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Van Baerlestraat 51, 1071 AL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely lunch nice and chilled good food and service , sat at the window people watching good place to have a break

Thank davidallportpaving
Shenley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended to try this restaurant and were not disappointed- the steak and sea bass were both wonderful. The cheese board we shared was equally delicious.

Thank alison23_10
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a chicken salad and it was delicious. All ingredients very fresh. A little bit more chicken would've kicked it into 5 stars but still very good. Recommend

Thank Brooke M
Leiden, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

concert at 20:15 at Concertgebouw. Dinner at home is out of question, so we were looking for a nice place near the Concergebouw. Our usual Italian restaurant was fully booked so we tried a new place. Very nice ! simple, not a very large menu, but capable to accommodate various tastes.

Thank MariaTB60
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196 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We ate dinner here during the recent heatwave, and were pleased that the dishes we chose, while plentiful, were light enough for the weather. Bouf is clearly popular with those going on to the Concertgebouw, so tends to be busy in the early evening and quieter later on. We sat outside, and were well looked after by pleasant and attentive... More 

Thank G_M_NGlasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I'll give it D for delightful. Very good beer, great terrace. Good service with nice waiters. Not a cocktail bar though.

Thank Lauri K
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Food is okay, a bit pricey for what you get. Carpaccio was dry, no pesto or bread. The dessert was the best and I don't even like desserts. They are very accommodating timewise if you have a concert afterwards.

Thank JudithAmsterdam
Vancouver, Canada
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201 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

The place was a bit empty and there was construction outside but this was a very nice place. The meals we all enjoyed. Everything was tasty and well prepared. The service was good, although the waitress seemed a bit inexperienced. Had trouble splitting bill and the wines listed on the menu are not 'always' available so she just brought the... More 

Thank John G
Shanghai, China
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178 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Located near Museumplein, this place serves great food. Since it is walking distance from Rijksmuseum, it is probably a good bet if you are around the vicinity. Food: Great. We had the mackerel tartare, beef carpaccio, and the pumpkin soup. All are great indeed. For the main dish, vegetarian pie was awesome. The sea bass was also fresh and tastes... More 

Thank eywchan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We loved our experience at Bouf. Wonderful salads and wine and unfortunately we were too full to enjoy desserts. Nevada (our server, not the state) was gracious, fun and appreciative of our visit (Bouf, is unfortunately impacted by construction this summer on the street in front). Bouf is also a good value.

Thank Michael R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $38
European, Dutch, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Baerlestraat 51, 1071 AL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Neighborhood: Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Phone Number: 020-6736222

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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 Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)

Neighborhood Profile
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark, the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping destinations of PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat, and Jacob Obrechtstraat, where even the shop window displays are of museum quality. In the evenings, when the museums close and the daytrippers head home, the area becomes a quiet oasis of calm with a sophisticated and urbane tone.
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