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de Struisvogel

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$$ - $$$
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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Keizergracht 312, 1016 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 423 3817
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 5:45 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Rockville, Maryland
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2015

A small, comfortable, inviting restaurant with an innovative chef and attentive service staff. We could have gone back here night after night. Our family of four was seated next to a table of young models, possibly from the Elite Agency around the corner? The restaurant filled quickly, so do make reservations. Despite having all tables taken, the servers offered excellent... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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155 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2015

down a steep 3 steps and worth taking the "plunge", down the street from the hotel that we were staying at and in the 9 streets area of Amsterdam. The food was excellent, the restaurant is small so probably a good idea to make reservations (we were there early enough that we were seated but told that they needed the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

This was a good choice while in Amsterdam. It's in the heart of 9 streets and you'll miss it if you don't look down because it's in a basement. The food was good, not blow your mind great, but a solid 4 out of 5. Service was very friendly and our waitress was working very hard to be attentive although... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Stumbled on this restaurant during the last day of my visit. Great food (the chef really puts in an effort to make their dishes non-trivial/average), for a great price if you get the 3-course menu. Service was excellent, although I sat outside and the waitress had to go up and down the stairs many times just to serve one person.... More 

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Epping, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We walked past the place twice before we realised what it was a restaurant. They were very busy but still managed to fit us in. The food was excellent and a good choice of wines. The place is small so you will be close to your neighbours, so it might not please everyone. We enjoyed a pleasant evening and will... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Set menus, dependent on what the chef could get on the market that day. Inventive food, healthy and hearty, with quite a few organic options. Decent wine, albeit a bit expensive, but nothing over the top for the location, right in the heart of hip and busy Amsterdam on the Negen Straatjes. Highly recommended for both families and couples, as... More 

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Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

After me and my friend were placed at a nice table, we were asked to leave or sit in the doorway, because another group of 5people came in. So don't be sure you have a table before you actually get the food!

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Redmond, Washington
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88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Nice small restaurant that is certainly easy to miss if you are not careful. On the sub level with the entry on the corner its worth while seeking it out if you are in the area. Offering a fixed price menu of 25 euro for 3 courses that also rotates the entire menu it’s a good option for the price.... More 

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2015

A venison steak was tender and the sauce was interesting. I also had a spicy pureed potato soup with goat cheese and it was very good. The place is relaxed and friendly. Good option.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2015

When the restaurant we wanted to go to on a Monday night in June was closed, we stumbled across this sweet gem.What a sweet find offering very good food- much local sourced- at a very reasonable fixed price for a three course meal. Service was friendly and accommodating. A small venue makes for a cozy evening, but no problem hearing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:45 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keizergracht 312, 1016 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 423 3817

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Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

Neighborhood Profile
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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