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MAX Amsterdam

) #37 of 3,267 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ European, , Indonesian
Herenstraat 14 | Jordan canals area, 1015 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 0222
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (118 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (126 reviews)
“sea bass” (90 reviews)
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European, Contemporary, Indonesian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Herenstraat 14 | Jordan canals area, 1015 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first experience with rijsttafel and it won't be our last. Our server went over the menu with us beforehand explaining the different dishes. Everything was delicious with many new taste sensations.More

1  Thank Arlene L
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for telling and sharing your good food experience at MAX restaurant. Happy to read that you liked your first Indonesian food experience. We make our food modern but with the use of the best fresh ingredients and authentic way of preparing. It's well...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to eat Indonesian food, plse go to that place! It is small, so don't forget to make a reservation . The food is excellent, the service very good and Max makes you feel at ease. We enjoyed our evening very much. Thank...More

1  Thank DOROTHY D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had no idea what to expect when walking into this restaurant other than seeing that many people had recommended the tasting menu. They were right. You need at least two people for the tasting menu but you will not be disappointed. Everything was great...More

2  Thank PhxRagazzo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place on TripAdvisor and it lived up to its reviews! We phoned for a last minute reservation and we're so glad we did! Immediately we were greeted with a smile and showed to our table. All the staff were friendly and helpful. It...More

Thank bold_stuart
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing such a nice review about us. Hope your experience about our food and service will help more TA readers to find the way to enjoy also our (different) style how we serve our Indonesian food. Thanks, Max.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have just visited MAX this evening and what a great experience. Meal was 10/10 Service was 10/10 Atmosphere 10/10 Best meal we've had since we've been in Amsterdam - would highly recommend. I've never had this cuisine before so wasn't sure...More

Thank Annette_Chu
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review and it was a pleasure to have you as happy guests. It's what our job about, making our guests happy with good food, good drinks and friendly service. We hope to welcome you again. Thanks, Max.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant blends local Dutch produce (like the ubiquitous white asparagus) and many dishes with Indonesian flavours, including full rijsttafel. Everything from beginning to end was wonderful. You can choose 2 or 3 course meals and choose 1 or 2 starters or dessert to go...More

Thank Canuck6616
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking time and supporting us by placing your good experience about our International food. The Dutch asparagus are famous because their special flavour and we are proud to present them with our touch and remodelled the asparagus classics to our new style...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited this restaurant on a Friday night, it vibrant, the tasting menu was really nice , and the wine list had some very nice wines listed the service was really good our waiter was very attentive.

Thank David C
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your nice review about us. Good food, good wines, good service and nice atmosphere are the ingredients for a happy meal :-).

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting for a weekend and wanted something special. MAX was the answer. The food was excellent, had the MAX 3 course special and it was fabulous! Had a couple bottles of wine to boot! The best part was that I made our reservation by email...More

Thank George H
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear George, Thank you for telling us how much you liked your evening, the food, the wines and the service. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing! We went there upon the recommendation of a friend and it did not disappoint! Food was delicious, service was great and the drinks we had were really good! We got the set menu which I recommend so that we could try different things! Loved...More

1  Thank Emily R
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you a lot for sharing your good experience about our food, drinks and service. Thanks also your friends that they recommend you to come to our restaurant. Very kind.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a lovely table outside and the service was very good. We opted for the 3-course tasting menu and each course was delicious. The stand out for me was the Confit de Canard that I had for the last course - it was a...More

2  Thank 699JaneM
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad to read that you had a nice meal at MAX and also for telling good things about our restaurant. Sitting outside in the charming Herenstraat is a treat if it's warm enough :-). Also glad to read that you liked our International cuisine. It's...More

Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
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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
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March 26, 2017|
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Response from alwaysplanahead | Reviewed this property |
no dress code. When we were there people were wearing all sorts of outfits, from jeans up to business casual. It's a very attractive restaurant so personally I wouldn't do jeans and a t-shirt, but these days anything goes... More
December 19, 2016|
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Response from MaxLumankun | Property representative |
3 course menu included a nice bottle of wine around 110 euro.
October 2, 2016|
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Response from Hans K | Reviewed this property |
No need to book - unless a very large party. You may have to wait a bit - it does get busy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$58 - $70
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Digital Payments
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herenstraat 14 | Jordan canals area, 1015 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 420 0222
  • E-mail
Open only for dinner, starting at 6pm. Adventurous food in a Cosmopolitan relaxed setting, located in the heart of Amsterdam's most beautiful canal area. MAX is a place to explore a new International cuisine with the additional flavours of MamaMax' traditional Indonesian home cooking. No nonsene good food, fresh and sparkling spiced. Forget the Michellin star's copies on your plate but enjoy simply our well cooked classics with a new creatieve touch. Guests minded and friendly service. MAX has a short uncomplicated interesting wine list, excellence wines for reasonable prices. Seperate open room for function up 20 persons. Mondays open on request for business groups.
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