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Oresti's Taverna

#192 of 2,834 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
De Pijp
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Daniel Stalpertstraat 93-95 | 1072XD, 1072 XD Amsterdam Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 2742
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Foods are fine. Drinks have lots of choice. Nice service. A small garden was half surrounded by the restaurant. Music was nice and make customer feel comfortable.

Thank Clifford N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice selection, everything we tried was tasty, with some standouts being the roast goats cheese, large prawns and chorizo. Not cheap but a decent price given the quality. 65€ for 2 of us, we had 2 drinks each and 4 tapas dishes each. We were stuffed full as well. Yum!

Thank Angus H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked by email with the owner after some TripAdviser research for the area we were staying in. We have a few different dietary constraints in the group and he said his normal method was to do a range of dishes that met all needs for a set food price, It worked brilliantly. Our expectations were exceeded and it was an... More 

Thank JaneMLondon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given our own room and waiter. Wine and water were on the table and was refilled very quickly. the food was amazing and great for vegetarian and gluten free. It was a lovely atmosphere and our best meal of a long weekend - they even produced a birthday sparkler on a cake - thanks guys loved it

Thank UkGailJ
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful evening for 20 of us. Food was amazing, when they say they can cater for groups with a number of dietary requirements they really can! Also good for smaller parties I would recommend this to anyone. Service was top drawer, food was fantastic and wine was reasonably priced. what more could you wish for??

Thank Tracy N
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews read so well. All these excellent scores !! What the.....???? The experience didn't match Amsterdam has some amazing restaurants . The reviews of fellow diners surprise me . Perhaps my pallet is a bit more discerning than I thought It's s cozy sort of a restaurant . Food is ok . Fairly basic presentation, acceptable quality. Wine choice... More 

Thank Maria Z
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite place to have a drink or a bite in neightbourhood De Pijp. Why? The owner is just such a passionate and lovely host. Truly cares for good service and a lovely atmosphere.

Thank IreneLannoye
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

A Turkish restaurant with typical Turkish food, good service and real mint tea and a pleasant atmosphere. If you're staying in the area, it's worth a visit.

Thank Nashnash
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We visit as a group of friends the atmosphere is really cozy and welcoming. We experience the staff to be really friendly and welcoming. Food was tasty, not exceptional but tasty and enjoyable. Would recommend to ask first if you are group ( 5+) for their group menu, as we really wanted to try that but its wasn't offered to... More 

Thank Ana C
Linkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Looking for somewere to eat we ended upp here and had a great evening. Great tapas, wine and irish coffee all with good service.

Thank Robert M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $33
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Greek, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Daniel Stalpertstraat 93-95 | 1072XD, 1072 XD Amsterdam Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighborhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 422 2742
Oresti's Taverna is a Mediterranean café and restaurant. We serve suprising dishes and tastefull wines from various countries around the Mediterranean Sea. Upon entry you will be accompanied by the smells, noise and you'll feel immediately at home due to the decor and the Mediterranean atmosphere. We hope to see you soon!

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De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners and a good number of them are students. Here you'll find a multitude of ethnic restaurants, great cafes and bars, and a brilliant array of locally owned shops, all catering to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
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