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Dabka

#400 of 2,998 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Oudezijds Kolk 69, 1012 AL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020420011
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good price good food and very good service, I had my lunch at this place in my flight connection I was traveling to Ukraine !! I recommend this place.

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Thank Maurício A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is not bad but there is no real kitchen, so it is mostly pre-made. The price is not high but so is the quality.

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Thank sbocconi
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you wanna try a different type of food, really taste and flavorful you gotta go to Dabka! I went there with no expectations during lunch and I had a wonderful time. Amazing food, affordable prices and great staff.

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Thank dddferraz
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here to have a quick bite before a Holland football match with 2 friends and was pleasantly surprised by the food, the atmosphere and the service! But let's first talk about the location. The Zeedijk is a street with a reputation of being a bit rough over the past decades but in recent years it has become a... More 

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Thank Johanyippie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited here with my friend. The food itself was delicious and the staff were warm and friendly. We had the baba ganoush and hummus with some flatbread, of which there was absolutely plenty! We also tried the kibba which was okay but not the best I've had. We also shared a lamb kebab which was delicious and had... More 

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Thank Danielle J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place by chance on Sunday afternoon. We were greeted warmly by the waitress who provided a very efficient service. Food was very delicious and abundantly served.

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Thank Dorianne B
Tamworth
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177 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A great place to sit and enjoy lovely food with friends. Live music being played whilst you eat an array of Lebanese food. The servings are huge so you don't need to add extras to the meal else you'll just end up wasting it. If we were in Amsterdam longer we would definitely visit again.

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Thank andyhofer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Best hummus Everrrrr. And tabouleh, and falafel. We went there a second time just to eat hummus, so worth it.

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Thank godsrevolver
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We were after a quick and light meal so were not disappointed by eating here. They had tables outside and inside. We ordered the mixed grill and a salad to share and there was plenty of food for 2 people. The food was fresh and very tasty; it wasn't over loaded with garlic either, don't get me wrong I like... More 

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Thank 414me
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

The food was great, The location is perfect however The personeel is very unexperienced and not very friendly or helpful. Both waitresses are doing useless stuff while customers are waiting to be served. One of the waitresses completely ignores people. I would say either higher more stuff or give THE ladies Some training . For THE rest food was amazing... More 

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Thank Bianca M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudezijds Kolk 69, 1012 AL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: 020420011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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