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Mystique Amsterdam

#237 of 2,860 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Utrechtsestraat 30A, 1017 VN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 330 2994
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Oslo, Norway
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place you will find in-between lots of regular turists traps, but this is no trap. They had great food, good service and the place had a good atmosphere. We had the sirloin steak for main, and cheesecake for dessert. Both very good, and also presented nicely. The selection of red wine on glass was limited, but still a highly... More 

Thank TorLH
Wirral, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We arrived without a booking and we were told that they had no tables on the upper level but we could sit downstairs in the bar area. The tables are a little cramped down there but it didn't matter because the food was amazing. We both ordered the ribs and the waffle fries and it was honestly one of the... More 

Thank bennabarr44
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45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Based on the reviews and the fact that our apartment was 300 m away, we decided to visit the place. We chose Wednesday night "ribs night" and we were not disappointed. I strongly advise to everyone to make reservation quite ahead as the restaurant is very busy on these nights and they are closed on Sunday, Monday. I read the... More 

Thank iris64
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Read the reviews and dropped in for a cocktail, stayed for dinner. Staff great - funny and very slick. Drinks excellent. Food was really really good too. Atmosphere trendy but not OTT.

Thank judithjs
Houston, Texas, United States
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

we have no complaints about the drinks, food, or service. But the air conditioning must have been broken (?), it was so hot in there (especially given that this small restaurant has a set up with the kitchen in the front and no windows for ventilation). try the spare ribs, that's what they are known for!

Thank Jenny W
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The ambiance in the restaurant is great. Quite posh and trendy at the same time. The service was very friendly and attentive. There were bottles of free tap water on the table all the time without us having to ask. The starters were not all to my liking but changes by the chef were possible. The spareribs are the signature... More 

Thank BMD993
New York City, New York
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396 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

When our first choice restaurant for our first night in Amsterdam was fully booked, my boyfriend stumbled upon Mystique on google. It was getting late, a lot of kitchens were already closing but this place happened to be open for another half an hour when we got there, so we immediately grabbed a table. It was around 9:30 on a... More 

Thank Melanie T
Queensland, Australia
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79 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We were shown to the bar downstairs as the upper level restaurant was fully booked. The bar has a wonderfully warm feel with an incredibly stocked long bar attended by Bar staff who ensure everyone has a good time. The service was really fun and friendly, our meals were delicious. Would definitely revisit given more time in this fabulous city.

Thank RaineandAl
Waterloo, Belgium
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Great place to eat, drink and be merry. Met by extremely friendly staff offering cocktails. The signature dish is Ribs - probably the best I've ever had, duck also very good. The staff were so friendly, cocktails great and a really nice atmosphere. Highly recommend to everyone except maybe families with younger children and we will certainly be returning.

Thank Caz H
Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

They have a interesting menu with cocktails from around the world at the same time that they can make the classics. The service it is really good and they can recommend and help you to take the right decision.

Thank iMarina87

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
European, American, Bar, International, Pub
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
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: Utrechtsestraat 30A, 1017 VN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 330 2994

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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 Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

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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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