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Yu Family Kitchen

#265 of 2,836 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Kolksteeg 1A, 1012PT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 9177
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered the gongbao prawns which didn't turn out to be spicy as expected with a 3 chilli rating. Also ordered the beef with black beans and the beef was cooked very well, and tender. Enjoyed dinner!

Thank Ellen K
nice France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small Chinese cafe type restaurant. Menu is limited but all dishes prepared fresh in front of you. Two dishes under 25 Euros. Best jasmine tea ever!

Thank luigi v
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried their gongbao trio noodles (beef, chicken and prawn) not as spicy as I thought as it stated 3 chillies but still very tasty. Price is reasonable considering the central area. Worth giving it a try.

Thank Aanastasiat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

More of a take away place than a sit in restaurant but good for what it is. Quick and cheap Asian food and free wifi in store.

Thank KSD093
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

I think the high reviews of this place are more driven out of the cost efficiency than the outright quality or experience. The menu is limited and what is there amounts to greasy american chinese food (and is priced accordingly). As a side note, the egg fried rice is simply white rice with egg.

Thank evan_h20s
Yalin Y, General Manager at Yu Family Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi Evan, thanks for sharing your experience! We appreciate that you took the time to write your feedback with us. We’ve carefully put together our menu, focusing on the freshness of our ingredients. Our speciality sauces are all home-made every day. We regret your experience did not meet the expectations. We hope to meet them the next time, so do... More 

Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Was craving for a taste closer to home and dropped by after reading the positive reviews on tripadvisor. Menu was limited but that meant less time wasted in deciding on what to order. The couple who run the place were very friendly and accommodating. Food was good and reasonably priced for the budget conscious. Good food doesn't have to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Food was great, owners are nice and friendly. Menu selection is easy and convenient, tried this and wok to go, the food here tastes better and less fast food-like. Would come back again next time for sure.

Thank caithlene
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is a great place to stop for lunch or a light dinner. The food is delicious and the price is very reasonable. The chicken with black bean sauce on noodles was great. I wish we found this place earlier in our visit to Amsterdam.

Thank insomniac2
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

They serve limited type of food but I have no complaints. Basically only have 5-6 types of different sauces which u can choose to have it in chicken, bean curd or beef. Price is reasonably cheap at €6.95 for chic in Amsterdam city.

1 Thank natalie86_10
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Really tasty, cozy and quality chinese food!! If you are in the centre of Amsterdam, don't hesitate to go!

1 Thank Ari 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 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $9
Chinese, Fast Food, Asian, Vegetarian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kolksteeg 1A, 1012PT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 420 9177
As the name already suggests, Yu Family Kitchen is a family-owned business. In our kitchen guests can get quick and healthy tofu, chicken, shrimps and beef meals. Stay tuned for our upcoming specials!

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

Staying in Centrum

Neighborhood Profile
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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