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Restaurant Johannes

Herengracht 413, 1017 BP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 9503
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (46 reviews)
“oysters” (45 reviews)
“tasting menu” (32 reviews)
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French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Herengracht 413, 1017 BP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

We had a nice dinner in a good location . Been used to this type of cuisine I was pleasantly surprised by the work of the chef . The remarks that I will make is that the balance in flavors was not so good ....More

Thank Walrus05
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

My family was in Amsterdam for the new year. My wife and I booked Johannes for our Anniversary dinner on a friend’s recommendation. If you don’t want to read further, know this was simply one of the best meals and culinary experiences of our lives....More

Thank Tyler D
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a culinary surprise with great service. We liked the setting and the food which was the best we had in Amsterdam. It was very good, but not excellent as I missed the special something.

Thank Martin D
Reviewed December 13, 2017

The tasting menu is thoughtfully and expertly prepared, with great care for the ingredients and balance of courses (you choose the number). The service is individual and the food explained well. The wine pairings are unusual but always on target. The location of the restaurant...More

Thank CarolynATL
Reviewed December 12, 2017

I agree with the review which sated this was a great dinner for a last night in Amsterdam. We also went with the chef recommendations' tasting menu. All courses were superb including the amuse bouches and the cheese course. We sat outside on a stemy...More

Thank Roman F
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

We opted for the 5-course tasting menu with wine pairings. A good choice when it came to the quality and taste of the food as well as the wine pairings. Food and wine wise the evening was really nice. However, the evening itself turned out...More

Thank Johan A
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We sat down for the 5 course meal with wine matching and all i can say is wow! Just wow! Each meals out shone the preceeding dish every step of the way. It was an incredible culinary experience having the surprise menu also. The sommelier...More

Thank Ra88iT
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Lovely dinner. Enjoyed everything but the purees on every dish seemed redundant. Everything was fresh and well prepared otherwise with excellent service. The wine pairing was outstanding.

Thank happyertraveler
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We loved our surprise tasting menu for our last dinner in Amsterdam tonight! Exciting and innovative and wonderful tastes of many dishes we would not usually order. Let go and let the chef and staff take care of you. Kudos to Hotel Ambassade down the...More

Thank Sheafive
Reviewed October 20, 2017

I had dinner here almost a year ago - and brought my wife here for dinner last night. Lovely location on one of the canals. For some reason there were not many people in last night - odd - as the food here is fantastic...More

Thank Carla239
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February 4, 2018|
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Response from JuPereira | Reviewed this property |
Not only in Johannes Restaurant but in general in the Netherlands a tip is not necessarily expected of if so, it goes a very small tip. However, you can surprise the house in giving a tip according to what you consider a... More
June 13, 2016|
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Response from Olejakob | Reviewed this property |
they serve on or two set menus (evenings).
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July 26, 2015|
Response from Helen H |
The restaurant is open 7 days a week from 18:00 until 22:30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herengracht 413, 1017 BP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 626 9503
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