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La Rive

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Plantage & the East
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Prof. Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 520 3264
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

La Rive is one of the most romantic, delicious, and special places I've ever been And I've been all over the world. Creative food, exemplary service, and gorgeous setting all equal to an incredible evening If you are in Amsterdam and have an extraordinary event planned (like a proposal) do it here.

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Thank PuddnLuv
anita b, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your lovely words about Restaurant La Rive. We are more than happy to read that you experienced La Rive as one of the most romantic and delicious restaurant you have ever been to, which is a true compliment for our team and we will definitely share it with them. We are looking forward... More 

Ontario
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got seated by the window wich was a treat to see the boats and the swans go by The food was perfect , I loved that every dish had some sort of protein and the flavours where perfectly balance The dessert was also delicious I will give this 2 Michelin stars for sure I must while in Amsterdam

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Thank OntarioAna
anita b, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this review

Dear guest, We very much appreciate the fact that you are willing to share your experience about your dinner in Restaurant La Rive. It is great to learn that you experienced the perfect food, while you enjoyed the view of the boats passing by. That you rate La Rive with two Michelin stars is a true compliment and we will... More 

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241 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room is typical traditional old world environment. Beautifully positioned next to the river, very romantic. The food is incredibly innovative, great contrasting tastes and beautifully presented. Service very professional and friendly. Wine list outstanding, amazing selection but over the top expensive. Coche dury meursault villages at over euro 400 which I buy at at lot less than 100. Best restaurant... More 

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anita b, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to learn that you had a lovely dinner and that you enjoyed the beautiful and tranquil atmosphere of Restaurant La Rive. Also that you experienced the culinary delights of La Rive’s French-Mediterranean cuisine by our passionate cooks and the extraordinary service of our serving... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Excellent food. We had their appetizer on board of the private boat tour. It taste just as good as sitting in the restaurant.

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Thank YYZ-DH
anita b, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for sharing your dining experience with us. It is a pleasure to read that you experienced Amsterdam from the waterside during a private boat tour with one of our antique saloon boats. In addition, that you enjoyed your dinner at Restaurant La Rive with excellent dishes, a great compliment. Thank you once again and... More 

Los Angeles
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

My spouse and I had dinner there at 9 pm this past Friday night. The restaurant is right on a canal and has a glass wall facing the water. Tables are far enough apart for the restaurant to be quiet and allow you to have a conversation. Service from the start was impeccable. Attentive, but not overly so. Friendly, but... More 

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anita b, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful review about your experience at Restaurant La Rive. It is a pleasure to learn that you had a nice dinner and that you enjoyed the culinary delights of La Rive’s cuisine, prepared by our passionate cooks. Also, that you were able to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the restaurant with its... More 

las vegas
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347 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We did not have an opportunity to dine at La Rive for dinner but if the breakfast service and buffets are any indication this is an excellent Michelin Star property.

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Thank gapcmp
anita b, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for writing this review. It is great to learn that you enjoyed the breakfast, near the Amstel river. Maybe you will have the opportunity to dine and experience Restaurant La Rive during your next visit to our hotel. We are looking forward to welcome you again. Kind regards, Anita Bos & Ronald Opten General... More 

Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Nice setting by the Amstel river inside the Intercontinental hotel. Friendly staff. Yummy food. Much food. We make the mistake of once in a while going for the tasting menu. However I (we) enjoy it. It's always way to much food. Chefs signature dish was superb. The salmon w the white and green local asparagus. Yummy. Overall a fantastic experience... More 

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anita b, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for writing this review. It is a pleasure to read that you experienced a great dinner in Restaurant La Rive. Dinning at river level, where many boats are passing by is a nice element, which will influence the dining experience. It fills me with joy to read that you received great service and that... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Impeccable service and gobsmackingly delicious food. Choose between Rive Gauche and Rive Droite (two alternate tasting menus) and let the chef take you on a journey thought highlights of culinary imagination, flavor and technique. I recommend going all out and splashing on the wine parings as well - the head sommelier is very very good at his job.

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Thank Urska800
anita b, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this review

Dear guest, It fills both our hearts with joy reading that you would describe your evening at Restaurant La Rive as perfect, that you define the service as impeccable and the cuisine as gobsmackingly delicious - words that are extremely rewarding to us, but also towards our team. Thank you very much for writing this recommendation on TripAdvisor and for... More 

Coral Gables, Florida
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279 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Went here with a large business group now two years in a row. Although the restaurant has outdoor waterfront seating we haven't been able to enjoy it due to inclement weather but it looks inviting on a nice day. The service for our large group was very efficient and friendly. We were able to get in and out in a... More 

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Thank Cynthia G
anita b, General Manager at La Rive, responded to this review

Dear guest, It is wonderful to notice that you rate Restaurant La Rive 5-stars and that your overall experience has been very pleasing. Thank you for your generous compliments regarding the efficiency level of our team, the seating, the lighting and cuisine; words we will definitely share with all of our staff. Thank you again very much for the time... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We had been visit La Rive 2014 march and we had a great experiance since 2014 march we had been this restaurant 3 more times,so l must to say that this is one of the best restaurant l had been visited I would like to say thank you to master cheif and all other team member who is making our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$45 - $78
Cuisine
French, International, European, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prof. Tulpplein 1, 1018 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Plantage & the East
  • Neighborhood: Plantage & the East
  • Phone Number: +31 20 520 3264

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Plantage & the East

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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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