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Rose's Cantina

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reguliersdwarsstraat 38, 1017 BM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020-625-9797
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a Mexican restaurant to enjoy a Friday dinning out, we decided on Rosa's cantina after a long time. Service was ok, the food was not nice at all. It doesn't compare to how nice it used to be. Very disappointed.

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Thank Ed-Miami33139
Scotland
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here by chance and had the best cocktails and food. Great place for people watching and chilling. Service was good too.

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Thank JAXYScotland
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten here a couple of times over the years and even though it was never anything special, this last time it was just really bad. Of the food we ordered, the quesadilla and empanadas were just fine. The cevice was actually really nice, but the pulled porc tacos were just really dry and boring, and therefore very overpriced (€17).... More 

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Thank Sander84Amsterdam
Zaragoza, Spain
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Nice decoration and atmosphere. The service was fine , but we found it expensive for the quality of the food.

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Thank Maitetxu2013
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

As my husband is Mexican, I have to say to I know by now what good Mexican food is like. This restaurant, especially for the Dutch standards regarding Mexican food, is for sure above average! The guacamole, the tacos and a special 'avocado cheesecake' - all was good food. The chilaquiles were a bit modern I have to say, but... More 

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Thank Thomas1988
Rajkot, India
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114 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I walked to this place from Dam Square .. it took me around 15 mins and its in a lane with a lot of other eating joints. I wanted to have Mexican on this day and found this over the net. The place has lipsmacking food with facility for other door sitting. The Nachos were fabulous and so were the... More 

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Thank prashdolls
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner on a Saturday night. Place wasn't full, but still everything took forever to arrive. First we waited more than 10 minutes for the drinks, the first course (2 empanadas, how long should that take?) also took forever, but that was just the preview. The mains took ages to show up, even after questioning staff about them several times.... More 

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Thank ndvm
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We have visited Roses a few times and it has always been a pleasant experience. The last time we visited was a few days ago and we had the WORST ever service from the staff. They are RUDE, ARROGANT, DISMISSIVE, UNEDUCATED, VIAL people I have ever met in the service industry. - The restaurant was empty when we arrive around... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

It's an understatement to say that Holland's customer service in general is not very good, but the experience at Roses Cantina has to be one of the worst ever in the 10 years I've lived in Amsterdam. The staff are incredibly rude and have no sense of customer value or service what so ever. We waited 40 minutes after placing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We booked for the same day (week day) on-line. Felt like a stereotypical Amsterdam Mexican restaurant (if there is such a thing!). Mexican food, with a disco ball, blue flashing lights, techno beat, and drawings of naked men on the wall above us. The service was good and the enchiladas were VERY good. I heard the (senior) people at a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $38
Cuisine
Mexican, South American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reguliersdwarsstraat 38, 1017 BM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: 020-625-9797

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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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