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Cafe Americain

Stadsdeel Zuid
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Leidsekade 97, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 556 3122
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place, good service, warm welcome ans high level of flexibility. Restaurant décoration is rather old style / old fashioned but gastronomy is absolutely fine. In the centre of Amsterdam, close to every attraction, museum ans located on the canal bank. Good expérience.

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Thank Frederic M
Orange County, Ca
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Café Americain is located in the heart of Amsterdam one tram stop from the Van Gogh museum. It overlooks a lovely plaza and fountain. We had lunch there and it is a must while in town. My photo below of the incredible steak tartare with frites and a beer says it all. My wife had an outstanding French Onion soup.... More 

Thank Mangare_e_Bere
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This building is deceptive and the name of the place meant I was surprised when I got inside and saw the most amazing art deco room. We were in a massive room with a large group for a 3 course set meal. The room looked stunning and was laid out beautifully. There was a jazz group who played throughout the... More 

Thank nandjm
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fantasticwll worth buying a good range to suit all the cook who does the eggs is so happy and pleasant

1 Thank patriciamcnaught
Waterford, Ireland
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An extreme lovely resturant in which the breakfast for the American Hotel is served. Large selection of Cereals, fruits, yogurts, pastries, breads, cold meats and Hot breakfast food. Very friendly staff and a very clean enviroment.

Thank Murga01
Staunton, VA
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

When we first arrived in Amsterdam from the USA we enjoyed drinks and appetizers. First bittenball ever! Very tasty! Food was great but sadly the waiter could care less we were there! We stayed in the hotel so we did try it again for a late afternoon snack and drink...got the same waiter! Same indifference! Would have given 5 stars... More 

Thank antiquerStaunton_VA
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Ate here whilst staying at the hotel. One of the best meals I have had in a long time. Beautiful 1920's decor.

Thank Rachael E
Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I really like Café Americain. The architecture is beautiful. Just one of those places where the table setting is crisp and elegant. It feels like a real treat to eat there. I've visited twice. The first time we were sat outside, starting off a trip to Amsterdam with a very tasty steak lunch, washed down with wine. The second time,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Service was a little slow to start, but the waiter warmed up and was charming in the end. Food delicious and worth it.

Thank Bronwen E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner with a group of friends during the weekend. The building and interior are quite nice, high ceilings, very spacious, old-fashioned deco, and appropriate service. It is so big that sometimes they don't see you when you need something, but they are friendly and kind. Food was good, dishes had good taste and were nicely prepared. Carpaccio was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $55
European, Gluten Free, Dutch
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leidsekade 97, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 556 3122
Wine and dine among the local Amsterdam people, artists and actors. The ambiance in the dazzling Cafe Americain is dynamic and most of all cozy. It has been called Amsterdam's living room by many and that is exactly how it feels. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, just a coffee or a pleasant drink. At the Cafe Americain or on the amazing terrace during the summer time, you will always feel comfortable

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