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Cafe Americain

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Stadsdeel Zuid
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Leidsekade 97, 1017 PN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 556 3122
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7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Athens, Greece
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit and have a snack with excellent service and nouvelle cuisine food. Worth sitting in the middle of where everything is moving around you in Amsterdam. And willing to pay higher

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Famous location and restaurant for its beautiful Amsterdam Art Deco interior. High ceilings, large windows and nice Art Deco decorations on the walls. It's a landmark building. Food and drinks are average. Service low, and staff very slow in getting you a drink (they seem to enjoy talking to colleagues instead of servicing guests!!). However, great spot for an early... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I got caught by the beautiful building and decided to have dinner at the Cafe Americain; the only thing we enjoyed was the building. It was hard for the waitress to understand English, we had to repeat our order a couple of times. It took a life for the order to get ready, and when it did,... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the American (By Hampshire ) Hotel, and a Grand Cafe of Amsterdam. Art Deco theme, decorative high ceilings and portrait of the Former Queen and her son the now King. Smart fine dining place, not suitable for children, but a very memorable place to eat and celebrate.

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Thank MarcusGB9
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Together with our friends from the States we fell for their famous côte-de-boeuf. Fabulous is the word which best describes the dish. Combined with a great atmosphere on their outside teras and their professional staff, this restaurant is warmly recommend

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in for coffee on a quiet Sunday morning. Really wanted to experience a great art deco classic cafe. Instead, the waitress made us feel unwelcome, we weren't allowed to sit in the largely empty window seats (reserved for non existent guests) and had the cleaners hoovering around our feet. We were only given the menu on request and... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good restaurant. We ordered New York Cheese Cake. Delicious. Excellent Ambience reasonable priced. Outside sitting areas is refreshing.

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Rhode-Saint-Genese, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 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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Orange County, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $56
Cuisine
European, Dutch, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leidsekade 97, 1017 PN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighborhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 556 3122
Description
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?