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Restaurant Girassol

#387 of 2,835 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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Weesperzijde 135, 1091 ES Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31206923471
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is very good. We had the chance to try many dishes and all were tasty. On top of that, the great terrace facing the canal, ideal for sunny lunches. Service is pleasant but can improve a bit in speed. Also, some of the portions could be increased to achieve perfect price/quality/quantity.

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janmOslo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you get a small break from the pumping central Amsterdam-streets. It will take you 15 minutes to walk from downtown to this family runned portugese-inspired restaurant. They have a large seating outside infront of a canal, a smaller outdoor seating close to the entrancedoor. Staff is very friendly, what they lack in proffession they deliver double in charm and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eating in this restaurant Will make you feel on holidays for an evening. The food brought back my memories of my Portugal vacation. The service was super friendly and very hostile. We had a table outside which made us enjoy the look on the canal an enjoy the sunset while eating. All in all its been a great experience and... More 

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice atmosphere - this is a Portuguese restaurant - staff are very friendly and attentive - relaxed atmosphere - outside seating available over looking the river - food is freshly prepared.

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Thank susan m
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn;t know it exist a place like that in Amsterdam, amazing amazing !!! I loved it, especially siting on the terrace next to the river, A bit pricey but it was ok since me and my friend had a lovely lunch there. Liked the dessert , something with chocolate layers, interesting. Would go back for sure

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the food and the personal attention. The food was really good we had the tuna steak and a pasteis de nata as dessert. We closed the evening with a cocktail on the terrace with a lovely sunset. We are definately coming back when we are around!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Girassol changed into a fresh Portugese blue restaurant. Though the Portugese cuisine is to as refined as the French or Belgium cuisine the cook of Girassol gives it a refined touch. Their Bacalhau a Bras is very tasty as is their Picanha. We started and shared shell clam, fresh Portugese cheese, mushroom with grilled cheese and Pica Pau. These bites... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I fully recommend Girassol Restaurant. The location in Amsterdam Oost is just lovely, close to Amstel river, far from the busy centre but accessible at the same time (you can get easily by public transport or, even better, in 10 minutes by bike!). The restaurant is very cozy with its portuguese decoration, but I must say the terrace in front... More 

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Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I did expect more Restaurant Girassol was a bit of a disappointment to me. The Portuguese kitchen has so much to offer and can be so good. The food that I got was plain and lacked all the fantasy and love that you expect in a place like this. We had diner with four people and neither of us was... More 

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Thank Joost B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

There's only one vegetarian main course but luckily: it was só good! Nice staff, good desserts. Would recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $24
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Weesperzijde 135, 1091 ES Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: 31206923471

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