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Breakaway

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American, Bar, Pub
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Karel Doormanstraat 1, 3012 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
31102330922
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thu 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Service in the at first was below average later it picked up. The food was great. The vibe there was average wasn't feeling that chill vibe that am used to. Things a liked most while there the food and the fact that it was possible to drink Corona. What I least liked was at first the service was below average... More 

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Thank lucasracroes
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for dinner before we headed back to England. It's ideal as its near the bus station but to be honest that's where the positives end. The food was pretty poor the services is really good and the choice of beer is decent. Food is greasy and horrible

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Thank Daniel T
Venice, Italy
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After more than 20 years I was back for a drink, now with my wife instead of with my friends. Really time stood still, nice to see a good bar concept that is well maintained. We will be back, rather sooner than wait again 20 years!!

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Thank Rolandatsea
Eric B, Manager at Breakaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review! 20 years is a long time… Lets say next meeting in a year or so ;). We’ll keep the drinks cold for you. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

For the price not so good. The burger meat was very small, the milkshake was not icy more like stilldrink. It is not an eating place, more of a hangout-have-drink-place.

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Thank Mar2N2
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Went here with a fairly large group of people so we took a table upstairs as it was crowded downstairs where everyone was having dinner. The food looked good too, by the way. They have a good cocktail list with lots of different cocktails. You can also shoot some pool. Nice atmosphere and good music. Very friendly staff.

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Thank Nammiesuriname
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Where do i start. The place and the menu looked good. American diner with bus and everything. We ordered our drinks and one starter and main courses. Starter was nice. Some dutchs balls. Waiter took out plate and didn't ask or say anything. The main courses came. Waiter didn't say anything enjoy, bon apetit or your welcome. Just left. We... More 

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Thank Beea V
Florence, Italy
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice choice of beer and burgers.I've got Big Basterd Burger and HJ Pils beer.I eat better Burger than this Meat appear less jucy and dry.Nothing special about food.The only difference make service.Guy from Ireland Andrew doing great his job.

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Thank Zoran C
Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Not my kind of bars, as its an american cheesy style bar. Not far of the deco either. But i suprisingly their coctails are quite good, barmen put a show to it too and reasonably priced. I wouldnt choose it as a bar to hang out, but it has not cover and its good place to go later on if... More 

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Thank jamious0
Oeiras, Lisboa, Portugal
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Pub food in a good atmosphere, at affordable prices. Very affable staff, if somewaht too busy, but still effective. Nice for some drinks with friends.

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Thank joelp665
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place to have a burger and drinks before you hop on a train at Rotterdam Centraal. The burger was well done, they don't ask you how you want it. I loved the taste and the twister fries. Service is friendly but lacked consistency at my visit, it took. While to get noticed to order a beer. Overall... More 

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Thank Matthias H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $21
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karel Doormanstraat 1, 3012 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam>  > Cool
  • Neighborhood: Cool
  • Phone Number: 31102330922
Description
Party, cocktails and the best burgers in Town. Near central station and in de center of Rotterdam.

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