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“Very nice meal” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of De Buren

De Buren
Ranked #7 of 174 Restaurants in Alkmaar
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Dutch, Seafood, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Charlotte, North Carolina
Level Contributor
3 reviews
“Very nice meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

We just returned from dinner at De Buren. We sat inside the front window, so it was almost like sitting outside with the window open. We had spare ribs and filet steak and enjoyed both. The steak came with an excellent cauliflower side. Service was very good.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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    Food
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great location, great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

Lovely little restaurant near the main square, with outside seating where you can sit and people-watch. We had pan-fried sole and lamb chops (both under €20), with a couple of beers dinner for two came to about €55. The food was very tasty - simply but imaginatively prepared, and the waitress was friendly and spoke great English. Definitely worth a look for a bite to eat in Alkmaar. Skipped desert in favour of an icecream from Ijssalon De Mient opposite.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank babybat
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great choice in central Alkmaar for dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013

Located fairly centrally, just off the main square. A cafe/bistro environment with outdoor seating. The menu looks a fairly typical dutch restaurant menu, however the food we ate was cooked to a very high standard. I had the spare ribs which were fantastic and will live long in my memory.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank John B
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Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
182 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Lovely place for lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

The restaurant is on the banks of the canal, and they have put tables on a bridge over the canal opposite. Lots of umbrellas if it's very sunny. The menu was very interesting. I had a dark brown seeded bun with smoked salmon, cream cheese, red onion rings, lettuce, and capers 7.95 euros. Good wine list and of course various beers (www.restaurant-deburen.nl)

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Dale47_11
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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111 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere, decent food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

Went here with some friends on a quiet saturday afternoon. We sat outside and had a very nice time in the sun. The food was pretty good, friendly service, decent value for money, only a small mistake on the bill but we didn't bother.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jasper L
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