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“Great find in Amsterdam”
Review of Greetje

Greetje
Ranked #176 of 3,900 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $27 - $33
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Dutch
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Plantage & the East
Description: At Restaurant Greetje you will enjoy traditional local cuisine imbued with a modern, upscale twist. Using local, eco-friendly, and organic ingredients, our menu beings to life the best of Dutch cuisine throughout the centuries. Our staff loves to look after you. They have tried every dish on the menu and can recommend their favorites while regaling you the history surrounding each offering. The restaurant is situated in a quiet and beautiful area of downtown Amsterdam, right between the Montelbaans Tower and the Nationale Maritime Museum. Our interior is cozy, with gentle lighting, hardwood floors. and wainscoting. Our tables are set with first class custom made Villeroy & Boch table ware and cutlery. If you are looking for a memorable Amsterdam experience, filled with fabulous food and drink, Restaurant Greetje is your best choice.
Limerick
2 reviews
“Great find in Amsterdam”
Reviewed February 24, 2014

If you are looking for a unique restaurant with outstanding food try Greetje, 10 mins walk from Centraal station. We tried the deluxe taster meal 49 euros a head. We had mixed starters and a selection mixed deserts. I had the monkfish and my wife had the veal. Both were exquisite. Service was very professional and it was a slowed paced meal which was perfect for our final romantic night in Amsterdam, it's a must for any couple seeking a unique restaurant away from the sea of steak houses and pizza joints

  • Visited February 2014
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Perfect birthday treat”
Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

We booked online for this restaurant for my husband's 70th birthday meal as part of our stay in Amsterdam. We wanted a restaurant known for serving Dutch cuisine and this was recommended by Tripadvisor. We had a lovely meal in beautiful surroundings with a view over a canal - even the torrential rain could not spoil it for us. The menu was not too extensive and catered for all tastes, and was served in a timely fashion. I had casually mentioned that it was my husband's birthday as we were shown to our table, and the waiting staff appeared at the appropriate time with not only our dessert but a sparkling candle firework! They then proceeded to serenade him in perfect English! A memorable night in a lovely venue with faultless food, wine and company.

Visited February 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Little Restaurant”
Reviewed February 15, 2014

Located down a small street off a canal, very delicious Dutch food in an old warehouse. Service was very good and inviting. The waitress introduced my husband to Genevier - the original 'gin' before the English diluted it - served in a shot glass without tonic. Highly recommend visiting this resturant and make sure you have reservations

Visited February 2014
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Volgograd, Volgograd, Russia
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“One of the best restaurant I have been to”
Reviewed February 2, 2014

We wanted to try some traditional Dutch food but there was none in the normal tourist route, so we did some research and found out about this restaurant. It was a little hard to find as it is out from the usual route and after taking the tram, requires a little walking to get to. The restaurant doesn't have a big sign which makes it a little hard to find. But once there, the food was simply excellent, service was warm and friendly too. Very impressed with the taste,- and quality of the food. In my opinion it is the best traditional Dutch restaurant in Amsterdam, and the prices are reasonable. I would def love to return again if given the chance.

  • Visited January 2014
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London
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“A special night out”
Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

I spotted this restaurant while walking past 2 years ago but didn't have time to visit before returning to London. This time I booked it in advance and had an absolute treat of a night.
The staff are attentive but friendly, not stuffy. The room is pleasant, loos good. But what of the food? It was a delight. Really exciting presentation and intense flavours.
My chicken starter looked like orange macaroons and tasted of beautifully herbed soft meat covered with a thin layer of carrot jelly. My beef stew was fruity and deep and the accompanying kale and potato mash burst with "green" flavours. Pudding was a delicate bavarois. In addition we'd had an amuse bouche from the chef of stunning beef tartare.
With a champagne cocktail each and good bottle of wine, plus coffee (served with sweets) the 3-course meal for 2 cost less than £70 each - very good value especially compared to the cost of a similar quality experience in London. A firm favourite for all my future stays in Amsterdam.

Visited January 2014
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