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“A Superb Find and Amazing Food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Daalder

Daalder
Ranked #14 of 3,435 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $34 - $75
Cuisines: French, Dutch, International, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Jordaan
Description: At Restaurant Daalder we rather cook high end food for people who simply love food, than serving high end food to people who simply can afford it... So our concept is simple: Michelin Star food for a more than reasonable price...We do not carry an extensive á la carte menu at Daalder, but we serve our guests a fantastic 4- to 7 course surprise menu. You simply choose how many courses you want to eat, lean back and leave the rest to our Chef. Usually the surprise menu exceeds the expectation of our guests, but if there are any special dietary needs, do let us know? We are happy to adjust the menu, anywhere possible. Team Daalder
Staines, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A Superb Find and Amazing Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

I can't recommend Daalder highly enough, brave adventurous food perfectly served by this young team. No menu, pick a number of courses and start your good adventure.

Very knowledgable staff, both in food and wine. Not that expensive for the experience you get.

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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Vancouver
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Amazing meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We went to Daalder on the recommend of the owner of the B and B we stayed at in Amsterdam. The way this place works is you tell the server if you have any allergies and then choose anywhere between 3 and 7 courses and then the chef prepares you an incredible meal! We started out with some smoked almonds and home-made hummus and then had a tasty amuse bouche - and these weren't even part of our three course meal! The first course was a ceviche sea bass which was heavenly - tender and tasty. This was followed by slices of beef with pureed broccoli - and it was one of the tastiest beef dishes I have had - lightly cooked, wonderfully seasoned. Finally, we had there was a mango dessert (three different kinds of mangos) that included little meringues, other fruit and curiously fantastic basil ice cream! This was by far the best meal we had in Amsterdam. Outstanding service and amazing food - a great way to spend three hours!

  • Visited March 2014
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Centennial, Colorado
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We showed here on a Saturday night without reservations. We came to Daalder because it was close to The Eelhouse, a B&B where we were staying. Of course, every table was full but we we were warmly greeted by the bartender who said we were welcome to wait at the bar. Since we weren't in any great hurry, we decided to wait. Almost as soon as we sat down, we were given a large bowl of almonds and a little later a complimentary dish of breadsticks with dip were brought. The bartender answered any questions that we had about the meal. The choice was 3,4 or 5 course meals. It was about a hour before a table opened up but time passed quickly. We decided on the 3 course meal since we had already munched at the bar. The food was delicious and we weren't hurried at all to get done. If you want a fancy restaurant with beautiful decor, this might not be the place for you but if good food and service is what you want then Daalder is the place to go.

Visited February 2014
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“Amazing food and lovely people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Had lovely time. Felt very welcome, the staff were very friendly and polite. The food was delicious! Would defiantly recommend and come back again for the third time. I've stayed here twice now and it's always been a delight. Thank you to everyone for making me feel welcome. I had a fantastic time!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
“Would highly recommend.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My boyfriend and I went to visit Daalder on a Friday for lunch. It was truly a great experience! We had the 3 course Chefs menu and each course was a small work of art and a true taste sensation. Probably the best lunch I have ever had! We had lunch at their beautiful terrace in the sun but the inside looks amazing too. The staff is very friendly and make you feel at home. Just love the place. Wish it was closer to home because I would be there every day! Of all the restaurants we have visited in Amsterdam, this was by far the best. Would highly recommend.

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