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“Waiting, waiting and waiting”
Review of Caffe Esprit

Caffe Esprit
Ranked #80 of 162 Coffee & Tea in Amsterdam
Price range: $8 - $17
Cuisines: Cafe, Soups
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Centrum
Description: Caffe Esprit is located in the historic heart of Amsterdam. This unique venue is characterised by its central location and its panoramic views over the whole of the Spui. Caffe Esprit is visited by a very varied public: shoppers, business people and students have long known where to find Caffe Esprit. Caffe Esprit has long been known for its extensive menu of delicious club sandwiches, pastas, burgers and salads. The splendid home-made carrot cake and cheesecake have for years attracted a large clientele. In the summer months, the sun-drenched terrace is a delightful spot for enjoying our spendid lunches, a good glass of wine and a small glass of refreshing cold beer with finger food.
Reviewed February 1, 2014

Food was good but we had to wait for a while. Ok it was very busy and it was raining outside...but still they must be use to the rush! Maybe i am to hard on them...

Thank flora b
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Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Ate breakfast here today. Coffee machine not working so couldn't have coffee with breakfast. I asked for the vegetarian scrambled eggs without the pesto (so eggs, mozzarella, tomatoes, spinach) she brought the 'classic scrambled eggs' which had ham and bacon. Waitress tried to insist that is what I ordered which was ridiculous given her attitude when I asked for 'without the pesto'. No offer of refund or new meal. The price of one tea was reduced from the bill. Give this place a miss

Thank Salh1979
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

The speciality of the house are brownies..we got a mouldy one! Enough said although the service waitress was even worse of the brownie..

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Thank Sciusc
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

Was hoping to eat here but left due to attitude of female staff member. Ignored when we entered the cafe and clearing tables seemed to take priority over seeing to customers. When we spoke to her she was unhelpful and dismissive so we went elsewhere. Shame as this place looked nice.

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Thank Lorelei3
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

Nice place with tables outside. The food was satisfactory with reasonable prices (for Amsterdam). I recommend the spinach soup and the pasta of the week (or at least my week!).

Thank GiannisD
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