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“Just a great evening at Stork” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Restaurant Stork

Cafe Restaurant Stork
Ranked #752 of 3,557 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $11 - $43
Cuisines: Dutch, Seafood, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Bar restaurant Stork: an excellent fish in a special location in Amsterdam. Stork Cafe Restaurant is located in an old industrial warehouse on the site of The Other Side , the former Stork grounds , on the Northern IJ banks . The warehouse is left intact to a large extent so that the industrial character has been preserved . In the old machine hall is a large zinc bar and an open kitchen built. The immense space has a length of 50 meters many windows overlooking the IJ. The restaurant has over 150 seats and the cafe over 100. In the summer months there is a large south facing terrace , directly on the IJ. Stork Restaurant is a seafood restaurant , a gigantic size the largest in Amsterdam .
maastricht/ the Netherlands
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Just a great evening at Stork”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

Amsterdam Noord is like Prenslauerberg in Berlin: fullof surprises.Stork is a fine place, special at agreat location.
The three of us had both fish ( a great dorade; would have loved to have two instead of one piece) and meat: both excellently prepared and equeally presented.
Service was very attentive and generous (never got somuch fine wine in my glass).
Will come back; if you're "into fish" here's the place to visit.You'll have a great evening.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank petervanminderhout_9
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Brussels, Belgium
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173 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“With more effort, this could be great”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

This is an out of the centre, seafood restaurant in what looked like a former factory. The principle was good, fresh fish and seafood (on display) cooked to order but it seemed chaotic. We went on a Monday and there was a lot not available. Sometimes we were told but other times, a substitute was provided without asking. Service was very slow although staff were pleasant. The seafood was OK but not at all special. Disappointing.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank 482EUfan
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Cairo
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Nice food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2013

Loved it there. The atmosphere and setting of the place were remarkable.
The entree plate is not to be missed and the lobsters were great

Visited September 2013
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Thank Egyptiantravellers
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Rochester, New York
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013

This is a huge place (a former factory building?) with a lovely view of the IJ. It is on the North bank of this waterway which runs behind the Central Station in Amsterdam and connects the Noordzee Channel with the Ijsselmeer. It is an up and coming area.
Appropriately the Stork menu emphasizes fish dishes. Our party of three had the Special oysters appetizer which was delicious. As main course one of my companions had the fish soup and I and the other diner had the Zeebaars (sea bass) which was prepared perfectly. With wine (four glasses) and one water "for Kenya", the bill came to 79 Euros.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Puck W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good location and atmosphere, very poor service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

Good location and building.
Great waterside and the food is good quality as well.
Unfortunately the waiter had either a huge hangover 20th of July or he is completely unsuitable for restaurant business or hospitality.
Too bad it can influence the complete experience.
Other service was good.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Alex V
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