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“Wonderful!”
Review of MAX Amsterdam

MAX Amsterdam
Ranked #40 of 4,045 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $59 - $71
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Description: Open only for dinner, starting at 6pm. Adventurous food in a Cosmopolitan relaxed setting, located in the heart of Amsterdam's most beautiful canal area. MAX is a place to explore a new International cuisine with the additional flavours of MamaMax' traditional Indonesian home cooking. No nonsene good food, fresh and sparkling spiced. Forget the Michellin star's copies on your plate but enjoy simply our well cooked classics with a new creatieve touch. Guests minded and friendly service. MAX has a short uncomplicated interesting wine list, excellence wines for reasonable prices. Seperate open room for function up 20 persons. Mondays open on request for business groups.
Reviewed November 19, 2013

All the reviews were right- the food was tasty and the taste menu was great! Real taste of Indonesia . We made reservation two weeks ahead- the only way to get a place during weekends. No to be missed!

Thank sheleg710
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MaxLumankun, Owner at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2013

Thank you for your wonderful review about our Indonesian food. Next time if you are coming back in Amsterdam, please try also our modern European food. We give the classics a new twist with the original Max' flavours.
Another tip if you don't have reservation: Call us around 9 pm and with the right timing of luck we might have place for you at 9.30 pm.

Thanks,
Max

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Reviewed November 17, 2013

We just finished a one week Rhine river cruise and decided to stay in Amsterdam for a couple of extra days. We stumbled across this on a walk of the area and stopped in. The owner Max said they were full but when we said we were from Canada he seemed to make an exception and allowed us to sit on the second floor overlooking the main dining area. The food was amazing! I had the duck and it was as good or I might say even better than I have had at even to most expensive French restaurants I have ever been at. I would recommend this place to anyone visiting Amsterdam for sure! Thanks Max for making this an exceptional evening for us!

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MaxLumankun, Owner at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2013

Thank you very much for your lovely words. I wish that I can always welcome everyone who's entering the door and place them to a nice table unfortunately if it's full, we have to say it's full and we also like to give the best service to our guests. But it's also about timing in life and glad that it was the right timing when you entered and that I can make an exception for you. Happy to see you enjoyed the evening :-)

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Reviewed November 14, 2013

Max is a really great restaurant. The best service we experienced in Amsterdam. Everyone was so genuinely friendly. We had the tasting menu which was a great amount of food and gives you the opportunity to taste all the traditional indonesian dishes. Delicious. Would definitely return.

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Thank 765Melanie
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MaxLumankun, Owner at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2013

Thank you for taking time and write this nice review. Glad to read that you liked the tasting menu. This menu was meant as an introduction to the Indonesian cuisine and it feels good to know that it works well. Thanks again, Max

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Reviewed November 13, 2013

We found MAX while walking around in the neighborhood where we were staying. This turned out to be the best meal we had in two nights in Amsterdam and seven nights in London. While it is not inexpensive, the food is worth the splurge. They offer two and three course dinners. We opted for two as we had had a late lunch. The atmosphere is chic casual and very comfortable. The service was good.

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Thank CyclingGeo
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Reviewed November 13, 2013

Really enjoyed dinner at MAX restaurant. It's in a gorgeous part of the city, the atmosphere is lovely and the service outstanding. The food was beautifully presented, cooked perfectly and the flavors were amazing. I would recommend anyone visiting the city to give MAX a try. I suggest booking ahead as its understandably very popular. I will be back.

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Thank Paul C
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