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“The best fresh burger in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Butcher

The Butcher
Ranked #192 of 3,750 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Neighborhood: De Pijp
Jakarta, Indonesia
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The best fresh burger in Amsterdam”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

This Shop is not clearly visible as it is behind the fruit shop inside the Albert Cuyp Market but you can see the Big Chip's Man, they put in front of their shop on the street. (see picture)
We love the burgers here as they offer great menus. The most thing I like from this shop, they cook the burger in front of us, and we can ask how big or weight of the meat we want to have for our burger. The bread or rolls they use are fresh and nice, the meat and also the fresh vegies.
For the taste i have no complaint at all. The taste is great. The owner also is very friendly and a nice person, and he speaks English fluently. Love this shop so much, you should try this when you have chance to visit this market

  • Visited June 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best Burger In Amsterdam!”
Reviewed June 16, 2013

I read about The Butcher on a certain food blog and decided to give it a try whilst there. Had a little bit of trouble finding the place as it was located on a street where ALL shops were closed. Than you'll see a stuffed cow hanging in the front window and well...I guess you've found the place.

I won't call it a restaurant per se but a typical burger joint with stainless steel 'cocktail-like' tables with seats. The whole place can probably seat about 16 - 20 pax? It was a good thing that it was not crowded when we were there. The cook himself is total EYE CANDY!! Not only is he good to look at but he can also cook a mean burger!

Had the truffle burger and it was AMAZING!!! It was just OMG Fantastic!! Never have I tasted a burger this good!! I regretted not being greedy and just ordering another since I don't know when I'll make another trip here. Even before I left I'm still craving for the burger.

So if you're in the neighborhood you've simply cannot give this a miss!

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Monique97
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Great burgers, AWFUL bar!!”
Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

I love the burgers at The Butcher and would highly recommend everyone to try them!

The speakeasy at the back, however, is truly awful...like stepping back in the to a 1980s wine bar, complete with smoking customers! I thought we would visit something "cutting edge" with cool cocktails, fab decor and nice staff... It was just a smoky room serving warm beers! Avoid...and head to Door 74 or Tales & Spirits instead!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank ViviDublin
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Delish”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

We love this place and go here at least once a week, the staff is friendly and the food is great. Don't go here for a romantic evening or a catch up with friends - you have to fight for a seat (bench) so not a great place for a chat, but still very much worth a visit.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank miamoomin
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Mesa, Arizona
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173 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Behind the Secret Door”
Reviewed April 12, 2013

The front of the shop is the burger store, however behind the secret door is a whole different dining experience. Don't expect to get behind the door without a reservation! To get a reservation you have to e-mail them and request. if you are lucky you will be e-mailed with the time and a password. When we arrived, pressed the bell, ask for our password and name, upon confirmation a model blonde hostess greeted us and used a remote to open a second door. We entered a very dark speakeasy feeling room. All very clandestine and romantic! Food was great, service with Marsha was great. Very fun experience!

  • Visited April 2013
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