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“Favorite Restaurant in Amsterdam” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Le Pain Quotidien - Beethoven

Le Pain Quotidien - Beethoven
Ranked #510 of 3,561 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $15
Cuisines: Cafe, European, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Our bread is made today exactly as it was in the beginning: with only organic stone-ground flour, salt, and water, kneaded and shaped by hand and baked in a hearth under the watchful eye of artisan bakers.We insist on the freshest and finest ingredients. If we can't find them, we make them ourselves.Our shelves are lined with the products we've created: the jams and chocolate spreads on the communal table, the granola in your parfait, the coffee that fills your bowl.
Salem, MA
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Favorite Restaurant in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2014

This is actually a Belgian chain, but you wouldn't know it from the decor. I had the salmon open face sandwich one day and the goat cheese and kale omelet on another and both dishes were wonderful. The first time I went there, a nice man offered me his table, as he was leaving, then a woman offered be a blanket since the table was near the door. The espresso comes in a sort of bowl and is a very generous serving. The staff was consistently friendly and efficient.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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Dublin
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165 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Salad a bit tired.Bad value for money”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

The outdoor seating and rustic appearance pulled me in.
Good coffee and pastries but poor quality salad at a place that is promoting itself as purveyor of organic and seasonal ingredients. Even has its own cookbook on sale.

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Budapest, Hungary
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Best place for breakfast or a cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2014

A perfect breakfast: scrambled eggs and slices of avocado on top of a toast, served with some tomato dip. I also tried croissant and jams. And they have very good sweets: cakes and pies. Check out their website, the food look exactly the same as on the pictures. The place is very well designed also, I liked it a lot.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“GREAT LOOKS AND TASTES GOOD”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2014

Yum yum what can I say our room was in hotel opposite the smells first thing in morning were gorgeous

Visited January 2014
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Duisburg, Germany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very friendly service and staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

amsterdam is not always very friendly, but we had a breakfast with 12 persons there and the staff was extreme friendly
and nice to us and the food was very good.. nice place..

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Thank Gourmetnase
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