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“Sublime dining experience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Rive

La Rive
Ranked #3 of 3,558 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $43 - $75
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Plantage & the East
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Sublime dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2013

The service.. their knowledge about the wines, cheeses, the food.. Their wittiness/approach/sense of humor and very professional and polite..

The food.. the surprise when tasting it..

Must try when in Amsterdam.

Thanks again team La Rive!

  • Visited August 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
      Food
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2 Thank MartijnLancee
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English first
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best food ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Hi , i took my wife there in our honeymoon ya it do cost alot but its worth it , evreything was great from the moment we enter until we left we were treated like kings , food was one if not the best i ever taste , you should try it

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1 Thank Hassan A
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Oldham
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Amsterdam by far”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

Wow, went here for our 5th wedding anniversary and could not have chosen a better place to eat. I did feel a little out of my depth as we walked in but we were soon put at ease by the professional staff who were very informative, meal was accompanied by a great choice of wines. The only downside was the price but hey we are worth spoiling every now and again.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Okuz
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Not very special at all”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

If I describe the food at la rive I say it's not quite unique. The chef made a few simple blunders at our food. I had a lot more expected due to the high position on TA. Doubt of this restaurant is worth the star. The price is a bit high.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank CarolineTi
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New York/CT Area
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great food, great service, great room, great view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

What's not to like? Imaginative cooking that doesn't "torture" food; a very good wine list with good inexpensive bottles along with the great ones, a very knowledgeable staff that really wants you to have a good time, and a beautiful room with a beautiful view.
Best "blowout" meal in town.

  • Visited July 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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3 Thank m6882
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