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“Low key and amazing!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Divan

Divan
Ranked #811 of 3,725 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $28
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Jordaan
Lisbon, Portugal
Level Contributor
26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Low key and amazing!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Amsterdam. Low key, a bit hidden, don´t seem ambitious, but you get great food served by lovely staff. The most friendly woman makes sure you are not missing anything. If you don´t know what you want to eat, ask for their advice. After having been there many times now, I just let her decide what I should try. And I´ve never been disappointed. A must when in Amsterdam if you are looking for a great meal at a quiet place.

  • Visited July 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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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Baltimore
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Delicious food, quick service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Just happened on this restaurant while walking around Amsterdam. Waiter cleared a sidewalk table for us and with a smile brought the menu over. I asked for a recommendation and the meatballs did not disappoint. Great fresh tasting lamb. I also tried the smoked eggplant and it was out of this world. Nice atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit!!

  • 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
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Thank Michael B
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, great food, very nice wine and great value for money! You can sit outside if the weather is good! All in all a very good experience :-)

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank David19051981
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Grimsby, Canada
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Service. Good Food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

We noticed this place whilst walking around and booked a reservation. The server was excellent especially considering she was managing the whole place. The cook brings the food out and gives a small explanation if each dish. Nice touch. Small issue with a lot if smoke coming into the place but overall a great experience.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Brian D
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Delicious food and so much to choose from”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

Loved the mezes at Divan, there was a good selection and many available in half portions so with just two people you could afford to sample more dishes. Limited main courses but you certainly would need to have a huge appetite if you had room for a main after the mezes. Everything was excellent and so tasty and the lady who runs it is lovely. We loved it so much we went back the next night.

  • Visited June 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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Thank boxgirl37
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