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“Nothing special - very expensive compare to offering”
Review of Betty's

Betty's
Ranked #521 of 3,860 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nothing special - very expensive compare to offering”
Reviewed November 30, 2012

It is bit expensive compare to offering. Nothing really special and especially for non-dutch speaker it is difficult to know how much it will cost and how it is billed. Food was ok compare to price. Next time I would prefer to go to some other vegetarian restaurant than this one.

  • Visited November 2012
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English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A bit pricy but good”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

It is an exclusive restaurant that serves some really nice dishes. The location is not too central but this Veg restaurant has some interesting dishes to try out.

Visited September 2012
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Naarden
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Best vegetarian restaurant I ever visited - out of one!”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

Went here for a business dinner with a vegatarian. Asked my secretary to find the best vegetarian restaurant in Amsterdam and she did a great job!

Really nice food, surprising flavours with special herbs by some frencg guy (forgot the name, sorry) which were tasteful and indeed -special.

The owner is a bit talkative, he keeps rattling on, but mostly with interesting details, but we were hungry and the food was getting cold...you get the picture...

Will forgive him though because it was so nice...

Wine ok, there is no list "i am the wine list he says" so that could be improved too.

All in all great experience.

And did not go to the big M afterwards, no need for that...

  • Visited September 2012
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Glasgow
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4 reviews
“the best veggie restaurant”
Reviewed September 7, 2012

We have visited many veggie restaurants/cafes throughout europe. This is by far the best. The host was very hospitable. A great enthusiast for vegetarian food. He could tell us where all the ingrediants had been sourced from and has made a real effort to get the best. We had a very enjoyable evening and wouldn't hestitate to go back on our next trip to Amsterdam. A bit pricey but worth it.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Mairi w
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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“Great vegetarian food”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

Betty's is a very exciting restaurant to visit. No menu, you get what has been prepared. As life long vegetarians, we were excited at the prospect of a "fine dining" vegetarian experience when we visited Amsterdam.

The host is superb, and so enthusiastic about the herbs and spices they use in preparing the dishes. Because of that personal attention, it can take a while for food to be served to the table, but if you are aware of that in advance, and don't expect it to be "fast food", then you'll be fine. I'd recommend booking earlier in the evening to mitigate any delays.

Our only comment is that for us, far too much food was served at each course. When each course was served, that dish that would have been plenty in itself, but at the same time a huge plate of salad or vegetables was served as an accompaniment..Now I know the Dutch like to eat large meals, but for us it was too much, and somewhat detracted from the "fine dining" experience. We had so much to eat, we had to skip desert, which was a real shame as they looked fantastic.

We would go back, but would not eat lunch on that day!!!!

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank MartinPavey
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