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“Loetje steak and chips - why go anywhere else in Amsterdam?”
Review of Cafe Loetje

Cafe Loetje
Ranked #154 of 4,190 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Reviewed April 6, 2013

We arrived about 6.30pm on a Thursday night in April and got one of the last free tables; we were served quickly and ordered 3 beefsteaks, fries and mixed salad. No need to state how you want the steak done, they bring all the steaks cooked 'medium rare', although speaking as a Brit it was more rare than medium. This suited us fine, it was the most tastiest and tender fillet steak we have ever eaten. The gravey/juice was beautiful and we just couldn't stop grinning as we tucked into the meat-fest. My only criticism was that the fries came contaminated in a mountain of mayonnaise (which my husband loved) but you can always leave those which are too submerged! We would definitely come back: great food, friendly service, good prices (steak = 16E, fries = 3E, mixed salad = 4E).

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1  Thank KAGDEVON
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

A must when in Amsterdam. Easy tram ride to restaurant (we were staying by the central train station). This was our second visit to Loetje. Quality food, excellent service and plenty to eat. Suggest you get there EARLY. The restaurant does not take reservations. Well worth the wait if there is a long line - get a drink and know you will be having a wonderful steak dinner shortly.

It is a loud environment so not sure if babies woulds enjoy it. In the summer there is outdoor seating. Been there in the summer and now in March. Reasonably prices. Menu is on a board. No problems with English.

Looking forward to our next visit to Amsterdam and Loetje!

Enjoy!

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Thank chocolate1025
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

very good food -super beef- high quality meals- loudy and cheerful atmosphere-nice decoration-extremely nice people + a charming cat!
Don't expect to get a table before 9 at night (it's crowded before that)

1  Thank pierre s
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

One of the best stakes I've eaten in Europe. Reaaallly tasty!!
Good Belgium beers (in those kid-size glasses but it's the same in whole Netherlands :p ) .
Service is fast (taking into account the busyness of this place the speed it fantastic!). The waitress do not have own areas which is probably helping to make it all faster.
If you don't have reservation better come at 6 the latest because otherwise you will spend some time at the bar waiting for a table. It's getting really busy at 7pm.
They have strange custom of serving one salad and one portion of french fries per 2 people. Which can be a bit awkward if you going there with people you've just met :)

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1  Thank marcelir00dy
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

went out of our way to go here after reading reviews on this forum and we weren't disappointed! they made it easy for us to make a reservation and took care of us from the moment we came in. and we were delighted we booked a table as the restaurant was jammed from about half six on. everyone got the steak and chips and they were absolutely gorgeous! we finished off with a lovely dessert too (apple pie and ice cream was amazing). the staff were really helpful too and are a credit to the place. the dinner was really reasonable too, only €16 for a really quality fillet steak.

if you are in amsterdam make sure you check this place out!

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