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“Great Lobster”

Seafood restaurant Brasserie Bark
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Ranked #499 of 4,085 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $28
Cuisines: Seafood, International
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Description: Inspired by the characteristic brasseries in Brussels and Paris, Brasserie Bark is a lively seafood restaurant in Amsterdam's museum quarter. On the menu you'll find an assortment of fish and seafood dishes, from oysters to lobster, salmon to sole and even swordfish. The house speciality is the 'fruits de mer', an impressive selection of shellfish served over ice. The restaurant takes particular pride in only using fresh produce, which means that the menu changes 5-6 times a year, according to the season. Rather unusually for a restaurant in Amsterdam, Brasserie Bark stays open until midnight, so whether you are going for an informal dinner or business meeting, time need not be an issue.
Reviewed May 2, 2014

I stumbled across this place when I was visiting Amsterdam. I love it. The Lobster was delicious. Service was excellent. The waitress's were very friendly, helpful and efficient, compared to other waiting staff that I've encountered in the Netherlands. It wasn't a cheap meal - about 70 euros, including a few glasses of Champagne (which bumps up the price by almost 50%). The décor is just to my taste - Art Deco, relaxed atmosphere, with a mixture of clientele - smart and casual. I will definitely return again.

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Thank fifitrain
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Reviewed April 23, 2014

French menu with outstanding seafood. Don't miss the mushroom oyster soup if it is available (menu varies according to what is available in the market). Wonderful wines and service. A quiet, sophisticated room in a quiet neighborhood, not to be missed.

Thank Janet B
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

Great little restaurant with very good service and excellent seafood. The fish was cooked to perfection, wine selection was good, not too crowded on the Sunday evening we were there. Near museums and Concertgebouw.

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Reviewed March 9, 2014

Excellent fresh sea food and fish very large helpings and good wine. Very pleasant staff. Convenient to concert hall and museum district. We went on a Sunday night and locals were there as well as tourists. Salad comes as a starter as no extra with lovely dressing and great walnuts.

Thank Loretta L
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

After arriving in Amsterdam we made a good find by having dinner at Brasserie Bark. The Cauliflower soup was excellent. We chose the Lobster Special and Sardines for our entrees and both were very good. A narrow restaurant on a street with many choices and near the museums, this was a nice way to start our stay in Amsterdam. I would definitely choose seafood at this restaurant and try the specials.

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Thank Lee P
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