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Lucius Seafood Restaurant

#121 of 2,996 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Centrum
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Spuistraat 247, 1012 VP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 1831
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Today
17:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Florence, Italy
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here for business, i ate well but not fantastic, i take the fox menù where you can choice a starter a main fish and a dessert pretty nice. Good comparison between quality and price

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Thank Alessandra C
Dublin, Ireland
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339 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite friendly service the food was at best average - razor clams inedible and the slip soles a tad overlooked.

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Thank 977mike
Musselburgh Scotland
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We last visited Lucius on our honeymoon 25 years ago. Loved it then and we were nervous about going back. Shouldn't have been as it was the same high quality .all three courses superb great seafood cooking that recognises the need to let ingredients speak for themselves .service matched the food . Not cheap but not unreasonable for what you... More 

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Thank Malcolm42
Panama City, Panama
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful surprise. The food was excellent. I recommend the fish soup and the Dover Sole was superb. A table next to us ordered a seafood platter that looked fantastic and they really seemed to enjoy it as well. Highly recommended and slightly off the main tourist scene but still very close to everything.

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Thank chipty
Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a great meal with excellent service. The menu offered a nice selection. After oysters and the Celeriac soup with crab and dry sherry, we took our waiter's advice and split the Dover Sole, which was delicious. A very pleasant evening!

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Thank Sandy M
USA
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The name, Lucius, could easily be luscious; it is a traditional, rectangular room with the tables in the front, waiters in white shirts and aprons, and a menu that is fish, fish, fish. We had the prix fixe at 39 euros: first course of soup for her and, for me, the Poke "Lucius," a spicy combination of fried rice, vegetables,... More 

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Thank UsaMatt
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came here on recommendation from our concierge, who said it was his favorite. The food and service did not disappoint. Make a reservation.

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Thank David S
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Booking required (mistake we made) however they were able to let us have a table late(wish) that evening. It was well worth the wait. Delicious seafood with specials such as razor clams. Well worth it and well located.

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Thank Paul S
San Francisco, California
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at Lucius restaurant in the heart of the city. They specialize in seafood and everything we had was absolutely fresh and delicious. We started we local oysters, then a lobster bisque, followed by octopus and two types of fresh fish for our entrees. A bottle of the house Sauvignon Blanc complimented the entire meal. Everything... More 

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Thank Travelnut1022
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent quality fish served in a simple way, no overkill of additional ingredients that overshout the delicate flavours. Very nice wine list. Pleasant atmosphere but quite noisy. Staff friendly and very professional. Foodwise one of the best fish restaurants I have ever been to.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Seafood, European, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spuistraat 247, 1012 VP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 1831
Description
Lucius Seafood restaurant serves seven days a week, a variety of North Sea fish , shellfish and culinary delights in a traditional Amsterdam setting. The kitchen is open from 17:00 and stays open until midnight. For a festive start to a night out for example, with champagne and oysters, or a late dinner.

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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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