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Fred's Steak & Ribhouse

$$ - $$$
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Amstel 32, 1017 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 689 5651
13:00 - 00:00
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My bf and I ate at Fred's our first night at Amsterdam. It was really late and we were craving for some good meat. Walking around looking for an open restaurant, we bumped into Fred's. We ordered the steak and ribs, an it was just what we needed. The portions were good and the taste was exactly what we were... More 

Thank KristinaMay R
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

I really hate writing bad reviews but this was awful. We waited for an hour and 20 minutes before getting our food and there was about 8 other people in there. I had Fred’s special ribs and to be fair the portion sizes were really good but the quality was nothing to write home about. They were burnt not marinated... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

All other steak-houses around was fully packed on a Friday night, so took a chance on this one that had only one table occupied. Mistake! Ordered the top of the line filet. a little chewy, and falling apart on one side like it was put together to become a bigger piece. Baked vegetables, totally over cooked and lousy presented. Oven... More 

1 Thank Gordon M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Food 10/10 - proper proper good. Simple well cooked. Top class meat Service 8/10 Decor 6/10. Came in June and was amazed at the quailty. Best steak id ever had. Coming from someone that cooks alot. Came back today food juat as good. Decor is rather crap but well worth a visit. Dont be put off by outside. Steaks and... More 

1 Thank ewan2906
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

We were traveling & were really craving a steak (we're from the Midwest) got the steak special , it was very very good! Great flavor! Service was wonderful, so glad we found "Fred's"!

Thank Steve B
Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
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301 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Fred's was something like the run of the mill steak and ribs places that are scattered around the USA but much smaller. I wanted to see what the best cut if meat was like in a place like this. Two guys do it all in this place. When we arrived the other two parties were nearing finishing. We ordered and... More 

Thank Simon R
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Quality of steak was not good, appeared to receive multiple pieces to make up the weight. Asked for rare and came out medium to well done. Overpriced for quality. People next to us seemed to enjoy their ribs but we won't be going back to try.

Thank luc1e8
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

Always get the steak, outstanding! service excellent from all staff, food very very nice, was right next to our hotel so was very handy!

Thank Josh N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

Great steaks, cooked perfectly and full of flavour, The service was brilliant: the waitress even allowed us to taste a couple of different wines before choosing and sorted out a special deal for my daughter, who didn't want anything off the kids menu - she prefers fillet steak! Not much to look at from the outside and the interior has... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere suitable for children that was not too expensive. This fitted the bill perfectly and we were not disappointed. The waitress was lovely, helping us to decide between the different steaks, and even allowed us to try a couple of the wines before deciding which to buy. The steaks were well cooked (rare t-bone for me,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Argentinian, Steakhouse, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amstel 32, 1017 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 689 5651

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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