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Cafe George

#334 of 2,994 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Jordaan
Italian, French, Bar, European, Contemporary, Pub
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Leidsegracht 84, 1016 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 0802
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Washington, DC
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66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a morning of touring with a wonderful guide, we were hungry and ready to sit down. Cafe George on a Sunday at 2 PM was busy but still provided good service. My husband and I shared a very reasonable bottle of Sancerre with salads and it was perfect - no complaints about the food or the service. I would... More 

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Thank dcmb
The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice decoration, varied menu, fast service and pretty decent food in this cosy restaurant overlooking one of the most beautiful canals in Amsterdam. They serve different types of food over the clock, which makes Cafe George a good option for different appetites at any time.

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Thank SemiramideAppiano
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Usually you would go here for dinner knowing the food is okay which is excusable because a table is available on short notice and one puts up with this even though the service is less then excrement. However tonight was particularly dire. The food took ridiculously long to arrive and we were seated in the bar area even though we... More 

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Thank Jonathan C
Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is most a bar I think but the food is delicious. I was days without red meet and freezyng. The Georges Steak and a glass of wine were my salvation.

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Thank Vin_cius_D2013
Madrid, Spain
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place and great staff. Simple food but with an excellent flavour! We ordered 3 plates for lunch. Caesar salad, chicken avocado sandwich and Benedict eggs. We see other dishes and want to order them too. Nice carbonara pasta.

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Thank Bea5588
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Overall the food was pretty good. The tuna tartar was tasty and the mussels were ok. I was a bit surprised my mussels didn't come with any bread to dip in the broth. The service wasn't good since we were in the front section and one waitress was covering to many tables. I would recommend getting a reservation. Overall decent... More 

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Thank Michael A
Turin, Italy
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I had dinner at Cafè George with a big group of colleagues and their service was exquisit from the booking to the good bye. Great night out, with good food and amazing atmosphere. If you can't make up your mind, take the blackened fish, trust me.

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Thank Arianna B
Stockport, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this delightful restaurant by accident on a recent city break to Amsterdam and we were so glad we did. The atmosphere was buzzing, really lively and vibrant, the service was so friendly and very attentive and the food was absolutely delicious. I really recommend you look this restaurant up when you visit the city,... More 

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Thank Louise D
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great meal for two. Although we arrived late for our booking they were wonderful and sat us really quickly. Wonderful atmosphere really lively. Great simple menu for a filling supper.

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Thank travelmum32016
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205 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We shared 4 starters for lunch incl tuna, salmon and oysters. All was nice and light and came quick with friendly service.

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Thank Alexander M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, French, Bar, European, Contemporary, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leidsegracht 84, 1016 CR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 626 0802

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Jordaan

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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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