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Rijsel

#267 of 2,996 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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Marcusstraat 52B, 1091 TK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 463 2142
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18:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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Amman, Jordan
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Went there for dinner the restaurant located in a nice neighborhood far from the tourist places,looks old,noisy but nice atmosphere. food is excellent with a touch of french homemade,service is amazing as every one strive to serve you with a smile,reasonable prices.

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Bath
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived early without a reservation. The waitress said we could have a table provided we were out by the time it was booked. We are glad we accepted the challenge. A very nice mise en bouche of pork terrine preceded our poussins roast in lemon and thyme. They were tender and tasty served with roast potatoes and dressed salad... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It was a special evening, celebrating my birthday. We went to Rijsel because we have had a wonderful meal there in the past. As usual the menu is quite limited but for each course here are one or two "chef specials". My companions started with a beautiful dish of mushrooms on toast. I went for a boar pate. Both were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Rijsel last night. We went for the roasted poussin. And we were not disappointed. The crowd is mostly local Dutch. Menu in Dutch, but the waitress toll the time to translate every line (with a smile). The food was fresh, prepared beautifully. We enjoyed chopped Russian salad to begin, roasted poussin with root vegetables, roasted potatoes... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

French-Flemish dishes that are mouth watering simple but good. I had the Fish soup which was absolutely out of this world, followed by the signature Rotisserie Poussin. Who would have thought chicken could taste so good. Industrial old school building made to feel so special and cosy you never want to leave. Killer wine list to accompany. Really cool friendly... More 

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Flemish Brabant Province, Belgium
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261 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

It is clear that this place is a well-organized restaurant aiming at turning tables as fast as possible. This together with fitting as much chairs as possible in the small space could potentially give the feeling of being in a cantina. Service was very friendly and extremely efficient. This together with the excellent food makes me forget what I noticed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The menu is smal and the quality is great! The chicken they serve is so nice and tender!!! The Staff is very friendly and can give you great advise on the wine. Besides that they offer excellent service with a smile!!!

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Den haag
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Been here for the third time. Very good everytime! Nice wines, a lot of choice! And the food, simple food done great!! Very good service and nice ambience!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

At Rijsel you get good food with good service, served in a no-nonsense way. You can make it as expensive as you want by the wines. The have lot's of wines in all kind of price ranges. The food is not exceptional priced. They are famous for the poussin, and it is certainly worth taking that one. I have eaten... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

THE place to go and eat in Amsterdam, or so we read. Without a ressie, forget it. Staff very friendly. Menu in Dutch but waitress translated easily. I had the artichoke appetizer which was excellent. Partner had fish and capers in a yellow sauce which I liked too. My main was the "baby" chicken-succulent and juicy and the other main... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marcusstraat 52B, 1091 TK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 463 2142

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?