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Tia Rosa

#881 of 3,094 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reguliersgracht 11, 1017 LJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 820 3749
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17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 15:00 - 23:00
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a gem. It's got a great friendly cosy atmosphere, and the food was amazing! Can most highly recommend the steak skewer, but all the tapas dishes we had were delicious. The waiter was great, helping us with how many to order, and he was right- we definitely didn't need more as we'd thought! Great place, would definitely... More 

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Thank LadyGaladriel1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A gorgeous small restaurant with a very welcoming atmosphere. It had a fun buzz to it. The tapas were amazing - I think we ordered far too many (it was difficult to choose! They all sounded so nice). We liked that only one or 2 dishes came at a time, which allowed us to enjoy it all thoroughly. Wine recommendations... More 

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Thank MoiraVandoros
Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Rembrandtplein/Thorbeckeplein area has over a hundred restaurants, I've eaten at one. Walk south for 2 minutes and you find two of the area's best little restaurants, my other review and Tia Rosa's where the food is extraordinary, easily some of the best tapas anywhere, including Spain. I recommend the Jamon croquettas and the patatas Rosa to start. The food... More 

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Thank DaWorldisMine
The Netherlands
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant a while ago and it was great, so we said we would be back and we did. But... disappointed this time. All food seemed very over-cooked. Only nice dish was the potatoes but to be fair, how can you go wrong with fried patatoes (patatas Rosa)?? And the wine was fine too. Nice atmosphere, pleasant... More 

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Thank Frits v
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very good evening here. A very vibrant atmosphere with excellent food. We thought the desserts were excellent too.

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Thank Gillian H
Denver, Colorado
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123 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Dropped in for an early meal on a Monday and had a tantastic assortment of tapas. The restaurant was at first quiet but by 7:30pm was lively and full. The staff was friendly and very efficient, we never had to wait to order more food or ask for more drinks. Our favorite was the Chorizo sauteed in an olive oil... More 

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Thank mhkay
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

The staff is friendly and food was very good. You need a reservation on a Friday night or you won't get a table. We were there for approximately 1 1/2 hours for dinner, very relaxed pace and even the bread was hot and delicious.

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Thank Deborah T
Canmore, Canada
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Stopped in here mid week with two couples without a reservation. No problem getting a table, although on the Friday night we walked by, there was a lineup. Tapas best I have had in a long time and portions were a good size. We tried about six tapas for the four of us and found it was plenty. Sangria must... More 

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Thank travelcrazy12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The cozy restaurant is near the Rembrandt Square. One of the best Spanish restaurant in the city. The food is amazing specially the coat cheese krokets ! The staff is always friendly and nice and in for a talk. If you are lucky the always cheerful Kim will take your order. This restaurant you need to experience if you are... More 

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Thank MarthijnDeLeMar
The Netherlands
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This Spanish restaurant is cool. Pleasant people, very good food, seems all made to order, fab "spicy chicken", we tried approx 8 dishes and they were all perfect!! If the weather allows it, have an outdoor table. We will be back!

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$31
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
15:00 - 23:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reguliersgracht 11, 1017 LJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 820 3749
Description
Tia Rosa is a restaurant located at Reguliersgracht, one of the most beautiful canals of Amsterdam. A place where the free atmosphere of Amsterdam is combined with Spanish charm.

Here you are very welcome to get acquainted with the typical Spanish cuisine, a wide range of tapas, and an exquisite selection of wines. Tia Rosa has an authentic Spanish ambience, complete with a beautiful wooden bar, Spanish mosaic, wine barrels, and an open kitchen. You can order several different tapas and enjoy them standing at the bar while drinking a good glass of beer or wine. If you would rather enjoy a full diner experience, then we welcome you into our cosy restaurant or on our lovely little terrace. Tia Rosa is housed in what used to be two identical warehouses called 'De Zon en De Maan', the Sun and Moon, two beautiful now fully restored buildings from the 17th century. That way Tia Rosa is a small piece of Spain located in the middle of the famous Amsterdam canals.

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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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