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Cafe de Klos

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
American, Dutch, Bar, Barbecue, European
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Kerkstraat 41, 1017 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 3730
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16:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amsterdam General Apartment Details Eat and Drink Things to do Food Stuff TRIPADVISOR Explore Cafe de Klos should top off your list of Amsterdam restaurants - you WILL have to wait, they don't take reservations, but the high quality and perfectly cooked meat is well worth it. Don't let the 'cafe' fool you - this is a serious steakhouse and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a family friend and was happy to give it a go. The restaurant is small and they don't take bookings so once you turn up you have to go and wait in the pub across the road. Once called over the menu is small but has everything you would expect from a steak house.... More 

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After triple recommendation, every traveling website mention, visit was not a question. We enjoyed ribs, lam and steak. Tell you the truth, it was OK, service is smiley and quick, place is nice and warm, the meet was OK, nothing more than that, lam was above it all ! highly recommended

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Curacao
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the bar with some friends who raved about their ribs and was not dissapointed!! Very tasty and the baked potato was also good. Only wish they had bbq sauce and/or the option to order fries.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

been there 10 times. always great food, the people in there are truely hard and fine workers, i will come there again. and again!. recomended to call for a table ahead. or if its busy u can wait in the bar infront the resturant and tell the waiter and he will calll u

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Thank Shir M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the kind of which I dream about. Chilled venue, great music playing, lovely staff. My wife and I thought we would pay this is visit after seeing great reviews and weren't disappointed. We couldn't get a table but it was no problem as we sat at the bar and I'm really pleased we did as we could... More 

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Thank Nick m
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps the best ribs I have had... and I make them frequently at home! It takes around 35 minutes for us to walk to the restaurant from our hotel, but it is worth it. They are usually full so we have a pint across the street and they come get you. It's a small, rustic venue so expect to eat... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've heard Cafe de Klos supposed to be very popular. We went on a sunday night around 7pm, welcomed by Kim (amazing guy, very talkative and interactive with his guests) we had to wait for a table by using a waiting list. they have a bar across the street where you can wait for that table and tried their delicious... More 

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Herstmonceux, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dutch relatives recommended I visit Cafe de Klos for their ribs. I was skeptical at first, as the place seemed too busy, but once I got a seat it was absolutely worth the wait. The spare ribs are HEAVENLY, and I don't say that lightly. I am a changed man for having tasted these ribs. Do yourself a favour... More 

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Thank LifeisBetterGreen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't go there looking for fancy table cloths or fine wines. This is a meat and potato place with old wood beams, bar service and a few tables. The grilled meats are superb, one platter is enough for two, but why not splurge and enjoy yourself. You'll likely spend about 50 Euros for two people and will enjoy every bite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Dutch, Bar, Barbecue, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kerkstraat 41, 1017 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 3730

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Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

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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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