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Akitsu

#1,274 of 3,093 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Jordaan
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Rozengracht 228-230, 1016 SZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 3254
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18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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159 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like in many cities you have the all you can eat sushi bars and restaurants. Highly popular and often more a fast food place. This restaurant brings the sushi with care as well as other Japanese dishes like ramen etc. Its one of the oldest Japanese restaurants in Amsterdam and still delivers quality to a good price. In comparison not... More 

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Thank Robert J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

You can enjoy a cosy Japanese atmosphere with a good staff, very delicate sushi and wide menu. Every thing for an acceptable price

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Marina del Rey, California
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful experience. I am very picky about my sushi and everything was to my liking. The atmosphere was very zen and friendly. The food was delicious and the vegetables and seafood were fresh!! The waitress was very helpful with portion ordering. Our first night of dining in Amsterdam was super!!

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Thank KaterinaPirelli
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This Japanese restaurant has to be tested in Amsterdam - very friendly informative service ; good fresh food cooked the best way ... To be recommended !!

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Thank Patrick Z
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I don't like it when people don't welcome you when you enter their restaurant. I don't like waiting for 45 minutes before the meal is on the table. Drinks took 25. I like sushi and this was ok but certainly not great. The price was too high for the lack of interest, enthusiasm and quality of the food and the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Many people make nice food at home. Many people have family that can cook even better. All of us know restaurants where the food is of excellent quality. And some of us imagine that the quality of the food in heaven is absolutely unsurpassed. Until you visited Akitsu. Expect long moments of silence when you first taste the sashimi (or... More 

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Thank Peter K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

We visited Akitsu as a recommendation as we were keen to impress a party of friends visiting from UK. Living in Amsterdam for several years now I have come to accept that terrible service, mediocre food and general lack of competence in restauranteuring is the norm here, and Akitsu was no different. The staff behaved like they simply did not... More 

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Manchester
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

If you like good, tasty food served by people with manners and customer service as their priority - go somewhere else. We visited this restaurant having been recommended by a friend of a friend. A party of eight, the food took forever to arrive and then when it did, everything came at different times - some people had their main... More 

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Hong Kong
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Good food there. It is only 12 mins walk from Dam Square. We had sushi and avocado salad; both are very good. Looks like a family business, so feel a bit at home.

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Thank kctam123
Belfast, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

This is an experience to savor and enjoy. Simple things like the Gyoza were so tasty. And the sushi was great. The rice was fresh (smooth round grains) and so nicely cooked. We went back for a second visit! From the entrance porch with rocks and plants, to the tatami tables (you must reserve those!) and also the bar seating....... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rozengracht 228-230, 1016 SZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 3254

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • 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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