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#1,135 of 3,051 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
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Lindengracht 342, 1015 KN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 627 1188
17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Fri 17:30 - 22:30
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing Service, the friendliest sweetest server! Amazing, Delicious Food! We were blown away by the great, fresh flavors Amazing Value, look...everything in Amsterdam is expensive...it's Holland! But at least here we felt as though we received value for our money

Thank Lorraine G
Stockholm, Sweden
Level Contributor
57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We found this place just opposite our airbnb apartment. Turned out it's a really nice Mexican restaurant with great staff, decent prices and excellent food. We went here for beers and nachos the day we arrived and I returned the day after for a really nice work day in the sun and some lunch at their great outdoors serving area.... More 

Thank Patrick C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Caramba is a good Mexican restaurant with, for Europe, authentic Mexican food. The staff are nice, the ambiance is really fun. And the food very very tasty. Good chilli sauce too for those who like things hot. The burritos are recommended.

Thank StephenOs
Lower Saxony, Germany
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

we came without reservation, and it was uncomplicated to get a table although the restaurant was quite full. staff was friendly, relaxed and quick, food was good quality (although it could have been a little spicier for me), price range was medium for the location in the Jordaan. All in all a nice experience on a cold and rainy pentecost... More 

Thank C S
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Visited mainl because it was just across from our hotel but glad we did. Friendly mexican restaurant we were given two lots of nachos while waiting for our meal. Both our Main courses were excellent two burritos with steak served with a nice salad some mixed beans and hot sauce and a steak with salad and fries. Nice relaxed meal... More 

Thank bruce h
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, public mainly local people, so our hopes were high. But the guacamole is clearly not home made and tasteless, vegetables for the veggie echiladas we're obviously deep frozen, lousy presentation. Greasy, heavy not fresh. Good atmosphere but unfortunately the food wasn't. Will not return.

Thank ollipod
Pontefract, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Really relaxed place, seemed to be used more by locals than tourists which is always a good sign. Very tasty food in decent size portions. The nachos with chicken as a starter was a meal in its self. Reasonably priced compared to other places in Amsterdam.

Thank westyd2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

We went here on a weeknight for dinner and the food was quite decent. They dont have an extensive selection of wine etc. but the place is okay for a quick bite. The food was average and the service was a little slow as there was only one waiter in the entire place. But I may pop by another time... More 

Thank preeti s
Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Started with quesadillas which had some kick to them and then chicken fajitas for the main course. The chicken was very tender and well seasoned.

Thank bennett1016
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Noticed this restaurant last year during the day.....back in Amsterdam again & passed it on the way to Marnix bowl & had to stop! Definitely not disappointed. Service was great, really attentive. Great menu. Food was full of flavor! Price was comparable to what we pay in Australia & fortunately it was not the typical greasy variety associated with Mex... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lindengracht 342, 1015 KN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 627 1188

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

Staying in Jordaan

Neighbourhood Profile
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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