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Cafe Onder de Ooievaar

#782 of 3,185 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Stadsdeel Zuid
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, Pub, European
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119 Utrechtsestraat, 1017 VL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 6836
10:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A traditional Dutch Pub selling very well priced breakfasts, snacks and more. Ideally located by a tram stop, food was great, the club sandwich is tops - good selection of drinks and beers, great location where to watch the world go by. Finally the staff, very pleasant and helpful - don't hesitate to drop in, it's a great pit stop.

Thank Mick B
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, friendly staff, reasonably priced and a great view! 3 mornings in a row, me and my partner got our breakfast here, (cheese and ham croissant, goat's cheese toastie and 2 teas) and each time it smashed expectations. My goats cheese toastie had honey and walnuts inside and it was absolute delicious. I also really enjoyed the selection of... More 

Thank Erin-Marlyn G
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162 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

First stop after a long walk, great atmosphere and selection of beers. Just what we needed! Staff were helpful and the beer was cold.

Thank Tim M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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192 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

A wonderful traditional dutch pub, I stopped here for a late lunch with a mate for his birthday. I wasn't sure what I should get but I went with cheese burger with a side of fries. The burger patty was quite tasty and seemed handmade which was quite refreshing as it felt like a home made burger. The side of... More 

Thank David I
Novo Hamburgo, RS
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259 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

It's a small and calm restaurant with low range of options, but with enough alternatives to satisfy everybody. Tradicional dutch snacks and plates, like meatball, soups, pancakes, toasts and sandwiches.

Thank Unterleider H
Toronto, Canada
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266 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Have a seat outside, have a beer or coffee and a lunch and enjoy the activity around you. Located in the heart of old Amsterdam, the streetcar unloads people at that location. Cyclists, school children, mothers, workers all parade by. Lunch and snacks reasonably priced.

Thank MVH1951
Los Angeles, California
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336 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Great with beer. Very large meat ball in brown sauce served with thick bread, mustard and sweet pickles. Side butterballs-8. 4 of us added 1 beer,5 bottled drinks 47e.so very inexpensive. On tram line 4

Thank DebbyLA
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stopped off here over lunch on a rainy day alongside a canal so the views were nice during lunch. A cosy atmosphere with homemade soup - the meatballs was a huge meatball! Welcoming service and good fare.

Thank gemma c
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96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We ended up here on the way back to our hotel after a busy day in the city centre. The landlady was really nice, offering a great selection of drinks from her very nostalgic bar! Her roaming cat added to our visit as it strolled about the place inspecting everyone before exiting for an evening stroll! It wasn't busy but... More 

Thank SionOHare
Brisbane, Australia
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

An "Ooievaar' is a stork apparently, and I feel sure there must be a lovely story to this. Pity I did not find out at the time. As tourists we were staying a block away from Onder die Ooievaar and it became our "local". It has character - lots of wooden tables and chairs - the staff are friendly and... More 

Thank Kathy G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, Pub, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Utrechtsestraat, 1017 VL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Neighbourhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 6836

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