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Gerard Van Es Visrestaurant

Industriestraat 59, 1976 CT Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
+31 255 510 697
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“cod” (6 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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Dutch, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
Industriestraat 59, 1976 CT Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

It is always funny to see differences in service in Dutch restaurant for Dutch and non-Dutch people. Even more, if you understand Dutch. So, about my visit: - nice environment; - bad service (no thank you, no goodbye). - price in the final bill and...More

Thank Kostiantyn G
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Its asparagus season, spring, and the only side my husband and I were offered was a over-greasy coleslaw and fries. Lively fresh fish, we had a bouaillebesse and a salt baked dorade and my dover sole was over buttery and heavy. Also terrible value for...More

Thank Jelena B
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

At first we were happy that they could accommodate us for lunch without a reservation as a party of eleven, however, the kitchen apparently couldn’t cope as we waited for two hours before the food arrived. The atmosphere of the restaurant is nice albeit it’s...More

Thank DeKokkies
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A hidden secret is Gerard van Es A small fish restaurant in a industrial area. What starter with a shop is nowadays a restaurant and shop where you must eat fresh fish. Friendly staff, a little too long waiting, but eventually A Well prepared meal....More

Thank BenCoh
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Literally out of the fish box from the quay, cleaned and served in 10mins!!! Amazing and very nice people...

Thank Paul I
Reviewed 17 February 2017

No nonsense place to eat fish. Fresh fish all over, ranging from typical Dutch herring to cod and a variety of less common species like gurnards. All cooked very well, but sidedishes are somewhat disappointing, as these are less taken care of. Well equipped fish...More

Thank Sarpa74
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I went here with a bunch of marine biologists. We know seafood and we all liked this. Everything was fresh and well prepared. I had sole; there were three small fish fried up just right. Others had fish soup, squid, seafood pasta and hake. Everyone...More

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I regularly go to Gerard van es and have never been disappointed. Love the small cosy atmosphere. The price/quality is great. For a fish lover, this is paradise!

Thank 1260Minnie
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Dark interieur and partly with veranda, ouside also a few tables available. Not easy to park nearby. Small fishshop and restaurant. good wines per glass and by bottle. plenty of small dishes and main dishes. lots of variety cause whats in the shop is in...More

Thank Marcel D
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We were wowed out by the quality and preparation of the food. Cozy harbor diner attached to fresh fish market. This is the seafood place we judge all others by.

Thank puyid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$47
Dutch, Seafood, European
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Industriestraat 59, 1976 CT Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Velsen  >  Ijmuiden
  • Phone Number: +31 255 510 697
  • E-mail
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