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“Real Hong Kong style dim sum in Amsterdam”
Review of Oriental City

Oriental City
Ranked #867 of 4,440 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: US$23 - US$47
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I really thing this is the best Chinese (Hong Kong) restaurant in Amsterdam. A lot of different dim sum and other dishes. Food is really great en HOT (you need to blow to the food). Omg really happy I made a reservation. After eating the line was ouside. I couldn't believe people standing ouside. Service is ok, I understand for the waiters it's very hectic! When you're done eating they expect you to pay the bill and leave. Because the line is so long.
Pro:
- food
- authentic hong kong style dim sum
- location
- big restaurant
Con:
- service
- if you don't make a reservation, cue is very long
- not the cheapest dim sum restaurant in Amsterdam

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Thank Ms-Quiny
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Sukhar123, Public Relations Manager at Oriental City, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Dear customer,

Thank you for the four stars review on TripAdvisor! We appreciate it very much that you have taken the time to send us a review on TripAdvisor.

It is very nice to read you described our restaurant as the best Chinese restaurant in Amsterdam.

We are delighted to hear thought Oriental City served really authentic Hong Kong style dim sum. We will inform the staff about the service in order to make positive changes.

Concerning the price: Oriental City is situated in the heart of Amsterdam with a canal view and the Dam square nearby. As such, the operating costs, like housing and water expenses, are very high when compared to other places in Holland. We hope you understand this must be reflected in the price of the dishes.

Thank you again for your remark and we hope we have informed you sufficiently.

Yours sincerely,
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

good location, very close to the core of the red light district.
best cantonese food of several chinese restaurants i tried in amsterdam. typical dim sum is highly recommended, it tastes just like hong kong.

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Thank idletimewithyou
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Sukhar123, Public Relations Manager at Oriental City, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your lovely five star review on TripAdvisor!

It means so much to our team to hear a review like yours.

We take great pride in our service, and were delighted to hear you thought Oriental City was an excellent Eastern restaurant with a typical Canonese style. It is very nice to read the taste was excellent just like Hong Kong.

It was our pleasure to have served you, and we look forward to welcoming you again the next time you visit Amsterdam.

Thank you once more for your kind words.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant located 30 seconds from Grand Hotel where I stayed when I visit Amsterdam , I thought it was a tourist trap kind of place looking at the decoration The local assured me it is a very good place this occupied second and third floor at the corner of a busy canal street. Big windows with excellent view. Four of us went for lunch. The dim sum of high quality land chefs and owner Hong Kong connected for sure as this is good . We have 12/15 dim sum to share , plus fried rice and noodles. The service was good and a decent wine list Plan to be back for dinner in the future

Thank 69tiger888
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Sukhar123, Public Relations Manager at Oriental City, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Dear Guest,

Thank you for the four stars review on TripAdvisor!

We appreciate it very much that you have taken the time to send us a review on TripAdvisor.

We take great pride in our service, and were delighted to hear you thought Oriental City was an excellent dim sum restaurant with delicious food, and good service.

It was our pleasure to have served you, and we look forward to welcoming you again the next time you visit Amsterdam.

Thank you once more for your kind words.
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

From the look of the place on the outside I probably would not have eaten here, but I'm so glad a friend insisted we try it. It is, as another reviewer said, very Chinese, and what better recommendation can there be than that the local Chinese community eat here? The dim sum are extraordinary and rather more elaborate and fresh than the standard ones that come out of a freezer. The lemon chicken likewise was fresh and tasty, so you're getting freshly prepared food that is not made up from semi-industrial ingredients and sauces. Service is efficient and the place is nearly always full, which really says all you need to know.

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Thank garygarry
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Sukhar123, Public Relations Manager at Oriental City, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your lovely five star review on TripAdvisor!

It means so much to our team to hear a review like yours.

We take great pride in our service, and were delighted to hear you thought Oriental City was an excellent Eastern restaurant with fresh prepared food and efficient service.

It was our pleasure to have served you, and we look forward to welcoming you again the next time you visit Amsterdam.

Thank you once more for your kind words.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Good enough to make it a 'visit again place' on my list!

Very Chinese atmosphere, very good food, excellent service, perfect atmosphere, and reasonable prices also with a very good menu and wine list.

Thank Antonio D
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Sukhar123, Public Relations Manager at Oriental City, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your lovely five star review on TripAdvisor!
It means so much to our team to hear a review like yours.

We take great pride in our service, and were delighted to hear you thought Oriental City was an excellent Eastern restaurant with very Chinese atmosphere, very gooed, excellent service, perfect atmosphere, and reasonalbel prices also with a very good menu and wine list.

It was our pleasure to have served you, and we look forward to welcoming you again the next time you visit Amsterdam.

Thank you once more for your kind words.

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