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Chef’s recommendations Olaf Harmsen

Average price €40 Special request

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Scores & Reviews

based on 853 reviews
Only customers who have gone to the restaurant after booking on TheFork can make a review.
Food :9.3/10
Service :9.4/10
Setting :9/10
  1. Caroline O.
    • one review

    Booked this lovely little restaurant after perusing trip advisor. We were not disappointed. Food was lovely and Yunis our waiter was delicious

  2. John T.
    • one review

    Harmsen was absolutely totally delightful, had the three course prix fixe fir 29 euro. The celery root soup with pecans and chorizo was the most incredible soup we have EVER had. We could have stopped our meal then and been totally satisfied. The entrées of monkfish and lamb were amazing, the lamb was the best I’ve ever had. Dessert was a panicotta with raspberry sauce. Wine was reasonably priced. Service was top notch and friendly. We almost thought about canceling our reservation and staying in - so glad we did not. It’s a very limited menu but so worth going to!

  3. William B.
    • one review

    Great food and service at this casual, comfortable, cozy restaurant. Also a great value. I highly recommend it.

  4. Martin F.
    • one review

    Delicious food. Good wine list. Warm and prompt service. Charming setting.

  5. Elizabeth N.
    • 14 reviews

    Excellent food, variety of choices (including the amazing Menu of the day), great prices. Lovely and varied wine list. When I made my reservation I asked if they could accommodate gluten-free dietary needs, and I received an immediate email from the chef confirming that they could. I found the staff to be very gluten aware. Would recommend to friends and we would visit here again.

  6. Susan B.
    • 3 reviews

    Perfect setting upstairs next to an open window. Greeted by a friendly bartender who didn’t hesitate to pour cold local beers. Our server was so pleasant, knowledgeable and efficient. Our food was out of this world. The special, buttery halibut, was cooked to perfection and the plaice was delicious too. We walked to this special find and it was well worth it. We made a reservation in advance which was good as it is quite small and it was most certainly full! Hit Harmsen because it is a 10 out of 10!

  7. ANDREW H.
    • one review

    A wonderful evening made even better by the attention given us by the host (it was a birthday celebration). Food was perfectly cooked and very tasty. Presentation was good too, We all had their 3 course menu for 30 euros which is a truly great value. Great wine list and very well priced. Don't miss out on the friendly place with excellent food

  8. Risto V.
    • 9 reviews

    Reception was very friendly and service very quick. Especially the waitress earns the best thanks. Days Theatermenu and wine recommended by her were excellent.

  9. Quentin G.
    • one review

    Excellent service,meal and ambience - thank you so much.

  10. Thomas C.
    • 4 reviews

    Lamb tenderloin special was a little tough. Seabass special was wonderful. As was the Linguine con Vongole. Without the lamb would have rated it a 5. Service was informal but friendly. Definetly would go back.

  11. Ethan s.
    • one review

    Delicious food

  12. Simon L.
    • one review

    As always. Terrific food and terrific service. The staff members make the evening so much more enjoyable. Our favourite restaurant in Amsterdam.

  13. Wayne C.
    • 51 reviews

    Delicious from start to finish from a well executed food menu and wine list. Service was prompt, attentive and effortless. The flavours of each course was delicious, well defined and individual. Recommended and looking forward to returning on a future visit to Amsterdam.

  14. Gill L.
    • 2 reviews

    Small and friendly with great food. We had the menu if the day for €30 and enjoyed all 3 courses: pepper soup with pumpkin seeds and cream, hake with mustard sauce & crispy chips and homemade Madeline with champagne mouse. Lots of flavour and texture and not too filling.

  15. Manuel M.
    • 5 reviews

    Nice Restaurant, excellent food and nice atmosphere. Asked for another table, our wish was agreed. Food was very good, 3 course menu, very tasty

  16. Andrew B.
    • one review

    Loved this restaurant, the food, the service, the wine were all great. Atmosphere very nice. Enjoyable meal for our last night in Amsterdam. Thoroughly recommend.

  17. Jacopo C.
    • one review

    The staff is very nice and kind. the place is cozy and with a relaxing atmosphere. food on the average (a bit too much sauces and butter everywhere)

  18. James S.
    • one review

    The food and service was excellent!

  19. Emerenziana M.
    • 7 reviews

    Nice restaurant. Good food and service.

  20. James W.
    • one review

    Lovely steak. Varied and and interesting cheeses. Good service. Would recommend

Practical information

Opening time

Monday untill Sunday from 17:00

- Dinner from 17:00

How to get to the restaurant

Utrechtsestraat 51, 1017 VJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Public transport

Vanaf het Centraal Station, tramlijn 4

Directions to get there

Paid parking in the neighborhood


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