Oresti's taverna

Average price €33
225 reviews

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Scores & Reviews

based on 225 reviews
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Food :9/10
Service :8.6/10
Setting :8.3/10
  1. Blanca G.
    • one review

    Very nice atmosphere - lively but not loud; Beautiful decor - large, modern, tasteful mediterranean ambiance; Large variety of options, very fast and customer friendly service, fresh ingredients. The owner was very social and greeted us and the other diners often, which added a warm, extra welcoming touch. I did not give it high rank on the Quality section (food quality) mainly because the dishes were not consistently perfect in taste ...a couple of dishes (the dish of the night - pork and the patatas bravas) were a bit on the bland side with sauces that were super salty. And the dessert which was supposed to be a new recipe for chocolate taart tasted nothing like chocolate, mainly tasted like "something" sweet.

  2. Carl C.
    • one review

    After reading the reviews I was looking forward to eat here but it turned out to be one of the most frustrating meals I. Amsterdam yet. Firstly, we were sat in the back conservatory where the atomosphere was made out to feel like a morgue. We were then waiting 25 MINUTES for our wine, which by anyone’s standards is not acceptable, also a few of the items we ordered for our main did not show up. We weren’t charged for the dishes that we did not receive but was charged full price for the wine we had to wait 25 minutes for.

  3. Christabel R.
    • one review

    We really enjoyed the evening and the food was good. It was busy so we had to wait in between courses.Overall pretty good.

  4. Julia F.
    • 3 reviews

    Love the new place! The food was lovely and the people who work there are great, they really make the place wonderful ????????

  5. David R.
    • 3 reviews

    I think this restaurant caters for large groups and mainly tourists. We waited a long time to give our order and for a tapas style place I would expect the service to be more swift, and regular through the meal. The food was OK, nothing great, the best item was the Greek Salad.

  6. Julie W.
    • 4 reviews

    Went for the first time to the restaurant and it was wonderful. Great food, service very friendly, will be returning soon!

  7. Helen K.
    • 20 reviews

    Delicious food, lovely setting

  8. Paul v.
    • one review

    This restaurant is my fovourite in amsterdam, great staff, great wines and excellent food! Take your time wh n dining here since some dishes tske longer! We even got a conplimentary drink afterwards!

  9. Ken K.
    • one review

    The Owner and his family are fantastic persons! He can arrange anything you want. Reservation is needed. I recommend you to have a party with your friend in this restaurant.

  10. Helen K.
    • 20 reviews

    Same delicious food in a lovely new location.

  11. Jacqueline M.
    • one review

    The food was very good, unlike the service unfortunately. We had to ask for the menu after waiting around 20 minutes. We then had to chase the waiting staff to order wine and food after a further 20 minutes and then waited far too long for food to be served - about 40 minutes. Some of our order didn’t turn up and finally, after waiting around 30 minutes for the bill, we had to go the bar to pay. The food is good and the staff are very polite and friendly but they need to get the service sorted out as we were in the restaurant for over 3 hours due to all the delays, which spoilt the overall experience.

  12. Marie v.
    • one review

    Delicious food in very beautiful new environment. The new place is very nice. But we wanted to order after first round of those delicious dishes more of the tapas but we were waiting so long for someone to come that in the end we gave up and didnt order anymore. On the other side, we told you about our dissapointment and we got wine on the house. I was very happy as we want and we will come back. As this is the best spanish tapas in the city. Please keep the feta cheese with honey on the menu ;)

  13. Norio K.
    • one review

    It was a great experience last night with great food, great people, and great service. We are happy they are back re-open. We will come back soon!!!!!

  14. Andy B.
    • one review

    One of my favourites in Amsterdam Unparalleled service as always. New location, same menu with a few twists and great feel to the new spot!

  15. Noemi J.
    • one review

    The place to go for crazy delicious Mediterranean food!! Awesome service and a great atmosphere! All meals come in tapas-style sizes so perfect for sharing with your friends and loved ones.

  16. STEPHEN R.
    • 2 reviews

    Excellent setting in an active part of de Pilp, quality food, a little spotty service, and the amount of time at the table notably short (had to move to bar for dessert), but overall a quality option

  17. Gabriella L.
    • 11 reviews

    Nice host, good customer service. . Cozy atmosphere. Good food.

  18. Jovana K.
    • 4 reviews

    Nice food and nice atmosphere. However, the staff seem rather inexperienced. They forgot our order couple of times and they were not attentive. Staff makes so much of the experience. I am sure they can improve and make this place even better.

  19. Jilly P.
    • one review

    Had a nice dinner. Portions were a bit small, taste was good. Very kind waiters.

  20. Anastasia G.
    • one review

    A very nice place with delicious food. Had a really pleasant evening there with friends. Everything that we ordered was tasty.

More information

Opening time

Monday untill Sunday 17:00 - 23:00 (kitchen closed at 11 pm)

1e en 2e Christmasday open, Christmasmenu at the website

New Years Eve open with a special menu.

How to get to the restaurant

Overtoom 5H, 1054 HA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Public transport

Tram 1, 2, 5, 7, 10, Stop Leidseplein

Directions to get there

7 minute walk from Leidseplein.

Parking lot & Paid parking in the neighborhood. Sunday parking for free


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