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Restaurant Olijfje

Average price €35
9.1/10
684 reviews

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Scores & Reviews

Excellent
9.1/10
based on 684 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.1/10
Service :9.6/10
Setting :8.8/10
  1. Eric  F.
    Eric F.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    John is fantastic and this place is excellent. All around a great dining experience. Friendly jovial atmosphere and fantastic food. We had the best meal of the entire week there and understand why reservations are so difficult to get. Without question worth it. We would definitely go back

  2. Pardip S.
    Pardip S.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Great service, really enjoyed the humus starter and the 'special' casserole was delicious! A free dessert (mousse) and personal attention from the owner. Would visit again !

  3. Jack C.
    Jack C.
    • one review
    10/10

    Little gem of a place with a good variety of food. The veg casserole was beautiful and we even got a pudding on the house. Staff very approachable and friendly.

  4. Jolene G.
    Jolene G.
    • one review
    10/10

    HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS RESTAURANT!

  5. Pamela M.
    Pamela M.
    • 4 reviews
    9.5/10

    The food, mostly Turkish, is well prepared and plentiful. A very good selection of reasonably priced wines. The decor is functional with touches to suggest a Mediterranean atmosphere. This is a restaurant for food not decor. Well worth eating at if staying in a near by hotel. My husband was delighted with the grilled chicken thighs. Crispy edges, tender juicy meat. Prepared that well is a sign of a careful kitchen

  6. Kurt H.
    Kurt H.
    • 2 reviews
    8.5/10

    The chef was able to accommodate my gluten free needs without any trouble and even readily brought gluten free bread to the table in addition to their regular bread. The hummus for the bread is some of the best I've had. The sea bass was huge and grilled vegetables flavorful. The lamb meatballs were a little dry but had a great combination of spices. The location can be a challenge to get to if you find yourself on the wrong side of the adjacent busy roadway (one of the few in Centrum Amsterdam with heavy traffic).

  7. Karen A.
    Karen A.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Very good place!

  8. Andy R.
    Andy R.
    • one review
    10/10

    Exceptional food in a really friendly local restaurant, full of locals which is a good sign, the owner gives everyone a friendly welcome and all the staff were good, Highly recommend for the food and ambiance.

  9. Jan V.
    Jan V.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    prima!

  10. Greg L.
    Greg L.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    Loved the food and friendly service. My wife and I shared several appetizers as our dinner meal. Perfect. Everything tasted very fresh and flavorful. Nice, simple, decor. Our table was sandwiched between a storage closet and a large table, which wasn’t ideal. Walk in couple before us got a better table, so I question the value of reservations!

  11. Eric M.
    Eric M.
    • one review
    8/10

    Wonderful waiters and the restaurant was cozy. Unfortunately the food was the weak link at this restaurant. The sampler appetizer was unappealing and not inspired. The mixed meat and vegetables entree was better but still came up somewhat lacking of Mediterranean area flavors.

  12. Tatiana T.
    Tatiana T.
    • 5 reviews
    9.5/10

    Very delicious food and nice service, good for groups! Be ready for very big portions too :)

  13. Alison C.
    Alison C.
    • 9 reviews
    9.5/10

    Friendliest welcome we've had in Amsterdam. Great food - we had the 10 warm/cold starters as a main. Best baklava too. Terrific find and will definitely return.

  14. Mart M.
    Mart M.
    • 2 reviews
    8/10

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  15. Valentin M.
    Valentin M.
    • one review
    9/10

    Very beautifull place and good food

  16. Ali M.
    Ali M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Great atmoshpere, food and personnell!

  17. Marijke F.
    Marijke F.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Het was prima

  18. Regine M.
    Regine M.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Nice service, wonderful food - truly liked the experince.

  19. Valerija V.
    Valerija V.
    • one review
    10/10

    Perfect service, great food ????????

  20. Bettina A.
    Bettina A.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Fantastic food, very kind service

More information

Opening time

Monday Closed

Tuesday untill Sunday 16:00 - 23:30

- Dinner 16:00 - 23:30

- Bar 21:00 - 23:30

How to get to the restaurant

Valkenburgerstraat 223 D, 1011 MJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Public transport

Tram, metro

Directions to get there

Parking lot

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Restaurant can be privatized (60 people max)

, Can be privatized, , Wheelchair Accessible,

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