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Mena Gringo Restaurant

38 Nieuwendijk, 1012ML Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 320 7410
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good10%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible52%
6 Dec 2016
4 weeks ago
“Just Aweful”
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
38 Nieuwendijk, 1012ML Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 - 20 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Terrible waiter ! Horrible service ! Expensive prices and charges for everything you order (10€ for some bread). Absolutely never go there even if it would be the last standing restaurant in the hole universe !

Thank 125nicolasw
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I was insulted by the waiter... He said he did not care if we were happy. Two people of our group did not get their order. They had to wait. Others were missing their side dish. We got the sauces after we had finished our...More

Thank Baptiste D
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a joke! We arrived in Amsterdam later than expected due to fog at Schiphol. So hungry as anything we had a dander down the side streets. A waiter at this restaurant came out when he saw us looking at the menu. The...More

Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I have to say that the food was good and reasonably priced. However, the wine!! We(six mature ladies -well travelled and experienced in restaurants) asked for a wine list - didn't have. We asked for house wine - didn't have. We were brought a selection...More

Thank Warrington49
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The position of this establishment in the ratings of restaurants in Amsterdam says it all. Unfortunately their target clientele do not seem to be Trip Adviser readers but tourists wandering past, wondering where to eat having not done any research. The food was passable apart...More

Thank MaryCardiff
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The portions look a lot bigger in the photographs than they actually are. Other than that, the quality was good.

Thank Dimitris K
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Awful service, really rude and generally dismissive. 5 of us stopped off for a late lunch so the restaurant was almost empty so no reason for being ignored most of the time we were there. Bread and garlic butter brought which we thought was free...More

Thank Hudham
Reviewed 12 October 2016

After cycling from Hamburg I wanted to treat myself after...ribs were tiny with very little meat with about 6 chips and some lettuce leaf and small slice of tomato for salad. I was confused when I was about to pay at the till. Ribs 9...More

Thank slee26oct
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Small portion but tasted ok. Cheap (for Amsterdam).... Not sure I would go again but couldn't fault the cleanliness or food

Thank Annie V
Reviewed 5 October 2016

After looking at lots of restaurants last night we were eventually drawn to this one because it advertised charcoal grilling. How stupid we were - they spend all their time touting for business on the street - I can't imagine a local eating here. When...More

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Ellie W
18 February 2017|
Response from harbour | Reviewed this property |
I don't know how these people stay open they just pray on unsuspecting holiday makers. Sorry that you had a bad experience too.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Nieuwendijk, 1012ML Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 320 7410
Also known as Mena Gringo on the internet
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