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Restaurant Blauw Amsterdam

#131 of 3,060 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Amstelveenseweg 158-160, 1075 XN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 675 5000
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18:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 18:00 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Come to this fun and popular rest on the west side of Vondelpark and enjoy some of the best food Amsterdam has to offer. I would recommend ordering 1 set menu per every 2 people, and supplement with satays from their ala carte menu. Reservation essential, and a very nice wine menu, expect the meal to take 90 minutes plus.

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Nice
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Followed trip advisor and went to try this place without pre reservation All stuff we dealt with was awesome, friendly, polite, professional and helpful! Took two "menus" with a lot small dishes. One meat and one fish. Food was great with no exceptions! Place is also well decorated, clean and good to stay in. Will be back with our Indonesian... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went here few days ago for dinner with ex-colleague. Food quality was OK, standard Indonesian food which already adjusted to local taste. However, the price range is considered too high for such quality and quantity. Service was good.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to this restaurant on a recommendation from a friend. "Food was good but a little overrated" - my dutch wife. I liked it. We had booked and arrived early and whilst there seemed to be free tables we were turned away and told to come back later. When we came back shortly afterwards there were still free tables... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this place 5 times now and in very different configurations : with friends, with a date, with colleagues and for a business meal. The place looks very nice, simple and tasteful decoration. All the waiters are really nice and helpful, always with a pinch of good mood or humour which I really appreciate! The food is... More 

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Thank Johana B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I came here with a friend a couple nights ago. We were very excited to try this place. After living in Amsterdam for six months, I don't expect too much of the service. Even such, our waitress was not very friendly. I asked for tap water, to which she said I would only get if I ordered a drink. As... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exceeded expectations - excellent rice table experience. Lots of little plates and diverse, developed flavors. Did take a bit of time to get food, so plan on having a drink or two while you wait. Best food we had all trip in Amsterdam!

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Oakland
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located a little bit away from the city center but it was worth the excursion. We had three people sharing two of the rijsttafels - essentially a meal made up of dozens of small dishes. Everything was so tasty and flavorful! It was a fun way to share a meal with friends and experience a variety of... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First, the highlights.... - Authentic Indonesian cuisine from a famous famous local chef with award winning restaurants - Pricey side but worth it - Most food are on the spicy side, but they are the best ones! - Very friendly and attentive staff My family and I visited the restaurant for xmas eve dinner. Large turnouts, so booking is recommended.... More 

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Amsterdam
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reception is very good. This restaurant has many stairs and height levels. It depends very much where you are seated. We had such bad acoustics we could hardly hear our friends across the table... The waiters were very busy walking all those stairs. Food was delivered speedily but drinks after dinner were slow. The food itself was very good, tasty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amstelveenseweg 158-160, 1075 XN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 675 5000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?