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#1,151 of 3,123 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Vijzelgracht 5, 1017 HM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 626 4939
08:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 23:00
Sat 09:30 - 23:00
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New York, NY
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333 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This little Italian restaurant was near our hotel, so we ate there on the first night and liked it so much that we went back again a few days later. The service was just right and they happily answered my questions about ingredients. The prices were reasonable. And the food was delicious. One time I ordered a rather inventive pasta... More 

Thank julie248
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Great coffee and cute space. I had the Mozzarella Focaccia -- a little too much mozzarella but still great. Service was a little slow towards the end as we waited nearly 25 mins for our bill.

Thank Kiran S
Irvington, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Charming restaurant with very friendly staff and a seasonal, reasonably priced farm-to-table menu that has dishes to please all tastes.

Thank stt56
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

This Place is simply charming. Cosy, centrally situated near Prinsengracht, I had a wonderfull Time there and went several Times. The Service-Team is attentive, with sincere Smiles and a very Professional behaviour. Not to mention that their Beauty is not restricted to their interior. Joey, the Cook and his Team surprised me several Times with reflected, innovative Tastes and Original... More 

Thank Manu G
Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Delicious food and wines Great service and full description of the menu A really good moment in a really cosy restaurant in the core center of Amsterdam ! I would definitely come back :)

Thank Aude L
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122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The menu has nothing exceptional at first sight, but the truth is that the products are of excellent quality. Exactly like in Italy : simple, but very good. And the staff is very friendly (which is not that common in Amsterdam ...)

Thank Ouderkerk
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We went to another restaurant recommended in time out book, but it was busy, so they directed us to Panini. Boy were we glad! The service was great. Specials explained beautifully, the food and wine was sublime. So delicious and you could taste that everything was fresh! The pasta was especially good. We had the ravioli and was ummmming and... More 

Thank Dee028
The Hague
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

I had lunch at Panini on Vijzelgracht last week. To begin with, the area is not pretty or picturesque. Panini is a nice little café and the sandwich I picked was pretty tasty. But Boy, was the service poor. And unfortunately, I cannot attribute my feeling to one of the waitress because I ended up interacting with 3 or them... More 

Thank Bisoubelle
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

After a long day of travel, this was a fantastic find. We all had pasta for dinner; the serving sizes were perfect (filled you up, but we still had room for dessert 😉) and the food was incredibly delicious. Service was good, and it was all great value for the price.

Thank Ellen L
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Had a panini there, it was very good and the people working were very nice. The place is a warm and charming stop for lunch on a windy day.

Thank Linnea M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$17
French, Italian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vijzelgracht 5, 1017 HM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 626 4939

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