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MAX Amsterdam

Herenstraat 14 | Jordan canals area, 1015 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 0222
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (109 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (122 reviews)
“sea bass” (90 reviews)
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European, Contemporary, Indonesian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Herenstraat 14 | Jordan canals area, 1015 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We choose this restaurant based on TripAdvisor reviews and were pleased we did. Lovely choices on the menu and we were all pleased with our selections. It was (for us) top end price wise and the bill for the four of us was £160 which...More

Thank dianecI7874ZY
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoy rice tables and saw on TripAdvisor that MAX Amsterdam was highly rated. It did not disappoint. We emailed the restaurant in advance to set reservations since we appreciate that Dutch restaurants tend to be small. The rice table was very unique compared with...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked this based on trip advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. We had a mix of the tasting menu and some chose from the a la carte. The tasting menu was a great idea as I didn't know what to choose from the menu....More

Thank holsgirlDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous little restaurant in the heart of the prettier and quieter streets. This restaurant gets super busy so recommend booking. And you can see why, the food is amazing. Authentic Indonesian cuisine at reasonable prices. We went for the tasting menu for two, which...More

Thank Lisa W
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this review

Thank you for placing a small description about MAX restaurant to help other readers to have more informations and idea about our place and food. Herenstraat where the restaurant is located is a very nice street in one of the beautiful area of Amsterdam. Our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered the 3-course menu and could not have been more pleased. The chicken satay salad presented as a first course was so delicious, we didn't think the rest of the food could measure up. We were wrong. The interesting assortment of rijstaffel items were...More

Thank threeonrtheroad
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and writing such nice things about our food and service. We do our best to please our dining guests and I'm glad that you were happy what we offered. Thanks.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suggest making a reservation in that we found on our first visit the restaurant was fully booked for the evening. (Reservations can be made by phone or email, see their web site.) The menu offers an enticing array of dishes, but our intention was to...More

Thank Oxford1809
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good food! we had the rice dish called Rijsttafel menu where you get a delicious peanut chicken salad upfront and then a mix of different currys as well as veggies (we had a spicy eggplant which was great) together with rice. So you can...More

1  Thank Annika S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious Indonesian food. Price-fix menu was well worth it. Service was casual but very good. Definitely a must-try.

Thank _nlbussin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for the Saturday evening on a very busy weekend. We ended up arriving early but were immediately shown to our table. Menus and drinks orders came quickly and the waitress and waiter were knowledgeable about the food . We had some "fussy eaters" in...More

Thank 566Katrina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place. We had reservations and were seated right in front of the window. We chose the rijstafel menu, so got to taste a variety of dishes. The food was great and the service was incredible. We weren't rushed at all. In fact, after...More

Thank tmsiegrist
MaxLumankun, Eigenaar at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this review

Thank you for placing your lovely review about your dinner experience at MAX. We love to do our our best to offer our guests a nice evening with good food and good service and I'm glad that we succeded that for you. We also try...More

Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there any sort of dress code? (Can't see one mentioned but just wondering what to pack LOL)
26 March 2017|
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Response from alwaysplanahead | Reviewed this property |
no dress code. When we were there people were wearing all sorts of outfits, from jeans up to business casual. It's a very attractive restaurant so personally I wouldn't do jeans and a t-shirt, but these days anything goes... More
What is a typical bill for 2 diners?
20 December 2016|
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Response from MaxLumankun | Property representative |
3 course menu included a nice bottle of wine around 110 euro.
We are visiting Amsterdam Mon 10th/13th Would we have to book?
2 October 2016|
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Response from Hans K | Reviewed this property |
No need to book - unless a very large party. You may have to wait a bit - it does get busy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$56 - US$67
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herenstraat 14 | Jordan canals area, 1015 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 420 0222
  • E-mail
Open only for dinner, starting at 6pm. Adventurous food in a Cosmopolitan relaxed setting, located in the heart of Amsterdam's most beautiful canal area. MAX is a place to explore a new International cuisine with the additional flavours of MamaMax' traditional Indonesian home cooking. No nonsene good food, fresh and sparkling spiced. Forget the Michellin star's copies on your plate but enjoy simply our well cooked classics with a new creatieve touch. Guests minded and friendly service. MAX has a short uncomplicated interesting wine list, excellence wines for reasonable prices. Seperate open room for function up 20 persons. Mondays open on request for business groups.