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“Good food with a lovely atmosphere” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Levant

Levant
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Ranked #600 of 3,725 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Turkish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Stadsdeel Zuid
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good food with a lovely atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

We found this cute little restaurant on tripadvisor and it was worth the good reviews! Had a couple of mezes fpr starters, some Köfta for mains and a bottle of great hefty Turkish red wine. Food is Turkish, very good although not mindblowing. The mezes were delicious! Do sit outside on the terrace if you can, it is next to a canal and the atmosphere is very romantic especially with the surrounding darkness and candle lights. Good service, the staff are very friendly and helpful. Would go there again!

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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“"Tasteless and Bland"”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

So this was our first trip to Amsterdam and on searching tripadvisor for a resataurant to eat this is what came up as it had fanstastic reviews.

This restaurant does not serve Greek food. This is a lie. It serves Turkish food, plays Turkish music and is run by Turks. Not a problem but tripadvisor says that this serves Greek food.

After finding the restaurant up the stairs, we came to a good size area which gave a grand ambience to the whole over all look.... the menu plain and simple but the prices are very extorionate. 5 euros for ONE small plate of mezze is ridiculous.

If you want to blow your pocket then please go ahead.... starters came out which included a tray of mezze... not bad considering the choice but we had another guest on our table...( the resataurant CAT!!! which the owner allowed to roam around freely scratching us and trying to climb on top of the chairs!! i did not appreciate the owner of the restaurant stroking her fellow cat and then not washing her hands after serving customers..... unacceptable... ontop of spiders crawling over your bread basket hmmm yum!! anyways out came the main course which i had ordered a steak which looked like something out of a packet!! very bland indeed! was it even a steak??

The steak is charged at just over 20 euros. This should be made illegal.

My friend had ordered the ravioli which looked like vomit!! all this rubbish came up to 45 euros.... please dont be fooled by trip adviosrs reviews on this restaurant it is clearly a gimmick and the food is not even worth paying for.... around the corner there are much better elegant restaurants that serve delicious food and at cheaper prices.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“A Great Surprise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

We could view the canal side of Levant's from our B&B, but the street side of the restaurant did not look inviting so we bypassed it the first time. A few days later we decided to give it a try and very glad we did. Excellent food and nice decor inside along with a friendly staff.

Visited July 2014
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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296 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Excellent meal and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Very close to the Museumplein. Eat in the garden bordering the canal if possible. Delicious starters and a nice range of well-prepared Turkish entrees beyond the usual casual fare.

Visited July 2014
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Ramat Gan, Israel
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

The food was delicious, we started with 4 small mazets selected from a plate of around 15 mazets, for main dish we had fish and lamb dishes wonderfully cooked. All Accompanied with very good turkish rose wine. Listen to the resturant staff recomendations you'll not be disappointed. Ask to sit in the garden balcony next to the canal, eating there gives another flavour to the meal. Enjoy!

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