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“Terrific rijstaffel”
Review of MAX Amsterdam

MAX Amsterdam
Ranked #37 of 3,853 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$56 - US$67
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Description: 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.
Sacramento, CA
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“Terrific rijstaffel”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Max does rijstaffel right! The food was fresh, the tastes varied, and none of the tired old standbys. Wonderful meal!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank PerryI
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MaxLumankun, Owner at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this review, 13 June 2014
Yeah, thank you and it was a pleasure to have you as our guests.

Hope to welcome you soon again,

Max' staff.
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Storrington, United Kingdom
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“Great meal, a must visit!”
Reviewed 11 June 2014

We decided to visit MAX on the strength of the Tripadvisor reviews. We emailed in advance to book a table and received a swift response confirming our booking. As is when you do these thing, we wondered whether we would be disappointed when we arrived. I can promise you we weren't! After perusing the menu online at home we opted for the tasting menu. We had chicken satay to start, which was unlike any we had ever tasted, in a good way! Then came the 7 course main menu, a selection of all the dishes on the menu, absolutely delicious and a great chance to taste a little bit of everything if, as we do, you find it difficult to choose. The dessert was a gingerbread layer cake, which we weren't too sure of, but as with the rest of the meal was delicious and exceeded our expectations. The staff were attentive, friendly and efficient, the prices were very reasonable considering the quality and service we received. Thanks MAX, if we return to Amsterdam we will definitely be back!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Flinty17
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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Ottimo”
Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

Very good. Food is fine, although spicy. Bass is delicious. Service is friendly and kind. Easy to reach and It is pleasant dinner at all

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Drobak, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Great value and tasty food.”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This restaurant gives you 100% ROI. The service is unformal, nice and the food is very good.
Try the tasting menu, lots of food with great tast.
Go there!

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank joacimnorway
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MaxLumankun, Owner at MAX Amsterdam, responded to this review, 11 June 2014
Thank you for sharing your experience and giving your recommendation about our Indonesian tasting menu. It is a tasty introduction of good Indonesian food as my mum used to make them for me. The balance of using spicy, salty, sweet, sauer ingredients is the target of our food.
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“Fantastic”
Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

What a lovely surprise amongst Amsterdam's culinary offerings. Imaginative menu, great service - you should surely stop by. Excellent value too :)

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