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“an unpleasant experience”
Review of Carmel

Carmel
Ranked #2,962 of 3,853 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Israeli
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Jerusalem, Israel
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“an unpleasant experience”
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We usualy don't write bad reviews. We entered a very dirty restaraunt. we waited a long time for the food after reading of the overprices dishes in the menu. Vegetrian in this restaraunt means, for example, shakshuka or a tivol schnitzel which costs 10 euros (!). The food was only ok.
The kosher eating exprience should stand in every standard other resaurants stand, and this is not the case.

  • Visited August 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
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English first
London,uk
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Delicious Glatt Kosher Restaurant”
Reviewed 30 July 2013

It's hard to find a kosher meat restaurant as good as this Sephardic Israeli restaurant located a short tram ride from the Rijksmuseum. My family and I enjoyed it very much, especially the osso buco, mixed grill, and lamb shish kabob. The hummus, too, was very fresh and served with hot pita bread. Kosher meat is always expensive, so expect some sticker-shock.

  • Visited July 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food and nice host!”
Reviewed 16 January 2013 via mobile

I went their with friends and were impressed with the quality of the food we got. We had ox tongue in wine sauce and lamb veal in the oven. The meat was tasty and quality despite the fact that it's kosher. The service was nice and courtious against a calm backdrop. Fully recommend!

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1 Thank Yukel101
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Hoshaya
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“very good food ”
Reviewed 20 November 2012 via mobile

we enjoyed the tasty food and the good athmosfer. the location is easy to arrive . we recommend the gullash

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2 Thank EHUD N
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“Friendly & functional, but not cheap.”
Reviewed 3 May 2012 via mobile

Thought it would be nice to take my partner to a Kosher restaurant, (it is quite a long way from the centre). I asked for traditional fried Gefilte fish, they only did boiled, (& brought the commercially packed jar out to prove it!?!) Generally the prices were quite expensive, (granted Kosher meat is expensive), 14 Euros for Chicken Schnitzel, chips & green side salad. There was also a good range of Mediterranean & Arab style Sephardic food available. This is a meat / fleishic restaurant, thus do not expect any milk products on the menu. Worth a visit, if you've not tried Jewish cuisine.

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