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De Buren

$$ - $$$, , Seafood
Mient 35-37, 1811 NB Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31 72 512 0308
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good57%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“spare ribs” (4 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“thai fish” (3 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
Dutch, Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mient 35-37, 1811 NB Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy place, filled with locals and tourists. Service could be faster, but in general was quite good. A bit expensive, but you get a good meal for the price you pay. The ribs and ravioli were very tasty.

Thank DavidAdvis0
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We tried to get in here for lunch today having been many times in the past and enjoyed it. Unfortunately circumstances change and one of us now uses a wheelchair and this place sees fit not to allow access for the disabled. We could have...More

Thank MikeH589
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Ended up here to eat dinner by coincidence and it was a great surprise. The food was great as well as the service. Great atmosphere for family and friends.

Thank Eriveva
Reviewed 13 May 2017

After watching the cheese weighing spectacle on Friday morning in Alkmaar we dropped in for lunch. The location is thus great. The interior is traditional Dutch and the service impeccable. We just had soup but it was very good soup. Will be back to try...More

Thank Luyksgestelkid
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Alkmaar is a nice little Dutch city, very typical for North Holland and from its structure and architecture very comparable to Groningen or Leiden. This restaurant, De Buren, is located right next to the canal and some 150m opposite of the central place and the...More

Thank pathil275
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Seasonal food, reasonably priced . Good location in the centre of town. Worth while in the summer, seated outside . Lively interior with Traditional dutch meals.

Thank DMcKeeNED
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Had a delicious lunch on a rainy winter day in Alkmaar. The menu is anything but ordinary. We shared a grilled goat cheese & fig chutney sandwich and cheese soup. There are English menus if asked for. The selections are limited and unique.

Thank tomdibling
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great place good service and tasty food We had lunch at de buren during our trip in the Netherlands d we are glad we did

Thank Murktravel
Reviewed 25 November 2016

tasty, fresh food. very nice inside and different tables to chose from. good for family dinners and romantic dinner.

Thank Anna Ś
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A wide and diverse food menu is offered as well as plenty of light dishes and snacks. We were only there for drinks and snacks, sat at the bar inside, very cosy and had some really good bitterballen with our drinks. House wine a bit...More

Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mient 35-37, 1811 NB Alkmaar, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Alkmaar
  • Phone Number: +31 72 512 0308
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