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Restaurant 't Zwaantje

) #232 of 3,326 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ French, , European
Berenstraat 12, 1016 GH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 2373
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“mussels” (20 reviews)
“beef stew” (14 reviews)
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16:30 - 23:00All hours
French, Dutch, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Berenstraat 12, 1016 GH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant 't Zwaantje is in the 9 Streets so great central location. It is busy and the food is excellent and the alcohol reasonably priced. Mind you they don't serve tap water so you have to buy bottled water - only restaurant in Amsterdam that...More

Thank PhilEdinburgh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to eat and relax. A busy little restaurant but comfortably easy to settle into.The host Ben is lots of fun and very attentive to all diners needs. He makes the place exciting. The "Oma's " steak pot is the best of...More

Thank Dianne I
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. All in our 6 person party thoroughly enjoyed our food. The mussels with dips and the ribs were particularly delicious, and service was attentive and friendly. The apple pie was a decadent treat (large enough to be shared by 3 of...More

Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant with my little sister on our first night in Amsterdam and it was fantastic! The food was great, I decided to go for house wine and that was fantastic! Lovely service and very cosy decor. We found Amsterdam to be...More

Thank Ania S
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Great lucky find on a busy street no need to book but very busy be prepared to wait for the food but it's worth it! Staff working really hard to please and chat! The food is good quality for the prices paid and they sell...More

1  Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

You will not regret earing spare ribs here!!! We enjoyed a fantastic meal, ten friends, two of us never had enten this before. This was a great success!

Thank Trine2013
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This was the best restaurant that i visited in amsterdam. The food are traditional and great, delicious. The staff are very kindly and the price wasn´t too expensive. I visited this restaurant two times because is so gooooood.

Thank Bida F
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Food was great, and so was service. Restaurant was small but cozy. Staff was friendly and prices OK.

Thank ville k
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We really enjoyed this restaurant, 5/8/17. Food was genuinely good, and our waiter was awesome, switching languages on the fly. Total cost was very reasonable considering what we had paid at more fi-fi fancy places (for a lot less food and not great service) and...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

If you are looking for an excellent traditional Dutch meal at an affordable price, this is it. Local residents recommended this restaurant to us six years ago. It was such an excellent experience then, we returned last week. Once again, we left with smiles on...More

Thank kneurer
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Jeanne H
8 August 2017|
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Response from Dianne I | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If you are passing just drop in. Otherwise we had no problems with getting a table for 4 . we were there early by European standards (6.00pm ) but it did not fill until say 7.30 /8.00ish. I don't think you will have a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 27
French, Dutch, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berenstraat 12, 1016 GH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 623 2373
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Cosy traditionel Dutch restaurant in the Nine Streets in the heart of Amsterdam. From stamppot and stewing steak till steamed mussels tand spare ribs and so much more..
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