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Tweede Sweelinckstraat 6, 1073 EH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 671 7587
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  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Tweede Sweelinckstraat 6, 1073 EH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the friendly, fun atmosphere at Azmarino. The service was very slow, but I believe that it was because it was made to order. Either way, it was worth the wait. You eat with your fingers off of the same plate. I’d only...More

Thank 1caringmom
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Have been to 1 other Ethiopian place near home in Spokane, Washington USA & wanted to try another. This place is adorable & the service is wonderful. We had an early dinner, chefs choice 3 meat & the chickpea vegetable dishes. All were very tasty!...More

Thank Teri A
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Azmarino has been and still is my favourite Ethiopian Restaurant in Amsterdam. I recommend to order the mixed plate, with the chef’s selection. It’s a variety of meats, vegetables and flavours. Or completely vegetarian if you like. Choose spicy or not spicy, whatever you prefer....More

Thank RodneyAmsterdam
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

The lady that serves is really nice. We had the african beer and some 2 main courses. It is really good for a moderately priced meal and a hand eating experience :)

Thank adrianaa372
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

To be honest this is first time i eat African food.i ordered dorowot + keywot combinations of braised chicken with spiced butter paper served with yogurt and braised beef with spiced butter paper served with yogurt and cream cheese. The taste of braised beef similiar...More

Thank Zenda A
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic authentic food!!! If you have one night in Amsterdam, put this on your list. You won't regret it!!

Thank Alesi E
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Azmarino is truly a place worth visiting! Great dishes to try (we tried spinach and chicken with my friend) and also nice African beers to taste! The service is really friendly! The place itself is not really decorated but if focusing on the food you...More

Thank Niituinen
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Disappointing food, terrible service from the waitress. As there was no other diners in the restaurant all we could hear was the microwave door opening and closing and the ding when it was finished. I was asked if I wanted my food spicy and as...More

Thank Sinead F
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We were 1st in the restaurant at 5p.m. We chose to eat here as we had an apartment rented nearby. The waiter was probably the owner who was also the chef, as he served our drinks he popped into the kitchen and the results were...More

Thank dest2014
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Very tasty and unusual food. We enjoyed every bite! Exiting flavors of beers! We really loved this place!

Thank sharon c
De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag
through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp
Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s
many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic
thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in
search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly
half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners
and a good number of them are students. Here you'll
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tweede Sweelinckstraat 6, 1073 EH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 671 7587
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Specialising in East African cuisine, Restaurant Azmarino is set in the Pijp district of Amsterdam, near to Sarphatipark and the famous Albert Cuyp market. Dishes at this Amsterdam restaurant are based largely on Ethiopian and Eritrean cuisine, with meat dishes of differing strengths of flavour featuring heavily. All are served with vegetables and 'enjera', a typical sourdough pancake. Here, you also eat the traditional way - with only your hands. Also typical of East Africa is the beer, served in a gourd. Arguably one of the more unusual restaurants in Amsterdam, Restaurant Azmarino offers a little taste of Africa in the heart of the city.
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