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Snow Lion Tibetan Restaurant

#494 of 2,998 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Asian, Tibetan
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Haarlemmerstraat 50 | 1013 ES, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 7776
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16:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Read the great reviews and it was only a 20 min walk from the hotel, was looking forward to it, only to find a burger place has taken over the spot. Went to a small bar across the street and up one. mall, packed, mostly locals it felt like. Great soups, good food.

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Thank THW_777
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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209 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I'm not exactly the most adventurous when it comes to cuisine choices but as a good neighborly gesture, decided to give this a try. I was not disappointed. It was eating a combination Chinese and Indian cuisines but at the same time it is not both. Tried their yak yoghurt and their beef stew. There was less meat than expected.... More 

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Thank Godwin Dumagat Y
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Momos. Just order the Momos. They are so unbelievable that we had them as an appetizer, main course and then even ordered another appetizer instead of dessert. This is always one of our stops in Amsterdam. The homemade sauce is wonderful. The location is great and the service is excellent. Don't miss out.

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Thank agentdrummer
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went for dinner on a Sunday evening. Our first time experiencing Tibetian food and we weren't disappointed. Their momos and fried rice tasted fresh and great. Only reason I am not rating them 5 star is due to lack of multiple card payment options. They only accept Maestro (?!) card or cash.

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Thank Rockam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I was just walking around.. Wasn't really hungry but as I saw Tibetan restaurant I thought let's try. Very kind waitress and very good food. A nice small restaurant. Love it.

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Thank Krisztina P
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Never had the Tibetan version of the asian dumplings, but it was very good. Tried the veggie and pork versions and have to say the veggie version is better. Goat curry was a close second.

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Thank Todd H
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Personeel tried explaining us different dishes on the menu, but we found the choices simply too much. Foods tasted more Western than Asian, but tasted alright at the end of the day. We were looking more for authentic taste, so we were a bit disappointed. Portion was ok. Expected more variation.

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Thank bugsnad
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

A "simple" restaurant driven by a gentle tibetan couple. Very original food (quite different from a thai or a chinese !), so, something to discover/explore !

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Thank Jan F
Gladbeck, Germany
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is a really nice place to enjoy a good meal and relax. My waitress was helpful and friendly and I had a pleasent evening there.

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Thank Pamige
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

A brilliant place to eat out in Amsterdam! We were greeted by a lovely waitress who was very friendly throughout our whole meal. We were quickly given menus and drinks and our order taken. The menu itself was very extensive but I opted for the chicken noodles, whilst my friends chose steamed dumplings and sweet and sour chicken. Each meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Tibetan
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haarlemmerstraat 50 | 1013 ES, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 422 7776

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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