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#815 of 3,134 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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Overtoom 495, 1054 LG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11:30 - 22:00
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we called in around 9.00 one evening. it was very popular. the friendly staff explained the self service concept. some amazing vegetarian dishes, good range of beers & reasonable wines. basic but good value

Thank david o
Level Contributor
51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We needed somewhere close, cheap, tasty and kid friendly and this proved to tick all the boxes. More of a 'don't yourself' type place having to collect meals in trays. But the food was filling and quiet good considering how little we paid. Nachos were 4.5 euros for example. Also had high chairs and some kids toys.

1 Thank Erin C
Level Contributor
38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I loved Buuf, it's self service (don't expect them to bring you your meal). Really yummy food, and relatively inexpensive. I had nachos and burger. Took my 1.5 y/o they provided high chair, toys and colouring in. Simple and great! Staff were fun and lovely. Good vibe and decor.

1 Thank Jake C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I was there with friends! Enough choices and international kitchen. You can find small bites , main courses, salads , desserts. 10 euro you get very big portion food!

1 Thank Ilk t
Level Contributor
7 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Food in most of Amsterdam is very well-priced. However, this place offers a straight up bargain, and the food is amazing. It's self-serve, but that was just fine. We went twice on our few-day stay. Worth a stop if you're tramming in or in the Vondel Park area.

Thank Matt K
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

It took us a few minutes to get our head around the self serve concept if this place, but the food is really nice (especially the Buuf Burger!) and staff are very friendly. The menu is limited but everything we are was really nice, drinks, shared starters and mains for 4 people cost less than €50, so recommended for a... More 

Thank OnTourCVH
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Buuf doesn't open until 11, so we waited outside on the benches for a 15 mins until then, but definitely worth the wait. We didn't want anything massive to eat, so we had a couple of croissants with home made raspberry jam and butter with fresh squeezed orange juice (squeezed ourselves with their funky machine!) and a cappuccino each. Very... More 

Thank Foxyroadie
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Laid back atmosphere, friendly staff, tasty food, great portions, efficient service Absolutely nothing to complaint about

Thank Francois1078
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

In the corner of Zocherstraat Street, is a really friendly place with a lot of good option to vegetarians. I recommend you to try Jopen MooieNel IPA beer, it's really good! I will certainly recommend it!

Thank Pamela F
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Chanced upon this place when looking for some lunch having checked in to the nearby Conscious Hotel Vondelpark. Quirky system where you order your food, take what drinks you want from the fridges and grab some cutlery, find a table then wait for your food to arrive. Has the feel of a large but clean and organised student cafe. Well... More 

Thank NickyMull

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Overtoom 495, 1054 LG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?