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Cafe de Klos

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
American, Steakhouse, Dutch, Bar, Barbecue, European, Central European
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Kerkstraat 41, 1017 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 3730
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16:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very close to our hotel - get there early because they don't take reservations. If you're willing to eat at the bar rather than a table, you may be seated more quickly.

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Thank Judah S
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this restaurant one day and it was busy and looked good so we came back for dinner. Very glad we did as food was great and service just as good. Clean and well presented restaurant and staff. Ribs tasted really good and they are not stingy on portions. Fast service too and drinks not overly priced.

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Thank 10lauras1
Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came at 22:30 last night and were told that the wait was an hour at least. Went over to the bar across the street and were called in at 23:00! So happy. We ordered the mixed ribs - amazing choice. With a side of baked potato, also great. The two of us shared one order of each and didn't... More 

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Thank noylewit
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service is great, ribs are to die for, best since I moved from the US 11 years ago. My wife had a steak that was so full of flavour. Small place with limited seating so I would imagine it is best to book a table.

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Thank 1kiwi1976
Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like meat, this is the place to come. Friendly waiters and delicious ribs. Remember the portion is huge and do consider the sharing else you won't able to finish. The only things the restaurant is rather small and no reservation and walk in to get your waitlist. The owner will ask you to walk opposite bar to wait... More 

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Thank Tai Sheng G
Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ribs. Get the ribs. Did I say get the ribs yet? Seriously people...get the ribs. I grew up in the southeastern US where good ribs are a bit of thing, but these here might be the best ribs I have ever eaten. Now..stop what you are doing and go eat the ribs.

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Thank RRSATL
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quality of the meat/ribs is pretty good. But when you factor in an hour and a half wait for a table, a rude waiter and lack of side dishes it's not one in a lifetime as some other reviews claim.. I would highly recommend, just not at peak times or if you are in a rush.

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Thank Robert B
Baltimore, Maryland
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378 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure what the rib hype is about but I can tell you that the Lamb is fabulous. With all of the reviews about the ribs, I asked my wife if she would be ok splitting the ribs and the lamb. Although she is not a huge red meat eater, she agreed. I got the lamb and she the... More 

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Thank mttaylor9
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What are you kidding me?!? Nice enough waitstaff and ambience, but these are 100% AVERAGE ribs. My standards are reasonably high, but come on, any place that is touted as having the best spare ribs in the country should serve up some ribs that fall off the bone. Flavor is okay, especially for the smoked ribs, but the meat was... More 

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Thank Michael C
Haifa, Israel
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks like a homey restaurant first. The wait was long, and for a moment I was surprised that people had been waiting so long that there were lists of dozens of people. But after I went into the restaurant I understood why, the service is excellent, the food - much better than just good and can be defined as excellent.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Dutch, Bar, Barbecue, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kerkstraat 41, 1017 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 3730

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Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

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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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