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Rainarai

Prinsengracht 252, 1016 HG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 9791
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Prinsengracht 252, 1016 HG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Back in Amsterdam and simply wandering the streets and canals. Walked pasted this place, it sits on the corner of a street on the third most canal of the three major horseshoes of canals. Gorgeous day, place was all decked out with garlic, carrots, aubergines...More

Thank Salida1048
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked into the restaurant to check the menu, the owner took a plate out and asked if I wanted rice or couscous. A bit embarrassed to ask price (no signs of price anywhere), I went ahead with ordering. Food was decent (it was microwaved before...More

Thank Achilles_z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled by that place while walking through Amsterdam looking for a lunch spot. The set up outside looked so pretty and inviting with all the vegetables laid out and the owner invited us in. I still remember telling my friend "let's get something in...More

Thank KaroVas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came in the other day because of the cool vegetables installation outside but also because of the amazing smell. I tried a platter of all their fresh salad which I assume change daily and everything was absolutely delicious! Next time we will definitely come...More

Thank Zofia O
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Amazing and delicate vegetarian food. Beautiful space. Lovely atmosphere, great service and refreshing Gin Tonics ... because we needed them. PS: it's not just vegetarian, the chef also serves fish and meat.

Thank Heleen R
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Really tasty food, you can tell they use all fresh produce and any of the meat dishes are the meat was so tender and well cooked.Good value too by Amsterdam standards.

Thank King R
Reviewed 15 December 2017

This nice, cosy and very interesting restaurant is owned by an Algerian who cooks like an angel. Everything is delicious and natural. Although the place is not very big you feel there at home, surrounded by an elegant atmosphere and by the kidness and professionality...More

Thank MARIA R
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We took a tram to Spui as we like the area and decided to walk to the Anne Frank Museum from there. As it was lunch time we decided to look for a place to eat on the way. We spotted this cozy place with...More

Thank duncanscampbell
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We happened upon this place on walkabout after we decided to have a picnic in Vondelpark. This was the 1st place we came upon and the food was excellent.

Thank Dutch_Hawk
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I lived in Amsterdam for four years as as a student and Rainarai was my favourite restaurant. I revisited it recently in my mid thirties and still remains a decade later the best food I had tried in my entire life. A tiny warm place...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prinsengracht 252, 1016 HG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 9791
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