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De Meerplaats

Trawlerkade 80, 1976 CC Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
+31 255 510 806
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good48%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (2 reviews)
“free parking” (2 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 9:30 pm Hours
Dutch, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Trawlerkade 80, 1976 CC Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We came to this place with our business partners, and I attest to the excellence of this place. What a joy. The food was simply out of this world, and enjoyed every single part of the meal. To start with, the staff were amazing, so...More

Thank Trave1Bandit
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I remember this part of the port as filthy, downtrodden with a sharp smell of rotting fish and machine oil. No longer. The area is crisp and clean and smelling only of sea air. The good part of its history is preserved in De Meerplaats....More

Thank Vijgeblad
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My wife's uncle told us about this restaurant, so we went there after another fish restaurant we usually frequented went into other hands, and the food wasn't what it used to be. This place is continuously open from noon til 21:30 everyday, which suited us...More

Thank Haje1946_11
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The service was very attentive, there was a large group of us but the staff kept up with our requests and always with a smile on their faces. I had the Sea Bass, it was super fresh and cooked to perfection. Everyone enjoyed what they...More

Thank CasR476
Reviewed 6 February 2017

With high expectations we went for lunch at this number 1 seafood restaurant on Tripadvisor. The place looks nice, typically Old Dutch, the harbor view is disappointing as there is a high construction just in front of the restaurant, the service was very friendly and...More

Thank roeland b
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to this place a couple of times and each time it's seems to get a little bit better. The food is great and the waitresses and waiter (especially the bald guy named Robin) is fantastic. It is always a lot of fun when...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were there for dinner on the 24th of November, and all i can say is that this restaurant surprised me. I had been to the famous Watergrill Restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles already, but this Meerplaats is better in any way. The Seafood served...More

Thank Wolfgang S
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It is a nice restaurant, with a good atmophere. The products are fresh and good prepared. I can recommand it.

Thank Agaath d
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely family meal. Great selection of fresh fish and sea food straight from the trawler. Attentive, friendly service.

Thank HJMoore
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We found the place by accident. Good fresh food. Very fish based but what it does it does well. I had the salmon with garlic sauce and hubby the cod. The cod had nicely seasoned batter. Chips, roast potatoes and salad came with the meals....More

Thank whateverUk
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Lee A
10 September 2015|
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Response from maher629 | Reviewed this property |
hellow ; call the restaurant ; very helpful staff. you can ask for fix menu with a special price maybe. good luck & on apprtit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trawlerkade 80, 1976 CC Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Velsen  >  Ijmuiden
  • Phone Number: +31 255 510 806
  • E-mail
Welcome to the seafood Restaurant De Meerplaats. The restaurant is located right on the lively fishing port of IJmuiden and has been around since 1970. The current owner William Brands sways the scepter since 1993. In mid-April 2018, the restaurant underwent a total metamorphosis. The dishes of De Meerplaats can best be enjoyed while enjoying a good glass of wine. For that reason you are offered the choice from a very extensive wine list. Our extensive wine list has been compiled in consultation with renowned Wine Importer Okhuysen. Our fish comes fresh from fishmongers Molenaar every day. Families or large groups are no problem, but also an intimate dinner for two is possible. We do have an English menu, and on our website we have a combined menu so tourists can easily order the most delicious meals prepared by our chef Fred Nieswaag. From Monday until Sunday we also serve lunch.
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