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De Buren

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Mient 35-37, 1811 NB Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31 72 512 0308
09:00 - 02:00
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Thu - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Frankfurt, Germany
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alkmaar is a nice little Dutch city, very typical for North Holland and from its structure and architecture very comparable to Groningen or Leiden. This restaurant, De Buren, is located right next to the canal and some 150m opposite of the central place and the cheese museum. It's interior is classic with dark brown wood tables and white walls. The... More 

Thank pathil275
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seasonal food, reasonably priced . Good location in the centre of town. Worth while in the summer, seated outside . Lively interior with Traditional dutch meals.

Thank DMcKeeNED
Maumee, Ohio
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115 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Had a delicious lunch on a rainy winter day in Alkmaar. The menu is anything but ordinary. We shared a grilled goat cheese & fig chutney sandwich and cheese soup. There are English menus if asked for. The selections are limited and unique.

Thank tomdibling
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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106 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great place good service and tasty food We had lunch at de buren during our trip in the Netherlands d we are glad we did

Thank Murktravel
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

tasty, fresh food. very nice inside and different tables to chose from. good for family dinners and romantic dinner.

Thank Anna Ś
Neutral Bay, Australia
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593 reviews
375 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A wide and diverse food menu is offered as well as plenty of light dishes and snacks. We were only there for drinks and snacks, sat at the bar inside, very cosy and had some really good bitterballen with our drinks. House wine a bit on the average side so next time I'd pick something off the list. It was... More 

Thank David R
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I really like this place, have been a couple of times now thanks to a good varied menu which is excellent value for money. Centrally located it's a good spot to people watch on a warm day as they have a large terrace. This does get busy though so would recommend reserving a spot to avoid dissapointment if the sun... More 

Thank 39teresa
Brussels, Belgium
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were looking for somewhere to eat in Alkmaar on a Saturday evening. The De Buren menu looked appealing and they had a table for two available. The restaurant was very busy but the floor staff, young ladies, were attentive, welcoming and very efficient. We chose the Indian Lamb Stew and ribs as our main courses respectively.... More 

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Breukelen Ut
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727 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The name of this place brings a smile to your face. It is a cozy place in a good location. The outside seating in front and on the side near the monumental 'visbanken' is a nice extra, weather permitting. The staff is friendly and welcoming.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

lamb stew. sounds run of the mill, tasty but ok? No, it wasnt ok. 3 out of 4 of us had it. Best meal of the holiday, absolutely gorgeous. almost as gorgeous as the waitress. lovely service.

Thank Joe P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mient 35-37, 1811 NB Alkmaar, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Alkmaar
  • Phone Number: +31 72 512 0308

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