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Restaurant Portugalia

Kerkstraat 35, 1017 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 6490
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Kerkstraat 35, 1017 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Every dish our table tried was very good. Good price range for how good the food was. Service was good for European standards (some reviewers wrote slow service but this seems to just be cultural difference between America and Europe)

Thank mthfrwr
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

As a frequent visitor to Portugal this is little gem in the heart of the hussle and bussle of Amsterdam. Genuine authentic Portuguese food in a typical Portuguese style restaurant. Home cooked food and Great service. Prawns in chef's delightful sauce for starter and a...More

Thank J m
Reviewed 7 January 2018

there were 4 active tables but the food was very slow. the main critic of the restaurant was the two largish mackerel were cooked (and presented) not cleaned. Not good both from a hygiene and a trying to eat. The grilled fish (for 22 euros)...More

Thank italian-wine-tours
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I have order the seafood grill and the fish isn’t very fresh expecially the swordfish also the seafood soup isn’t very good!

Thank stefanoaA2037IK
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Very nice restaurant in the Leidseplein. Great Portugese food. Great selection of sea food, chicken, lamb, and steak. The service was excellent as well as the recommendations. They were not too busy, so our server was very accommodating in preparing some special dishes with great...More

Thank dfndr90
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Very good food it’s a pleasant surprise and a very nice service thoms up from here 👍😊I can recommend it always

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Real Portugal in your plate ! Excellent bacalhau and seafood, pleasant alternative to the usual places you would go in Amsterdam, slightly expensive. Comfortable opening hours.

Thank Eric2BKK
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We have been served our dishes around 45 minutes after ordering... my father was satisfied with his "cataplana", but my mother and I ordered the very disappointed vegetarian dish. 17E50 for boiled vegetables and a (good) cantonese rice. Let's say it was correct.

Thank Mathilde J
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner tonight at Restaurant Portugalia. It's a family owned/operated place with a very friendly environment. We were there midweek and had most of the place to ourselves. Our starter was the traditional chorico (chorizo). It's cooked by dousing it in brandy and then igniting...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly place in the heart of Amsterdam with good traditional food and polite and friendly host . Lots to choose on the menu. Great appetiser. Definitely worth visiting. Open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays.

Thank K S
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Response from Patricia H | Reviewed this property |
Just a normal restaurant, nothing special for children, haven't seen any facilities / children's menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$36 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kerkstraat 35, 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 6490
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Restaurant Portugalia is an authentic Portuguese restaurant set in the heart of Amsterdam, run by family Oliveira since 2002. We try to create the whole experience of eating in Portugal in our cosy restaurant.
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