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Bouf

#372 of 2,994 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
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Van Baerlestraat 51, 1071 AL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 673 6222
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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London, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere to sit down, have a coffee, get some work done, and then enjoy a lunch and watching the passersby. The service was friendly and warm, and the food was lovely. Would recommend 10/10

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Thank Christopher W
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurants nearby were all full. Walked into Bouf without a reservation. Was lucky to get a table. Impressions: I would classify this place as a mid-scale relaxed bar café. Nothing fancy. Pleasant service. Malbec (by the glass) was fine and so was the main dish entrecôte béarnaise. The salad that came with the dinner was only so and so. On... More 

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Thank Henry L
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch nice and chilled good food and service , sat at the window people watching good place to have a break

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Thank davidallportpaving
Shenley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to try this restaurant and were not disappointed- the steak and sea bass were both wonderful. The cheese board we shared was equally delicious.

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Thank alison23_10
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Had a chicken salad and it was delicious. All ingredients very fresh. A little bit more chicken would've kicked it into 5 stars but still very good. Recommend

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Thank Brooke M
Leiden, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

concert at 20:15 at Concertgebouw. Dinner at home is out of question, so we were looking for a nice place near the Concergebouw. Our usual Italian restaurant was fully booked so we tried a new place. Very nice ! simple, not a very large menu, but capable to accommodate various tastes.

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Thank MariaTB60
Glasgow
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202 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We ate dinner here during the recent heatwave, and were pleased that the dishes we chose, while plentiful, were light enough for the weather. Bouf is clearly popular with those going on to the Concertgebouw, so tends to be busy in the early evening and quieter later on. We sat outside, and were well looked after by pleasant and attentive... More 

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Thank G_M_NGlasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I'll give it D for delightful. Very good beer, great terrace. Good service with nice waiters. Not a cocktail bar though.

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Thank Lauri K
Amsterdam
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47 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Food is okay, a bit pricey for what you get. Carpaccio was dry, no pesto or bread. The dessert was the best and I don't even like desserts. They are very accommodating timewise if you have a concert afterwards.

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Thank JudithAmsterdam
Vancouver, Canada
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206 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The place was a bit empty and there was construction outside but this was a very nice place. The meals we all enjoyed. Everything was tasty and well prepared. The service was good, although the waitress seemed a bit inexperienced. Had trouble splitting bill and the wines listed on the menu are not 'always' available so she just brought the... More 

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Thank John G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Cuisine
European, Dutch, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Baerlestraat 51, 1071 AL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Neighbourhood: Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 673 6222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)

Neighbourhood Profile
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark, the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping destinations of PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat, and Jacob Obrechtstraat, where even the shop window displays are of museum quality. In the evenings, when the museums close and the daytrippers head home, the area becomes a quiet oasis of calm with a sophisticated and urbane tone.
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