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Al Bacaro

Vijzelstraat 97, 1017 HH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 330 0673
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vijzelstraat 97, 1017 HH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Found it on Trip Advisor and booked it via their page. Right on the Main Street it’s hard to miss it so keep your eyes open. It’s a small place but well worth a visit. We chose the chef’s special and were so glad we...More

Thank Mae-and-Abdulla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three friends, not so hungry- two bottles of white Lugana, pasta with vongoly, risotto with asparagus and robiola cheese - beautiful. Nice place, friendly staff - small Italy!

Thank AmirKremer
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Best experience from entering to leaving. Amazing service, incredible food and a beautiful ambiance. Definitely a place to go and eat for r amazing Italian food in Amsterdam. Highly recommend.

Thank princ31989
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Attended to celebrate- staff certainly made it a special occasion. The venue was intimate and sophisticated. The food was stunning- better than a lot of food we've had in Italy. Can highly recommend the parmagiana, lamb with peas, bolognaise, house red. The waitress was friendly...More

Thank philp1990
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We found this place thru trip adviser and made a reservation online and received a 20% discount. We were a bit early but the friendly staff seated us without a problem. Food was really excellent. We enjoyed what we ordered I had a spaghetti and...More

Thank Jer777
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

5⭐️ very friendly atmosphere thanks to the owners. Open kitchen and cosy place. A real taste of Venice in the heart of Amsterdam

Thank VliegendeVenetiaanse
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant based on TripAdvisor reviews. Good food and service. Would recommend. Authentic Italian.

Thank Caralina F
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic authentic Italian osteria. The owners are a couple who really love what they do and you can feel it! Very welcoming, excellent ingredients, very different than the typical Italian restaurant you usually find outside Italy. Here we really talk about fine dining. The best...More

Thank Librekom
Vezio F, Direttore at Al Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you very much! You are really welcome! :-)

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there and although you would think that you discovered the neighborhood gem you would be mistaken. The restaurant is small with only a few tables nonetheless two table were left uncleaned when we came him. The waiter has no clue what he...More

Thank lpeccave
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We read in a magazine that this was the place to visit. Traditional Italian food etc. The experience was ok, but not the flavours I was expecting. Ok, but lacking big flavours. Wines ok, but nothing special.

Thank Mark R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vijzelstraat 97, 1017 HH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 330 0673
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The taste and quality of traditional cuisine with an innovative twist, you can taste its maximum respect for nature. This philosophy is underscored by the use of fair trade products and ingredients from Italy and Netherlands. For a perfect combination with the regional dishes there are, on the wine card, many available by the glass, small scale and artisan producers from Italy. For these reasons we choose to collaborate with the projects “The Alliance between Cooks and Slow Food Presidia”. Presidia are projects of Slow Food that safeguard small-scale quality productions that use traditional methods.
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