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Cafe de Klos

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
American, Steakhouse, Dutch, Bar, Barbecue, European, Central European
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Kerkstraat 41, 1017 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 3730
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16:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Moscow, Russia
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a place to eat meat. Their spare ribs are great and portions are huge. I ordered baked potato as a side dish, but it was too much. The portion of regular ribs costs EUR 21. This restaurant is rather small and at the time we came it was full. We were put on the waiting list and were showed... More 

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Thank Palych
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got a tip from a waiter at the hard rock café to try the spareribs at de klos. We allready loved the spareribs at the hard rock café so they had to be almost perfect. When we got there we could choose where to sit, at the bar or a small board on the wall. Weird enouch we chose... More 

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Thank Ivo J
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food! Great atmosphere and definitely worth the wait. If you'll come in the evening you might be asked to wait between 1 to 2 hours. But you can wait in the bar across the street, what makes the whole thing even better. Enjoy!

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1 Thank Sarit G
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This small, simple/traditional looking restaurant has the best spare ribs I have ever had. If you like meat, then you should give this place a try. It is hard to get a table most of the time as it is small and always crowded. But it is worth the wait! I also enjoyed the onion soup. Place is really close... More 

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Thank Arin K
Toronto
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112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We started with the cheese platter (which was a generous amount with bread as well) but kept seeing people eating and talking about the ribs so decided we needed to try them as well. Holy cow they were incredible, and a massive portion that was big enough for 2 people easily (and also comes with bread!). Very friendly service and... More 

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1 Thank LolaRamona
Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh my, this place is a must go to!! The ribs are amazing!! We got lucky getting in because after we got seated it was a 90 minute wait for a table. Book if you can. The atmosphere inside is great and you can sit outside when it's nice and people watch.

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Thank Newlys10
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had high expectations according to previous feedback- food was average and waiters had a very rude sense of humor .

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3 Thank רז ומרב ד
Haifa District, Israel
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For those who want to enjoy a good steak dinner café de klos is the place for you. The meat is outstanding and the size of the dish is pretty big. The staff is very friendly and very welcoming. The only "bad" thing about this place is the long waiting list ( although we spanned our time waiting in a... More 

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2 Thank MorGold
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crowded bar not far from the 9 streets of Amsterdam. The staff is very friendly and helpful, even if all tables are busy they have an alternative option: you can have a beer in another bar across the street and waiter will come and call you as soon as there's a free table for you; if you are lucky enough,... More 

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Thank Felix B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't believe I haven't written a review of the Klos before. I've visited Amsterdam about a dozen times since Millenium New Years Eve. Friends moved there for work and lots of visits for Queens Day in April (now Kings Day since the Queen abdicated some years ago). Every year the Klos has been on the itinerary. This is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Dutch, Bar, Barbecue, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kerkstraat 41, 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 3730

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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