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Duende

Lindengracht 62, 1015 KJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 6692
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (27 reviews)
“serrano ham” (3 reviews)
“lamb chops” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Lindengracht 62, 1015 KJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like tapas in a nice and quiet environment go here a little outside of the busy city centre but well worth a visit. Great tapas and perfect friendly service wit a smile!

Thank Andre_C_de_Jong
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing, great atmosphere, great service incredible food! The manager/owner was super friendly and helpful and all of the staff were great, despite our lack of Spanish skills. So many gluten free options, great to have a tapas place where gluten free people...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Great manager. fast and helpful service ( rare in Amsterdam)Their specialty is Tapas and we went back twice to try more the second night... The manager knew us the second day - nice touch

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We had our first meal of our trip here after a very long flight and an early evening arrival in Amsterdam and we liked it so much we came back twice more during our visit to this amazing city. The food was uniformly delicious and...More

Thank VBGuy43
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This was where we ended up when we decided we wanted tapas! Service was friendly but slow and disjointed - orders were forgotten which resulted in a large wait. We ordered eight dishes between four people and it was plenty. We also had two bottles...More

Thank killiame
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had an evening meal here. We ordered a range of tapas, all of them were really good. Would of preferred a slightly bigger portion given the prices but that is the only issue. Happy with our meal overall.

Thank JamesL1988
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We were wondering as they seams to have Quite a lot of local customers --- the food us pretty average - even patatas brava could not be as it should --- Still wondering where they got the chef ....

Thank Francesca L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The restaurant was full on a Sunday evening. Our waiter warned us that service could be slow. Instead, the staff were attentive, and the food arrived promptly. We enjoyed calamari, spinach with raisins and lamb chops, served with very moreish sangria. Food was delicious and...More

Thank irenemeucci
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Fairly expensive, not really authentic. The tables are quite awkwardly placed, some are a bit claustrophobic. The waiter gave us a lecture about waste, we had to place our order in two lots but he never came back again. The lamb chops were good, minuscule...More

Thank Maxi M
DuendeAmsterdam, Eigenaar at Duende, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Dear Maxi, Thank you for your review, we are sorry to hear that you were slightly disappointed. Especially because this was not your first visit to our tapas bar. And especially because you mentioned on the night itself that you would write a bad review...More

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

9 of us came for a meal and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The service was warm, friendly and very attentive. The food was delicious: the pulled beef was very flavoursome; calamari cooked perfectly; garlic prawns were also fab. Wine selection was great also. Lovely...More

Thank wsolxxx
Nearby
Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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: Lindengracht 62, 1015 KJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 420 6692
  • E-mail
Description
Duende is the oldest tapas bar in Amsterdam. For over 25 years this bar has been widely recognized for its authentic Spanish food, as well for neighborhood people as for tourists. Good quality food and a nice ambiance do not have to be complicated. The flamenco classes and performances make Duende a Spanish gem in the Jordaan area.
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