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Vamos a Ver

#1,011 of 3,180 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
De Pijp
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Govert Flinckstraat 308, 1073 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 673 6992
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17:30 - 22:30
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Wed - Mon 17:30 - 22:30
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Secaucus, New Jersey
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177 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Paella Valencia was one of the better that I've had was plentiful for 2. Our other choices, grilled calamari, tortilla & flan we're all tasty and nicely presented. Small wine list but with nice selections to match the menu and reasonably priced.

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Thank hanleydouglas
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It was serendipity to find this place. Between us, we had excellent seafood paella, a succulent pollo tropical, a delicious steak dish. Great Spanish wines (recommend the rioja). Leave room for dessert - the flan is so yummy. Great service and reasonable prices.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A small, cozy and friendly place in the Pijp area in Amsterdam. The Seafood Paella is excellent. I'm not Spanish, so hard to judge the authenticity, but it really tastes like the ones we had before in Spain. Highly recommended!

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Thank Wikoo7
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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912 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This small Spanish neighborhood restaurant is situated right next to the Albert Cuyp market in De Pijp on the south side of Amsterdam. The place was packed as we came to take advantage of the AH dinner deal which was even better as we were able to freely choose our three course menu. We shared our starters of cueso Manchego... More 

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Thank T-Bird1974
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Yesterday, sterday 21th january, My wife and I went to bamos a ver, a very nice small spanish restaurant in Amsterdam. The reception was very friendly and warm. All  the waiters were very friendly, efficient and  attentive. I had a really very delicious calamares en  salsa and a carne a la jardinera. My wife took a Gambas a la Ajillo... More 

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Thank bobdoho
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I've been here with a friend tonight, even without a reservation and a full booked room it has been arranged for us a sit. Fast, frendly and clean staff. One of the best Sangria I've ever had, same for the aioli bread and the salad. Not the same about the paella and the fish: this one was not tasty and... More 

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Melbourne, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Arrived in Amsterdam on a Saturday afternoon and this restaurant was recommended by our host. No reservation but we were provided with a table in the front during a very busy night. This was not a problem, as we were looked after very well; the food, tapas was simply superb, and the gin and tonic was the largest I've ever... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

If only for the 'aioli'; go to Vamos a Ver. You find it like in no other restaurant in town. This is the real stuff; made of 'ai'l (garlic) and 'olio' (oil) only. Lobed, solid, opaque white. Not like mayonaise from a jar. Not yellowish: not pimped up with either egg yolk, mustard or lemon juice. This is how the... More 

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Thank BB10Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Like many people, we also enjoyed their paella, it was really delicious and the tapas we ordered as starter (mixed plate) was also worth a try. If you like Spanish food, this is a must place to try in Amsterdam.

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Thank selkhet
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Best paella in Amsterdam, very cosy restaurant in Pijp. Good service, reasonably priced food that tastes like heaven. Highly recommended. Sometimes possible to book through Groupon, but even to pay a full price is worth every single cent you pay for.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Govert Flinckstraat 308, 1073 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 673 6992

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De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners and a good number of them are students. Here you'll find a multitude of ethnic restaurants, great cafes and bars, and a brilliant array of locally owned shops, all catering to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
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