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De Buren

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Mient 35-37, 1811 NB Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31 72 512 0308
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09:00 - 02:00
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Sun 09:30 - 00:00
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Thu - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Maumee, Ohio
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115 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a delicious lunch on a rainy winter day in Alkmaar. The menu is anything but ordinary. We shared a grilled goat cheese & fig chutney sandwich and cheese soup. There are English menus if asked for. The selections are limited and unique.

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Thank tomdibling
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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102 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place good service and tasty food We had lunch at de buren during our trip in the Netherlands d we are glad we did

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Thank Murktravel
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

tasty, fresh food. very nice inside and different tables to chose from. good for family dinners and romantic dinner.

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Neutral Bay, Australia
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584 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A wide and diverse food menu is offered as well as plenty of light dishes and snacks. We were only there for drinks and snacks, sat at the bar inside, very cosy and had some really good bitterballen with our drinks. House wine a bit on the average side so next time I'd pick something off the list. It was... More 

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I really like this place, have been a couple of times now thanks to a good varied menu which is excellent value for money. Centrally located it's a good spot to people watch on a warm day as they have a large terrace. This does get busy though so would recommend reserving a spot to avoid dissapointment if the sun... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were looking for somewhere to eat in Alkmaar on a Saturday evening. The De Buren menu looked appealing and they had a table for two available. The restaurant was very busy but the floor staff, young ladies, were attentive, welcoming and very efficient. We chose the Indian Lamb Stew and ribs as our main courses respectively.... More 

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Breukelen Ut
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681 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The name of this place brings a smile to your face. It is a cozy place in a good location. The outside seating in front and on the side near the monumental 'visbanken' is a nice extra, weather permitting. The staff is friendly and welcoming.

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Thank WorldTravelOne
Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

lamb stew. sounds run of the mill, tasty but ok? No, it wasnt ok. 3 out of 4 of us had it. Best meal of the holiday, absolutely gorgeous. almost as gorgeous as the waitress. lovely service.

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Thank Joe P
Rochester, Minnesota
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Traveling solo stopped at this place considering its location, in what was an old market. Ordered a lamb dish. Presentation was very nice an appealing. The cut of lamb, one I had never had, a small loin like was cooked to perfection! Well seasoned. A mix of asparagus and tomatoes accompanied the dish, making a healthy eat while enjoying a... More 

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Paris, France
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This actually became our favorite spot in Alkmaar. It started with a coffee, where we saw the dinner card looked very promising. We then followed with drinks and a lovely dinner. The other morning we just had to say goodbye to the great terrace on the canal. Great value and great service and quality.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 02:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mient 35-37, 1811 NB Alkmaar, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Alkmaar
  • Phone Number: +31 72 512 0308

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?