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O-Cha

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Binnen Bantammerstraat 1, 1011 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 9958
Today
16:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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499 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Only a small eatery in Chinatown with an open kitchen where you can see the cooks made the delicious dishes. It's always so busy busy but for good food we wait: vegetables, green curry, and shrimps. A perfect combination with tea.

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Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Use this place a lot, usually for take away. Very friendly people, friendly prices and fast service. It is always crowded and you sit close to eachother, to eat in better suited for couples and friends.

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Thank ArjenvanKlinken
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I got a recommendation for this place from our host. It is a small and crowded (which is a good sign) place. The food is amazing, the flavours reminded me of Thailand. Three thai women run this place,they cook at your sight and serve immediately. I will be back again.

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Thank Marina G
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This place is hidden on a smaller side street close by all the busyness of the Nieuwmarkt. It took some while to have our dishes to arrive, but food was very good. Will come again

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Thank Dizzee S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Run by three Thai women, this tiny restaurant is a hidden gem in Amsterdam. Getting a table is a bit hit and miss. I've been here three times and have always had to wait for a table outside (the restaurant is too small to have a waiting area). The staff are friendly (but don't speak much english), and the service... More 

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Thank Springbok99
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We love Thai food and seek a meal on each one of our overseas trips,?apart from eating occasionally at a Thai restaurant when at home. This one tastes more Chinese instead. Apart from the good-friendly service, a reasonably large choice and good portions, we did not experience the taste nor aroma of either Galangal or Lemon Grass in any of... More 

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Thank Rajeev C
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We've been served by the worst waitress I've ever met. She took us wrong dishes and she claimed WE were wrong showing us the menu and repeating the number of the dish in a very annoying way as if she wanted to convince us. Anyway the chicken soup she took us (9€ for pieces of chicken in some water) was... More 

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Harlow, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Our guesthouse owner recommended O-Cha as we told him how much we loved Thai food. Amazing experience! The restaurant is basically in the front room and so is the kitchen, so you can quite literally watch your tummy food being cooked. I recommend the satay chicken, Pad Thai and Chicken and cashew nuts all was soooo good!

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Thank Steffy C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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499 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

In the middle of the Red Light District, there is O-Cha. Very small, great service and amazing dishes! You will be welcomed with a smile and service. In the small kitchen, the two chefs make their food with love. Try the Tom Ka Kai or Green Curry. The flavours taste really authentic. Do bring cash because there is a no... More 

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Thank FayeInAmsterdam
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

this lil hole in the wall has the best thai, really authentic, doesn't take reservations or serve alcohol. so delicious, don't miss it

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Binnen Bantammerstraat 1, 1011 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 9958

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Staying in Centrum

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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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