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Restaurant Blauw Amsterdam

Amstelveenseweg 158-160, 1075 XN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 675 5000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“rijsttafel” (259 reviews)
“rice” (56 reviews)
“ikan” (7 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Amstelveenseweg 158-160, 1075 XN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 673 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been in the restaurant several times. Due to the way food is served (in a variety of different portions), there is usually food served among the many little plates that I do not like. While the prices are in general moderate, some dishes...More

Thank adelyne2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I wanted to try Indonesian food in Amsterdam and got the risttafel here. The food was delicious, presented well, and I thought reasonably priced considering the amount of food. It was a short walk from Vondelpark and close to a metro station...More

Thank MaegUT07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This will certainly be remembered as one of the highlights of our trip to Amsterdam. The rijsttafel was outstanding. Each dish was a delight. The entire experience was very special. Thank you to the warm and friendly staff who provided such a lovely evening.

Thank CarthayTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Blauw to try the Ristaffel or rice table for 30 something euro. The staff was friendly but i found her annoying over imposing and condescending. We tried the Rice table, the food was excellent and delicious but not worth the price. Overall...More

Thank Ricasworld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and nice staff. We had the tasting menu with starters, mixed rijsttafel, dessert, coffee and drinks included. Good value for money and loads of variety. Would definitelt go again and highly recommend this place.

Thank Birgit L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place! Great food! Great service! We got the meat rice table (rijsttafels) which gave us a great sample of many dishes. Even my young daughters loved the food. Our waitress was amazing!

Thank mrxela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool place yet tables a little bit too close to each other, though we were in a lucky window position. Food is excellent , try the rice table, fish, meat or Vega, great experience! Feel wine is overpriced.

Thank Grazia Maria G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been wanting to eat rijstaffel since I first read about it as a preadolescent in a science fiction short story over a half century ago. A dream fulfilled! Well worth the wait. Blauw offers a delicious, filling, completely satisfying traditional Dutch rijstaffel! An...More

Thank Greenburgh84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Indonesian food for the first time here. We split the Ikan Rasa (seafood) rijsttafel. It was plenty for us. There was a wide variety of types of seafood and sauces used to flavor them. Check out the menu beforehand to give yourself time...More

Thank joggerbill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend recommended this restaurant and we thoroughly enjoyed the rijfstassel meal. It's a little crowded, but the food is outstanding. Easy to find - just take the tram and walk a few minutes to get there.

Thank michelelasker
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ruralroute483
17 September 2016|
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Response from TheFiveTs | Reviewed this property |
Also when I was there in June the 5 tram was rerouted which meant you could easily take it to the restaurant from the Museumplein or Leidesplein area ( the 5 tram is a really good one for tourists as it goes from Central... More
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JOSxx
5 August 2016|
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Response from BaldwinNL | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Indonesian food is spicy. Period. If you order a rice table at least half the dishes vary from spicy to very spicy. It's somewhere between a Thai mild curry and Indian vindaloo. Hope this helps.
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Biddy325
29 August 2015|
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Response from stropertre | Reviewed this property |
We paid about 31 euro per person. It is a lot of food for one person, but there is a 10 euro charge to split. Be warned, the servers have attitude issues! Best regards, Stropertre.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amstelveenseweg 158-160, 1075 XN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 675 5000
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