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Orontes

#718 of 3,110 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
De Pijp
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Albert Cuypstraat 40, 1072 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 679 6225
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17:00 - 23:00
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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the food is average, good meat, not awesome, startes shoud be bigger and more etnique, the service was professional and fast, the atmosphere nice and cozy, good turkish wine selection for reasonable price

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Thank jack m
Leicester
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280 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I were spoilt for choice on this street with Korean, Indian, Spanish, French, Dutch and Turkish restaurants. In the end we chose Orontes and were glad we did. We had the house meze which was excellent. I also had a lovely baklava desert and Turkish coffee. Reasonable price, friendly and great service.

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Thank DaveThomasLeicester
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

The atmosphere was nice, and having read the reviews we thought it was worth a visit. We had the chef's selection of mezze (prawns, breaded minced meat, a variety of dips, bread, cheesy stuffed mushrooms, and filo wrapped feta) of which all were average/poor apart from the hoummus and bread.

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Thank ellyelsa
London
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The place is a warm cozy Turkish restaurants where you see few turkish people enjoying the food. The place is really nice and the food is amazing. The beet is simply amazing and so is the warm soft bread and hummus is fantastic. Definitely recommended!

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Thank adityamalhotra
Leiden, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I have been here really often. Always loved it. People who work here are very friendly. Delicious food. Highly recommended! !

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Thank Sanne t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Overall it was a lovely meal. The food was delicious and at a very good price. The staff were lovely and the restaurant had a warm feel to it. Definitely worth a visit for those in Amsterdam!!!

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Thank Jacob B
Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great place away.from the.hubbub and delicious set price meals. Nice helpful staff and great wines. Appetizers.fresh and great fish dishes. Dont miss this place.

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Thank FamilyTravelsAlberta
Mill Valley, California
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351 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Our food was fresh, plentiful, and tasty. I decided not to give them an average rating, because it was better than that, but not as flavorful as the food in Greece or Turkey. Service was great and the cost was reasonable.

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Thank 5heartfamily
Dundee
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The food served here is Mediterranean/Turkish - very tasty, freshly cooked, good selection on menu, very reasonable priced. Restaurant busy even on a mid-week evening, but reservation not required on the night we visited. Service friendly and efficient, very nice house wine too! Can highly recommend this restaurant and will certainly go back.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is a lovely restaurant with a really good menu. We chose the mixed meze which had a range of cold and hot dishes - all of them were delicious and the mussels were outstanding. There is a decent and reasonably priced house wine. Service was very good. Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Albert Cuypstraat 40, 1072 CV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 679 6225

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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