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Kolksteeg 1a, 1012PT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 9177
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013

You wont find any nicer people serving any better food for such a good price anywhere in any big city. Absolutely delicious food. They will make it just the way you like it. Highly recommended indeed.

3 Thank AliHudd
Encinitas, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2013 via mobile

Stopped in here based on reviews and could not be happier! I got the dumur wrap with lamb. Ended up with the meal which included fries and a bottle of soda for only €6.50! When the wrap came it was huge! The nice thing was that it was longer and skinnier so I could actually hold it to eat. And... More 

4 Thank Karen O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012 via mobile

Plumped for this over the wok and walk that was opposite and was pleased I did. Was very tasty meat and a big portion. I only managed half. The Semmy's special at €5.50 was a nice change from normal kebabs- it was meat, fries, salad and lots of sauce in a noodle style takeaway box. Much easier to eat on... More 

4 Thank Hanky2212
Rochester Hills, MI USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2012

We were pretty hungry when we arrived in Amsterdam and needed something to eat "right now". Semmy's was perfect. Quick, good, and reasonable.

4 Thank melkozek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2012 via mobile

Very good place for taste a excellent and big kebab if you have few minute! The staff has been very courteous!

3 Thank Alessandro G
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012

After having seen their Facebook group, I went to Semmy's to try and had a very good meal. Great kebab and welcoming staff

3 Thank Maboxiu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012 via mobile

This kebab shop is Awsom! Staff very friendly had a great laugh.. We all loved our food really nice very big portion! And it's very cheap try this wee place!

4 Thank ManUtd69
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2012

Great place to stop for a quick bite. Had their lamb gyro dish (doner) which came on a bread bun actually with a very hefty serving of tasty meat. Added hot sauce to the meal to give it an extra kick. Owners (Asian couple actually) were very friendly.

5 Thank vvv3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2012

4 euros for the biggest and tastiest mixed kebab I have ever had. This place was an awesome find

1 Thank AliHudd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kolksteeg 1a, 1012PT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 420 9177
Semmy's is really fantastic for a quick cheap lunch when you're blitzing through the crowds in the most touristy part of downtown Amsterdam. It's just a five minute walk from the main train station, and 4 euros will get you a fantastic durum or donor kebab.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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