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The Seafood Bar

Van Baerlestraat 5 | Museumplein, 1071 AL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 670 8355
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (204 reviews)
“oysters” (329 reviews)
“lobster soup” (92 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Van Baerlestraat 5 | Museumplein, 1071 AL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday

We had an amazing meal. The fish soup was the best ever and the fish platter was really good but too much to finish. all in all a really good meal and very good service.

Thank Janet22_10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Super nice staff and quick service which is a rare gem in Amsterdam. The food is AMAZING! You can have pricey food or less expensive. Without reservation you might need to wait more than an hour. Food is very nicely presented and fresh. Very popular...More

Thank Timi T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food. I recommend making a reservation it is very busy. You know you are going to have good fresh seafood, when you walk in the door, see all the seafood displayed on ice and no fish smell. That means very fresh and good quality.

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Thank M8187AMjeffc
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was craving good seafood in a great place and this place was perfect. I was able to sit on the high bar - the serving staff was attentive and checked up on me a couple times. The mussels were so good as well as...More

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Thank Christine13
Reviewed 5 days ago

A hint you must book a table at least 1 day before as the restaurant is usually busy. The staff were very friendly and polite.

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1  Thank Dhyaaldain
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food was delicious Service is friendly.We ordered fish,mussels end soup . Everything was very testy!!

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1  Thank semyon2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

We love The Sea Food Bar. The all white atmosphere is crisp but not cold. The staff attentive and informative. While my husband loved his shell fish and the choices are abundant, I savored my Dover Sole with a bright green salad. We split and...More

Thank Elsbeth_h
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great fresh seafood ! I sit by the bar so had chance to interact with chef, and they were very friendly and nice. I ordered three appetizers and the first two were great and tasty, but they forgot my French seafood soup, even bar chef...More

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TheSeafoodBarNL, Guest Relations Manager at The Seafood Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear sir/madam, Thanks for your review. This is always a great help for us and nice to hear you enjoyed your visit. I'm sorry however that you never got the soup and missed out on that dish. I hope you get the chance again soon...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We come from the Med so we are used to excellent seafood at much more reasonable prices Otherwise, an excellent lunch in a lovely atmosphere

Thank NathanFarrugia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG if you like seafood it really does not get better than this. The freshest, tastiest and biggest variety of seafood you can get all served in a fresh white environment. The relaxed atmosphere and fabulous staff add to one of the best experiences you...More

1  Thank David G
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part
of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh
Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed
museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you
need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the
Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark,
the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand
connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping
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28 April 2017|
Response from TheSeafoodBarNL | Property representative |
Dear AArbittier, Thanks for your interest in our restaurant. The restaurant closest to your hotel is The Seafood Bar Spui (address is Spui 15). This location is in the city centre and easily accessible via public transport... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van Baerlestraat 5 | Museumplein, 1071 AL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Neighbourhood: Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 670 8355
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