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Nam Kee

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Marie Heinekenplein 4, 1072 MH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 670 2336
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had our dinner at Nam Kee . Food not too bad. But the service a bit sucks. Overall experience: 3 star.

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Thank Patz82
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Many times we come here for dinner, and often we order their delivery service, most of the times its good. Unfortunately, it is nowadays less tasty. The sauces are full with the cornstarch clumps. Too salty with a few dishes. Its not bad, just compared with how it was before. They can do better.

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Thank monkeychi80
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The food reasonable good. The Roast Duck average. For a Chinese food In Amsterdam is considered good.

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Thank kevtankev
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very low quality, tasteless and not fresh Basic Asian dishes very badly made, rude waiter and an all in all disappointing experience Much better places walking distance

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Thank 925omers
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Meal was excellent. Peking duck was good. Sweet and sour chicken was more than our expectation, taste wise. And... Nam Kee has their homemade ice chinese tea that is very refreshing, one glass is definitely not enough.

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Thank Meity t
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Having dined at the 2 other Nam Kee's in Amsterdam for over 10 years upon returning to Amsterdam i was pleased to see another in the Amsterdam Pijp. But the one in the Pijp was a huge disappointment. I ordered a ice tea and the waiter brought me a Lipton ice tea. When i said i meant their homemade iced... More 

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Thank bibi107
Cannes, France
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120 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is one of those places I keep going back to whenever I visit Amsterdam. Their oysters in their "secret sauce" is to die for just like their salt & pepper shrimps. Yummm. Delicious food, not your average Chinese take out. Whenever I go, I make sure we have reservations because they are always full.

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Thank frenchriviera2014
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Just average dinner with omelette, chicken, fish, beef and cooked vegetable. Nothing special about the food. The place was rather dark. But location is easy to find.

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Thank eljees
Depok, Indonesia
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76 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

The soups are super, as well as the vegies & other menu. But the staffs are very grumpy. They can even move you when you already pick your seat. They don't like customers with baby stroller. But amazingly, the restaurant is always packed. Not only at the lunch or dinner time. Well, just enjoy the food, forget the grumpy faces!

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Thank Dian P
Philippines
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

We already order some take out in a different day before actually eating in the place. The food is decent and the portions are big but nothing special. The highlight of our visit on this restuarant is how rude the chinese waiter is (the one without eyeglasses) it's like we own it to him that we're eating there and that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marie Heinekenplein 4, 1072 MH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 670 2336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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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