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Los Pilones Cantina Mexico

) #368 of 3,267 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin,
Kerkstraat 63 | Kerkstraat 59, 1017 GC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 320 4651
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kerkstraat 63 | Kerkstraat 59, 1017 GC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great service and atmosphere here. Still trying to dine on anything but potatoes, we craved a good Mexican meal. We enjoyed the tacos here, many choices and something for everyone. My wife also pronounced the Margarita very good.

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I had been on a euro vacation for over a week and we had been craving authentic Mexican food like nobody's business. Los Pilones delivered in a big BIG way. Best mango margarita I've ever had. Incredible tostadas. Delicious guacamole. Cinco stars!!

Thank PottsC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food here was pretty good. Mezcal sour was great. The Cochinita Pibil was quite dry -- almost unappetizingly so, but my husband loved his camarones tacos, and my son was happy enough with his enchiladas verdes.

Thank MDMomof3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great lunch here - I was impressed that it really tasted authentic (being a Texan I'm picky in that department 😊). If you're in Amsterdam and craving Mexican, this is a good bet.

Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small yet cosy Mexican restaurant in the heart of Amsterdam and was actually recommended by a Mexican colleague. It offers a lot of choice and authentic Mexican food. Portions are very generous and the quesadillas, cochinita pibil and taco frijoleros were all...More

Thank JV S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a huge Mexican food fan, I loved this place. Really delicious; I had the prawn tacos which came in a really tasty, creamy chipotle sauce - thoroughly enjoyed and would recommend to any sea food fan! My partner is vegetarian and as with most...More

Thank NPaigey
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Chips and pico de gallo were very good. Classic margarita was delicious! I had chicken tacos with black beans and cheese /corn tortillas which was also surprisingly good. We weren't expecting much but were very pleased and will definitely come back. Service was excellent.

Thank Shannon G
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Wonderful dinner here with my wife. Margaritas are the very best. The food is authentic and not smothered in cheese. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Recommend this restaurant

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my bestfriend decided to come to Los Pilones before leaving for our trip. Their food is just amazing (nachos Los pilones and super tacos). All this accompanied by one Bloody Mary and margaritas.

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Very surprised how good it was. 11 years ago I had the worst and most overpriced Margarita of my life in Amsterdam along with some really poor food, and swore this time i wouldn't fall victim again. No Mexican. Off limits. In fact, my profile...More

Thank Whirled_Traveler74
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kerkstraat 63 | Kerkstraat 59, 1017 GC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 320 4651
Los Pilones was founded by three Mexican brothers who settled in Amsterdam in 2001. Their concept was to bring the REAL taste of traditional Mexican to Holland, using the best imported Mexican ingredients such as their own brand of salsas, chillis and tequila. No burritos or hard shell tacos can be found on the menu, just simple, authentic Mex-Mex cuisine. After 10 successful years in Amsterdam, the two Los Pilones' restaurants have developed into bright and bustling local hot-spots, attracting tourists and visitors from all over the world.
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