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Rainarai

Prinsengracht 252, 1016 HG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 9791
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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All hours
CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Prinsengracht 252, 1016 HG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, often I'll just keep walking past places like this because the food is so foreign to me. But lord am I happy that I decided to eat here the food was amazing, super friendly service and just an overal lovely dining experience!

Thank BelivahFoodie
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Very tasty deli food from Algeria! Friendly staff made it all the more special. Interior is cozy as well.

Thank Toni M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Near the 9 Streets area this restaurant offers a good range of fresh and healthy food. The prices are reasonable. The restaurant is in want of better maintenance and the service is somewhat casual (read slow...). However, given the quality and variety of the food...More

Thank claudea239
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We passed this place during the day and from the delicious smells coming out of the door we decided to go there for dinner that night. There's only 5 or so tables but we were lucky and were seated straight away. The guy working there...More

Thank huddsfood
Reviewed 30 May 2017

For lunch one day we just happened on this tiny restaurant (3 tables? )with a take out counter in front, and are so glad we did. (We wanted to go back for dinner a later day and couldn't get in...). The spices and flavors and...More

Thank VBGuy43
Reviewed 13 April 2017

If I could give a higher ranking I would. I was in Amsterdam five days and ate here three different times. The food is unbelievable, the service is very friendly and helpful and the setting is like something out of a dream. We sat at...More

1  Thank James A
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We walked by the restaurant few times, and finally Sunday we decided to go there for lunch. Really a tasty lunch! They do not have huge menu, just a show stand where you see what they offer, based on what was fresh in the market...More

Thank Giulia80Z
Reviewed 28 February 2017

original taste of Algerie. very good food. chouces of meat fish and mixed vegetables at your choice, you can compose your dish as you prefer. do not forget to look out of the windows, there are 2 channels nearby

Thank seriomanontroppo
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Visited this restaurant once before when in Amsterdam, nice veg with fish/meat combo. Thought we would revisit as it was a tasty and healthy option. Unfortunately we were served by the manager or owner, whose manners left alot to be desired. I asked for lentils...More

Thank IndianVerbena
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Fantastic meal. The exceptionally friendly proprietor Kassimou showed great pride in his food and respect for food. Small, casual and intimate, you are invited to take your own drink from the fridge and tally up later. The menu is limited to the best food sourced...More

Thank m32dave
Nearby
Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prinsengracht 252, 1016 HG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 9791
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