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Gerard Van Es Visrestaurant

) #8 of 48 Restaurants in Ijmuiden $$ - $$$ , Seafood, European
Industriestraat 59, 1976 CT Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
+31 255 510 697
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (2 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“sole” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Dutch, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
Industriestraat 59, 1976 CT Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Literally out of the fish box from the quay, cleaned and served in 10mins!!! Amazing and very nice people...

Thank Paul I
Reviewed 17 February 2017

No nonsense place to eat fish. Fresh fish all over, ranging from typical Dutch herring to cod and a variety of less common species like gurnards. All cooked very well, but sidedishes are somewhat disappointing, as these are less taken care of. Well equipped fish...More

Thank Sarpa74
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I went here with a bunch of marine biologists. We know seafood and we all liked this. Everything was fresh and well prepared. I had sole; there were three small fish fried up just right. Others had fish soup, squid, seafood pasta and hake. Everyone...More

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I regularly go to Gerard van es and have never been disappointed. Love the small cosy atmosphere. The price/quality is great. For a fish lover, this is paradise!

Thank 1260Minnie
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Dark interieur and partly with veranda, ouside also a few tables available. Not easy to park nearby. Small fishshop and restaurant. good wines per glass and by bottle. plenty of small dishes and main dishes. lots of variety cause whats in the shop is in...More

Thank Marcel D
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We were wowed out by the quality and preparation of the food. Cozy harbor diner attached to fresh fish market. This is the seafood place we judge all others by.

Thank puyid
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We were here with our friends and we enjoyed the very nice fish meal. The staff is very friendly and helpful and they speak good English. The atmosphere is nice and cosy and you will absolutely want to come back. But....there is only one thing!...More

Thank linette d
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The fish is daily fresh. It's located at industrial area, but the restaurant has very good atmosphere with good service. Also the wine cart has a great variety of wines.

Thank Cyclomagic
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Ive been visiting this restaurant regularly over the last years. Its a local hangout with a selected variety of very fresh seafood, prepared a-la-minute. If you are not driving with your own car, it is very difficult to get to. Located in the industrial area,...More

Thank ILoveFood61
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

I love fish. Van Es - is fish ! Been coming here since the 80's. The founder has moved on, but his successors are keeping up standards. Small, cosy, busy and friendly. No airs and graces. Simple but nice dishes of high quality. Situated in...More

Thank Terry R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$47
Dutch, Seafood, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Industriestraat 59, 1976 CT Ijmuiden, Velsen, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Velsen  >  Ijmuiden
  • Phone Number: +31 255 510 697
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