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De Lunch

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$$ - $$$
Dutch, Seafood, European
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Haven 96, 1131 EV Volendam, The Netherlands
+31 299 363 246
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 02:45
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Boston, MA
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85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch on a tour. Waiter recommended fried fish- it was very good. Hit the spot. Certainly not worth going out of your way for- good food, reasonable price.

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Thank baddogBoston_MA
Thessaloniki, Greece
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Volendam last week and we ate in this restaurant fish and chips, and calzone with smoked salmon. All they were great and the staff very friendly. Also we had excellent view enjoying the blue sky and sea both.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here during a countryside and windmill tour outside of Amsterdam! The atmosphere inside was perfect! Really cosy and traditional feel! The service we received was actually amazing. It didn't take more than a minute to receive our drinks once we had ordered them and this was also the same for the food! We ordered cod bites and chips... More 

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Thank TravellerLVR
Johan K, Manager at De Lunch, responded to this review

Thank you for your rating. When you're having our "kibbeling" from cod it's important to have nice and enough sauce. Good to see that our waiters understood that during your visit:) We hope to see you again. More 

Linz, Austria
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

After stuffing our faces with Poffertjies, we needed something savoury to dig into and we certainly found it at De Lunch. A beautiful seafood platter for €14.50, with a paper cone full of the most delicious fries. The food and service were great but, with the town being a popular tourist destination, the restaurant was pretty full. Sitting right near... More 

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Thank Juli J
Johan K, Manager at De Lunch, responded to this review

Thank you for your reaction. Our fries are homemade, good to see you liked it. I gues it was a little cold outside, so I understand it was not the best place to sit next to the door. I hope you will come back in summer, then it's the best place to sit;) More 

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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

In terms of small town lunch restaurant this was absolutely fantastic. The food was so tasty and for seafood it was great!! Service is really quick and the portions are quite large and well priced. Definitely a great place to stop for lunch and would recommend it!

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Thank Leon V
Johan K, Manager at De Lunch, responded to this review

Thank you for your reaction. We are glad you liked it:) More 

Karditsa Region, Greece
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

The place was wery crowdy but our seafood lunch was delicious. Their tartare sauce and home made chips are excellent The staff was very friendly and attentive to customers. The beautiful sea can be seen from ths palce, and it is just next to shops and other cafes on that road.

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Thank pabloaxxel
Johan K, Manager at De Lunch, responded to this review

Thank you for your reaction! We love to hear you liked your visit. Hopefully see you next time! More 

Bandung, Indonesia
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242 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Although it is very crowded and hard to move your seat, this place is a good place to have meals. We loved the fish and chips. The girls were very friendly and attentive to customers. The beautiful sea can be seen from here, and it is just next to shops and other cafes on that road.

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Thank Renny F
Johan K, Manager at De Lunch, responded to this review

Thank you for your reaction! We like to read you liked your visit, although it was a little busy. Thanks a lot! More 

Wahroonga, Australia
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109 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a seafood lunch today. Hubbie and I had the mixed seafood with a luscious mix of mussels, calamari, a large prawn and cod pieces. Their tartare sauce is excellent. Best tuna roll ever had by daughter. The service is fast and friendly and the waiters cute. The home made chips are spectacular. Excellent value for money.

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Thank Ginny F
Johan K, Manager at De Lunch, responded to this review

Thank you for your reaction. We like to see you think are waiters are cute and liked the food. Hopefully we see you again when you visit Volendam another time. Thanks! More 

Ontario, Canada
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93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a perfect spot on a chilly cold evening. We enjoyed the hot soup and fried haddock and calamari. It just hit the spot.Service was excellent. We all came out will a full and satisfied tummy.Took lots of pictures of the decor.

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Thank RossOntario
Johan K, Manager at De Lunch, responded to this review

Thank you for your reaction. It's good to see you liked the food and it was enough to leave satisied. We hope to see you again when you're coming to Volendam again. Thanks! More 

Costa Rica
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We got to eat lunch at De Lunch Heavenrestaurant during out tour to Marken. Was very nice food, the place and service was also nice even though this place get packed during the tours and when the tour leaves is empty in a second.

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Thank Maolixi
Johan K, Manager at De Lunch, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your reaction. We like to hear you liked our restaurant. I hope you liked your tour:) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Cuisine
Dutch, Seafood, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haven 96, 1131 EV Volendam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Volendam
  • Phone Number: +31 299 363 246
Description
Eating and drinking at the harbour restaurant De Lunch is rarely a solitary experience. The tables always present a heady and fascinating mix of tourists hailing from all corners of the world, rubbing shoulders with formally attired business people, colleagues, students, young families, friends and even lovers.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?