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Garlic Queen

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Neighbourhood:
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reguliersdwarstraat 27, 1017 BJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 6426
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Closed
Hours:
Wed - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this listed in the Spartacus guide and as we wanted to go out in the bars in the area I booked a table. I'll be brutal, if you don't like garlic then probably you may want to go elsewhere, however I like garlic and my partner is indifferent...but he lived it. The food was amazing, garlic beer worth... More 

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Thank Sebastian H
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

If you like garlic and would love to try dishes with a twist this is the place. Friendly staff, good food, a nice venue and not to crowded which makes it a more personal experience.

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Destin, Florida
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stumbled upon this restaurant and it was completely empty! We took a chance because we happen to be fans of garlic--and it did not disappoint. We started with the garlic baker (a MUST!) and had the Pasta Agio e Olio and Gamba's (Shrimp). Everything was amazing! I couldn't believe we had the place to ourselves because it was that... More 

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Thank julemegami
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Superb food! The garlic baker it's very good. The only problem is the service it's a bit slow but the food compensates?

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Thank hluidy
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

For delicious food and an completely different atmosphere form anywhere else we could find in Amsterdam I think you would be lucky that beat the Garlic Queen. Located on Amsterdam's main gay street is is so different from the rest do the town. The restaurant is white all over, bright lights and no hiding in the shadows. The chef is... More 

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Thank TimGPoundbury
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

It wa s a very nice and different evening with all the dishes that has garlic in it. If you are a true garlic lover, it's like a heaven! Service was very good and almost all the the foos was delicious. Garlic icecream is not my favorite, though. And garlic beer is a definite must-try.

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1 Thank selkhet
Redlands, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Elegant. , delicious food! Great service! Delightful ! The soup. ,entree and desert were delicious! Don't miss this restaurant

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1 Thank Maria A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Small quiet restaurant but elegant, in a airy modern way, with many regal decor touches. Predominant art choice is Dutch Queens past and present, and the dominant food theme is Garlic! Hence the name? Very comfortable in any case. I understand that it has been recently re-done and I would say well. The food is garlic based to be sure,... More 

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1 Thank zortoc
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely cosy little restaurant that serves fantastic food. We have been many times and always had a fabulous meal. Whist ice cream with garlic may sound strange it is absolutely delicious! Really recommend the tuna steak!

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Thank Ali P
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We wandered in for lunch and sat outside in the sun on this pedestrian precinct. Good location, good service. The food is all based around alive of garlic. We started with Garlic bake - a whole slow cooked garlic which you spread in cloves on the excellent whole meal bread...with olive oil...beautiful. We followed with salmon gravlax (no garlic?) and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reguliersdwarstraat 27, 1017 BJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 422 6426

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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