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Oresti's taverna

Overtoom 5H, 1054 HA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 2742
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (72 reviews)
“gambas” (6 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
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17:00 - 01:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Overtoom 5H, 1054 HA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had a Christmas dinner with the team here, about 25 people, tapas and drinks for a fixed price. The quality of the food was pretty good, but it felt very much like every portion was as small as it could be. After the different...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FerdS4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent selection of dishes, everything we ordered tasted amazing and came really quickly. Lovely spot for some tapas in Amsterdam.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank harps182014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never felt so welcome in a busy and populair place in Amsterdam. Even when the staff is busy, they make sure everybody gets their true interest and attention. This family runs the place very proudly! About the food nothing more then positive feedback,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chesney V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there as being Mediterrian ourselves. The restaurant offers dishes from Spain, Greece, Turkey etc. Mainly hot and cold dishes. You can also order main dishes but we preffered to taste different types of mezzes as you have the chance to taste more. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank isil k
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Very good food. Tapas but with some interesting extra dishes from around the med not just Spain. The staff were very helpful and they made sure my partner, who is coeliac and needs gluten and diary free food, was able to have a good and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank finsar
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

My colleague and I went here for dinner during our stay in Amsterdam, and were very happy with the food, service and venue. We ordered 4 dishes each, which were perfect tapas size and delicious. Would love to come back next time in Amsterdam!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Magnus_sk
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We were here for dinner on a recent Monday evening and had a wonderful experience. The interior is beautiful and the serving staff was friendly, attentive and extremely welcoming. We ordered the blue cheese fondue special which came with fries, bread and salad, along with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jelaxo
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Foodwas not fresh!!! Frozen/pre cooked and re heated If you wantto enjoydinner please avoied this place... I dont understand how this place is still alive ... We braly eaten any thing there and ordered severel dishies Will never return there!!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Sightseer821420
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Lovely tapas and wine. Service was good. Much better then other places near the tourists centre. We have lamb chops, feta cheese with honey, chicken wing, bacon with dates. Wine was very very reasonable price.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank peanutcup2015
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We are fans of the small plate concept because you get to sample many flavors. Most of our dishes at Oresti's were very good, but there were a couple we didn't much care for. The service was excellent, very helpful and timely.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PAman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$34
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Overtoom 5H, 1054 HA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 422 2742
  • E-mail
Oresti's Taverna is a Mediterranean café and restaurant. We serve suprising dishes and tastefull wines from various countries around the Mediterranean Sea. Upon entry you will be accompanied by the smells, noise and you'll feel immediately at home due to the decor and the Mediterranean atmosphere. We hope to see you soon!
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