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Oresti's taverna

€€ - €€€Mediterranean, Spanish,
Overtoom 5H, 1054 HA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 422 2742
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (66 reviews)
“bougatsa” (2 reviews)
“gambas” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Overtoom 5H, 1054 HA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good restaurant, warm environment, friendly service and good Mediterranean cuisine. It is recommended to travellers to the beautiful city of Amsterdam.

Thank Andreas A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been several times to Oresti's with my boyfriend and family. The staff are super friendly, the dishes are very delicious. Some tapas could be in a slightly larger portion but that's the only 'negative' thing. We have tried a lot of different things and...More

Thank TheBudapestConcierge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service the waitress was very friendly but the food was clearly pre-cooked, good food but would totally taste better if it was cooked at the moment. With that said the food arrives very fast and you have a pleasant dining experience.More

Thank Joseolivar
jongcd, Eigenaar at Oresti's taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Some dishes need to be pre-cooked, because it takes too long time to do at the evening itself. Than the customers has to wait much too long for the dishes. Every restaurant has a few dishes that needs to be prepared...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a darling restaurant with a wonderfully friendly owner and chef. The food was very good. The kabobs were fantastic! The decor and candles created a lovely ambience.

Thank hbeidinger
jongcd, Eigenaar at Oresti's taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for the nice compliments. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Sitting here writing this review... I’m not really sure why this restaurant has 4.5 stars. Food is obviously pre-made and warmed before serving. Octopus was chewy, beef stew was cold and the vongole were empty or full of sand.

Thank iPati79
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Came with the family after reading the reviews online. The service was very, very slow. Also after finally ordering some tapas, the waitress had a miscommunication and forgot to inform the kitchen... so after 45 minutes.... no dinner. The beer was warm and the place...More

Thank Soares29
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Happened to pass by while walking around one day and recognized the name while surfing Trip Advisor..Booked a dinner that night and i must say that it was a very nice experience and probably some of the best food we had on this trip.. tapas,...More

Thank WrecklyJ
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing Food - drinks and service.... you feel like Home ... favorite place .... tapas and wine and bobler ... the great service ost he best

Thank Margrethe N
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Such a stunning restaurant. The decor is super authentic and sweet and the food is even better with such a large selection. Oh and not to mention the amazing Sangria. The prices were not too bad either. Would 100% recommend to both groups and couples

Thank TeresaAbroad123
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We visited this restaurant late Feb after checking reviews and were not disappointed. The Greek fare on offer was delicious and authentic. The service from our waitress could not be surpassed who was kind enough to let us use the wifi when we had a...More

Thank Vincent A
jongcd, Eigenaar at Oresti's taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you for your nice compliments. Hope to see you another time. Gr. Orestis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$34
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
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
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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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