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Rijsel

#240 of 3,135 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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Marcusstraat 52B, 1091 TK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 463 2142
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18:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have been there at easter monday. We had so much luck to get spontaneous a table. I would recommend a reservation. The staff was very helpfull and friendly. The friendly waiter explained the menue, because it was just in dutch. The Food was excellent. The portions are more than enough. Who expects a chic restaurant, is here wrong. You... More 

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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is hidden in one of the side streets from the famous Amsterdam Amstel. And when you enter you doesn't recognize the quality directly. The place interior is a bit retro. But then the welcome with waitress is very warm and gentle. You feel directly at home. Once you're at your table and looking to the menu while drinking... More 

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Thank Scimable D
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can really recommend this place. The food is easy but of high quality and well cooked. For 34 euros you can choose a starter, aber main dish and a dessert. The staff is very attentive and recommends a specific wine for each plate. I ate a fish soup, the chicken and a chocolate creme. I give 4 stars because... More 

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USA
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65 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Simple recipes but very tasty and well prepared. We booked the whole restaurant for a special event. The service was great. Food was good, well prepared and warm exactly as necessary when needed. Good wines.

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Thank riouxp
Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best places in Amsterdam to have dinner or lunch. The quality of food is high. The staff is friendly and it has exceptional good service compared to horrible service in most restaurants and cafes in the country. It is also very clean.

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Thank evi_moufa
Netherlands
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376 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

3 star rating, as this is a nice restaurant to visit, but there are better ones on the same category. It lacks a bit of atmosphere, the food is good, though one dish was not, and the winelist very good. Great staff too. We have been trying to get a table for ages and unfortunately got the worst table in... More 

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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited Rijsel on Valentines Day. We've also visited 'De Scheepskameel' (DS), which we believed belongs to the same group of owners/chef? As that evening was nothing short of perfect, we imagined that Rijsel would probably leave us with the same emotion. The venue is a little bit hidden in what seems to be a residential building, interior very similar... More 

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Almere-Stad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place with good honnest dishes. Pousin is very nice so os the langhaas. Out of tourist areas. Nice foie gras with sweet wine as starter. Not on the menu but as special

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Thank MVRC
Bristol, Rhode Island
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had a very fine meal here with a friend recently. It is a serious kitchen matched with a loud and appreciative clientele. It is a "happening" spot, so quiet intimate conversations are out of the question. But superbly cooked small chickens, fish and meat are a certain. Accompaniments include fresh dressed lettuce leaves and herbed roasted potatoes. Menu is... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Amsterdam food scene has improved immeasurably over the last few years and It's largely due to the arrival of restaurants like Rijsel that have brought genuine quality to the Amsterdam food scene,I actually believe Rijsel to be one of the only true five star restaurants the city has to offer, it's a gem and if your lucky enough to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marcusstraat 52B, 1091 TK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 463 2142

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?