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Agabi Santa Maria

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Waterlooplein 361, 1011 PG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 412 3183
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being Argentinean, I can definitely confirm this is far, very very far from Argentinean. I was very disappointed: 1) Empanadas don't even have the shape of empanadas, they're made of paprika and onions (no beef??) 2) They advertise steak and fries for 10e when you order it "it's only for lunch" but you get to know that once you sit... More 

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Ireland
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

From start to finish, a thoroughly enjoyable meal and experience. Important to say we had some terrible eating experiences in the nearby Rembrandtplein and Utrecht Street, mainly bad expensive food with poor service. Luckily on our last night we decided to go into Agabi Santa Maria. The food was very moderately priced, a lovely selection of wines and beers. The... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
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138 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

If you know anything about Mexican food or Tex-Mex you will hate this place. Totally weird tasteless just plain not right. Don't waste your time. If you have never have had Mexican food A'dam may not be the best place to try it for the first time. To each his own, I like to say about people's taste in artwork... More 

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Thank April E
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I ordered spareribs. Priest 15.50u. After serving I noticed that I got 1 piece of spareribs with 3 kind of sauces. No fries Salat or anything else. The 2 cokes I ordered where old. No gas. They can't do anything about it but the restaurants neighbor is a coffeeshop. People go outside and smoke their joints while the guest are... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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159 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

No surprise, we experienced rain during our walk of Amsterdam. There is not a density of restaurants in this area like all other areas, but we were glad that we found this little place. There is both indoor and outdoor seating available. The service was somewhat slow but our waitress was very friendly. We only had drinks and a small... More 

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Chongqing, China
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Very good place, nice taste food . Have wifi and a good attendance. Near of ice bar. We order nachos, are very good.

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Chiclana de la Frontera, Spain
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We went inside to try some special menu offer but it was so small and after one hour waiting we were really disappointed about our decision to go in. It is nothing special but a poor mix of Mexican and Argentinian cuisine

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

All three of us enjoyed the food and atmosphere of this cosy place. Dishes were plentiful with various sauces to fit your taste or experimentation. Atmosphere was welcoming just like at home. Typical Mexican music added to the feel of this place. Service was lacking a bit in responsiveness. Overall very enjoyable place to go with friends.

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Thank Jakub L
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Worst restaurant in Amsterdam. Complete and utter tourist trap. As an Argentinian living in the US and traveling on vacation to Amsterdam for the first time, I was excited when I saw what I initially thought was an Argentine restaurant in Amsterdam! My husband and my parents decided to try this place out, and we were lured by the special... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Despite only having two tables to cater, there was an hour wait for our relatively simple order. Calling the ingredients sub par is an understatement; they were vile. I ordered a steak (if you can call it that), and it was, without a doubt, the worst I have ever had in my entire life. Luckily I asked for it rare... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Mexican, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterlooplein 361, 1011 PG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Plantage & the East
  • Neighbourhood: Plantage & the East
  • Phone Number: +31 20 412 3183

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Plantage & the East

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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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