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Boca's

#232 of 3,135 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Jordaan
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Westerstraat 30, 1015 MK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 820 3727
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Today
09:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 03:00
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Sun 09:30 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 03:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch after not being able to find anything else open. The food was delicious and the serving sizes were perfect for lunch. I definitely recommend!

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Thank kldey123
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

On the recommendation of a local, we headed to Boca's. We arrived to a very busy venue, but were quickly seated. The staff were attentive and most helpful in assisting with menu selection. We were highly impressed by the platters. They were generous and delicious. The wine list offered great pairings. A great evening!

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Thank Maree B
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Simple: you're hungry? Don't get a burger at Boca's. It's not like it didn't taste good, but for €5.50 it was ridiculously small.

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Thank Ornella L
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this place on our way to the Anne Frank House, fantastic menu of sandwiches and soups, each ranging from 2 to 5 Euros so you get a selection, brilliant in its simplicity and the food was gorgeous, brilliant host and atmosphere bring it all together! Definitely recommend for a relaxing lunch!

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Thank Connor H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We needed a quick feed...tables were booked as it was valentines, but we were early evening so they squeezed us in before the busier evening started. It was decorated beautifully for valentines. The food was spot on, they catered for a few special requests for our children too. Service was efficient and friendly. Very good value for money. Couldn't fault... More 

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Thank Ruthjo
Hartford, CT
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Stopped in for a late lunch. So glad we did. Had a bunch of mini sandwiches tapas style. We were offered a menu in English which was very helpful. Small place and busy. The service was good, not great but sufficient. Food was terrific!

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Thank zchicsuniq
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We stumbled upon this restaurant while looking for a place that was open on Sunday. The food is served like Tapas only it's not really Spanish food, just options served on small buns. You could get meatballs or goat cheese or pate . . . It might have cost more to eat small portions like this rather than getting a... More 

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Thank Meg W
Purrmerend
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455 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Wether you hungry of simply want to go for a small bite, this is a good option. the menu is urpprising and the quality excellent. Small bite for one or to share, a kind of tapas but then with a more european menu.

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Thank zimof1
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Lovely little spot off the beaten track. Very nice atmosphere created by decor and laid back, friendly and helpful staff. delicious food, great choice and reasonably priced

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Thank obeeone11
Kfar Saba, Israel
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is our second visit at Boca's. This time wasn't different than our first visit. Great food, accurate, trendy and so good combined with great beer good music and friendly service. This small place located in Jordaan, simply the best neighborhood in Amsterdam. We will definitely make it a third time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 03:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westerstraat 30, 1015 MK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 820 3727

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Jordaan

Neighbourhood Profile
Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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