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Rakang

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Neighbourhood:
Jordaan
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Elandsgracht 29-31, 1016 TM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 620 9551
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15:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault the quality and authenticity of the Thai food, service was very friendly and the prices are OK. The only downside is that the restaurant is quite small and when it gets busy it's a little too cosy and you can hear other customer conversations. Other than that - highly recommend!!!

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Thank Bhups1980
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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247 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tiny neighborhood restaurant was a great find! The staff were friendly and spoke English and the food plentiful, authentic and excellent. The selection of beer could be better but the food more than made up for that oversight. The restaurant is small so it maybe a good idea to make a reservation, but has a quirky fun vibe and... More 

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Ketton, Rutland
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go to Rakang every time I'm in Amsterdam and have never once been disappointed. Always really welcoming and the food is just gorgeous. Quirky touches in the restaurant make it fun and service always attentive without being rushed. Fave restaurant in the world.

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Thank Markwestdav
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

New years eve,traditional Food in our family is Thai . Used TripAdvisor to get to this restaurant Ordered different dishes for 10 people. The food was excellent .... We like spicy Food And That' s what we got!!! The staff was very friendly . We Will come back to this restaurant ...

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Thank Marcel F
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

A small neighborhood restaurant, a short walk from Dam Square. Portions were ample and service was prompt and friendly.

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1 Thank Jackie B
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We got wind of this amazing place in a local magazine while visiting Amsterdam. Loving Thai cuisine and being on a romantic weekend, we wanted to sample the best. The atmosphere in the restaurant was instantly friendly and welcoming, staff attended every need and the food was delicious! I would recommend this place to all Asian food lovers.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant when walking past and decided to try and get a table, it looked very busy from outside which is always a good sign. Just as we arrived the staff were very helpful and managed to get us a table within minutes of another couple leaving. We had the shared starter with a little bit of everything.... More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I had the duck with sweet and sour curry souce which is amazing, my partner had a fish which was also really good. you might night to reserve a place because its really crowded.

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1 Thank Aviv C
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The food is superb and the restaurant not surprisingly full. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. We were greeted by a rather surly individual who totally lacked charm or courtesy. Having said that, the rest of the staff were utterly lovely. Full of smiles. We were even allowed to take away a doggy bag. The Pad Thai was fantastic and the portions generous.... More 

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Alamo, California
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of our concierge. It was an easy 15 minute walk from our hotel. We would never have found this place had they not recommended it. The service was great and everyone was friendly and attentive. The food was prepared fresh and was quite delicious. I noticed a few other people mentioned (on TA) that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$25
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 23:00
Monday
15:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 23:00
Thursday
15:00 - 23:00
Friday
15:00 - 23:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elandsgracht 29-31, 1016 TM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 620 9551

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  • 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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