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Paloma Blanca

#999 of 3,124 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
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Jan Pieter Heijestraat 145, 1054 MG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 612 2003
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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Poitiers, France
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there for a dinner with my Mum. We have been incredibly (positively) surprised by the customer services provided first. Coats and scarves are taken off when entering in the restaurant. The waiter is here to help for anything, asking when do we want the food etc. He knows how to make customers happy. Adding to that the Couscous... More 

Thank Delphine D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The food is really good, especially the tagines. The size of those appear quite small but you'll won't leave hungry if you take a soup as starter. The price is relatively high but the food is worth it. Owner can be somewhat grumpy but not too bothersome.

Thank Michiel1054
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you like Moroccan food this is your place!! Food is authentic and very tasty. The space is beautiful, warm and well decorated. We tried the lamb tajin and the mixed grilled meat place. Both dishes were very good. They also have good wine. Perfect for a romantic dinner.

Thank cora328
Milan, Italy
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I loved the atmosphere: few people on a Tuesday night and a fast, appreciable service. We was received with a nice appetizers (olives and bread) and we ate then starters and a vegetarian couscous. At the end we were really full and satisfied, for a really honest price! I can't say nothing on the dishes because I'm not a Moroccan... More 

Thank Tex_Sherpa
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place is ran bij a Maroccan family and they serve the original Moroccan food. The owner is very nice and polite and the food is served very fresh and pretty fast. ice atmosphere in a great area.

Thank Emile1976
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

So I went with 3 others friends to this restaurant because we wanted to try Moroccan cuisine. It looked in the beginning very cute and typical Moroccan. I think he was the owner but he was as well serving was, was ice cold, not warm and "mocking" us, did not feel welcome at all. The food we ordered was not... More 

Thank Yasmine H
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

What a great restaurant and what a great service. Very friendly staff and great food. Visit this restaurant a few times and will be back soon! Thank you

Thank azaki1951
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I'd never eaten Moroccan food before eating here. It was a great introduction. I got the fish of the day (cod with vegetables). It was served in some sort of hot ceramic bowl, which kept everything nice and warm. Also came with hummus, bread and olives, which was a nice surprise. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Alex H
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

After searching initially for somewhere that did falafel we stumbled across this treasure. The interior was lovely and we easily found a table for four. The menu was great, food service was ok but the food in general was amazing. Very tasty and filling. Good flavour and choice all around. Great place to dine as a group.

Thank foofin
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We visited Paloma Blanca on the Jan Peiter hijstraat after reading the great reviews on TripAdvisor and found really well prepared traditional Moroccan food. The lamb tagine was one of the best lamb dishes I've had and the starters are also excellent we also had for the main course the house special cous cous dish which did not disappoint to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jan Pieter Heijestraat 145, 1054 MG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Vondelpark
  • Neighbourhood: Vondelpark
  • Phone Number: +31 20 612 2003

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