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Ali Ocakbasi - Amsterdam

Herengracht 558, 1017 CG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 233 4588
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“kebab” (26 reviews)
“hummus” (16 reviews)
“turkish bread” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Barbecue, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Herengracht 558, 1017 CG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I always stay on the street of the restaurant. We’ve walked by here many times and finally stopped in. So glad we did. Service was fantastic and the food was full of flavor and great portion sizes. We had the baklava for...More

Thank shanetvcam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this by accident, and so glad we did... fantastic. Meal was not very complicated... humus and some delicious bread for an appetizer, and then lamb/beef kabobs with an beautiful and tasty salad. Our server had personality and was terrific. I have never had...More

Thank Lespo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off, the staff are all attentive and friendly. The restaurant is a bit small but cozy with comfortable chairs to sit on. I loved the turkish pizza, everything we ordered was tasty and cooked just right, we enjoyed it!

Thank Karlie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here thee times during our stay in Amsterdam last week and every meal was great. We wanted vegetarian food and this restaurant provided plenty of choice - everything we had was fresh, well prepared and served by friendly efficient staff. The deserts were...More

1  Thank Bob H
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

After hitting a few contemporary Michelin starred restaurants during our trip, we decided to mix it up with a more relaxed, ethnic dinner for our last night in Amsterdam. We live in the New York metro area so we’ve had Turkish food many times before....More

Thank David R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We had previously eaten in the Vienna branch of Ali (although at the time we didn't realise there was more than one) and enjoyed it so when we came across the Amsterdam branch we had dinner there. As before this was an excellent meal with...More

Thank Jazzzy-guy
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Being a tourist restaurant was chosen with the help of TripAdvisor. It was a Tuesday night and the place busy enough. We were seated upstairs. Service was excellent and the food all of high quality well prepared and presented. I can't claim to be an...More

Thank JackD1966
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Starter was good bread is excellent,really enjoyed all main course from taste anpresentation just excellent..just to advise for manager you need to be more attentive to your customers that’s the only reason I gave four star ,such a nice place in my opinion need better...More

Thank Ebren m
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Changed for complete my perception on Turkish food. Not only kebap in small places. They have everything here, all typical cuisine and was delicious. We choosed several tapas, main, dessert and raki. Full turkish experience and was delicious.

Thank KarlosRE
Reviewed 19 May 2018

I went there with my wife and we both loved it. Every dish we tried was great. The place was packed although it was still quite early. Highly recommended.

Thank André C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herengracht 558, 1017 CG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 233 4588
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