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Restaurant RED

Keizersgracht 594, 1017 EN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 320 1824
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf and turf” (98 reviews)
“tournedos” (39 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, European, International, Gluten Free Options
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Keizersgracht 594, 1017 EN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to find the best surf n turf I could after being stuck in southern Germany for 2.5 years. This place fits the bill. The service was impeccable, the wine was cold, the food hot and cooked to perfection, and the cheesecake had a...More

Thank Shayla007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bisque was not the best but the pasta was very good as was the wine selection. Nice location helps too.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Restaurant RED for our last night of our anniversary trip to Amsterdam, and we definitely saved the best until last. I reserved the table a month or so before, and even thought it was a Monday night, the restaurant was still full to...More

Thank Nathaniel J
Felipa F, Manager at Restaurant RED, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nathaniel, Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it a lot! We are very happy to hear you had a lovely evening in our Restaurant. Hope to see you again during your next visit. Best regards, Team RED

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing resteraunt that only sells steak, lobster, or steak and lobster. Gorgeous interior, very comfortable seating, a real luxury lounge vibe and not as expensive as it feels. Food was gorgeous and service was great. We didn't book and got lucky on a Monday...More

Thank Will D
Felipa F, Manager at Restaurant RED, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Will, We are happy to hear that everything was great during your dinner at the restaurant. We appreciate your feedback! Best regards, Team RED

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small nice restaurant in the center of Amsterdam specialized in steak and/or lobster. Small choice but that guarantees a very good quality at a reasonable price level. Also the side dishes, pommes and salat, at a very good level. Attractive and affordable wine card. Fluid...More

Thank kr1069
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several of us went here on our last night in Amsterdam .Limited menu .It all revolves around lobster and Steak .But the food is good .I had Steak Tartare to start .Which in my opinion needed a bit more seasoning .But still was good .Then...More

Thank bradley164
Felipa F, Manager at Restaurant RED, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bradley, Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate that a lot. We are glad to hear that you and your companions had a lovely night! Best regards, Team RED

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a nice meal with my wife on our honeymoon. The restaurant is fine dining, nice atmosphere, quality food and service. The wine was also very good and had a good selection. Be sure to make a reservation ahead of time. Probably best...More

Thank Grumblepug
Felipa F, Manager at Restaurant RED, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, We are very glad to hear that you and your wife had a lovely dinner and that you loved our Béarnaise sauce! Thank you for you feedback, we appreciate it a lot. Best regards, Team RED

Reviewed 14 October 2017

I lived in Amsterdam for several years and was a regular at RED. This month I visited for the first time since returning to the US and it's still wonderful. It's a high-concept restaurant, only serving tournedos and lobster, but I have never had steaks...More

Thank David P
Felipa F, Manager at Restaurant RED, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear David, Thank you very much for your feedback, we appreciate it a lot. We are very happy to hear that you've experienced the same service and that we've kept our standards high! Added to this, we are also glad to hear that you and...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

I agree with the previous reviewers about that overated "famous" restaurant. THe best description for that place would be "OKish food - HORRIBLE service". As the previous reviewers, we booked the table for 18:00 and were informed that we would need to vacate by 20:00....More

Thank Tatiana A
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We visited this restaurant on 09/10/2017. The décor is very inviting and the staff are pleasant and welcoming. I had the steak tartare to start which was excellent and my wife had half a lobster which she also enjoyed. We both had the fillet steak...More

1  Thank David W
Felipa F, Manager at Restaurant RED, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review! We are very happy to read that you've enjoyed your dinner. On behalf of our whole team, ​we wish you a pleasant day and hope to see you again! Kind regards, Team RED

Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
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10 January 2017|
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Response from Pleasure2go | Reviewed this property |
Check out their online site. There is an English language link! The menu is basically "surf and turf" = lobster and steak! There are also pictures showing the interior. You can make reservations online or by telephoning.
5 October 2015|
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Response from Christianvs1983 | Property representative |
Dear mr/mrs, If you send us an email we can have a look in our reservationsysteem. Just email to: info@restaurantred.nl
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Response from Pieris A | Reviewed this property |
The wine list is quite varied and the prices are reasonable. There is a woe list on the website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keizersgracht 594, 1017 EN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 320 1824
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Restaurant Red is with its unique concept, lobster and beef fillet, one of Amsterdam's favorite dining spots. Overlooking the city's most picturesque canal, the 'Keizersgracht', Restaurant Red is ideally located in a canal house in the middle of the old city center of Amsterdam. Red is famous for her hospitable service, informal and warm ambiance, friendly prices and lasting quality. Red has been a 'must' for eight years now for everyone who is looking for an exquisite culinary experience. Whether you are touring the nearby museums and attractions or visiting Amsterdam for business, Red is the ideal place for your evening. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you at Red in the nearby future!
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