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Restaurant Girassol

Weesperzijde 135, 1091 ES Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 692 3471
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Weesperzijde 135, 1091 ES Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is quickly turning out to be one of my favourites. We were invited here for a friend's birthday dinner. The menu has changed quite a bit since our last visit. We started with the salted cod croquettes, roasted pumpkin with sauteed mushrooms on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank writecritic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small restaurant, delicious food, nice people but too expensive. Nice location. Food is too expensive in my opinion.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FabioS1254
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Located by the river, excellent venue for a quiet gathering. Particularly nice in the late afternoon and evening light of the setting sun. Great choice of food and drink. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Friendly service as well.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JG-Blr
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I have been reading about this place for a while and yesterday we were in the area so we decided to stop by at about 5:30 pm. They had all tables reserved yet they kindly accommodated us and requested we vacate the table by 19.30...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank writecritic
Reviewed 18 September 2018

My friends took me here for my birthday and I am so glad they did! Gorgeous restaurant with excellent staff. I had Sea Bass for dinner, which was extremely fresh, and Pastel de nata for dessert. The pastry was fluffy and light and the cinnamon...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank IngridVitK
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I found this place on a whim and I love it! It is a cosy restaurant and very friendly staff. The restaurant has beautiful, clean decor and a great atmosphere. I ordered Gambas à alho and tuna for my main. They were both fresh and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kris43422
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Girassol was a big disappointment. The bruschetta was ok, but the portion was tiny. The bread basket only contained 2 slices of Baguette. The Piri Piri chicken was nothing special, and the fries were tasting old and were too soft. Overall, the food is much...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This was a great recommendation.....it has a good vibe and a small, straightforward and interesting menu!! I was feeling like nothing but a steak would do & I was not disappointed as it was delicious, preceded by an excellent tomato & mozzy bruschetta and my...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 590jonathanl
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Really very good food in a simple yet friendly atmosphere with excellent and friendly service. Recommend

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rkigervaron
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Last week we spent our evening at the terrace of Girassol. The location, who’s in front of the Amstel river, is great. You can enjoy the sun until sunset. We arrived around 17:30 and were able to pick a nice table. 30 minutes later the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rikkumsz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Weesperzijde 135, 1091 ES Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 692 3471
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Restaurant Girassol is a warm and welcoming restaurant where tradition and modernity go hand in hand. The cuisine, mostly drawing its inspiration from Portuguese gastronomy, also includes influences of travels taken. The menu offers a wide range of appetisers, main dishes and desserts so that each visit may provide a different gastronomic experience. Complemented with the best wines from all around Portugal. Or try one of our cocktails. The service, which is friendly and informal contributes towards a happy and relaxed environment. The restaurant is decorated with Portuguese flavors like tiles and paintings in combination with blue and white touch, gives you that holiday feeling.
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