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Restaurant Girassol

Weesperzijde 135, 1091 ES Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 692 3471
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Weesperzijde 135, 1091 ES Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and ambience at Girassol! In spite of the snow, we were transported to warm and sunny days once inside. Friendly service, excellent seafood and a great range of port to finish our meal. Highly recommend!

Thank Jen T
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

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Thank Yarah T
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Amazing food, great selection of wines, very friendly staff and beautiful decoration. The amount of care they put on the preparation of the food is clearly noticeable both in terms of flavor and aspect. I seriously recommend the Octopus and the clams....they are to die...More

Thank hngr86
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It’s in a super nice location, with tables available outside when the weather is good. There is a nice atmosphere for a dinner with friends but also for a couple. Food is also very good, I have tried both the ‘espetada’ and the polpo -...More

Thank Francy120386
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I cannot remember I have ever tasted such good chicken, and served so honest in terms it’s served without anything trying to make it fancier as it is (which is absolutely charming). The great care this restaurant has taken for interior styling and tidiness can...More

1  Thank Rick v
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Take a reservation because it's a popular place and rightfully so. We ordered a white Douro wine that was really good but not cheap with €27. But value for money. Also the case for the food. I had a nice filet of swordfish, my friends...More

1  Thank Hans Thomas H
Reviewed 24 September 2017

My wife and I during a visit to Amsterdam decided to dine at Restaurant Girassol. What a wonderful dining experience! The restaurant is small cozy space that is perfect for a low key couples night out. Although crowded (we had reservations...which I highly recommend) once...More

Thank rgr692
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I live in the area and have been to this place many years ago, last week decided to go and see how they are doing. It's a small place and the tables are a bit close to each other. With the staff constantly busy you...More

Thank Moisandor
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The lighting and the ambiance was lovely, a bit crowded, best to make a reservation in advance. Interesting choice of starters, the main course was great too! If you've had your fill, watch out for the desserts, very interesting combinations - but the portions could...More

Thank Simone S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This is my third visit to Girrasol and has become a traditional favourite with my work colleagues during our annual trade show visit. Great location, very friendly and accommodating staff and a great menu. The only minor negative is that it can be a bit...More

1  Thank Karen O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, 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
  • E-mail
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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