CAU - Amsterdam
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Sat, Sun 10:00–12:00
Best steak I’ve eaten in Amsterdam
Great tasting food as always. Upon arrival, it was a bit warm due to the summertime, but our hostess went out of her way to quickly adjust the temperature and make our dining experience very comfortable. Everyone in our group was well satisfied with the dining experience.
Ordered medium rare and it was a couple of minutes overdone. But because this was well seasoned and tasty, i did not send it back because I hate wasting meat.
Although I do not mind human contact, the waiter shook my hand and my mum's after I gave him a tip. I asked three different people afterwards (excluding my mum) if that was weird, and they all agreed. It was more funny than off putting but that was a first so I'm not sure if that's an on going theme at CAU. Either way the dude was super nice, efficient and nothing to hate about.
Last minute booking and it was very nice indeed. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food was very tasty indeed. The drinks were served when needed and as requested. Had a table upstairs against the window, get spot to watch the people go by.
Had a great dinner!
Meat was prepared vert good, side dishes were good, waiter was very nice and helpful!
I had my birthday meal here and it was wonderful; the staff great and the food was fab
Will be trying the CAU's in London now
Green chimichurri is amazing!
Lovely service provided by the Spanish waitress Marisa and a very attentive manager on shift, making sure we were all happy with our meal!
Muy atentos desde la llegada hasta que nos fuimos. La comida excelente, muy buena preparación de la carne y el resto de productos. Los camareros nos aconsejaron muy bien para no quedarnos con hambre ni pasárnos de comida. Ubicación excelente, al lado de la plaza Dam.
We had a great meal in CAU. Service was very good, our waiter, David was very friendly and attentive and the food was excellent. Having been in few CAU in England before this was just as good as we expected to be :) thank you!
Overall very nice. Staff was very friendly and helpful.
Expensive but would recommend somewhat - steak was cooked perfectly but found that both mine and my girlfriends sauces tasted the same despite mine being blue cheese hollandaise and hers being beranaise and the chips being over salted mcdonalds level.
We are customers from 2010 but this year something is changed! The air conditioned was broken and it was too hot to eat on the upper floor far from the window.
The service was excellent because Marina is very nice and kind, but they were too slow and the meat was not so good as last years.
No air conditioning. Great wings with tasty dipping sauce. Truffle Mac and cheese was so so - nothing too amazing. The chicken skewers with avocado was so delicious! I'd recommend that for an appetizer or main meal for one.
One of the best restaurants I’ve ever been to. Everything across the board was amazing. Our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and everything she recommend was amazing! I will come back when I return to the Netherlands and recommend CAU to friends!
We had to wait ages for the starter which then came up with the main. We was then told the starter would be taken off the bill but it wasn’t. Food was lovely but this was very disappointing
A wonderful bustling experience where one and all can enjoy a nibble of the best Argentinian food in Amsterdam. The atmosphere was vibrant, multiplex. From brimming bars to food-filled tables, there is something for everyone.
Disappointed that we turned up for our table that was booked for 8.30pm to be told to go and wait outside as our table wasn’t ready yet and they would come out and take a drinks order. We weren’t given any menus and had to go back in ourselves to ask for these. We finally got seated at 8.55pm. The service once seated wasn’t too bad, there was only one mix up which was a missing side order however this was dealt with and the food overall was good.
Nice restaurant, good location. Steak was very good, service was also good.
This is my go-to place in Amsterdam after a long flight from the USA. The TIRA DE ANCHO is tasty and full of lusious marbling. The side dishes are filling and the wine by the glass is reasonably priced. It's a little dark inside but adds to the overall ambiance.
Expensive for what it was. The food was average, all protein required you to order sides and sauce separately. The burger option was average - again requiring you to order extra fillings at an additional cost.
Would not recommend.
OK, so the tables were small and packed closely together. We arrived at an odd time, too late for lunch and too early for dinner. We weren't in the mood for steaks and this was a steak house. We were prepared for mediocrity. What a surprise that the salmon was grilled to absolute perfection, moist, tender and beautifully presented. The steak aroma never got into the fish. And the service was excellent--prompt,courteous and helpful. It was so good we came back and ordered the very same thing the second day and it was just as good.
We had a lovely meal here at CAU Amsterdam, we really enjoyed our food and drinks. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Thank you for a great evening meal.
Werden goed ontvangen en naar onze tafel begeleid op het 1e niveau. Personeel super vriendelijk. Eten werd snel bediend en zeer lekker.
CAU was great - good Brazilian food in the middle of Amsterdam. Steaks and a nice red wine list...
Having gone to some trouble to ask for a steak that was pink in the middle - so either medium or medium rare, depending on the restaurants interpretation, I was very disappointed to get a well done steak.
The waiting staff were great and offered to cook another steak (but that puts you out of sync with everyone else on the table) or reduce the bill which I accepted.
However, the evening is spoiled.
I really think that the careless chef should come out and have to see and hear the outcome of their actions otherwise there are no real consequences for them. Cooking a steak properly is not that hard but you do need to pay attention. Customers are paying you to do that.
Great place. Great food and service
The steak was mediocre, the ambience was very noisy and the restaurants decoration was very basic! I really thought this would be different than all the other basic argentinian restaurants in Amsterdam, which by the way, are also part pizzerias, but no, this was exactly the same, but for the fancy name it has. Really disappointed!
Ordered starter and main.
Starter came out with the mains.
Asked for medium rare steak, got medium to well done
Das Essen war in Ordnung. Mehr aber auch nicht!
Very friendly and accommodating staff - attentive and happy to help. Food was excellent. Problem with one of our starters - it came about ten minutes after the others, but otherwise all good. If you’re looking for a quality meal on a night out then this is your place.
Best steak ever!! Definitely recommended.
We went here on Sunday night food was so fresh and tasty and great for the price!
Great food and even better service. Really enjoyed it. Got the Rump, chips and mushrooms and also the Strawberry pavlova cocktail - all very good
The food was amazing, cocktails lovely too! The staff were very friendly and accommodating.
Not my first time there, and not the last. My steak was good, my friend got one a bit overdone, but it was swiftly replaced. Winelist is fine, asthetics good, service great. Lively place with good seating. Not a quiet place but I was there on a Friday night and it suited me fine.
Don't miss the Causlaw.
My group of four was not rushed, but I noticed the staff pushed the next table of two a little bit. It would have made me annoyed.
It is a very safe choice for a great night.
I took my mum to CAU Amsterdam for dinner while we were in Amsterdam on a Mothers day weekend break. I couldn't recommend it enough, the most amazing Steaks cooked perfectly accompanied with great sides, nice drinks menu and the staff were lovely.
Will defo visit again next time I am in Amsterdam!
Quite simply one of the best cuts of beef I’ve ever had.
Restaurant is nice and is over three floors. Decor is modern and comfortable but nothing amazing. However I don’t really go to restaurants for just the decor.
Tried the Lomito cut on our waiters suggestion and was not disappointed! Very succulent and non-fatty cut. Sides were also of a high quality.
Our waiter seemed to know exactly how to describe and more importantly differentiate between the options which is how I ended up with Lomito. The portion size is good and didn’t leave you wanting any more.
Prices are higher than other restaurants but I’m happy to pay for quality - especially with meat.
Will be my top choice when in Amsterdam next.
Booked this when I was planning a trip to Amsterdam with my boyfriend and I chose this restaurant to go to for his birthday. It did not disappoint - our female waitress was friendly and helpful, could not fault her. Our food came pretty quick so we were pretty impressed with the service. Another couple complained though as a lot of their sides didn’t arrive with their steaks. As it was my boyfriend’s birthday, the staff were more than happy to decorate his dessert! Would definitely go back but make sure you book as it gets very busy!
Food was beautiful, great atmosphere, reasonable price