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About CAU - Amsterdam

Argentine casual fine dining restaurant, specialising in steaks. The most extensive Argentine wine list in Amsterdam. With Private dining and corporate facilities available. Beautiful, newly refurbished building, centrally located.

Damstraat 5
1012JL Amsterdam
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Argentinian

Hours of Operation:

Brunch: Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 12:00pm
All Day Dining: 12:00pm - 11:15pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
€31 to €50

Payment Options:
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
020 623 9632

Website:
http://www.caucaucau.com/

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Private Room, Wine

CAU - Amsterdam Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall rating

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food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.1

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (44)
Casual (32)
Good for Birthdays (30)
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Special Occasions (29)
Fun (21)
Hot Spot (20)
Comfort Food (19)
Lunch (19)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Business Meals (18)
Romance (17)
Group Bookings (16)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Cosy (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
People Watching (12)
Authentic (10)
Neighbourhood Gem (10)
Notable Wine List (10)
Brunch (9)
Late-night Find (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Scenic View (6)
Great Beer (5)
Outdoor Eating (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Outstanding Value (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Seasonal (3)
Spicy (3)
Tapas (3)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Child Friendly (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Organic (1)
Vegan (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
·Dined 4 days ago

Sehr gute Lage,erstklassige Drinks , perfektes Steak ein wenig laut für ein Geschäftsessen.

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·Dined on 3 November 2017

It' a friendly and lovely environment for a college's meeting.

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on 28 October 2017

The service was wonderful - staff were very accommodating and friendly. Overall a lovely evening :)

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 (Guadalajara)·Dined on 27 October 2017

Excelente lugar para grupos pequeños , y la comida deliciosa!
Buen servicio .

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on 24 October 2017

Went for an evening date. Friendly staff and very good food with and added bonus of good cocktails.

Tags: Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Afternoon Coffee, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, People Watching, Spicy, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Late-night Find
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·Dined on 9 October 2017

I ve been there last Monday with my boyfriend! Tasty food, tender steaks cook to perfection and very well looked after by Gabor and Laszlo! Thank you for a superb night! Will come back soon!

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Business Meals
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 (Toronto)·Dined on 17 September 2017

Fantastic steak with great service.

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·Dined on 9 September 2017

Only problem was the menu didn't match that of the menu online; however can't say a bout word bar that.

Service responsive and friendly, always there to help.

Food was delicious.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on 28 August 2017

Great meal. The meat options where extensive. They also have a great cocktail menu. Good vibe in the restaurant.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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·Dined on 19 August 2017

great option if you are looking for a good steak in amsterdam!

Tags: People Watching, Good for a Date
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·Dined on 5 August 2017

Food and service fantastic, could do with a little updating and maybe more of an atmosphere but can't fault the food!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual
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·Dined on 23 July 2017

Loved this place! The service was outstanding and the food as well. Loved the atmosphere and the interior. Best slice of meat I have had in a long time. And the cocktails where really good! I am definitely coming back to this place next time visiting Amsterdam!

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer
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 (Manchester)·Dined on 19 July 2017

Exellent food couldnt fault it

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 (Amsterdam)·Dined on 16 July 2017

Great visit to cau. I work in the neighboorhood to i'll be coming back soon. The meat is delicious and the side dishes amazing. I also loved the empanadas with chorizo and cheese

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Spicy, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Amsterdam)·Dined on 15 July 2017

I have been to CAU three times now, and each time, it has been a very nice experience. The wait staff are friendly and provide good service. The food is excellent. Try the salto claricot (sangria type drink). We will definitely continue eating at CAU.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Casual, People Watching
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 (London)·Dined on 8 July 2017

Absolutely fantastic food and service was great too. Really recommend it for meat-eaters; I had a fillet steak which was grilled to perfection and the wine list was good for a range of budgets /tastes.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Gluten Free Options
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on 4 July 2017

In a city largely devoid of quality, reasonably priced restaurants, CAU is one of the rare exceptions. We will absolutely return in the future.

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 (Glasgow)·Dined on 27 June 2017

Fantastic restaurant. Impeccable service and beautiful food ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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 (London)·Dined on 24 June 2017

Fantastic steaks and some lovely red wine to accompany it! Enjoyed a lot.

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 (Amsterdam)·Dined on 21 June 2017

Gorgeous restaurant, with beautiful food - a great choice to celebrate my partners 21st Birthday!

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic, Hot Spot
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 (México)·Dined on 18 June 2017

Restaurante fusión Argentino-europeo, gran ambiente, bebidas y comida deliciosa. Decoración muy moderna en el pleno de la ciudad

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 (Houston)·Dined on 17 June 2017

WONDERFUL! Highly recommend this restaurant. The manager was also very helpful with suggestions for activities while visiting the city.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options
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 (Mainz)·Dined on 16 June 2017

Sehr gutes Essen mit aufmerksamen Service. Zentrale Lage in der Shoppingmeile. Etwas zu hochpreisig.

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 (Amsterdam)·Dined on 11 June 2017

We booked CAU Amsterdam for the first night we arrived, following a recommendation from someone who had been there when they were in Amsterdam. The service was excellent, everyone was friendly and very attentive. We each had different cuts of steak with a side of triple cooked chips and onion rings to share. The food was DELICIOUS and we had a nice bottle of rosé with our meal. Would 100% reccomend for a beautiful meal in Amsterdam.

Tags: People Watching, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Manchester)·Dined on 28 May 2017

Excellent service & lovely food

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on 4 April 2017

fantastic as usual, this time I was with my family, I'll be back in November with my friends, colleagues, teachers From Brussels.

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Late-night Find, Live Sports, Seasonal, Casual, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, Good for Anniversaries, Vegan
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 (London)·Dined on 1 April 2017

One of the best restaurants I have been to on my travels. For a chain it has really good quality food, at a very reasonable price (I recommend the fish stew, or any steak).
I have dined at Cau in London and now Amsterdam, and have found both to be excellent. Any future trips away, if there's a Cau nearby, I'm booking it.
Ps, Cau, open a branch in Preston.

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vip
 (London)·Dined on 31 March 2017

My sister and I visited Amsterdam last weekend, and made a reservation to eat at CAU on a Friday evening. We were seated straight away, and couldn't have been better looked after. The service was incredible and the restaurant was extremely busy, and the service did not falter. The food was beautifully cooked, and the wine list not too pricey, and the barmen were very helpful in finding us a bottle we liked. I was celebrating my birthday which I had stipulated when booking on open table, and received a complimentary cheesecake dessert and a rendition of Happy Birthday! I will definitely be returning when I next visit...which hopefully won't be too long.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Cozy, Business Meals
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 (London)·Dined on 30 March 2017

Great dining space and atmosphere. Bread was lovely main meal was cooked to perfection. If ur not a steak eater do try the grilled salmon

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Scenic View
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vip
·Dined on 29 March 2017

Service was fantastic. Out waitress (Marina) was really from our arrival to our exit. Lovely food and drinks. Great night!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Fun, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (London)·Dined on 26 March 2017

Great as always! The sides here are delicious & we are always spoils for choice. It was an absolute pleasure.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly
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 (Tampa)·Dined on 15 March 2017

Great staff, outstanding 6 course meal, not over the top, but very well presented

Tags: Fun, Authentic
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 (London)·Dined on 14 March 2017

Great location, fantastic steak, I think the best ever and cooked to perfection. Staff were really friendly, a bit pricey but you get what you pay for.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 12 March 2017

The service was superb and the meal was delicious. I went with the baked chicken and ordered truffle mac n cheese as my side. The chicken was cooked perfectly and packed with flavor. The mac n cheese wasn't that great and was sort of bland. My mom had the steak with a side of onion rings. She enjoyed her steak and we both loved the onion rings. We also loved the cocktails!

Tags: Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Glasgow)·Dined on 5 March 2017

Service was fantastic, food was great

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 (London)·Dined on 27 February 2017

Was absolutely fantastic! The boys enjoyed their birthday meal and that is all I could wish for! The food was beautiful and it was a nice relaxed atmosphere:)

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Casual, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Amsterdam)·Dined on 13 February 2017

Wonderful food and staff. I got the Latin burger and I'm still dreaming about it!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Berkshire)·Dined on 10 February 2017

Lovely food and worth the money. In a great location aswell

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 (Aberdeen)·Dined on 7 February 2017

Good food and great service. Eat here everytime we are in Amsterdam.

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, People Watching, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on 5 February 2017

Lovely food, fab service, good location and value for money. Would recommend.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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