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Tapas Bar Catala

Spuistraat 299, 1012 VS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 1141
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (45 reviews)
“octopus” (8 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
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Spuistraat 299, 1012 VS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here from opposite our hotel. Great atmosphere, amazing food and a great feel to the place. Recommended.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Small but very cosy bar with a great variety of proper Spanish tapas dishes in very generous portions; service was a bit slow when busy but this is expected but the food is worth the wait. House red was perfect accompaniment.

Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

With higher prices than in BCN spots.....but what a find! Busy tables on Friday night in this lively area for locals and tourists alike. Tasty , large portions........we OVERordered and didn’t take earlier advice. Groan!

Thank Zforall
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We often struggle to find places to eat in Amsterdam (unless we're craving junk food) and spend more often than not wandering around aimlessly until we give up and walk in the next nearest available place before we die of starvation. This evening was no...More

Thank LukewarmCatastrophe
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We managed to get the last table on a Monday night!!!! Very authentic dishes but a tad expensive. In Spain the same menu would have cost about 1/3 of the price but we were not in Spain and this is as good as it gets...More

Thank Cjhodges
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Always go there when on one of my monthly business stays in Amsterdam- truely authentic Spanish tapas and truely authentic Spanish friends- be prepared to have everything you would encounter in Barcelona or La Coruna ; not exactly cheap but greater servings than normal and...More

Thank C4768MIpeterf
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We happened upon this great little place by chance after wandering from our hotel in search of an early dinner. Small but lively and I would say with authentic Spanish tapas although I've never been to spain! Service cheerful and quick, specials board in Spanish...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very tasty real tapas made by Spanish chefs. Delicious octopus, lovely grilled chorizo . Defiantly worth to try

Thank Artur K
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

What a little find! There are some great bars along Spuistraat with more reasonable drinks prices than the centre around Dam Square so it's worth spending a few hours here. Found this great place literally on the way to another restaurant and so pleased we...More

Thank FlintyGateshead
Gabiota T, Public Relations Manager at Tapas Bar Catala, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Im juan it whas a pleasure to help you hope you come back 😉

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled into this place by accident after walking around Amsterdam and wanting somewhere to sit and have a quick drink. We decided to stay and have some food because it smelt so good. This was a great decision because the food...More

Thank Ian E
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spuistraat 299, 1012 VS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 623 1141
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