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Nam Kee Chinatown

Zeedijk 111/113, 1012 AV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 3470
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“peking duck” (34 reviews)
“oysters” (29 reviews)
“noodles” (30 reviews)
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Zeedijk 111/113, 1012 AV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviews (417)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The entourage is a little funny, if you are familiar with China-town then it fits right in. Walking past a mini-kitchen with the roasted ducks hanging in the window. The inside of the restaurant has had all it's space used most efficiently, all the tables...More

Thank Fanjah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must to go and have some food here. Place is famous due to a movie with the name "Oysters at Nam Kee". Indeed the oysters are great, but also the other food is very good and authentic chinese. In thr weekends you have to...More

Thank lentravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told that this was the best Chinese restaurant in Amsterdam. Well, yes and no. You will likely have to stand in line for a while to get in. The tables are crowded together, and there is no ambiance to the restaurant. Now, the...More

Thank Iguana Hunter
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were last here over twenty years ago. It was great then, and it's great now. Still a bit tight inside, however the decor is upgraded. They turn their tables quickly, and the food is fantastic. Decent prices. Efficient staff. We'll go back again -...More

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I always come here while in Amsterdam. It is a no frills Chinese restaurant near the Buddhist temple on Zeedijk. The staff isn't exactly what you would call welcoming but the food is good and reasonably priced in an interesting area of...More

1  Thank Footloose916
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Heard from some people and read some of the reviews that was suppose to be good. Thus, my experience is like other and otherwise. Staffs service is good but not the foods. I wouldn't recommend any Chinese or Asians that love Chinese foods to go....More

1  Thank LittleRedDot-BC
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We went there to try Peking Duck. I ordered Duck with Rice..It was just a bed of steamed rice topped with large chunks of duck pieces. The duck was tasteless,so was the broth. Was unable to eat most of the stuff. Left the place with...More

Thank Vinesh46
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We've been here a few times including with my father in law who is Chinese. Usually the food is tasty. This time though we were very disappointed. The ginger sauce for the steamed chicken was totally tasteless. The Peking Duck was far too fatty and...More

Thank Joel019
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I love this place - so down to earth and amazing food. When you get seated you might get put on a random table with other diners but that is all part of the fun. Amazing food and cheap prices. Definetly a local favourite

Thank RTWdizzy
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is famous in the Netherlands due to its appearance in the Dutch movie "De oesters van Nam Kee". It's located in the middle of the small Chinatown of Amsterdam. It also has the typical Chinatown appearance: roasted ducks hanging in front of the...More

Thank Erik_in_Amsterdam
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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Marcel S
Ik zou graag wat foto's willen publiceren van Restaurant Nam Kee, mvg,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zeedijk 111/113, 1012 AV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 3470