CLOSED: Eat at Jo's

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    ( 6 reviews )



Marnixstraat 409, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1017PH

Serves meat, vegan options available. An American-run restaurant offering a daily menu with usually 4 or 5 vegetarian & vegan items with some dishes using tofu, soya, and/or vegan cheese. Walk-ins only. Confirmed closed, Aug 2017.

Categories: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Western, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

6 Reviews

First Review by dreamlabs

pretty good! - Edit

I went here based on recommendations from this app and wasn't disappointed. The owner served me and was very friendly. There were several vegan options on the menu including salads, a soup, a couple mains and desserts. The food was delicious! The wine wasn't so good though. Because it's round back the Melkweg it gets extra points!

Pros: very friendly service, good vegan options, tasty f

Cons: wine wasn't good

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Don't understand why this place isn't better known. - Edit

I love this place. It's in the foyer of legendary Amsterdam club Melkweg, which gives it a lovely atmosphere, you can just feel all the wrecked out party vibes behind the main doors. That aside, it's the only place in Amsterdam I know to get really good, American comfort food. Burgers, Chilli, Burritos ect, all massive portions with good sides and sauces. The menu changes daily and you can check their facebook to see what's on each day. The staff are super, super friendly and really seem to want you to be happy with their place - which it's hard not to be!

They seem to be offering more vegan mains now, it used to be that there was normally only one vegan choice but the last two times I've been there's been a much wider choice. Hooray for that.

Please note though that the afternoon menu doesn't have anything vegan on it!! They normally have something left over that they can make for you but you'll have to ask for it. It's a shame actually, in the evening they're really making the effort.

Pros: Comfort food!!, Reasonable prices , Ever changing menu

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MatthewMcGurn 13 Nov 2016 - Hello!
Thanks so much for your positive feedback regarding your experience with us.
It makes us so happy that you took the time to share your thoughts. We are indeed increasing our vegan choices, We take vegetarian and vegan cooking very seriously, using a completely different side of the kitchen to prepare and serve. A lot of our staff are also vegan or vegetarian including one of the chefs. Please feel free to suggest vegan dishes that you think suit our concept of healthy home cooking. We pride ourselves on working together with our customers to provide that taste of home!


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Good food on closing day - Edit

We had to have a quick dinner before the Flag show at Melkweg, yesterday.
We got the menu and chose (I had the vegan burger, my bf the mozza salad NV and our friends the quiches NV) and got our meal prettu quickly.
It looked amazing and low and behold, it tasted amazing too. The bread on the burger was delicious. The side salad crispy, fresh ans flavoursome. The 'yoghurt'-garlic sauce soothing and the potatoes crispy. We gulfed it all down, because we were in a hurry AND because it was so comforting. The lady of the house came to apologize, because the menu was smaller than usual, because it was the last day before the closed for renovations. We lookad at her bewildered, thinking 'what are you apologizing for woman! This is heaven!'
So I guess when they're not closing up, there's even more choice and variety. Can't wait! This is my fav spot for pre-Melkweg-parties!

Pros: Extremely friendly, Great, comforting food

Cons: Not in my hometown. :)

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MatthewMcGurn 13 Nov 2016 - Thanks a million for your positive review!
We are so please that you liked the vegan burger. Recently we have been adding more vegan options to our menu. Almost always we will have a hearty vegan burger and we love to play with the flavours. There's so much to explore with vegan and vegetarian cooking. Couple of weeks ago we had a Asian mango, tamarind, black bean and chutney burger. I think the staff ate most of them but the few that we managed to save for customers went down a treat.
Whats your favourite vegan burger?
Thanks again for the review.
Eat at Jo's  

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April 2016 - Edit

there was 2 vegetarian and one vegan main course on the menu and one vegan dessert. the menu changes daily.

Pros: main course, dessert and mint tea , for €18

Cons: service was slow

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eatatjos 21 Apr 2016 - Hello!
Thanks for your review, We hope you enjoyed the visit to our restaurant and we thank you for your feedback, Apologies tht you found the service a little slow, we cincerely hope that the quality of service and food gave you an overall good experience at Eat at jos, We take your feedback very seriously so we are now considering adding an "under 15 minute meal" to our menu for people than have a tight agenda. This is in direct response to your review and we hope it will speed up our delivery and service at busy times.
Thanks again, and we hope to welcome you for dinner again!  

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Delicious - Edit

We had a delicious meal here, with a great atmosphere - we had vegan burritos that were really well cooked with yummy roasties. They change the menu every day but always have a vegan option, clearly cooked by a chef who knows what he or she is doing!

Pros: Delicious, Inclusive, Vegan friendly

Cons: Only one option but was great, Other options not vegan

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eatatjos 21 Apr 2016 - Hello Denise and thank you so much for your positive review!
Mary Jo and her Sister just OWN those Vegan burrittos! We are so glad that you liked them, In fact and in response to your review we have now added a Vegan jumbo mexixan bean and rice burger topped in tangy tomato salsa to our lunch menu and we have increased the amount of vegan options on our dinner menu too. We take your feedback very seriously and we strive to satisy all our vegan friends. Please call in and say hi next time you are in town. You are always most welcome  

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Hidden gem - Edit

Great place, hidden gem. Bit hard to find. Menu had few vegetarian and one vegan option. Food tasted great, large portions and very friendly staff and great pricing. Would recommend this place.

Pros: Great prices

Cons: Limited vegan options

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eatatjos 21 Apr 2016 - Hello!
Thanks so much for your review of our restaurant, It means a lot to us that our clients take the time to write their thoughts regarding our efforts, We have taken your feebback on board and as a result we are now working on adding maps to our promotional material and also adding helpful tips on how to reach us from the station and on public transport so people like you will find it easier to find ( we dont want people walking around on an empty stomach!) Thanks for pointing this out.
Im also pleased to announce that in light of Happy cow reviews we have now added extra vegan otions to our menu! A hearty mexican bean and rice burger with a tangy tomato salsa for lunch and another vegan option to our ever changing dinner menu!
We do hope you pass by again, you are always welcome at Eat at Jo´s !  

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dreamlabs 21 Apr 2016 - Thanks for your response, appreciate the effort. We will definitely drop by if we're in Amsterdam. Great that you listen to your customers and to see that happy cow has such a great community.

Cheers, Eric  

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