How to get there
Lucius is located in Spuistraat 247. From Central Station, take tram lines 1, 2 or 5 and get off at Dam or Spui. Lucius is set right in the middle of Spui square and Dam square. You can find it in Spuistraat the street between Singel and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal.
Latitude / Longitude: 52.37074, 4.88921
Our Locals' Tip: Lucius prides itself on its shellfish, crustaceans and oysters, so be sure to order one of those. Lucius also offers a 'Specialty of the Season' for those who need some help making their making their mind up about what they want to sink their teeth into.
Located in Central Amsterdam near to Spui a short walk from the Dam, any fish lovers visiting Amsterdam will enjoy Lucius. As a specialist French-brasserie style seafood restaurant Lucius has been serving fish since 1975 and is well known in the city.
Products and service here at Lucius are fresh and high quality and you can choose from fish soup for starter, different types of fish such as plaice, sole or bass or the seafood platter that comes with oysters, mussels, clams, shrimps and lobster.
Lucius takes its name from Esox Lucius which is the Latin name for the northern pike found in abundance here in the lakes of the Netherlands.
Lucius is an out and out specialised fish restaurant, but the choices you make in the preparation of your meal can really swing the palate around. For instance, one could sample the grilled, fried or poached dishes at one's behest. The side-servings of sauces and hours de oeuvres also come with a bevy of options, so you can rest assured that your smoked eel is bound to differ in taste from the one being served at the next table. Their wine selection does well to complement the food so you can afford to be a tad adventurous in your choice.
Opening Days and Times
Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 12:00 midnight
- Moderately Priced
Best For Whom:
- Business Travellers
- Mature Travellers
Best For What:
- A Bit of Romance
- Pre Theatre
- The Local Experience
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