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Restaurant de Boekanier has been around for 25 years and is a famous and household name in the Zaan region. Looking for a Dutch restaurant with an international menu, where you will meet the locals, use of fresh products and good customer service? Come in and experience why we have been voted ‘The best restaurant’ in this region several times.

Smaller bites
delicious with a aperitif drink before dinner

delicious sourdough bread from local bakery ‘Bakkerij Kaskes’,
served with two homemade dips
€ 2,25 each person

Cheese spring rolls (V) 
served with mustard mayonnaise
€ 5,95 

Crispy fried shrimps
served with chili sauce
€ 5,95

Dutch oysters (can be ordered from 2 pieces)
served with a vinaigrette of shallots and red wine vinegar
each: € 2,75
6 oysters: € 13,50

Culinary 3-course menu € 39,50                                                                                                   
(including appetizer)

You can choose from one of the starters, main courses and desserts on the following pages.

Our main courses are served with matching garnishes and fries
with the famous local creamy mayonnaise.

Do you have an allergy or dietary requirements?
Please let us know, we will take this into account as much as possible.

culinary 3-course menu (including appetizer) € 39,50 starter ordered separately € 11,50

Smoked salmon
our style smoked salmon with tzaziki (Greek yogurt-cucumber-garlic dip), tomato caviar, garlic-lemon patty and cress  

Tuna tataki
fresh yellowfin tuna in broth with yuzu gel, compote of oriental onions,
crispy spring roll with sesame seeds

Duck rolls
duck confit rolled in thin crepes with cucumber, spring onion, red pepper, coriander and hoisin sauce

Japanse gyoza’s (V)
hand-folded dumplings filled with Chinese cabbage, bean sprouts,
spring onion, mushrooms, red pepper and hazelnut. Steamed,
wih a crispy crust on the bottom and served with creamy soy sauce.

thin sliced beef tenderloin with balsamic dressing, pine seeds,
sundried tomatoes, garlic croutons, arugula and Parmesan cheese

Starters tasting ‘De Boekanier’ (+ € 1,50)
the tastiest combination of various small starters

Main coures
culinary 3-course menu (including appetizer) € 39,50 main course ordered separately € 23,50

Irish beef tenderloin (+ € 1,50)
served with hasselback potato, fried celeriac
and sauce of three kinds of pepper

Sea bass fillet
baked on the skin, served with saffron potato,
‘tian’ of zucchini, eggplant, tomato and antiboise sauce

Cod fillet
baked on the skin, served with a smoked eel brandade,
puffed vine tomato and parsley oil

Chicken satay
3 skewers of marinated chicken fillet served with spring onion, suroendeng (coconut peanut crunch), cassava prawn crackers, homemade atjar, stir fried green beans and our Boekanier satay (peanut) sauce

Rendang with red onion tarlet (V)
red onion and coriander tarlet with vegetarian rendang, served with broccoli, grilled sping onion, fried onion rings and a mild sauce of roasted garlic

Special: Chateaubriand for 2 persons (+ € 2,75 each person)                                                
our showpiece: the largest and most beautiful part of the beef tenderloin. Served with sauce of three kinds of pepper, hasselback potato, fries, fried celeriac and rhubarb

culinary 3-course menu (including appetizer) € 39,50 dessert ordered separately € 8,00

Stawberry vanilla curd  
with Dutch strawberries, rhubarb, balsamic syrup and a honey patty

Café Glacé
iced coffee of lumpy cognag-coffee cream and vanilla ice cream,
according to Chef’s father’s famous recipe

Cheese board (+ € 3,50)
tasty selection of five domestic and foreign cheeses,
served with fig compote, pecan nuts and toasted raisin bread
perfect combination with a glass of Colheita port € 5,95

Crème brûlée
velvety cream of vanilla with a burnt sugar layer,
served with a scoop of ice cream

Dame blanche
vanilla ice cream with homemade hot chocolate sauce,
whipped cream and cubes of Chocolate Nemesis
(chocolade cake after the famous recipe of The River Café)

refreshing lemon sorbet ice cream drink,
with prosecco and a splash of vodka

Coffee candy (+ € 1,50)
ice truffle served with coffee / espresso / cappuccino / tea
and in addition a liquor of your choice


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