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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
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“The best apple pie in town – with or without whipped cream. If you're lucky (and that's most of the time), the pie is still warm from the oven. Combine your visit to Winkel 43 with a stroll on the Noordermarkt (market) on Mondays or Saturdays.”
  • 342 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
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“classic look of a movie theatre. They show some less comercial movies and you can also dine in the restaurant before or after watching the movie. Perfect for couples. Book tickets in advance online!”
  • 286 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“One of the best Italian restaurants of the city. Can be difficult to reserve due to it's popularity”
  • 197 locals recommend
Bistro
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“A cool, relaxed lunch room / café, serving small and delicious sandwiches. A fun experience, order 2-4 sandwiches each. +31 20 820 3727”
  • 68 locals recommend
Creative haute cuisine in a restaurant with a classic look
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“In our old Neighbourhood in the Jordaan we have great memories of good food and wine with our babymonitor on our table. www.daalderamsterdam.nl/ ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Best pizza place of Amsterdam! Take the Tartuffo, no reservations - only walk in. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Beautiful canal views Try to get a table outside along the canal Interior is also beautiful High-end food”
  • 45 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Vinnies serves tasty clean food! Nice for a stop in between or lunch, and if you have a window spot you can enjoy watching all kinds of people moving around. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great Italian cuisine. They don’t serve pizza but many other delicious things. And make sure to end your dinner with the homemade tiramisu or try the scroppino, it’s prepared at your table! Koevoet is situated in an old typically Amsterdam style bar and has a great atmosphere. -- Reservation is required --”
  • 51 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“Oldest tappas bar in the Netherlands right on your door step. Great, authentic tapas and friendly informal atmosphere. They often have flamenco and live music so check the website in advance.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Salad Place
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“In Holland, we have many famous and unhealthy snacks. If you want to try something different (and healthy and organic), then SLA is the place for you. It’s a popular salad bar with lots of different salads to choose from. Located at: Ceintuurbaan 194 ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Big dishes and 17 different Bloody Marys in a cozy space
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“Amazing brunch. Be prepared to book ahead! Or better yet, try their brunch boat :)”
  • 35 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Our local: casual lunch & dining; good, basic food. Nice to sit outside in the summer and see the buzz of the Haarlemmerstraat.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Quality wine bar with nice bites and always a few great options for dinner. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Quality food and excellent wines. French chique but informal athmosphere, authentic décor (check out the original wall in the back of the restaurant). Perfect for a nice dinner with good friends. +31 20 400 3210”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
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“Typical Dutch brown cafe with various types of craft beer and other (non-)alcoholic drinks. Known for their local vibe and good simple meals such as cheese fondue and hamburgers.”
  • 30 locals recommend