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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Thai Restaurant
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“We had to wait a while until we were assigned a table, but if you have a place you're fine. And so popular tent. We sat by the window. The food was very tasty and the portions were not too big. Everything went clean. It also took a while before we could settle the bill and leave the restaurant again. The moment we left, there was an even bigger line than when we arrived. Example review: - We had to wait a while until we were assigned a table, but if you have a place you're fine. And so popular tent. We sat by the window. The food was very tasty and the portions were not too big. Everything went clean. It also took a while before we could settle the bill and leave the restaurant again. The moment we left, there was an even bigger line than when we arrived. ”
  • 124 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“And of course Zeedijk the famous Red Light Strict . Many bars and places to eat . It's worthwhile to visit at least once in your life ;) . It's a walking distance from Amsterdam Central Station ( No Tram needed to reach this place) . ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Café
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“Latei serves great coffee, homemade cakes and sandwiches in a funky venue where the vintage decor is all for sale. 5mins walk from house on Zeedijk 143. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“Best Chinese Restaurant in town. Try their noodle soup, it's amazing. They are also known for their duck dishes.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“One of the oldest and most famous chinese restaurants. The interior is very basic but the food is authentic and very tasty. Fried oysters is a special here and a dutch movie was named after them (Oesters van Nam Kee).”
  • 45 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Best Thai restaurant in town. Is a hidden gem, not fancy at all, small place but with the best Thai food. Located in the very hearth of Amsterdam: the Nieuw Mark.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you like Thai food, then go to Thai Bird or Thai Bird Snack bar. I simply love their green curry chicken.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Hidden up the stairs is the best Ramen in town. If you don't know about it you'll hardly find it, it's a secret gem. The asian shop that houses the resturang is also worth a visit.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“High-end Dutch-French cuisine served in a compact, relaxed setting overlooking the canal. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Boutique
“The Amsterdam sneaker and streetwear destination. Famed artist Parra created Patta's logo. The immediate area has grown to be a cultural hub.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Let yourself be guided along the temptations of the Asian culture. The art of sophisticated dishes, exciting wines, relaxing music and Sake of course!
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“For those who love a mix of Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese food. They also serve great cocktails.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“This is a fun place to do kareoke later on the night. Many locals come here.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Street Address
“'Latei' Vintage store, breakfast, sandwiches, home-made pie, and (veggie)-dinner. Dinner only from thu-sat. Quality of food normally good, great pies as desert. Funny and nice place to eat. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Thai food. Zeedijk is a fun area too. In the 80's it was a no go area. Now this very old part of Amsterdam is our Dutch Chinatown with many good Chinese and Thai restaurants, shops and bars.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Really good Mexican food (and drinks: our favorite Michelada Los Pilones) The staff is friendly and the place is cozy too.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“This place is a walk into your high school history book. It used to be a defence tower and was built in 1487 as a part of the city wall.”
  • 6 locals recommend