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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.

Restaurant
“Really good restaurant for Asian kitchen! Especially the chef menu is perfect and they have really good wines!”
  • 79 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“The best burgers in Amsterdam! Decoration is creepy but interesting & cool! ;) ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Café
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“It’s a cosy 1930s brown café in the winter months, but in the summertime, everyone sits outside on the terrace – and so café Binnenbuiten, in de Pijp, earned its name from the locals.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Salad Place
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“Great salades, compose your own or pick one from the chefs suggestions. All tasty! Local produce”
  • 23 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Decent pizza for a cheap student price. Will taste amazing after a long day of sightseeing and their kitchen is open till around 22:00. (4 minute walk)”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Nice and fancy restaurant inside this hotel! Also good for a cocktail! very popular and very busy!!!! The name is IZAKAYA, make sure if you want to eat there, you reserve!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Red light district is a must sight in Amsterdam. It is just different from what you have ever seen before, especially at night.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great restaurant, good service and just around corner. And they only use Dutch ingredients so you could say this is a Dutch restaurant. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Ron Blaauw (from the Michelin star restaurant Ron Gastrobar) opened a new hotspot in De Pijp in Amsterdam. The Fat Dog Amsterdam is the place to be for a gourmet hotdog. Ruysdaelkade nr 251”
  • 3 locals recommend
Tobacconist
  • 2 locals recommend
Playground
“Just a few minutes walk to a nice little playground with swing and some other playground equipment.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Good thai food for a decent price of around €12 per dish. Restaurant has a no thrills interior but you can see the kitchen at the back (always a good sign :-) and the food is great! (5 minute walk)”
  • 2 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“The Ivresse is one the nicest and smalles salonboats available, if you rent this for pre dinner drinks you will remember the glide through the canals the rest of your life”
  • 2 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Bar and restaurant. Fairly priced. Very nice to sit when there is sun. Crowded place on fridays and saturdays. Lot of locals.”
  • 1 local recommends