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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
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“Apple pie of cafe Winkel 43 is to die for... best in whole Amsterdam! Taste it and scrap it from your bucketlist! ”
  • 336 locals recommend
Café
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“Visit Rembrandt van Rijn’s home and workshop. For twenty years Rembrandt lived and worked in this impressive building in the heart of Amsterdam, now a museum.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“The strength of the Italian cuisine is its purity, simplicity and honesty. In Toscanini we cook according to this tradition. Every day, except on Sundays, the chefs prepare dishes from carefully chosen ingredients. The vegetables come from organic farms or from Italy. The meat is from the organic butcher and fish arrives fresh every day. We bake bread in our own bakery, and the pasta is homemade. We work with various products of Slow Food presidia in Italy. Presidia are projects that enable small producers to keep working on a small-scale and artisanal basis while using the original products and production methods from their region. The wine list features only wines from Italy, most made from native grape varieties. The large, bright space with open kitchen and the informal atmosphere is a main attraction of the restaurant.”
  • 198 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Sit down for a quick pizza next to the wood oven or go to the restaurant on the opposite side to enjoy the best pizza in the Jordaan”
  • 145 locals recommend
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. ”
  • 123 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Good quality, Italian kitchen, delicious pizzas cooked in a traditional pizza oven. My heart goes with the one with truffles. Cosy & warm atmosphere, not very touristic ; many locals come here to first have a drink or cocktail, then diner. Minus : the upper floor is quite noisy...”
  • 84 locals recommend
Café
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“Good affordable food, refuge from the shopping streets and flower market. Large brown cafe with views over the water. ”
  • 74 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“One of our favourite locals. Excellent food, great service, informal athmosphere. A nice experience to try the pintxos, i.e. small snacks, traditional in Basque country, northern Spain. You will get a full explanation on each one of the 20 different ones displayed at the bar area. You'll need to make a reservation in advance: +31 20 320 4316”
  • 53 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“This is a stylish place right in the middle of the red light district, very nice for a drink in the evening but you can also eat there, for eating reservations are preferred.”
  • 85 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”
  • 69 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“I'm a fan because of the focus on quality and good atmosphere. What else do you need?”
  • 70 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Very chic and romantic restaurant in the heart of Amsterdam. Unique concept - lobster and tournedos. Very good quality of food. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museum of Bags and Purses is a museum that you absolutely should not miss as a woman. It is small, but very nice”
  • 57 locals recommend
Bar
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“Italian food, well affordable and cosy. Also a good place for board games when it rains outside”
  • 76 locals recommend
Bar
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“Come over and enjoy this authentic Amsterdam bar/restaurant/café. It has a nice easy going atmosphere and always have some good options on the daily menu”
  • 46 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“As the name says, this is a MEAT restaurant! They have probably the best ribs in the city. Books up pretty fast (they have several locations) its best to make a reservation. This is also one of the few restaurants that stays open late and offers late night dining until 03.00.”
  • 42 locals recommend