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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.
Bar
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“Nice little cafe in the neighbourhood - mainly locals having a beer there in the afternoon or in the evening. You can have a nice plate of food there as well while enjoying a nice view of the tiny port.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Plaza
“You can find most things you need at this shopping centre, just a couple of minutes away by bike. Jumbo, Lidl and the Albert Heijn are the three supermarkets. Albert Heijn is the closest, though we prefer the Jumbo!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Route
“Cycle through this picturesque street with quaint dutch house. Pretty pretty.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“At the Albert Hein you can do all your groceries. On this big square you also find a butcher, post office, flower store and different vegetables stores. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“Good for a stroll and then head off for an icescream at "Ijskoud de lekkerste" or a hot chocolate”
  • 18 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“A large grocery store, situated in the middle of a local shopping centre - featuring a bit of everything.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Route
“The closest option for a tasty bite is on the other side of the dike. Here you'll find a bakery, several cafetarias and a Chinese restaurant. There is also a post office, a farmacy and a hair dresser”
  • 9 locals recommend
Indonesian Restaurant
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“Small family run restaurant, affordable top quality indonesian food, local gem and our personal favorite!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Real Italian Pizza, an hidden gem eat there (only 2 tables) or takeout. great prices and at least for me its the best in Town.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“This is one of the best sushi restaurants I know and only at 15 minutes walk. They also deliver! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 2
“Famous streets for its typical Dutch architecture and wooden houses. Its also the (bike)route to Volendam, Durgerdam, Broek in Waterland (famous little villages in between green fields, next to Amsterdam). If you bike to Durgerdam there are many places on your right hand to swim! (with secret beaches) ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Plaza
“In Amsterdam Noord you’ll find a a shopping mall naar Station North of the metro line. It’s called Winkelcentrum Boven ‘t IJ. You’ll find all soort of shops including several bigger supermarkets. It’s a 5 minute walk from the metro station.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Plaza
“This is an average alternative for the shopping downtown. There are a fair amount of clothes stores, its a fairly big shopping mall. Nothing special though. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Street Address
“Nice café and restaurant with a beautiful view over the nearby harbor and a very friendly atmosphere.”
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
“Relaxed and homely atmosphere. Combined with childrens play-corner and second hand shop. Next to lots of shops and the supermarket. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“Lidl is the cheapest supermarket around, that boast the best vegetable section of all supermarkets. With their self-scan option, you almost never have to wait in line!”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Indonesian Restaurant
“Small family run restaurant, affordable top quality indonesian food, local gem and our personal favorite!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Real Italian Pizza, an hidden gem eat there (only 2 tables) or takeout. great prices and at least for me its the best in Town.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Great food for a small price! Really friendly people; I left my camera there by mistake and i was happy that they kept it for me and i could even pick it up after closing time.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“New restaurant in Amsterdam North. Great young chef who prepares amazing food.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Welkom op de website van Chinees Restaurant Mei Wah te Amsterdam! Mei Wah is gevestigd aan het Buikslotermeerplein in Amsterdam. Via onze website kunt u online uw bestelling plaatsen. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Chinese Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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