Nosh in the Netherlands: 7 Places to "Adventure Eat" in Amsterdam
Nothing says food culture like helping yourself to a little
local fare while on vacation in a strange land. Thanks to our friends at Hungry
Birds, weve compiled a list of Amsterdams best-kept secrets for foodies! From
Greek to Japanese, and everything in-between, Amsterdam is home to a compendium
of culinary creations. Peruse our list, and try not to drool on your keyboard
in the process!
Klaver 4 - Marianne, the
owner, pays attention to the little things. They serve great Dutch breakfasts and lunches. Very kind and
humble atmosphere and food made with love and generosity.
Contact info: Utrechtsestraat 69 /
+31 (0) 20 62 42 849 / Mon. Sat. 8:00 16:00, Sun. 10:00 16:00
Gartine for fresh &
organic breakfast, lunch or high tea, served by friendly owners in a cozy,
Contact info: Taksteeg 7 / +31
(0)20 320 41 32 / Wed. Sun. 10:00 18:00
Scandinavian Embassy Best coffee in Amsterdam (if youre
lucky, its prepared by Nicolas - 2013 Brewers Cup
Champion). They also serve delicious and healthy breakfasts and lunches inspired
by Norwegian chef- Rikard.
Contact info: Sarphatipark 34 /
+31 619 518199 / Mon. Fri. 7:30 19:00, Sat. Sun. 10:00 17:00 (photo via
Bladerdeeg Specialist Delicious Greek street food at the
Waterlooplein. Vasilis and his team serve freshly-made specialties from
Thessaloniki Bougatsa (a Greek pastry with custard, cheese, spinach, feta
or minced meat filling between layers of phyllo). They also serve delicious
Contact Info: Waterlooplein flea
market / +31 6 29421743 / Tue. Sat. 9:00 17:00 (photo via foody.nl)
delicious & traditional Indonesian food. We recommend trying Rijsttafel,
which is literally translated to Rice Table. It consists of many small dishes
with meat, fish, veggies (vegetarian options available too) of different
flavors, textures, colors & degrees of spiciness served with rice. We call
it an Indonesian tapas. Make sure to reserve a table beforehand!
Contact info: Overtoom 68 / +31
(0) 20 618 18 79 / Mon. Sun. 17:00 22:30
A family-run Afghan restaurant. Beautiful and very tasty dishes made with
care and passion. There is no menu since they use seasonal ingredients and
create dishes on a daily basis. The restaurant is situated in the heart of
beautiful Jordaan. The interior is not very cozy, but the food is fantastic!
Contact info: Tweede
Leliedwarsstraat 13 / +31 (0)20 421 6374 / Wed. Sun. 17:00 22:30
Authentic and delicious wood-fired pizzas, pastas and salads. This little
eatery is situated in the Jordaan. Service is not the best, but the food is
very good. If you go in the evening, be sure to make a reservation beforehand.
Hungry yet? Sure
there are more reasons to visit Amsterdam than just the food, but planning out
your Adventure Eating is a fantastic place to start. So pack your bags (and
maybe some sweatpants), and get ready to travel to foodie-heaven in Amsterdam,
The Netherlands! Need help booking a trip? Contact us HERE.
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