It might sound odd, but I think its the right way to go about travelling aka life. I plan my travel days around the places I want to eat. This post was going to be an “Ultimate Amsterdam Bucket List” but when I started on the food section I couldn’t stop and the next thing you know this post became a list of 57 Places to Eat in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam has on my travel list for quite some time And if you can’t already tell, Amsterdam is now on the top of my travel list, seeing as I was able to find 57 Places I want to Eat at in Amsterdam.
I also want to preface by saying that, yes you can find cheaper eats, but these were the tastiest looking best and cheapest Places to Eat in Amsterdam. Also that even though I separated them, many of these places serve all the meal options you need, so if you try one, like it chances high that you can eat multiple of your meals there.
If you are travelling to Amsterdam as part of your European adventure, makes sure to check out my best places to eat in London, where to eat in Paris, and if you are going to Budapest, I have a 3 day itinerary with places to eat recommendations throw-in.
Places to Eat in Amsterdam: Coffee Shops
I don’t coffee, I do however appreciate the smell of coffee, the people watching I get to do at coffee shops, the pastries in coffee shops and a good tea latte. So what I am saying is although all these places had all had raving reviews about their coffee I mainly based my picks on places I want to try on looks and instagramable-ness. That’s right, these choices were based on looks and looks alone.
With my honestly out of the way, I’m pretty sure Amsterdam invented the hipster vibe so you know, no matter what coffee shop you end up in you know it’s going to be a kickass one.
#1: Screaming Beans
#2: La Tertulia
#3: Zoet & Hartig
#5: The Moods
#7: Bagels & Beans
#9: Sweet Cup Cafe
#10: Pim Coffee
Places to Eat in Amsterdam: Brunch & Breakfast
Some call in breakfast, I call it brunch because to me sounds cooler, therefore, it make me feel cooler. But in reality, I like to start my days earlier when I am traveling (6-7am). And when I first wake up, I am actually not that hungry, I tend to gravitate to a pretty small breakfast, and I usually eat that at home or grab something small from a coffee shop to save a bit of money when I am traveling, leaving a nice big place in my tummy for Brunch.
#11: The Breakfast Club – I want to eat here for the name alone.
#14: Mook Pancakes
#15: The Happy Pig
#16: Ivy and Bros
#18: Betty Blue
#19: Brunch Room
Places to Eat in Amsterdam: Lunch
Lunch is probably the hardest meal for me to eat when I am on Vacation. And that is because all I want to do is explore and see all the things. And when it sunny and the perfect day, I hard for me to sit down and eat a proper lunch so when it comes to places to eat in Amsterdam I always make sure where we are eating for lunch is completely worth the wait of eating.
#22: Sugo Pizza
#25: Broodje Bert
#26: Piadina Bar
#27: Burger Bar
#29: Food Crib
#30: The Pantry
Places to Eat in Amsterdam: Dinner
When is dinner not the most expensive meal, so i tired to find the cheapest places to eat in Amsterdam for dinner. Also this ranges, its not all sit downs, cause more often than not I just want to grab something quick for dinner or something overly indulgent like a hot dog cause the day has tired me out.
#31: Pasta Pasta
#33: Da Portare Via
#36: Casa Notrariga
#37: The Fat Dog
Places to Eat in Amsterdam: Dessert
There is always room for dessert when you are on vacation, well pretty much whenever. So you can best believe that when I am in Amsterdam, I can checking out as many of these places as I can, even if that means going to two or three places a day, I am committed.
#41: Melly’s Cookie Bar
#42: Rene’s Croissanterie
#43: Winkel 43
#44: De Laatste Kruimel
#47: Creperiele Berger
#49: Pepper Mango
Places to Eat in Amsterdam: Bars, Pubs, Lounges & Drinks
Forewarning, I don’t drink. So I selected places based on either the view or the potential it has to do some fine people watching. Because that what I like to do when I am slipping on my Coke Cola.
#51: W Lounge
#53: Vesper Bar
#54: The Tara
#55: Brouwerij Hetij
#56: Tales and Spirits
If you have eaten at any of these places please let me know how good or bad it was so I can update my eating wishlist 😀