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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Gastropub
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“Nice restaurant with his own small beach. Take the boat (free) from central station to NDSM werf.”
  • 635 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of the popular all day open bars in the city, right next to Oosterpark, great place for drinks and some dance, also open for brunch during the day.”
  • 313 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Right in the centre , next to Amsterdam central station. sitting by the water and watching the sunset together with a glass of wine. Its just magical :-)”
  • 359 locals recommend
Café
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“... and of course you will find a time to enjoy the famous and most delicious Apple Pie in the world! ”
  • 341 locals recommend
Café
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“Nice spot to have a drink. Good atmosphere. In the summer they have bonfires outside. I wouldn't recommend the food, but they have a large menu of vegetarian, vegan and serve good local and organic products. ”
  • 310 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“Café restaurant Waterkant: Tropical hospitality location in the center, inspired by Paramaribo with a great sun terrace. ”
  • 279 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Amazing views over Amstel river. Evening sun. Nice, not complicated but good food”
  • 267 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“High end food in a traditional old Dutch primary school. Expensive but delicious. The real recommendation here is if you like to party, Berlin style. A 24 hour club filled with Techno. All in an old Dutch primary school with that atmosphere”
  • 207 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great street market, close to home for everyday products. Great place to lunch (check out their super tasty falafel) and escape the overpriced foodhallen.”
  • 190 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Amazing huge relaxed place with music and palm trees for: * Breakfast * Lunch * Dinner * From early in teh morning till 23:00pm! Find them On face book. Been an old cinema before, TWO platforms. Ceintuurbaan / corner Ferdinand Bolstraat 7 min. walk from your room.”
  • 230 locals recommend
Pub
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“They do really good food; breakfast lunch or dinner. Open late for drinks and in the summer they have great sunny outdoor terrace.”
  • 242 locals recommend
Café
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“De ceuvel is a lovely and cosy place to have dinner or have a drink. It is a place where the local's go and has a unique vibe. The restaurant is part of a sustainable project and you can take a walk around the restaurant to learn more about it. Lots of activities like workshops and festivals are organized here too.”
  • 213 locals recommend
Café
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“In the neighbourhood is this former carworkshop transformed in a café and restaurant. Nice venue for breakfast, lunch or dinner.”
  • 206 locals recommend
Cafe
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“The place is owned by a Amsterdam based brewery ‘Brouwerij ‘t IJ’. Nice place to visit when it is sunny (big terrace). Our personal favorite is the ‘IJwit’ ”
  • 229 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Café Loetje is a familybusiness known for their best steaks in town. They also serve great salads, fried potatoes, delicious fish and vegan dishes. The place where locals like to eat. ”
  • 176 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“one of best nightclubs of Amsterdam, not too far away! excellent view from rooftop, great loungebar with great coctails there, you name it, they have it. Not the cheapest, but pretty nice!”
  • 165 locals recommend