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Best bars in Amsterdam

Brewery
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“There is a lot to see and do in Amsterdam, all depending on your taste. If we were in the neighborhood, you could run into us and other locals at Brouwerij ’t IJ on Funenkade (15 min walk). Local craft beer since the 1980s. And it’s in a windmill, doesn’t get more Dutch than that. The tasting room is open daily from 2pm until 8pm. Lots of tourists nowadays, but also many locals because the beer is great and relatively cheap. Locals show up after work hours, i.e. 6pm.”
698 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“A good food and music venue! Great for a free boat trip to Amsterdam North NDSM werf from central station.”
624 locals recommend
Join us for chicken and burgers!
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“So many beers to try at a great location in front of the entrance of the Oosterpark and the Troopenmuseum, so make sure to visit. Might get busy in the afternoon, so don’t come late to reserve your spot. ”
346 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Take the ferry by the central station to get across the IJ-river and to Hanneke's boom, a nice, superrelaxed spot by the water”
361 locals recommend
Bar
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“Next to the Oosterpark. Always busy and you can get some great food as well. Why not try lunch there? ”
306 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“There is a lot to see and do in Amsterdam, all depending on your taste. If we were in the neighborhood, you could run into us and other locals at Roest. If the weather is nice, nothing beats Amsterdam Roest (5-10 min walk) at Jacob Bontiusplaats. At an old factory location, Roest has a pseudo beach area, a rough edged arty atmosphere and plenty of cold drinks.”
329 locals recommend
Café
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“They have the best apple pie. So if you like apple pie it is a must visit!!!”
330 locals recommend
Café
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“Close to the heart of Amsterdam, Noorderlicht stands in a place that defies expectations. Though only 15 minutes away from Central Station, the NDSM-wharf is an open space for serenity, creativitiy and festivities all throughout the year. With a magnificent backdrop of the south IJ-riverbank, Noorderlicht is a great place to hang out, have a drink, have lunch or dinner, listen to live music and go to a party or festival.”
305 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“Chill place near the water at Marnixstraat. Amazing drink list, and some nice food options, too.”
281 locals recommend
Bar
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“A place where you can start your day with a good breakfast or end it with pizza and cocktails. ”
288 locals recommend
Bar
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“Verry nice for a good lunch after walking in the park. Also verry nice in the evening with good music. ”
315 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theater
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“It’s my favourite spot to catch the sun and have a coffee with apple pie. But they also have great food and you can watch a movie. The funny side of this place, all workers earn the same from managers to waiters. For me it’s heaven to grab a coffee in the morning sun and watch people and daily life.”
257 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place to have drinks or dinner. Amazing terrace overlooking Mercatorplein.”
221 locals recommend
Bar
“The A’DAM tower is located north of Amsterdam central station and can be reached by ferry (5 mins). It has a viewing terrace which offers spectacular views over the city. ”
190 locals recommend
Bar
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“Typical Amsterdam street market. Good prices for fruit and veg, flowers, cheese, delicatessen stalls. ”
214 locals recommend
The place for the first bite or the last cocktail and everything in between.
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“Dinner meets nightlife on the 7th floor with roof terrace to enjoy a few over Amsterdam.”
211 locals recommend