The Very Best Local Restaurants in Amsterdam

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Amsterdam locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in Amsterdam, you’re in safe, expert hands.

A Beautiful Mess – Dining in a prison

A Beautiful Mess – Dining in a prison

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“A Beautiful Mess” in Amsterdam is a restaurant that’s situated in the sewing and clothing repair area of a former prison.

Full Article by Oscar Grobbenhaar

Betty’s – Homemade vegetarian

Betty’s – Homemade vegetarian

Image by F. Hildenbrand

“Betty’s” is a tiny vegetarian restaurant that has a fixed menu that changes every 2 weeks. Trust me when I say it’s the BEST restaurant in Amsterdam!

Full Article by Felix Hildenbrand

Braai – South-African BBQ

Braai – South-African BBQ

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“Braai” in Amsterdam serves South-African BBQ-style food. And it is tasty! Be prepared to wait here, but it’s worth it, believe me…

Full Article by Oscar Grobbenhaar

Café de Klos – Ribs… amazing ribs!

Café de Klos – Ribs… amazing ribs!

Image by Oscar Grobbenhaar

“Café de Klos” in Amsterdam makes amazing spareribs. In 10 years they have only changed the kitchen. Expect to queue up and to joke around with the staff!

Full Article by Oscar Grobbenhaar

Coba – Tacqueria in Amsterdam North

Coba – Tacqueria in Amsterdam North

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“Coba” is the Mexican place I’ve been longing for in Amsterdam. Traditional tacos, unexpected flavor combinations, amazing cokctails & a cool interior!

Full Article by Kristel van der Burgh

Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)