Lunch Spots

Amsterdam's best breakfast & lunch cafés

Most places mentioned below are open for both breakfast and lunch. All of them are cozy places with a good ambiance, good service and fresh food.

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hergo

Hergo  

Sandwich counter famed for its fresh and delicious sandwiches

sajeria

The Lebanese Sajeria  

A small family-run restaurant where you can eat tasy manoushe

zeeduivel

Zeeduivel  

Go for the best cod kibbeling to this eatery in Amsterdam West

occo

Blue Amsterdam   €€

Relaxed panorama bar with 360° view of the city

Singel 457 / Kalverpassage

louie-louie

Bar Louie Louie   €€

Design bar, huge windows, many outdoor seats

Oost / Oud-Oost

occo

OCCO   €€

Cosmopolitan bar & brasserie at The Dylan Hotel, urban chic.

Centrum / Canal Belt

het-paleis

Café Het Paleis  

An oasis near bustling Dam Square, frequented by locals

Centrum / Dam

niemeijer

Gebr. Niemeijer  

Traditional French bakery with excellent (petit) déjeuner.

Centrum / Centraal Station

wildewesten

Wilde Westen  

located in spacious basement of regular living building block with nice decor, very good breakfast (homemade cereal, croissant with butter and marmelade, coffee and orange juice for only €5)

West / Bos en Lommer

plantage

De Plantage   €€

friendly restaurant with large outdoor terrace near Artis Zoo's entrance gate

Centrum / Plantage

luxembourg

Cafe Luxembourg   €€

Popular grand café with a relaxed ambiance. Lunch specialities are the Croque Monsieur, Croque Madam and Caesar Salad

Centrum / Spui
tloosje

Café 't Loosje  

Cosy Old-Dutch café with outdoor terrace, perfect for watching passing people; oven baked omelet; billiard table

Centrum / Nieuwmarkt

tsluisje

Café 't Sluisje  

Old, brown café on beautiful spot near old, small locks.

Noord / Nieuwendam