Fish and Seafood Restaurants

The best places to eat fish and seafood

All restaurants that appear on this site are special for their ambiance, location, and food!

best picks


Pesca   €€€

Choose and create your own meal of fresh fish from the fish market, where the catch of the day is displayed and pick it up at the open kitchen.

Centrum / Jordaan


The Seafood Bar   €€€

Top-notch cuisine with excellent seafood platters.

Dam / Spui / Oud-Zuid / De Pijp



fish shop and eatery with the best cod kibbeling in town


MOMO   €€€€

High-end Asian-fusion restaurant with cosmopolitan bar and lounge.

Zuid / Museum Quarter

Mossel & Gin  

seafood restaurant specialised in the cooking of mussel dishes

West / Westerpark

john dory

John Dory  

Lovely restaurant with nice ambiance situated on the first floor of a beautiful warehouse building from 1680.

Centrum / Canal Belt



excellent fish restaurant; popular with Amsterdammers for years for its creative fish dishes

Zuid / Rivierenbuurt



one of the older fish restaurants, exists for already 45 years, and still very good with good service

Centrum / Dam


Simply Fish  

New fish and seafood restaurant offering the much-praised Oosterschelde (Eastern Scheldt) Lobster

Zuid / Oud-Zuid

All restaurants listed here are reviewed by the editors of this website, who visit anonymously and pay for their own meals and drinks.

Price categories
€        Inexpensive < €35
€€      Moderate spend €35-55
€€€    Special occasion €55-90
€€€€  Expensive > €90

Avg. price for 2-course meal (starter + main course) for 1 person, excluding drinks