The Best Fries of Amsterdam

haute couture snackbars serving good-quality French fries, croquettes and frikandels

French fries (American English), chips (British English), frites (French), patat (Dutch), friet or frieten (Dutch/Flemish) are all different terms for thinly cut fried potatoes.


The number of 'high-end' snack bars in Amsterdam is rising sharply. Guests appreciate the good quality of potatoes and sauces, not always associated with these snackbars. We have selected the very best ones below. Try it and you'll love it.

Best picks

Fabel Friet

Fabel Friet

Delicious home made fries and sauces. All patatoes are freshly cut and double baked in plant based oil.

Manneken Pis

Manneken Pis

Freshly cut potato chips, served in 3 paper cone sizes, with 22 different types of sauce.


De Belg

Fries shop of famous Dutch rapper Lil' Kleine, serving Belgian quality fries.

Friet van Oost

Friet van Oost

Very welcoming snack bar serving delicious and crunchy fries made from freshly cut potatoes.

Oost / Watergraafsmeer


delicious home-made fresh French fries in posh neighbourhood, serves fries with chocolate sauce

Freddy Friday

Freddy Friday

Crispy home-made fresh fries with excellent toppings, like pulled pork, pulled chicken, beef stew, smokey beef, mushroom sauce or parmesan truffle.


Fries are served with a number of different sauces and eaten either on their own or with other snacks (kroket, frikandel or hamburger). Mayonnaise, ketchup and peanut sauce (pindasaus) are the sauces traditionally eaten with fries in Holland.



Vlaams Friteshuis Vleminckx has been frying up Flemish fries since 1957. The place is just a hole in the wall, and there's usually a queue of people waiting in front of it.

pont neuf

Pont Neuf

The best 'Pommes de terre frites' of Amsterdam Noord, right at the docking spot of the IJ Ferry (F3) from Centraal Station.