Restaurants in Amsterdam

find the best places for eating in Amsterdam

With so many restaurants in the capital, it's hard to know which to choose. Head straight for one the best eateries across the city and avoid 'tourist trap' restaurants.

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NENI   €€

Restaurant/Bar/Deli serving Mediterranean dishes in an iconic former Citroën garage building

Zuid / Oud-Zuid


Cecconi's   €€

Stylishly decorated bar, lounge and restaurant with classic Northern-Italian dishes and good service

Centrum / Dam Square


Floreyn   €€€

traditional Dutch cuisine restyled for today's gourmet

Zuid / De Pijp


The Seafood Bar   €€€

top-notch cuisine with excellent seafood platters

Zuid / Oud-Zuid


Sama Sebo   €€

one of the oldest and best Indonesian restaurants in Holland

Zuid / Museumplein


Entrepot   €€€

Light and spacious restaurant with daily changing menu

Centrum / Plantage


Yam Yam   €€

trattoria and pizzeria, with wood oven for pizzas, hip and casual atmosphere

West / Westerpark


Toscanini   €€€

authentic Italian dishes, prepared in open kitchen with great care and served in a homely and relaxed atmosphere

Centrum / Jordaan


Restaurant Elkaar   €€€

friendly restaurant with beautiful terrace overlooking an old city gate Bib Gourmand

Oost / Centrum-Oost

What's the difference between Brown Café, Eetcafé and Restaurant?

In short, a brown café is similar to a pub, an eetcafé offers bistro-like fare, a grand café is a more sophisticated eetcafé and a restaurant could include any of the above, or it could be a fine dining establishment.

All restaurants that appear on this site are special for their ambiance, location, and food! They are reviewed by the editors of this website, who visit anonymously and pay for their own meals and drinks.

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