Skip to content

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Sandwich Place
$$
“A very famous small brunch place that offers great food. A variety of healthy snacks and sandwiches of very high quality. It's very affordable, even for students. They also have a unique terrace that is available for you to sit on.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bakery
$
“City center located. Lunch / Tea time. Nice pie and a lot of choices. Sandwishs are also very good! If you are in the neighbourhood you might like this one!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Make a 1 hr boat trip + enjoy Amsterdam from the water. Start @Rokin 125, A'dam. Apr-Sept: every half hour 10-22:00. Adults 11,- Children (4-12y) 7,-. A 30 min drive via A2/A10 NE IJburg to Parking @Oosterdokstraat. / Bateau mouche 'obligatoir', pendant 1 heure (10-22h de Avril-Septembre). Adultes: 11,- et enfants (4-12 ans) 7 euro. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Burger Joint
$$
“Nothing fancy but just a good place to have a burger and fries. It's right next to a Burger King but this is the place to go instead! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
$$
“Go to the Pancake House Upstairs for great Dutch pannenkoeken in a small cosy atmosphere. Open Mon to Sat 12:00-18:00 Sunday 12:00-17:00 upstairs at Grimburgwal 2. www.upstairspannenkoeken.nl ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Incanto is a classic Italian kitchen and Venetian chef Nicolò Rossi understands that the most tasteful dishes do not need many ingredients. He chooses exactly the right proportions for each of his courses and brings them together in such a way that a small chef d'oeuvre emerges from almost nothing. At Amstel 2. www.restaurant-incanto.nl ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Plaza
“The Flower Market, is a complex of stalls that float atop a canal for an unique experience. There is also the Munt tower a beautifull building. And the Kalverstraat ends here: biggest shopping street”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“A great place to sit and have a coffee while watching the world go by. A vision into olde Europe cafe culture. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice falafels with a healthy salad bar. The place is tiny and always full of tourists but you can also take a to-go box. If you do that, buy some pita breads at the supermarket and you have a really affordable and tasty meal to have at home! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Food court in our largest department store; don't let that scare you, the food is good and affordable, there is a breakfast buffet for 3.75 E until 11.00 and there is plenty of space, also on balcony!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Establishment
“Due to its central location on Muntplein, Munttoren is easily accessible on foot or by public transit, including trams (1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 14, 16, 24) and buses (363). The tower is not open to the public for visits but can be enjoyed from many different viewpoints along the surrounding canalshe Munttoren, which means “Mint” or “Coin” tower in Dutch, is located on busy Muntplein Square in Amsterdam, precisely where the Amstel River and the Singel Canal meet and formed Regulierspoort. Built in 1487 as part as one of the main gates in Amsterdam's medieval city wall, Munttoren was mainly used to mint coins until it burned down in 1618. It was later on rebuilt in the Amsterdam Renaissance style.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant
$$$$
“2 Michelin star restaurant with views of canal. Excellent 12 courses. Romantic and refined dining.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Department Store
“Dutch shopping mall (there are many around) with trendy and practical house supplies, stationery, gift items, (basic) clothes, sweets.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam. The ancient civilisations of ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria and the Roman Empire are revived in this museum via art-objects and utensils, dating from 10,000 BC to 1000 AD give an impression of everyday-life from those periods. www.allardpiersonmuseum.nl/en ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Hotel
“this is amazing location canal view, fine wine and big cellar, amazing food - you can choose between the restaurant or brasserie if you want save money on food. service is perfect”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
$
“Traditional and very cheap restaurant in the city! Food isn't amazing but the experience is ;)”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Sandwich Place
“A very famous small brunch place that offers great food. A variety of healthy snacks and sandwiches of very high quality. It's very affordable, even for students. They also have a unique terrace that is available for you to sit on.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bakery
“City center located. Lunch / Tea time. Nice pie and a lot of choices. Sandwishs are also very good! If you are in the neighbourhood you might like this one!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Nothing fancy but just a good place to have a burger and fries. It's right next to a Burger King but this is the place to go instead! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Go to the Pancake House Upstairs for great Dutch pannenkoeken in a small cosy atmosphere. Open Mon to Sat 12:00-18:00 Sunday 12:00-17:00 upstairs at Grimburgwal 2. www.upstairspannenkoeken.nl ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“A great place to sit and have a coffee while watching the world go by. A vision into olde Europe cafe culture. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice falafels with a healthy salad bar. The place is tiny and always full of tourists but you can also take a to-go box. If you do that, buy some pita breads at the supermarket and you have a really affordable and tasty meal to have at home! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant
“2 Michelin star restaurant with views of canal. Excellent 12 courses. Romantic and refined dining.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 1 local recommends

Get to know Rokin

Explore more on Airbnb

Places to stay in Rokin