Best cafés in Amsterdam

Check out the top cafés in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Restaurant Edel
1. Restaurant Edel
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111 local reviews
1 Postjesweg, Amsterdam
Open now
020 799 5000
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Nathalie
Nice café/restaurant. Great terrace by the water to have a coffee/drink/breakfast/lunch. The inside is nice an…
Andor
A nice restaurant/café to have dinner or just have a drink on their nice terras
Eric
Superb terrace on the waterfront. Say no more.
1. Restaurant Edel
1. Restaurant Edel
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111 local reviews
1 Postjesweg, Amsterdam
Open now
020 799 5000
Nathalie
Nathalie
Nice café/restaurant. Great terrace by the water to have a coffee/drink/breakfast/lunch. The inside is nice and cosy as well on a colder or …
Andor
Andor
A nice restaurant/café to have dinner or just have a drink on their nice terras
Eric
Eric
Superb terrace on the waterfront. Say no more.
2. Zurich
2. Zurich
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91 local reviews
2 Mercatorplein, Amsterdam
Open now
020 716 5933
Establishment
Lucas
A very nice café that servers a variety of beers and excellent affordable dinners. Very nice atmosphere and a …
Chiel
Ugly building, but nice terrace and good food. Close to café Zurich, a new bar will open with special beers (a…
Julia
Great bar at the Mercatorplein (5 min walk from the house). It is trendy for having a drink at night and it ha…
2. Zurich
2. Zurich
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91 local reviews
2 Mercatorplein, Amsterdam
Open now
020 716 5933
Lucas
Lucas
A very nice café that servers a variety of beers and excellent affordable dinners. Very nice atmosphere and a great terrace in summer. Calle…
Chiel
Chiel
Ugly building, but nice terrace and good food. Close to café Zurich, a new bar will open with special beers (also local ones).
Julia
Julia
Great bar at the Mercatorplein (5 min walk from the house). It is trendy for having a drink at night and it has a nice terrace for coffee du…
3. Belgisch Bierproeflokaal De Zotte
3. Belgisch Bierproeflokaal De Zotte
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12 local reviews
29 Raamstraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 626 8694
Establishment
Miguel
Belgian beer café with lots of atmosphere. Try the tripple Karmeliet!
Sietze
Nice Belgian special beer café.
Mario
Cozy Belgian restaurant with a breed selection of tasty beers.
3. Belgisch Bierproeflokaal De Zotte
3. Belgisch Bierproeflokaal De Zotte
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12 local reviews
29 Raamstraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 626 8694
Miguel
Miguel
Belgian beer café with lots of atmosphere. Try the tripple Karmeliet!
Sietze
Sietze
Nice Belgian special beer café.
Mario
Mario
Cozy Belgian restaurant with a breed selection of tasty beers.
4. Vondelpark
4. Vondelpark
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1033 local reviews
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
020 624 1111
Establishment
Melissa
The Vondelpark is Amsterdam's most popular park. It is home to a selection of restaurants and cafés, including…
Nienke
The Vondelpark is Amsterdam's most popular park. It is home to a selection of restaurants and cafés, including…
Saskia
The Vondelpark is Amsterdam's most popular park. It is home to a selection of restaurants and cafés, including…
4. Vondelpark
4. Vondelpark
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1033 local reviews
Vondelpark, Amsterdam
020 624 1111
Melissa
Melissa
The Vondelpark is Amsterdam's most popular park. It is home to a selection of restaurants and cafés, including the Blauwe Theehuis, Café Ver…
Nienke
Nienke
The Vondelpark is Amsterdam's most popular park. It is home to a selection of restaurants and cafés, including the Blauwe Theehuis, Café Ver…
Saskia
Saskia
The Vondelpark is Amsterdam's most popular park. It is home to a selection of restaurants and cafés, including the Blauwe Theehuis, Café Ver…
5. The Amsterdams Historisch Museum
5. The Amsterdams Historisch Museum
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73 local reviews
The Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam
Open now
020 523 1822
Establishment
Maartje
Our favourite museum. Has a nice overview exhibition of Amsterdam history AND has a larger multi-story collect…
Evy
Amsterdam Museum Amsterdam’s historical museum recently joined the 21st century with a major rebranding and up…
Nicolet
Lays the history of Amsterdam, also interesting for kids (from 5/6 years). Small part is open for public witho…
5. The Amsterdams Historisch Museum
5. The Amsterdams Historisch Museum
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73 local reviews
The Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam
Open now
020 523 1822
Maartje
Maartje
Our favourite museum. Has a nice overview exhibition of Amsterdam history AND has a larger multi-story collection for rainy days or just for…
Evy
Evy
Amsterdam Museum Amsterdam’s historical museum recently joined the 21st century with a major rebranding and updates to its permanent display…
Nicolet
Nicolet
Lays the history of Amsterdam, also interesting for kids (from 5/6 years). Small part is open for public without paying, smallest free museu…
6. Rembrandtplein
6. Rembrandtplein
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343 local reviews
Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam
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Hilke
Rembrandtplein is one of the busiest and popular squares in the city, at least when it comes to nightlife and …
Evy
Rembrandtplein A far cry from its origins as a butter and dairy market, Rembrandtplein is now one of Amsterdam…
Magnus
This is one of the two central entertainment squares of Amsterdam. The walk there will take you either through…
6. Rembrandtplein
6. Rembrandtplein
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343 local reviews
Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam
Hilke
Hilke
Rembrandtplein is one of the busiest and popular squares in the city, at least when it comes to nightlife and clubbing. Originally a butter …
Evy
Evy
Rembrandtplein A far cry from its origins as a butter and dairy market, Rembrandtplein is now one of Amsterdam’s busiest and liveliest squar…
Magnus
Magnus
This is one of the two central entertainment squares of Amsterdam. The walk there will take you either through Utrechtestraat, with its's ni…
7. Cafe de Jaren
7. Cafe de Jaren
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25 local reviews
Cafe de Jaren, Amsterdam
Open now
Establishment
Jan
Spacious/light café restaurant, at the heart of the Old City. Lunch/Dinner/Drinks/Coffee/High Tea. Open from 9…
Renske
Bright and spacious café / restaurant for all meals and pies, old modern architecture with large terrace along…
Rudolf
Nice grand café/restaurant for drinks by the water in spring or summer
7. Cafe de Jaren
7. Cafe de Jaren
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25 local reviews
Cafe de Jaren, Amsterdam
Open now
Jan
Jan
Spacious/light café restaurant, at the heart of the Old City. Lunch/Dinner/Drinks/Coffee/High Tea. Open from 9:30 - 1:00/2:00 am
Renske
Renske
Bright and spacious café / restaurant for all meals and pies, old modern architecture with large terrace along the water.
Rudolf
Rudolf
Nice grand café/restaurant for drinks by the water in spring or summer
8. Winkel 43 B.V.
8. Winkel 43 B.V.
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114 local reviews
43 Noordermarkt, Amsterdam
Open now
020 623 0223
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Roos
This café is famous for it's apple pie in Amsterdam!
Silver
Winkel is a café where they serve the best apple pie of Amsterdam.
Eric
One of the top places for apple pie. Right at the Noordermarkt. Bill Clinton tried one at café Papeneiland aro…
8. Winkel 43 B.V.
8. Winkel 43 B.V.
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114 local reviews
43 Noordermarkt, Amsterdam
Open now
020 623 0223
Roos
Roos
This café is famous for it's apple pie in Amsterdam!
Silver
Silver
Winkel is a café where they serve the best apple pie of Amsterdam.
Eric
Eric
One of the top places for apple pie. Right at the Noordermarkt. Bill Clinton tried one at café Papeneiland around the corner, but he was wro…
9. Blauwe Theehuis
9. Blauwe Theehuis
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58 local reviews
5 Vondelpark, Amsterdam
Open now
020 662 0254
Establishment
Peggy
Café ‘t Blauwe Theehuis (The Blue Teahouse) is a truly unique spot in Amsterdam, located in the middle of the …
Frank
One of the many nice café's in the Vondelpark!
Robbie
Right in the middle of the beautiful Vondelpark is this characterfull laid back café with a big terrace.
9. Blauwe Theehuis
9. Blauwe Theehuis
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58 local reviews
5 Vondelpark, Amsterdam
Open now
020 662 0254
Peggy
Peggy
Café ‘t Blauwe Theehuis (The Blue Teahouse) is a truly unique spot in Amsterdam, located in the middle of the famous Vondelpark. Open Friday…
Frank
Frank
One of the many nice café's in the Vondelpark!
Robbie
Robbie
Right in the middle of the beautiful Vondelpark is this characterfull laid back café with a big terrace.
10. De IJsbreker
10. De IJsbreker
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102 local reviews
23 Weesperzijde, Amsterdam
Open now
020 468 1808
Establishment
Foppe
Nice grand café. Crowded all day, nice terrace, good for drinks, lunch and dinner.
Martine & Richard
The terrace at this café on the Amstel is glorious for watching the river lined with houseboats and other vess…
Wouter
Classic Amsterdam Café and Restaurants. Lots of classics on the menu. Their outdoor terrace is the best.
10. De IJsbreker
10. De IJsbreker
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102 local reviews
23 Weesperzijde, Amsterdam
Open now
020 468 1808
Foppe
Foppe
Nice grand café. Crowded all day, nice terrace, good for drinks, lunch and dinner.
Martine & Richard
Martine & Richard
The terrace at this café on the Amstel is glorious for watching the river lined with houseboats and other vessels gliding by. Great place to…
Wouter
Wouter
Classic Amsterdam Café and Restaurants. Lots of classics on the menu. Their outdoor terrace is the best.
11. Westerpark
11. Westerpark
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342 local reviews
Westerpark, Amsterdam
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Melissa
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted…
Raul
Adjacent to the centre lies the lively Westerpark neighbourhood, part of Amsterdam West. Home to the eponymous…
Nienke
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted…
11. Westerpark
11. Westerpark
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342 local reviews
Westerpark, Amsterdam
Melissa
Melissa
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted with trees and ponds is part …
Raul
Raul
Adjacent to the centre lies the lively Westerpark neighbourhood, part of Amsterdam West. Home to the eponymous park, which combines expansiv…
Nienke
Nienke
Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green expanse dotted with trees and ponds is part …
12. Erasmuspark
12. Erasmuspark
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97 local reviews
Erasmuspark, Bos en Lommer
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Julia
Take a canal boat tour! This company near the Rokin is friendly and the university neighborhood behind it is w…
Maartje
You can play football, or go and have a coffee at the café in the park.
Yahav
A lovely little park, a piece of nature and quiet inside the busy city, just a short walk from the house!
12. Erasmuspark
12. Erasmuspark
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97 local reviews
Erasmuspark, Bos en Lommer
Julia
Julia
Take a canal boat tour! This company near the Rokin is friendly and the university neighborhood behind it is worthwile a visit too. Café "De…
Maartje
Maartje
You can play football, or go and have a coffee at the café in the park.
Yahav
Yahav
A lovely little park, a piece of nature and quiet inside the busy city, just a short walk from the house!