Food & Drink

9 iconic Dutch foods, and where to find them in Amsterdam

Published On 04/01/2014 Published On 04/01/2014
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Erik Poffers
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Tanya Braaksma
Heather Tucker
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Heather Tucker
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1. Slagerij-Eetsalon Meester Amsterdamse Poort 87, Amsterdam, 1102 DA (South East)

This eatery doles out a number of Dutch favorites, and has a menu chock-full of tasty fare like erwtensoep, honey-glazed chicken, and kippeling.

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2. Lanskroon Singel 385, Amsterdam, 1012 WL

You can't go wrong with this bakery when you're craving fresh cookies, cakes, and other pastries (especially stroopwafels!).

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3. Eetsalon Van Dobben Korte Reguliersdwarsstraat 5, Amsterdam, 1017 BH (South)

This eatery combines an old-school atmosphere with a quality modern dining experience, offering up tasty sandwiches, kroketten, and other delicious dishes.

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4. Moeders Rozengracht 251, Amsterdam, 1016 SX (The Jordaan)

This Jordaan resto serves a variety of tasty dishes, but their pride and joy is the stamppot, which is mashed potatoes, veggies, and bacon.

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5. Winkel 43 Noordermarkt 43, Amsterdam, 1015 NA (The Jordaan)

This cafe, bar, and diner offers a friendly atmosphere and delectable fresh-baked treats, including what might be the best apple pie in the city.

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6. Vishandel Theo v/d Geest Bijlmerplein 862, Amsterdam, 1102 ME (South East)

If incredible seafood is what you want, then incredible seafood is what you'll get here. Pro tip: don't pass up the chance to try their raw herring.

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7. Het Oud-Hollandsch Snoepwinkeltje Tweede Egelantiersdwarsstraat 2, Amsterdam, 1015 SC (The Jordaan)

Once you step inside, you'll feel like an adult in a candy store. Because that's what you'll be. They carry a massive variety of sweet treats including the Dutch favorite drop.

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8. De Carrousel Tweede Weteringplantsoen 1, Amsterdam, 1017 ZD (De Pijp)

Pancakes, pancakes, and more pancakes. That's what you'll find here, albeit of the Dutch variety. But the second you taste one of their poffertjes covered in powdered sugar and butter, you may never go back to the traditional American pancake again.

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9. Noordermarkt Noordermarkt, Amsterdam, 1015 (The Jordaan)

This square features a farmers market that offers a variety of fresh cheese, eggs, bread, fish, honey, spices, nuts, and homemade cakes.

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