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Amsterdam's 19 best weed shops for pretty much everything

Published On 06/10/2014 Published On 06/10/2014
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1. Coffeeshop Easy Times Prinsengracht 476, Amsterdam, 1017 KG (Leidseplein)

This dispensary and smoke shop matches its modern-Arabian-style lounge look with loud dance music for a Miami Beach vibe, without all that pesky sunshine.

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2. Coffeeshop La Tertulia Prinsengracht 312HS, Amsterdam, 1016 HX (The Jordaan)

This two-story coffee shop in the Jordaan 'hood offers a chilled vibe for a relaxing day, especially if you take advantage of their numerous board games placed throughout the tables.

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3. Prix d'Ami Haringpakkerssteeg 3, Amsterdam, 1012 LR (Medieval Center)

Prix D’Ami is the largest coffee shop in Amsterdam, and thus the world. Half of the top floor is dedicated to pool tables. The other half is a 3D-movie lounge.

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4. Green House Lounge Haarlemmerstraat 64, Amsterdam, 1013 (De Pijp)

This award-winning coffee shop is one of the most popular in the city, due to both its high-quality products and because there are fish in the floor!

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5. Grey Area Coffeeshop Oude Leliestraat 2, Amsterdam, 1015 AW (West)

Americans will feel a little more comfortable in this coffee shop, simply because it's an American coffee shop that still has all the comforts and products of an Amsterdam one.

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6. Barney's Uptown Haarlemmerstraat 105, Amsterdam, 1013 EW (The Jordaan)

A descendant of the original Barney's Coffeeshop, Barney's Uptown features decadent all-day munchies as well as a full bar.

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7. Barney's Coffeeshop Haarlemmerstraat 102 1013 EW, Amsterdam, (The Jordaan)

Probably one of the most famous coffee shops to grab a bite, you can't go wrong with a little fun and a tasty meal at Barney's.

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8. Bulldog Oudezijds Voorburgwal 90, Amsterdam, 1012 GG (Red Light District)

This classic Amsterdam coffee shop is often considered by many as the first in the city to receive a green and white license to chill that so many coffee shops in the city have now.

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9. Coffeeshop Mellow Yellow Vijzelgracht 33HS, Amsterdam, 1017 HN (North)

This Amsterdam coffee shop is a chill place to pop some coinage into the juke box, grab a drink, and enjoy the fine products that they provide.

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10. De Tweede Kamer Heisteeg 6HS, Amsterdam, 1012 WC

The biggest rule at this coffee shop: you gotta take off your hat. Abide, and this sister shop of Dampkring will happily dole out to you some of its finest herbal supplements.

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11. Rusland Coffeeshop Rusland 16, Amsterdam, 1012 CL

One of the oldest coffee shops and dispensaries in Amsterdam, there's a number of reasons Rusland has had the ability to be so popular throughout the years, whether it's their quality of products or solid customer service.

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12. The Bulldog Palace Leidseplein 15, Amsterdam, 1017 PS (Leidseplein)

Located in Leidseplein, this massive coffee shop is owned by the same folks running The Bulldog, and besides their sizes, the main difference between the two popular shops is the fact that the Palace was originally a police station. True story.

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13. Coffee Shop Betty Boop Nieuwezijds Kolk 12HS, Amsterdam, 1012PV (Medieval Center)

A popular coffee shop in Amsterdam, you'll see the iconic cartoon character throughout this place. And fun fact: Quentin Tarantino wrote much of Pulp Fiction here.

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14. De Dampkring Handboogstraat 29HS, Amsterdam, 1012 XM (North)

One of the more popular coffee shops in Amsterdam, Dempkring has earned so much acclaim that scenes from Ocean's Twelve were filmed here.

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15. The Dolphins Kerkstraat 39, Amsterdam, 1017 GB (Leidseplein)

This comfy Leidseplein coffee shop is a perfect spot for both veterans and rookies alike to enjoy an afternoon or night, with a helpful staff and a variety of enjoyable products. Oh, and the basement is painted like you’re sitting at the bottom of the sea...

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16. Hill Street Blues Warmoesstraat 52A, Amsterdam, 1012 JG (Red Light District)

Looking for a coffee shop in which you can chill out, partake, AND eat some delicious munchies? You gotta check out HSB and their sweet sweet banana cake.

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17. Smoke Palace Linnaeusstraat 83HS, Amsterdam, 1093 EK (East)

The loung-ey sidewalk space of Oosterpark’s Smoke Palace is far from the only terrace in town, but its easterly location makes it one of the more likely spots to actually land a smoker-friendly seat in the sun.

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18. The Green Place Kloveniersburgwal 4, Amsterdam, 1012 CT (Red Light District)

This De Wallen coffee shop is an easy and smart choice to visit in a town full of options. Why? They're a winner of the Cannabis Cup, which means they're REALLY good at what they do.

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19. Bluebird Sint antoniesbreestraat, Amsterdam, 1011 (Red Light District)

The staff at the Bluebird can cater to just about anyone who comes through the doors, thanks to the wide range of languages they speak, so if you find yourself on the Eastern side of the Red Light District, stop by this two-story shop no matter what language you speak and they can probably talk you through their wide selection of products.