Why Visit The Netherlands?

Living in Holland has its joys. Springtime is the BEST time to visit. It’s when all the tulips, narcissus, crocuses and cherry blossoms fill the air with a fragrant, gorgeous aroma of Mother Nature’s magic.

But what we love about you is you’re here for FOOD (and drinks).

What better way to soak in all the unique joys Holland has to offer than to eat, drink and be merry? Well, you’re in luck. We are sharing our Food Guide for De Pijp Restaurants, Bars, Cafes and Hangouts.

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Amsterdam Food Guide: De Pijp Restaurants

Alright, friends. Let’s get this party started! These restaurants are not listed in any particular ranking or order. We get it: one person’s preference for Chicken Piccata is another’s Sushi.

So without any further ado, here is the Amy Guides™ De Pijp Food Guide: Restaurants, Cafes and Bars in De Pijp, Amsterdam.

Amy Guides | Cafe Berkhout in De Pijp Restaurants Bars and Cafes. Brand draft beer and fresh mint tea on a wooden table.
Quenching liquid refreshment at Cafe Berkhout

Cafe Berkhout

Address: Stadhouderskade 77

Website: http://www.cafeberkhout.nl/Phone: +31 (0)20 420 9618

Open: MTWTh 09:00 – 01:00; Fri/Sat 09:00 – 03:00; Sun 09:00 – 01:00

If you love a classic British pub, Cafe Berkhout is for you. Tasty traditional draught beers, ever-changing micro/craft brews and simple-but-yummy menu items make this tiny hangout a stand out in De Pijp restaurants. Located on the corner directly across from the Heineken Experience makes Cafe Berkhout perfectly accessible when you wish a quick respite from a day touring or hanging out in Amsterdam.

Amy Guides | Bakers & Roasters Huevos Rancheros with tortilla, black beans, melted cheese and topped with two fried eggs, jalapenos, salsa, cilantro and fresh avocado slices.
Bakers & Roasters Huevos Rancheros…Mmmm!

Bakers & Roasters

Address: Eerste Jacob van Campenstraat 54 – 1072 BH Amsterdam

Website: http://www.bakersandroasters.com/

Open: Daily 08:30 am – 16:00 pm

Our most-recommended spot for Breakfast and Brunch in Amsterdam. Imagine all the best Kiwi (New Zealander) cuisine perfectly coupled with a Latin flair. Fun drinks, fresh juices, stellar coffee and mouth-watering dishes leave you wanting more!

Cafe De Pijp – Ferdinand Bolstraat 17-19

An old standby in De Pijp, the Cafe De Pijp has earned it’s street cred. Tasty, yet simple dishes in a relaxing, cosy atmosphere characterize this popular-but-spacious restaurant.

The Seafood Bar – Ferdinand Bolstraat 32

Bar none, this is our most favorite spot for seafood in Amsterdam. The food is as fresh as can be, the service is impeccable, and the selection is ideal. There is a large selection of wines, beers and other beverages, with pairing suggestions listed on the menu. If you enjoy fresh seafood, make sure to stop in when you are in De Pijp!

Cafe Blond Amsterdam – Ferdinand Bolstraat 44

Their signage says it all: Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch, High Tea, Drinks, Shop. What we love most is the atmosphere. Cozy chairs near the windows, and no one will kick you out if you enjoy working in a cafe for 6-8 hours. 🙂 They also have soups, salads and a Kid’s menu. The food it typical, but doesn’t break the bank, which is a plus.

Hoed and Krelis – Ferdinand Bolstraat 58

We love the atmosphere in this restaurant & bar. A perfect combo of stylish, rustic and cozy, Hoed and Krelis is simultaneously inviting and cool. Dishes are simple, yet tasty. A nice selection of wine, beer and spirits rounds out the menu for an all-around balanced, satisfying, comfortable dining or happy hour experience.

Ferdinand Bowls – Ferdinand Bolstraat 128

Looking for a healthy bowl of goodness? You’ll find it here. There’s a bowl for every palate at Ferdinand Bowls. We favor the savory ones, so we pop in here for Lunchtime.

Cafe Flamingo – Eerste van der Helststraat 37

Arrogantly shabby pub in De Pijp, with tasty craft brews on tap. An upper seating area gives a cool view of the pub as well as to just outside, into De Pijp neighbourhood. Super people watching spot. 😉

Cafe De Groene Vlinder – Albert Cuypstraat 130

We absolutely adore this cafe. Perhaps it’s the outdoor tables, or because it was my foray into De Pijp with my new friends in Amsterdam, but “The Vlinder” holds a special place in my heart. Inexpensive selection of draft beers, tasty eats, and a fun-loving atmosphere make this cafe perfect. Oh, and the Albert Cuyp Market is right here, so this is an A++ people-watching venue.

La Mian – Albert Cuypstraat 143

Asian street food flair in a cozy, stylish setting. Ban mi buns, jiaozi, dry noodles, noodle soups and more. This restaurant’s relatively limited menu is anything but limiting, however. The tastes are authentic. We love coming here for a Happy Hour bite and a drink. Try the Lemongrass Tea (not really black tea, or any tea for that matter, but tasty nevertheless).

Pho 51 – Albert Cuypstraat 91 H
While pho is the main staple on the menu, I love trying different dishes in this restaurant. The Laksa has an enticing blend of sweet, spicy, salty and tangy. Seating is limited, so you may have to wait a few minutes. Not to worry–once you taste the food, you’ll be glad to wait.

Coffee and Coconuts – Ceintuurbaan 282-284

The décor in this place is award-worthy! The menu is unique and fantastic. When I have difficulty narrowing down my top choices to three dishes, I know it’s an eatery I can recommend with the utmost confidence. Serving breakfast items as well as worldly flavors, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. Be sure to account for wait times–Coffee and Coconuts can be busy.


Cafe Berkhout –http://www.cafeberkhout.nl/

Bakers & Roasters – http://www.bakersandroasters.com/

Cafe De Pijp –http://www.cafedepijp.eu/

The Seafood Bar –https://www.theseafoodbar.com/

Cafe Blond Amsterdam – https://www.cafeblond.com/

Hoed and Krelis – http://hoedenkrelis.nl/

Ferdinand Bowls – http://ferdinandbowls.nl/

Cafe Flamingo – http://cafeflamingo.nl/

Cafe De Groene Vlinder – http://cafe-de-groene-vlinder.nl/

La Mian – http://www.lamian.nl/

Pho 51 – http://www.pho91.nl/

Coffee and Coconuts – http://coffeeandcoconuts.com/


This article was written in partnership with Cafe Berkhout. The views and opinions expressed here are entirely mine alone and are honest, without bias, and based on my unique personal experience.