Restaurants and Cafes


There are more than a thousand restaurants to choose from in Amsterdam, a few worth visiting are listed below.

Restaurant De Hoop Op d’ Swarte Walvis

Kalverringdijk 15
1509 BT Zaandam

Housed in a monumental building on Zaanse Schans. You can have a high-quality lunch or dinner in an informal setting here.

Café De Koekfabriek

Westzijde 188
1506 EK Zaandam

A café-restaurant located in the former Verkade cookie factory. The restaurant is situated along the Zaan River, close to Zaandam's centre. The cuisine is South European / North African.

`T Waepen van Naang-Nuan

Havenstraat 7
1141 AX Monnickendam

A Thai restaurant, located in Monnickendam. The restaurant serves fish, meat and vegetarian (Thai) dishes, with emphasis on the freshness of their products. The restaurant also offers an extensive wine list and a wide selection of ice cream and Thai fresh fruit as dessert.

Pancho’s Cantina

Rozengracht 20-21
1506 SC Zaandam

A Mexican restaurant in the centre of Zaandam. In the summer, guests can eat outdoors on the patio.

Café Restaurant de Koperen Bel

Dam 5 + 5 A
1506 BC Zaandam

Located in the centre of Zaandam on the Dam square. The restaurant offers a view on the cosy square of cafés and restaurants.

De Blauwe Pauw

Held Jozuapad 3
1507 ER Zaandam

This stir-fry and Japanese Teppan Yaki restaurant in a quiet and attractive environment is located in a nicely renovated monumental timber shed near the well-known Paltrok mill ‘De Held Jozua’. The attractive interior is a harmonious combination of traditional Dutch and oriental mystique. The restaurant offers a splendid view on the mill.

Het Heerenhuis

Rijperweg 83
1462 ND Middenbeemster

A traditional characteristic Dutch restaurant, available for dinners, lunches and parties. Also a great place for custom-made weddings.