Amsterdam Travel Guide

Check out all the places Tony visited during his layover in Amsterdam.


Activities
Frederic Rentabike
"A bike rental place that specializes in inconspicuous bikes that won’t make you stand out like a tourist."
  • 78 Brouwersgracht
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1013 GZ The Netherlands

Frederic Rentabike

"A bike rental place that specializes in inconspicuous bikes that won’t make you stand out like a tourist."
78 Brouwersgracht Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 20 6245509
Dampkring Coffee Shop
Tony heads to one of the best coffee shops in Amsterdam, the Dampkring. He enjoys the atmosphere inside and discusses the culture and history of marijuana coffee shops in Amsterdam with Ron, Dampkring’s owner.
  • 29 Handboogstraat
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 XM The Netherlands

Dampkring Coffee Shop

Tony heads to one of the best coffee shops in Amsterdam, the Dampkring. He enjoys the atmosphere inside and discusses the culture and history of marijuana coffee shops in Amsterdam with Ron, Dampkring’s owner.
29 Handboogstraat Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 20 638 0705
Electric Ladyland Museum
"A day-glow, fluorescent wonderland. Named after Jimi Hendrix’s last good album. It’s a cave built into the downstairs basement with, like, rocks and colors and … woah, the work of artist Nick Padalino."
  • 5 Tweede Leliedwarsstraat
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1015 TB The Netherlands

Electric Ladyland Museum

"A day-glow, fluorescent wonderland. Named after Jimi Hendrix’s last good album. It’s a cave built into the downstairs basement with, like, rocks and colors and … woah, the work of artist Nick Padalino."
5 Tweede Leliedwarsstraat Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 020 42037776
Albert Cuyp Market
For stroopwafel. "A warm thin cookie outside and buttery sticky sweet inside. Everyone loves stroopwafel."
  • Albert cuypstraat
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1072 CN The Netherlands

Albert Cuyp Market

For stroopwafel. "A warm thin cookie outside and buttery sticky sweet inside. Everyone loves stroopwafel."
Albert cuypstraat Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 20 252 4000
Vondelpark
"A great place to hang out after you order takeout."
  • Van Baedestraat
  • Amsterdam, North Holland The Netherlands

Vondelpark

"A great place to hang out after you order takeout."
Van Baedestraat Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 20 252 4356
Koan Float
"Floating on a canal not to your liking? Try a sensory deprivation tank at Koan Float in the Centrum District."
  • 321 Herengracht
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1016 AW The Netherlands

Koan Float

"Floating on a canal not to your liking? Try a sensory deprivation tank at Koan Float in the Centrum District."
321 Herengracht Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 20 555 0 333

Restaurants & Bars
Café Int Aepjen
Tony visits one of the oldest bars in Amsterdam, Int Aejpjen ("in the ape"). It was originally an old sailor bar and, as the story goes, when a sailor couldn’t pay for his room he would give them a monkey he had collected from his travels.
  • 1 Zeedijk
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 AN The Netherlands

Café Int Aepjen

Tony visits one of the oldest bars in Amsterdam, Int Aejpjen ("in the ape"). It was originally an old sailor bar and, as the story goes, when a sailor couldn’t pay for his room he would give them a monkey he had collected from his travels.
1 Zeedijk Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 020 428 8291
Upstairs Pancake House
Tony and Aziz have Dutch pancakes at the place that inspired the Beastie Boys to write, "When I’m in Holland, I eat the pannekoeken."
  • 2 Grimburgwal
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 GA The Netherlands

Upstairs Pancake House

Tony and Aziz have Dutch pancakes at the place that inspired the Beastie Boys to write, "When I’m in Holland, I eat the pannekoeken."
2 Grimburgwal Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 020 626 5603
Restaurant Gebr. Hartering
“Simple and flavorful and seasonal, and they do a killer headcheese.”
  • 10HS Peperstraat
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1011 NX The Netherlands

Restaurant Gebr. Hartering

“Simple and flavorful and seasonal, and they do a killer headcheese.”
10HS Peperstraat Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 020 421 0699
Three Little Bottles (De Drie Fleschjes)
Because of his anthropological interest in local indigenous beverages, Tony decides to investigate jenever, a Dutch liquor.
  • 18 Gravenstraat
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 NM The Netherlands

Three Little Bottles (De Drie Fleschjes)

Because of his anthropological interest in local indigenous beverages, Tony decides to investigate jenever, a Dutch liquor.
18 Gravenstraat Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 020 6248443
The Pilsener Club
“A public house that’s been open for 125 years. Sand on the floor and an absence of music and joker poker machines.”
  • 4 Begijnensteeg
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 PN The Netherlands

The Pilsener Club

“A public house that’s been open for 125 years. Sand on the floor and an absence of music and joker poker machines.”
4 Begijnensteeg Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 623 14 77
Two Swans
Tony realizes Two Swans is not a standard bar when the entire room begins singing classic Amsterdam drinking songs as the microphone is passed around among bar patrons.
  • 114 Prinsengracht
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1015 EA The Netherlands

Two Swans

Tony realizes Two Swans is not a standard bar when the entire room begins singing classic Amsterdam drinking songs as the microphone is passed around among bar patrons.
114 Prinsengracht Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 020 625 2729
Maloe Melo
"Late-night dive bar with blues, punk and jazz … this is where you might go when everything else is closed."
  • 163 Lijnbaansgracht
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1016 VX The Netherlands

Maloe Melo

"Late-night dive bar with blues, punk and jazz … this is where you might go when everything else is closed."
163 Lijnbaansgracht Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 20 420 45 92
Febo
A wall of vending machines that dispense microwaved meats, cheeses and fried dishes. Tony and Ron find themselves snacking away in the classic yellow light of the Febo after a few drinks at Café de twee Zwaantjes.
  • Various Locations
  • Amsterdam, North Holland The Netherlands

Febo

A wall of vending machines that dispense microwaved meats, cheeses and fried dishes. Tony and Ron find themselves snacking away in the classic yellow light of the Febo after a few drinks at Café de twee Zwaantjes.
Various Locations Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Café De Prins
Tony sits outside and has a coffee.
  • 124 Prinsengracht
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1015 The Netherlands

Café De Prins

Tony sits outside and has a coffee.
124 Prinsengracht Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 020 6249382
Frens Haringhandel
Tony meets up again with Aziz for breakfast and they have pickled herring dipped in onions.
  • Singel t/o 468
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1017 AW The Netherlands

Frens Haringhandel

Tony meets up again with Aziz for breakfast and they have pickled herring dipped in onions.
Singel t/o 468 Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 3.6031803E7
Café Noorderlicht
Tony orders a bloody mary and, after seeing nothing appetizing on the menu, a ham and cheese sandwich.
  • NDSM Plein 102
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1033 WB The Netherlands

Café Noorderlicht

Tony orders a bloody mary and, after seeing nothing appetizing on the menu, a ham and cheese sandwich.
NDSM Plein 102 Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 20 492 2770
Spang Makandra in De Pijp
"Roti, kabobs, soups, and hot sandwiches."
  • 39 Gerard Doustraat
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1072 VK The Netherlands

Spang Makandra in De Pijp

"Roti, kabobs, soups, and hot sandwiches."
39 Gerard Doustraat Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 20 670 5081
Café Sound Garden
Tony gets to this “pretty relaxing” hipster café by boat and enjoys a beer.
  • Maarnixstraat 164/166
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1016 TG The Netherlands

Café Sound Garden

Tony gets to this “pretty relaxing” hipster café by boat and enjoys a beer.
Maarnixstraat 164/166 Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 020 6238627
Paradox Café
"A quaint little coffee shop in the Jordaan."
  • Eerste Bloemdwarsstraat 2-R
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1016 KS The Netherlands

Paradox Café

"A quaint little coffee shop in the Jordaan."
Eerste Bloemdwarsstraat 2-R Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 020 6235639
Wildeman Café
This is a bar for beer lovers. Ron, Tony and friend enjoy a beer, sausage and cheese -- while they sit outside and people-watch.
  • 3 Kolksteeg
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 PT The Netherlands

Wildeman Café

This is a bar for beer lovers. Ron, Tony and friend enjoy a beer, sausage and cheese -- while they sit outside and people-watch.
3 Kolksteeg Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 020 638 23 48
Tempo Doeloe in Centrum
Tony and his new friends from Amsterdam head to Tempo Doeloe, one of the best Indonesian restaurants in the city. Tony samples a number of fantastic dishes and is pleasantly surprised by a couple of extremely spicy combinations.
  • 75 Utrechtsestraat
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1017 VJ The Netherlands

Tempo Doeloe in Centrum

Tony and his new friends from Amsterdam head to Tempo Doeloe, one of the best Indonesian restaurants in the city. Tony samples a number of fantastic dishes and is pleasantly surprised by a couple of extremely spicy combinations.
75 Utrechtsestraat Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 020 625 6718
Blauw aan de wal
“The approach seems dodgy, but once you get here you find yourself in a tasty oasis amongst the brothels and the sex shows. The kitchen serves up Mediterranean dishes using fresh local ingredients.”
  • 99 Oudezijds Achterburgwal
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 DD The Netherlands

Blauw aan de wal

“The approach seems dodgy, but once you get here you find yourself in a tasty oasis amongst the brothels and the sex shows. The kitchen serves up Mediterranean dishes using fresh local ingredients.”
99 Oudezijds Achterburgwal Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Phone: 31 20 3302257

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