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Food Tours in Amsterdam

By Viator, October 2017

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Mixing influences from all over the world, food in Amsterdam is heavy and hearty, featuring deep-fried goodies both savory and sweet. Whether you prefer a hole-in-the-wall café or a top restaurant, here are a few foods and experiences not to miss.

Must-Try Dishes
  • Bitterballen are deep-fried meat croquettes served with mustard. 
  • Patat or frites are thick fried potatoes usually served in a paper cone with toppings like curry ketchup, peanut satay sauce, mayonnaise, or onions. 
  • Stamppot is a favorite Dutch comfort food made of potatoes mashed with vegetables and served with a large sausage. 
  • Reflecting the Indonesian influence in Amsterdam, Rijstaffel features a variety of small dishes of rice, meats, and curries.
  • To satisfy your sweet tooth, try warm, buttery poffertjes sprinkled with powdered sugar; a cream-filled tompouce pastry; or stroopwafel, two thin waffles stuck together with a sweet syrup.

Must-Do Experiences
  • Visit an Amsterdam cheese shop for a special wine and cheese tasting, and learn all about Dutch cheeses.
  • Head to the streets and the bars for some of the best traditional Dutch dishes and snacks, many of which can be eaten on the go.
  • Spend an evening with a local family learning how to make Dutch pancakes.
  • Take a guided food tour through the center of Amsterdam, learning about the city’s history while sampling several favorite Dutch treats.
  • Join a culinary tour of Amsterdam’s Jordaan district to get a flavor of the city’s more sophisticated cuisine.

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In The Dark Sightseeing Tour with Optional Chocolate Fondue in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, null
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In The Dark Sightseeing Tour with Optional Chocolate Fondue in Amsterdam

Join a 1-hour sightseeing tour in the dark and explore Amsterdam through an unique perspective with a professional blind guide. See the city through your ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $21.30
Cheese and Wine tasting in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Dining Experiences
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Cheese and Wine tasting in Amsterdam

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Enjoy a cheese and wine tasting in a cheese shop in central Amsterdam. There is a special cheese-tasting room where you can experience the character of Old ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $23.67
Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour, Amsterdam, Food Tours
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Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour

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This private walking tour shows you some of Amsterdam’s highlights from a local's perspective. With a knowledgeable private guide by your side, learn about the ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $34.91
Private Amsterdam Red Light District and Food Tour, Amsterdam, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Private Amsterdam Red Light District and Food Tour

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Join this 2-hour private tour and experience Amsterdam's notorious Red Light District. Here you find many sights and hidden gems as well as several food places ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $40.23
Amsterdam Dutch Wine and Cheese Candlelight Cruise, Amsterdam, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Amsterdam Dutch Wine and Cheese Candlelight Cruise

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Sit back and relax on a 1,5-hour candlelight cruise along Amsterdam's famous canals, the perfect way to unwind from a day of sightseeing or set the mood for a ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $44.37
3-Course Dinner at Dining in the Dark Restaurant in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Night Cruises
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3-Course Dinner at Dining in the Dark Restaurant in Amsterdam

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Experience food like never before at a 3-course dinner in the dark in Amsterdam. Learn how to use all your senses in complete darkness. Top quality service is ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: Flexible

From USD $46.74
Amsterdam Private Food Walking Tour with Tastings, Amsterdam, Dining Experiences
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Amsterdam Private Food Walking Tour with Tastings

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On this 2-hour private walking tour, you will fully explore Amsterdam as your guide will bring you to several places only known by locals. Learn about the ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

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Amsterdam's Favorite Food Tour with a Local, Amsterdam, Food Tours
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Amsterdam's Favorite Food Tour with a Local

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Sample the best Dutch and international treats Amsterdam has to offer during this delicious food journey through the city. This private, 3 hours tasting ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

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Amsterdam Food Tour, Amsterdam, Food Tours
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Amsterdam Food Tour

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Discover Amsterdam’s culinary history on a 2-hour food walking tour, led by an expert guide! While learning about the city’s gastronomic roots, sample ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $59.16
Amsterdam Jordaan District Food Walking Tour, Amsterdam, Food Tours
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Amsterdam Jordaan District Food Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 44 Reviews

Taste Amsterdam’s culinary specialties on this 4-hour walking tour of the historical Jordaan district. Following a passionate foodie guide, visit some favorite ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $93.48

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