Start your weekend right with this epic list of The Best Breakfast in Amsterdam, from waffles and pancakes to fry-ups and eggs every which way.
Breakfast in Amsterdam
Breakfast in Amsterdam is bigger than ever. You can barely set foot out your front door at the weekend without stumbling across a steaming pan of eggs or finding the waft of waffles in the air. So Hello Amsterdam is here to guide you to the best breakfast and brunch spots in town for a kick-ass weekend breakfast. From traditional Dutch breakfast to New York-style feasts, you can start off your weekend in style at one of these breakfast hot spots.
The Best Breakfast in Amsterdam
Haarlemmerstraat 62, Amsterdam
Greenhouse Munchies is located on the famous Haarlemmerstaat 62. They welcome early birds from 8.00 AM serving delicious breakfast plates and homemade pastries, that perfectly go along with their organic coffee!
Prinsengracht 587, Amsterdam
Located in Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht in the famous canal district, Bluespoon boasts interior goals and a menu bursting with picture-perfect European dishes enhanced with an innovative Dutch edge. From lunch to dinner time, a must try is Chef Sander Bierenbroodspot’s signature in between pigeon and gnocchi dishes, or on the weekend, the much-loved Bluespoon Sunday Brunch. With Brunch often fully booked, you do not want to miss out. This Marcel Wanders-designed space with impressive show kitchen and relaxed atmosphere, offers a chic-yet-whimsical hideaway overlooking a secret enchanted garden.
Utrechtsestraat 137, Amsterdam
A living room style restaurant where you can truly relax and start up your day. It has been a go-to spot for drinks for years, but they have upped their game and are now also a breakfast hotspot! Not a morning person? No worries. They’ll gladly make an exception and prepare one of their many satisfying options a little later for you!
Ferdinand Bolstraat 44, Amsterdam
What started as one of the most recognizable tableware brands is now more than just that! Right around the corner from their famous flagship store they now have a café that is the perfect spot for your breakfast. With tasty dishes and home-made cakes and a high tea there is something for everyone’s craving.
Prins Hendrikkade 57, Amsterdam
This all-day breakfast spot is conveniently located in the heart of the city, right outside the Red Light District. From a quick croissant and a sandwich to a full on English breakfast, all of your morning (or afternoon…) cravings can be answered right here.
Rokin 130, Amsterdam | Stadionplein, Amsterdam
The red velvet cake at De Drie Graefjes is legendary, but that is not all they serve. You can eat this iconic cake for breakfast of course but they also serve all-day breakfast. Besides that you can also take place for a good old high tea, the perfect start (or break) in any day.
Bosboom Toussaintstraat 60, Amsterdam
On one of Oud-West’s loveliest and leafiest streets, there’s an all-day brunch spot with bells on. Best known for its eggs – scrambled, poached, fried, smothered in Hollandaise, or any other way you like – Teds also offers granola, a selection of American cereals (perfect for little people and picky eaters) and brioche French toast with bacon and banana. The Philly cheese steak sandwiches, gluten-free naked veggie burgers, and pulled-chicken clubs with “bad-ass spicy sauce” come highly recommended. And they have delicious cocktails, too!
Amstelveld 12, Amsterdam
Nel Amstelveld is a popular café and restaurant with a beautiful terrace. Sit in a sunny spot or under the charming trees, enjoy lunch, dinner or drinks and play some pétangue (jeu de boules). In the middle of the city center you will find Brasserie Nel Amstelveld. Here you find a great mix of locals and tourists. Look at families, couples and businessmen who are all enjoying the restaurant or the giant terrace that invites everyone to come and enjoy a drink or a quick bite. The friendly and professional staff will help you pick your favorite from the extensive menu. Even if you are just comming in for a cup of coffee we are sure that you won’t be able to resist the delicious pastries.
Wibautstraat 56 | Bellamystraat 2 | Haarlemmerplein 31 | Gustav Mahlerplein 114
The Breakfast Club in Amsterdam is devoted to breakfast! With four locations in the city, one must be reasonably close to you. Here you can enjoy all-day breakfast with dishes inspired by Paris and New York.
Wibautstraat 196, Amsterdam
Welcome to the urban jungle in Benji’s! This is a place where you can escape the concrete of the city and enjoy some delicious fresh food in an oasis of green.
Johannes Vermeerstraat 40, Amsterdam
The Corner Bakery in Amsterdam is right in between de Pijp en the Museum Square. If you are into food that makes your eyes and stomach happy it is a must-visit during your stay in the city. Here they serve all-day breakfast, juices, sweets and amazing crazy milkshakes.
Vijzelgracht 37, Amsterdam
At PEEJAYS you can enjoy some great hand made doughnuts. Order a warm cup of coffee and a selection of your favorite doughnuts to have a sugary start of your day.
Nieuwe Kerkstraat 84, Amsterdam
Here you can enjoy American style brunch with some Caribbean influences. With only 25 seats it is one of the more intimate breakfast spots in town.
Eerste van Swindenstraat 581, Amsterdam
Bar Botanique, Café Tropique and it is open all day for breakfast. Enjoy the amazing interior while to take a bite of some very tasty French toast or the Bar Botanique breakfast special!
Reestraat 19, Amsterdam
PLUK Amsterdam is the lightest, brightest and healthy spot with the best treats in the vibrant Nine Streets. Pop-in for juices, pancakes, yoghurt or a full pluk-breakfast.
Daniël Stalpertstraat 61, Amsterdam
Are you an avocado lover? Then you’ve got to try The Avocado Show, here they can make anything with avocado. So go for superfood with your breakfast at this hot-spot!
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