Hotel de Hallen
Derde Looiersdwarsstraat 5, 1016 VD Amsterdam, Netherlands
Great boutique hotel, pretty centrally located, but far enough away from the very touristy parta of the city. Close to food hallen, the Jordan district, and has great bars and restaurants close by.
Food Hallen - food hall
Foodhallen, Bellamyplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Awesome food hall where you can get all different types of food - from countries all over the world. Great bar in the middle. Come for lunch or dinner! This picture doesn't do it justice.
Moeders Restaurant, Rozengracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Moeders means Mothers in dutch. Traditional dutch cooking. Try the "Hotch Potch" which is essentially a sampler! Delicious food.
Cannibale Royale Restaurant
Cannibale Royale, Handboogstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Awesome, modern restaurant. Very meat heavy. The Burger is HUGE and delicious! Make a reservation - it gets packed.
Explore the Jordaan District
Jordaan, Amsterdam, Netherlands
This is an awesome neighborhood - great cafe's, shops - vintage and modern, all around beautiful canals. In this area you'll find the Anne Frank House, the tulip museum, the cheese musuem and the houseboat museum.
Floating Flower Market
Bloemenmarkt, Singel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Walk through the floating flower market as your exploring the city center
Canal Cruise Amsterdam, Prinsengracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands
If it is a nice day, opt for an open air boat cruise around the canals. Great way to see more of the city and enjoy time outside. These boats have drinks onboard, and the guides are great.
Bulldog Coffee Shop
The Bulldog The First, Oudezijds Voorburgwal, Amsterdam, Netherlands
One of the most famous coffee shops. Enjoy some specials goods, and a fresh mint tea ;)
Dampkring Coffee Shop
Coffeeshop Dampkring, Handboogstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands
awesome vibes and decor in this coffee shop
Heineken Experience, Stadhouderskade, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The old Heineken Factory. Very cool museum/"experience." Learn the history of Heineken, and then get a taste a LOT of Heinekens! Fun museum and tour.
The Breakfast Club for Brunch
The Breakfast Club, Bellamystraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Great little cafe for brunch!
The Pulitzer Hotel for Cocktails
Pulitzer Amsterdam, Prinsengracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Upscale and posh hotel with a great cocktail bar. Warning - cocktails ARE expensive, but great!
Restaurant Walen for Lunch
Café Walem, Keizersgracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Cute cafe on a nice street and canal to enjoy lunch. The tomato soup was delicious!
Red Light District / De Walden
De Wallen, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Take a stroll through at night just to experience it!
Koffiehuis De Hoek for a Locals Breakfast
Koffiehuis 'De Hoek', Prinsengracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands
I called this Amsterdam's version of an American Diner. Great locals spot for breakfast - quaint!
Quick Breakfast at Berry
Berry Amsterdam, Bilderdijkkade, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Cute little cafe with a great breakfast menu and juices!