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Cafe de Jaren

Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20 /22, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 5771
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Very good food and even better view

We were enjoying May sun while sitting by the canal and watched the boats goes by The service was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Liat M
via mobile
Fresh food but be prepared to wait as so busy

We had delightful lunch here hit chocolates with cream and we tried different freshly made... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 days ago
“Very good food and even better view ”
20 Mar 2017
“Fresh food but be prepared to wait as so busy”
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Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20 /22, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 625 5771
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were enjoying May sun while sitting by the canal and watched the boats goes by The service was a bit slow but the waiter was very nice and the food was fresh and delicious Very nice place

Thank Liat M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had delightful lunch here hit chocolates with cream and we tried different freshly made sandwiches . Lovely atmosphere very busy great place for people watching

Thank Kathybanker
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Late afternoon and in need of a beer so came back to Cafe Jaren which we had visited and enjoyed on previous visit to Amsterdam. Nice table on the outside canal side terrace... waited for service, very slow! Gave order and waited... And waited... And...More

Thank Holiday_Reader
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

It has a beautiful outside area and terrace, sir by the river. Staffs are very friendly. Drinks and food are reasonably priced. Strongly recommend.

Thank nancy7772015
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We came across this grand café when we needed a break from the Pride Parade and decided to go back for breakfast the next day. Whilst the interior is lovely, spacious and airy the real atraction is the significant terrace along the canals. From this...More

Thank Danny B
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a well located restaurant serving interesting food in a modern setting. Noise can be an issue. The entrees were very good but note that American "pulled pork" is very different from that served here. It was very tasty though. There is a salad...More

Thank tweedybird26
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Always great for lunch, when its warm you can sit outside and have a very pleasant afternoon. On this occasion we went for the first time for an evening meal upstairs. All great and once you order something it arrives very quickly - although all...More

Thank dax a
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Lonely Planet describes this as a place to "have a satisfying sandwich and a glass or two of wine". they may be right, but I wouldn't actually recommend it to anyone to eat upstairs in the restaurant. The house white leaves a lot to be...More

1  Thank foz405
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Can't understand the glowing reviews. It's a faceless place, could be anywhere in the world. It has some terracing over a canal, not enough shade. We arrived, wandered about sat at a table. Didn't like it and moved to another table. Sat a bit. There...More

1  Thank ReviewerII
Reviewed 14 June 2015

A friend came to visit from abroad and of course wanted to see Amsterdam. Cafe de Jaren is a nice place to have a simple lunch. And if you are on the terrace you can see he boats go bye on the river. A simple...More

2  Thank C1
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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