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Lunchcafe Nielsen

#623 of 2,508 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Dutch
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Berenstraat 19, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020-330-6006
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Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Just in passing

Some of the best places to eat are not those listed in a tourist 'must see' guide with the inevitable crowds. This little eatery is in a little sidestreet and a good discovery. It is designed in part to provide customers with good basic food, and then send them on their way. The customer turnover... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Some of the best places to eat are not those listed in a tourist 'must see' guide with the inevitable crowds. This little eatery is in a little sidestreet and a good discovery. It is designed in part to provide customers with good basic food, and then send them on their way. The customer turnover is quite huge during the... More 

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Alexandria, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We weren't looking for anyplace special, just a stop for café. My friends had the apple cake and declared it excellent. I wasn't in the mood so ordered a sandwich special. Oh my, dark bread + fresh greens+ham+scoops of fresh mozzarella+sun dried tomatoes and basil. Small place big taste.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Firstly the staff were lovely - so kind and helpful. We went twice in our 3 day trip! The goats cheese toasty was so good & the lattes were perfect.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

good service, great food. crowded and rather noisy but worth it. would recommend for breakfast. happened onto it while looking for a place to have a cup of coffee, ended up having a great breakfast.

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Helsinki, Finland
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stopped in for an early lunch of really nice salmon club sandwiches. It's a hip and cosy place, their English is great and the neighbourhood is nice if you're into hipster'ish things and shopping. Would go again.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Friendly and helpful staff. Smiles all round, organic/healthy food, good coffee - it's a perfect place to sit and prepare for the day ahead.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

In de middle of this hip area The Nine Streets we found this perfect lunchspot. Polite waiters, somethibg went wrong so we got drinks on the house. Food was perfect, coffee was even better. Take a window seat if you want to see the city waking up on a sunday morning. Enjoy!

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Had a fantastic breakfast here on our recent trip. Place was packed but the very friendly staff fitted us in after a few mins. Good choice of food on the menu, the BLT's are great. The staff are great, very friendly and lovely to deal with. I would highly recommend this lovely cafe for breakfast / lunch and I would... More 

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Manchester
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were looking for a quick breakfast on a Sunday morning before a trip back home:-( Super Amsterdam laid back but friendly service. I had the breakfast platter: 2 super scrambled eggs, browns toast, butter and jam, a selection of fresh fruit, fresh juice and coffee and fresh juice all for less than € 10. My husband had a brilliant... More 

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Alesund, Norway
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Visited Nielsen on a Friday morning and were seated by the window. Here I could eat my breakfast and drink my coffee with the people of Amsterdam rushing by on their way to work. Kind staff, good coffee, nice atmosphere, tasty local breakfast and not to pricey. The perfect place to start the day before heading out to explore the... More 

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Additional Information about Lunchcafe Nielsen

Address: Berenstraat 19, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020-330-6006
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Dutch

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Berenstraat 19, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: 020-330-6006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dutch
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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