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Rob Wigboldus Vishandel

Zoutsteeg 6, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
020 626 33 88
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Ranked #7 of 2,435 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: Dam Square
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Melbourne, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We visited Rob's Vishandel twice during our recent trip to Amsterdam. Both days we were greeted by the friendly and cheerful Rob declaring "you're here for a normal Amsterdam Lunch eh? HA HA HA." We are no strangers to Herring as this isn't our first time in Amsterdam and we absolutely love it. To me the there are much difference... More 

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Long Island, NY
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

If you want a taste of what the Dutch eat for a snack or a quick lunch, try this tiny fish shop named after its owner. The classic, really fresh raw herring on a roll with dill slices and chopped onions, is only 2 Euros and very filling. Also great are the various homemade fish salads and smoked mackerel. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Freshest of the fresh. My Dad still raves bout how good the herring was with onions. This is a must for the authentic Amsterdam experience.

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We really like this place. The waiters was so friendly with a big smile. Give us so good service with good drinks and nice wine. Also good taste on the food. Next time we visit Amsterdam we gonna comeback! /The 2 blond Swedes guys!

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Chicago, il
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This centrally located enlarged "hole in the wall" is an absolute must stop for any fish lover in Amsterdam, especially if on a budget. The salmon and herring sandwiches were superb, and also very fairly priced. Owner is collegial and keeps a nice atmosphere inside. Will return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Very nice and fresh. Rob told us he will be closed until the first of April 2014 due to a foundation renovation ordered by the city of Amsterdam. So now everybody has that information.

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Seattle, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Tried the pungent herring sandwich. It was fresh and oily. Not my cup of tea but a good place to try it if you're here. Good atmosphere as well.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Honest humble sandwiches with the best herring we've ever tasted. Perfect with a pilsner in the cosy shop front. Rob was so cheerful it was like you were with family. A must visit for a light lunch (or you could have several sandwiches!).

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Hong Kong
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

You may think it's exaggerated, but the herring there really tasted like heaven!!!! I was not a fan of herring, but after dining there, it completely changed my view!! Herring was so fresh and delicious!! We kept reordering more and more!!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Loved it, kibbeling was very great!! I've read all comments before coming here and all were right about Rob. He's very helpfull and knew exactly what we wanted.

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Address: Zoutsteeg 6, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020 626 33 88
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Dam Square

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