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Van Stapele Koekmakerij

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Address: Heisteeg 4, 1012 WC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31654241497
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Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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So tasty & gooey

Great gooey cookies. We got one each and ate them on a nearby chair overlooking the canal. Yes they are sweet but not sweet, soft, gooey and warm. Definitely worth venturing to.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great gooey cookies. We got one each and ate them on a nearby chair overlooking the canal. Yes they are sweet but not sweet, soft, gooey and warm. Definitely worth venturing to.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Van Stapele sells only one thing...chocolate chip cookes...so they better do it well, and they do. This was a stop along the Hungry Birds Tour. By the time we got there the cookies were sold out. However, our guide had called ahead and ordered one for each of us so that we could try them. The shop is quaint and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I and our family were doing a walking tour with a friend of the family. One of the places we were taken to is Van Stapele Bakery. Once you get within 500 feet of this place, you cannot help but get a whiff of the sweet joy you are about to experience. Buy the chocolate cookie and... More 

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CALIF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like chocolate but not a chocoholic like my hubby. But these cookies are the best cookies I've ever had! Fresh out of the oven...oh my. It's not too sweet. You will not be disappointed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The shop is adorable. And if you hang around long enough you can watch them make the cookies. But they are stupidly sweet. I had to throw mine away, and I like sweet things.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing chocolate cookies, with Valrhona quality cocoa. They make one thing and they do it perfectly. The place is tiny, smells fantastic, inviting you to enter and they bake all day. Cannot resist on these cookies, if you like good chocolate.

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Kefar Sava, HaMerkaz, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from the entrance to Kalvarstraat in a small alley you'll find a small bakery that holds the key to heaven. And it's made of chocolate. Delicious!! They bake only one kind of cookies. When you reach perfection at what you do, why do more.

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Pembrooke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. Firm on the outside, warm and soft on the inside. I challenge you to eat just one. You'll be back for more!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The small shop is staffed by three or more young women who are very charming. We visited the shop and had to return three times and would have visited every day had we known early on of its existence. The cookies have soft, melted chocolate both milk and white. Indescribably delicious. We bought tins of six cookies to bring home... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to check this place due to a recommendation from a friend that lives in Town and I didnt leave the place disapointed. The cookies are really delicious. A must check when you are in town

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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