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Delicious Surinamese food 😍

I had no idea how to even say Surinamese before going here. The flavours are fantastic and it's... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2019
Christiana A
Delicious food, warm service, affordable prices

I wish we lived near this place, it’s that good. There’s a variety of ready-to-eat dishes ranging... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2019
Portland, Oregon
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Jun 3, 2019
“Delicious Surinamese food ”
Apr 28, 2019
“Delicious food, warm service, affordable prices”
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Reviewed June 3, 2019

I had no idea how to even say Surinamese before going here. The flavours are fantastic and it's also a little market so if you'd like to try making dishes of your own you can buy here! It was bustling and full of locals getting...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Christiana A
Reviewed April 28, 2019

I wish we lived near this place, it’s that good. There’s a variety of ready-to-eat dishes ranging from pasties to mackerel to chicken skewers to steamed buns. Order a variety to share. Their homemade sambals make everything taste even better. The spiced layer cake is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We were recommended Tjin's Toko by a local food guide. we were very curious to try Suriname food as it is not commonly available in Australia. It was not what I was expecting (I was expecting a cafe or restaurant, whereas it is more of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Stopped by here as part of the Hungry Birds walking food tour. Great sandwich, excellent service. Met the owner and she was very gracious.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bkp21
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Right within the wonderful Albert Cuyp market area, this wonderful shop/eatery is a must when in Amsterdam. Only 4 seats, but that's not a problem, you can sit outside while sipping on some of their beers, a rather large collection of international ones, which you...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank justob2013
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

I just walked in front of this store and I noticed it was really crowded and out of experience when a place is like that it's whether they're giving things away or they're selling something really good. In this case it was the 2nd one...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nashclooney
TjinsToko, Manager at Tjin's Toko, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Thank you for your kind review! We always try to keep our American assortmenr interesting. You are welcome to request products too. We import directly from the states, so that we can offer great prices. Thanks for showing support. Cheers!

Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

You can get your lunch, dinner or just a snack here. Everything is really good and freshly made in the kitchen behind the store. There is a lot of choice; for vegatarians, vegans and meatlovers. You can find anything in the store! From American stuff...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 581jillt
TjinsToko, Manager at Tjin's Toko, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Thanks Jill! Appreciate the positive feedback. Cheers

Reviewed March 8, 2017

It is more a food store. The shop is small but it is full of the stuff from asia, suriname and india. The ready to eat corner is always full of people.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed October 18, 2016

What I like about this store is that it keeps changing and expanding/adapting their offer. For years it's been a store where things were piled up, but if you asked for daun pandang (Indonesian leaves you need for making satay) they could just pick it...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Lucia21Amsterdam
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Before visiting Tjin's this past week I knew little about the food of Surinam. We were welcomed there during a Hungry Birds tour (highly recommended) and I was overwhelmed with the tastes, especially a chicken sandwich with Javanese chilies in a warm baguette. Heaven. The...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank tomschramski
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