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Chocolate bar

$$ - $$$
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De Pijp
Bar, European, Dutch
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1e van der Helststraat, 1073 AA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Popped in for a pre-dinner drink and was impressed by the selection of beers on tap, the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff and the ambience of the place. I didn't dine here, but the menu looked interesting and shall come back on my next visit.

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Thank Pericoloso
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

After a team outing we stopped here for a drink! Nice atmosphere and a good selection of long drinks and beer. The place is quite spacious and the staff was quite nice :) great way to end an evening.

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Thank Stefan Z
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

The food here is delicious! I'm so glad we found this place. The staff and drinks are also great! I will definitely be back.

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Thank Angelina E
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9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

the burgers were just incredibly good can I recommend Service was nice and we didn't have to long to eat and drink wait

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Thank Christina M
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We stumble upon this cosy but busy venue located in one of amsterdam's more relaxed quarters. Even if they didn't have any vegan options for me their staff was extremely helpful and made me an excellent version of the house salad including freshly cooked vegetables. My friends was also happy with the pizza and vegetarian pasta. Even though they're really... More 

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Thank Sandra R
London
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Dear god, be careful what you order! Not because it's not amazing because it really is, but because their portions are so generous. We had nachos, fondue and burgers followed by chocolate fondue and crepe to share: we were lifted out by crane! Lovely surroundings, sweet waitresses and only a slight delay for service but they were unsurprisingly busy! Go!... More 

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Thank Yvonne P
Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We stumbled upon Chocolate Bar one evening of our trip when we couldn't get into another restaurant that was highly recommended on Trip Advisor (4 girls travelling together)--I'm glad it worked out that way. The food was delicious and there was a great ambience so we could stay and enjoy drinks for the rest of the evening.(After 10pm there is... More 

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Thank Ashventurous
Victoria
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A group of 8 of us had dinner outside at the beginning of September and had such a great time. The food was excellent, good atmosphere and the service outstanding. The owner has a great sense of humour and that added to making it a very memorable and enjoyable night...thank you Chocolate Bar!!!

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Thank 803n
Kettering, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast while exploring Amsterdam. The service was good and the food was lovely, I had the avocado scrambled eggs, which were top notch. Very good food and quality for the price. I'd recommend.

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Thank Katie E
Oxford
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Really good service here, comfortable outdoor seating. Soft drinks slightly overpriced, though. Local Zatte beer recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, Dutch
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1e van der Helststraat, 1073 AA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighborhood: De Pijp

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners and a good number of them are students. Here you'll find a multitude of ethnic restaurants, great cafes and bars, and a brilliant array of locally owned shops, all catering to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
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