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Dwaze Zaken

) #121 of 3,326 Restaurants in Amsterdam $$ - $$$ French, , Cafe
Prins Hendrikkade 50, 1012 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 612 4175
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
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French, Dutch, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Prins Hendrikkade 50, 1012 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 - 20 of 194 reviews

Reviewed June 11, 2017

first time I came to this coffee place and the breakfast is really good! fresh ingredients! coffee is pretty good! and the staff is really nice! :) and not expensive! I strongly advice the breakfast menu's

Thank Alexandra V
Reviewed June 7, 2017

I've been here countless times. I love this place. It's changed a lot over the years, but their sandwiches and coffee are perfect for when you get off the train and are starving and need to charge your phone. haha. Also, it's a requirement to...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this cafe, especially for a nice breakfast. The staff are friendly and the food is delicious. I also had a very nice coffee. It's a 2 minute walk from the train station and you can sit outside and enjoy watching the hustle...More

Thank Amyliz91
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Three exhausted cousins and an 8 year old wandering to find coffee and food off of the train...we found this welcoming cafe with great breakfast and service! The breakfast price was delicious and reasonable (included coffee, juice and energy water) and the staff went out...More

Thank Yvette T
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch at Dwaze Zaken. The warm goats cheese on rustic brown bread was delicious and filling. Also had chocolate cake, a large slice, very moist and tasty. Avoid the soft drinks €3.90 for 220ml. The pineapple and coconut smoothie for the same price is...More

Thank HelenandFinbarr
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Some of the best food I have eaten, great service and beautiful surroundings. What more could you ask for?

Thank Tulsabass
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

We had the farmers omelette - fresh and delicious in a quirky cafe opposite the station. Great spot.

Thank lynjohnston
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Kind of hard to see since the umbrellas out front block the windows. We found it and sat down right away. Service was very food and waitress were nice. Decent selection of food and drinks. We were disappointed in our food, chicken with pesto pasta...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed April 12, 2017

We stopped by for lunch and were pleased with just about everything. Decent selection on the menu, which also included interesting choices (like shrimp fried with coconut breading and fish taco with mango). Good choices on the drinks list. The food served was delicious and...More

Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Reasonable prices, fresh food and service is great. I had both breakfast and lunch here and enjoyed both. It's nice and warm inside and there are gluten free as well as vegan options available.

Thank salliannebuttsworth
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prins Hendrikkade 50, 1012 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 612 4175
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Dwaze Zaken is a cafe in the centre of Amsterdam. We serve, without exception, great food and tasty drinks for a reasonable price. The artistic and Christian character of our place offer a unique dimension for anyone who wants to explore. Striving to serve excellent meals, we're always on the lookout for new products and better ways to serve our customers. Why not let our menu, art, interior and personnel inspire you and help make your stop at our cafe a unique and unforgettable experience.
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