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Sonny Falafel

Eerste van der Helststraat 43, 1073 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 676 7612
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“falafel” (61 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
Fast Food, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Eerste van der Helststraat 43, 1073 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

You won't make a mistake if hungry and not sure where to go. This place is just great. Super affordable and filling. Food fresh and tasty. Love the extra salad you can add to otherwise plain falafel. Try it once, you will go back. Love...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Europeforever
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Okay, this joint looks messy and outdated, just as the lady who is serving the falafel for 27 years already, but the falafel is in my opinion the best in town. The falafel has a pinch of curry, which makes it just a bit more...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank appeltjes
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Sonny’s falafels, salad bar and fries are all heavenly. We weren’t sure our kids were going to like it but they both devoured their lunch and it was siaeable as Sonny is extremely generous with his serving size. He is so sweet and wanted to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank PollyL375
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We weren't used to the setup here where you select your own salad ingredients in a separate container to the falafel and then sort of build it yourself - bit odd - but the flavour was great.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Renae S
Reviewed March 27, 2018

My feet were killing from all the walking. just happened to see this from across the road. and went over to enlighten me to its offerings . never had a falafel in my life . this was a first. hes a happy enough chap. gave...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed March 13, 2018

As vegetarian I tried falafel all over the world. Sonny's falafel is the best. Delicious fried chickpea, vegetables and herb balls, perfect crusted warm pita bread and all the ingredients Sonny suggested after he asked me about my preferences. Absolutely divine treat I have ever...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 358ancav
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

I have travelled a lot and experienced a lot of falafel, Sonny's is my favourite by far. Delicious falafel, perfect pitta, delicious salad selection and warm friendly service. This place is a treat and a highlight of my trip every time I visit Amsterdam.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Adam R
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

best falafel and belgium fries in Amsterdam! go there! iDEAL doe a niet or evening dinner of you have not do much money to spend

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Bob A
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Sonny was very friendly and explained all the options on the salad bar that we could fill out falafel pitas with. It was delicious! The falafel was not dry at all like some other places. Made to order, so it was hot and fresh. We...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 20Lee
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are vegetarian. Went to Sonny's. Best falafel we had. We both went back for more salads :). We were served be a lovely lady:)

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 23april2011
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eerste van der Helststraat 43, 1073 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighborhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 676 7612
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