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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Neapolitan, Campania
About
In the heart of the Amsterdam neighborhood known as 'De Jordaan', there is a street popularly known as 'Little Italy'. This street owes its nickname to the relatively large amount of high standard Italian restaurants in the area. Only one of these makes pizzas: La Perla.We've built a large wood fueled brick oven, which is essential to baking a great pizza. You can take away our pizzas, or - when in the Jordaan, do as the Jordanezen do - eat in the pizzeria, have an espresso or a dessert and enjoy the lively in- and outdoor scene.
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this place Located in the Jordaan with seating outside, it's a cosy place and has a great atmosphere. Service is okay, a bit casual but typical for Amsterdam in that sense. Value for money is good, and food was great too. We all...enjoyed our pizzas and starters (we had the bruschetta). I recommend it, especially if you want to go for a picturesque walk before and/or after dinner. Plenty of canals and beautiful streets!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend yesterday brought me Pizza from this płace to home. The wprost experience ever, souce was just tomato passata with oregano, awful! Pizza was burnt and just disgusting. My worst pizza experience in Amsterdam’s

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful pizza place in Amsterdam. Pizza was amazing, really good Italian pizza. Not expensive at all, and lovely service from the staff. Minimalist design and outside seating aswell in a cute area of the city. Nice selection of food and lots of drinks. Perfect for...friends /couples dinner.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 25, 2020

I've lived in Amsterdam now for about a year and quite honestly have been very disappointed in the dining scene here, in general a culture around great food and wine is lacking. Most places are either fast food like places for tourists or super high-end...gourmet places with mediocre food and just kinda a weird vibe of trying to copy others. La Perla is a welcome exception as the food is honest and quality, prices reasonable and the staff friendly. I have eaten their pizza several times now and it never disappoints. They have 2 locations directly in front of each other, one being a sit-down restaurant and the other, where the bake the pizzas, to get pizza to go or to order at the counter and find a seat. Trust me, you're not going to find some great "authentic" Amsterdam food so just get a delicious hot pizza from La Perla.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

Free WiFi. Use of english is feasible. Clean environment. Friendly staff. Delicous food. Perfect for single person or couple or more people in a group. Reserverations recommended before visiting. Good vibe inside. Central location in the city.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

We had a lovely meal at La Perla. Reasonably priced and very cosy. The restaurant is very popular with locals, so pre-booking is a must!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 30, 2020 via mobile

One of the best Pizza Margherita in Amsterdam. Small nice place and would recommend to reserve a table in front.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

Well I’m sad to say after visiting this restaurant dozens of times over the last decade and recommending it to many more than that, I had a horrible experience tonight. I took a seat at the bar and got a drink and ordered a pizza....To my surprise a pizza was placed in front of me less than 30 seconds later. I said this cannot be mine I just ordered it. The server said the kitchen made an error and this is just what you ordered so you got lucky. I started eating it and realized it was not in fact what I ordered and it was not even warm. So I asked for it to be taken away and be replaced by my original order. This was done with no problem but the pizza I was delivered had so much olive oil poured on top of it that it soaked all the way through the pizza and ruined the delicious crust. Nevertheless I was eating it when the hostess appeared and asked if I would mind to take my plate and move over to make room for other people. I did mind and i told her so but she insisted. I thought this was adding insult to injury so I asked for my check and left. Never was I offered anything like a drink on the house or even an apology, just move over woman. This place has gotten too full of itself and that’s not a good thing.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Best Pizza in Amsterdam as they have a wood fired pizza oven and they use authentic Italian pizza flour (000) and sauces. You will not be disappointed! Reservations needed.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Neapolitan style pizza, nice wine list. Cozy neighborhood spot. Reservations highly recommended. Service was friendly.

Date of visit: December 2019
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