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Vlaams Friteshuis Vleminckx

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Belgian, Dutch, Fast Food
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Voetboogstraat 31-33, 1012 XK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 54787000
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2015

Amazing frites with creamy mayo are to die for! Crispy and delicious, this is a must do when in Amsterdam!

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2 Thank rexy_85
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2015

Literally the best fries in the world; make sure you try the 'War' combination of Mayo, Satay sauce and onion - sounds gross but it's a must, even if you're not a fan of onions - like me. We visited this place during a food tour and I'm so glad I was talked into ordering 'War', I promise you'll love... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2015

Randomly found this place on our walks through Amsterdam and there was a killer long line waiting for the chips. Figured there must be a reason for such a long wait time so we decided to order some chips. Lots of sauce options and the serving sizes are quite generous. Perfect place for a mid afternoon snack. Keep in mind:... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2015

We were told by our friends who live in Amsterdam that these were the best chips in the city and after trying them I would find it hard to believe there are better out there. We ordered the standard chips and Mayo. Amazing. This is my favourite snack in Amsterdam and now I wouldn't consider going anywhere else for them.... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2015

So, we took tripadvisor's advice on the best fries in Amsterdam and went to this place. Thrice. We did not mind the 10 mins wait on a cold sept day to get our hands on the fries. Absolutely worth it ... I wish they start more branches.. but then again I think its also to do with their native dutch... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2015

Our Sandeman's Tour Guide recommended this place, saying it served the best frites in Amsterdam...I have to agree!! The frites were fresh and very not...a perfect snack on a very cold day! There are several different mayo 'sauce' flavors to choose from, which gives a very good reason to go back! There was not much of a line when we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2015

In most larger Dutch cities, there is a small shop that is not much more than a broom closet with a counter in the front, that somehow manages to attract a crowd of locals and tourists alike year round. In Amsterdam, Vleminckx is that little shop with a huge line. It's located near the Kalvertoren, and on most any day... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2015

these frites are so good. got some with the adoulaise sauce and it was great! very cheap and fast. perfect for walking around town and snacking :)

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2015

Been here a couple of times when visiting Amsterdam. A very busy 'hole in the wall' that serves fries and sauce - as simple as that but delicious to nibble on whilst walking around the sights. A snack we'd definitely go for again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

One of the best fries I've eaten in my life. The sauces are great also, and the bar in front lets you sit with your fries inside if you buy the beverage from them. Overall a good place, but if the line is long then it's not worth the time, after all they are just fries.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $4
Cuisine
Belgian, Dutch, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Voetboogstraat 31-33, 1012 XK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 6 54787000
Description
Vleminckx the Sausmeester (sauce master) is located in Amsterdam since 1957. Vleminckx sells Belgium fries and is specialized in 25 types of sauces. For over 55 years the Sauce master stands for quality, sells home-made fries and that nowadays is unique. Many locals and tourist visit this spot in the city centre of Amsterdam. We are known for the many different sauces which can be chosen at the paper cornet Belgium fries.

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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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