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#286 of 1,001 Dutch in Amsterdam
Travelers' Choice2022
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Dutch, Bar, Cafe, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Burgwallen-Nieuwe Zijde
0.0 miles from Dam Square
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Sponsored by: 't Nieuwe Kafe

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1. Excellent
1. Excellent
"Service was awesome, food was fast and tasty!"
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2. Great Coffee
2. Great Coffee
"Great coffee and food and the best location to enjoy the wonderful Dam"
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3. Best Location
3. Best Location
"The location is great for eating while on the Dam."
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Reviewed July 10, 2022 via mobile

This is a fantastic cafe right in the main square next to the Royal Palace. Fantastic atmosphere and really great staff. The food selection is great. They served really great pancakes. I really recommend it for a nice break from seeing Amsterdam.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 22, 2022 via mobile

Excellent service, staff very good. Foods really nice, lovely location, perfect for sunny weather. Would highly recommend, and will visit again.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 22, 2022 via mobile

Great outdoor setting next to a canal. Good for people watching. Rather busy but worth the wait. My husband and I split a Cesar salad and a BLTC.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 30, 2022 via mobile

Nice little spot for some lunch mixed with a bit of people watching. Food was pretty average compared to other places we visited on our trip but staff friendly.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 22, 2022 via mobile

If you get tired of street food and burgers in Amsterdam step in here at the Neuwe Kerk… excellent food and service (and if you really love burgers - they have is as well)!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed November 7, 2021

My party of 8 dined here twice at our stay in Amsterdam. Very friendly service, food was beautiful and it's in a lovely location

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed May 10, 2021 via mobile

Location and service is really great! Cozy terrace in busy place. But the food is ordinary, so it’s better to take drinks.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed September 22, 2020 via mobile

Had a fab brunch here, the french onion soup was lovely, the burger however, looked undercooked. The beer was nice, all very expensive- but you pay for the location.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Daydream46358330931, General Manager at 't Nieuwe Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2020

Thank you for your visit, we hope to see you Next time!

Reviewed August 14, 2020 via mobile

Stopped here on a Monday Lunch. First visit to Amsterdam with Dutch friends. Restaurant was full but only had to wait 10 minutes for a table to clear. Staff were very efficient and friendly, nothing too much trouble. Four of us eat a main course...with 3 drinks each for just over 100 euros, which for the location on Damm square was pretty good value. I had the 6 oz speciality burger medium, with fries and salad. Very moist and juicy. Great people watching, altogether a very enjoyable 2 hours.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

Really lovely Cafe with great service. We were a large group on our way to our hotel still with our luggage when we stopped here for brunch. The waiter was super friendly and the service was excellent, so quick. They made us feel so welcome...and accommodated our large group and luggage no problem. The food was really good as were the mimosas and coffee. The Dutch Apple pie was amazing! Great spot right by Dam Square. We loved it! Thank you for looking after us. The only negative I would say is the 30c charge for the toilet. I understand because of your location you don’t want people to come in off the street but paying customers should not have to pay to use your facilities.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

Service excellent and quick, Food very good. A good choice on menu. Pity about the t oilet charge of Euro 0.30, but designed to discourage non diners.

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

If you visit the nieuw kerk in Amsterdam ( across the Dam) Try the nieuwe Kafe. The nieuwe kerk has many nice expositions and is a nice old church to visit. In front of the church is this cafe. We tried the flammkuchen and house...special with three different sandwiches. A fresh orange juice and coffee It was a nice lunch. I would not go out of my way to visit it but once you are nearby it is worth going to.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 25, 2020

We waited arround 20 minutes to be served. The food wasn't good, they brought the wrong drinks and weren't friendly. Won't come again!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

Popped in for a late lunch, was served straight away, food good and plentiful, ham omelette and lovely hand cut chips . Price wise for the center of Amsterdam it was reasonable. Cosy atmosphere. I have seen comments that the toilets having to be paid...for, 30cents, I think the reason being people who are not eating pop in to use them. Waitress very helpful and polite.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

I can not comment on the food, except on the cheesecake which was excellent, but the coffees were nice. The staff was super friendly and the atmosphere very cosy. Well done!

Date of visit: December 2019
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't Nieuwe Kafé is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4