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#37 of 1,014 Dutch in Amsterdam
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Dutch, Seafood, European, Deli, Healthy, Street Food
Brunch, Lunch
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed July 30, 2020 via mobile

Very nice sandwiches ! Just bread with herring and you can add onions and pickles if you want. The herring tasted wonderful but they also have other choices of fishes. Simple but perfect !

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed March 18, 2020

This seafood stall is a must for anyone curious about Dutch snack food.It is in a popular spot and in the current situation is a Godsend.The staff run a clean efficient service, and the food is fresh and delicious to eat.The Kibbelings with mayonnaise melted...in the mouth.More

Date of visit: March 2020
HewyRappe, Eigenaar at Frens Haringhandel, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2020
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Beste klant, super bedankt voor het plaatsen van je review naar aanleiding van je bezoek aan onze vis kraam. Wij...More

Reviewed February 28, 2020

It was my first time to try raw herring. i am used to smoked herring from where i come from and never thought of it as a raw. i thought i will have hard time to finish my bites but the reality was unexpected, i...made one more :) Location is convenient in the middle of the city and next to tram station. can't wait for another raw herring experience one day.More

Date of visit: January 2020
HewyRappe, Other at Frens Haringhandel, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2020

We would like to thank you for your 5 star review, this is highly appreciated. The Dutch herring is a real treat and part of our national food identity. The herring is actually not raw since the herring is marinated in salt for a couple...More

Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

Delicious, well-prices, well-positioned. Efficient and just overall yum! We stopped off for a little snack, we really enjoyed the food and the owners were friendly.More

Date of visit: February 2020
HewyRappe, Other at Frens Haringhandel, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2020
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Dank je wel voor het delen van deze 5 sterren ervaring, wij vinden het leuk om te lezen dat jullie...More

Reviewed December 18, 2019

We finally stopped for herring at the stall after walking past it several times during our week in Amsterdam. We had herring in several restaurants, but needed to have the true experience of eating herring on the street. We love fish and we loved the...herring. I wish we had these stalls in the US!!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 4, 2019

As soon as I arrive in the city of Amsterdam I race to buy the traditional haring (herring) served in a bread roll with finely chopped raw onion & gherkin!! It’s absolutely fantastic, the haring melts in your mouth. Current price is €4.50 Don’t leave...Amsterdam without eating a haring from this stall, it’s essential.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 6, 2019

When in Amsterdam, you have to eat a Herring at one of these stalls. Frens is very good and the fish was very fresh, think of it as sort of Dutch Sushi.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

Yep. Had to try it. I did and wanted more. I was so sad that I wasn’t staying longer as I wouldn’t mind eating here daily.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 23, 2019

On our recent visit to Amsterdam, everyone had told us that we had to stop by Frens Haringhandel to have the freshest herring (haring) in town. It didn't disappoint! There was a line, but it moved quickly, and their fish was delicious. Great for a...mid-morning snack, or on your way to visit any of the local attractions. Even my 12 year-old daughter loved the herring here!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed September 22, 2019

I reccomend the Kibbeling; deep fried fish, cooked to order. The herring is nice but bones being left in is a shame. The Kibbeling fish in the was fresh and flakey.

Date of visit: September 2019
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