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Cafe de Doffer

$$ - $$$, , Cafe
Runstraat 12-14, 1016 GK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 622 6686
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good54%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
Runstraat 12-14, 1016 GK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re visiting the 9 Streets in Amsterdam please stop for a sandwich at Cafe de Doffer. It has a lovely, casual atmosphere, a great beer selection, and the club sandwich is phenomenal. We went back for a second try at this sandwich. Heaven. We...More

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come back here every year, food is good,attentive staff. Can only recommend, try the chicken satay......

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

We love this place. Food is really good, excellent variety of beers, and perfect location in the shopping district. Plus, the people working here are super individuals, particularly co-owner Jwost, who one evening in May 2018 went way beyond any possible reasonable expectation to help...More

Thank Juanita D
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

How to choose a bar in a city you don’t know-where there is a plethora of bars?....just sit at one & see what happens. We fell across this place & the barman was instantly likeable-joking & chatting-which is very much the Dutch way. A great...More

Thank Claire K
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We tripped over this little gem on our first day in Amsterdam. Frankly we were looking for snack lunch and this was the first place we found near our hotel. They have an impressive beer menu and the lunch was great with some imaginative dishes....More

Thank Tangawizi_Sandan
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

We accidentally ended up here while visiting the 9 straatjes. What a good place we arrived at. Very relaxing atmosphere. We were there for lunch and ate wonderful food.

Thank Aaveedee
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We wanted a reasonably priced place for lunch and this ticked all the boxes. Plenty of choices and our meals were delicious.There are also daily specials to choose from. The chocolate cake with cream was perfect! Friendly staff and nice surroundings - traditional is often...More

Thank sussta
Reviewed December 2, 2017

We stumbled onto Cafe de Doffer looking for a non-touristy place to eat. This cafe had a limited menu but great food and a good beer selection. It seemed most of the other diners were locals. Prices were reasonable. We made a point of going...More

Thank WillVacation4food
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Just lovely. Austere restaurant and pub. Wonderful staff, friendly and accommodating. Great beer. Best bitterballen ever!

Thank Hendricks-Henley
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Recommended to us by a local as a good lunch stop. We had excellent ciabatta sandwiches and great espresso provided by efficient staff in a local-feeling dining room, and at a perfectly reasonable price. What more could you want for a lunch break from walking...More

Thank AllanJGJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Runstraat 12-14, 1016 GK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighborhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 622 6686
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