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Thu, 10/21
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. American Brunch
1. American Brunch
"Wonderful food and lovely staff."
Charlie P
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2. Terrace
2. Terrace
"Very nice and delicious food! Would recommend"
conniejade95
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3. Cocktails all day
3. Cocktails all day
"I really recommend this place!"
joyceverwaayen
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About
Cozy neighbourhood cafe serving original American brunch. Nice sunny terrace.
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe, European
FEATURES
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved this place! Came back twice with my husband. God the carnivore meal and it was soooo good! Crispy hash brown, tasty pancake and great eggs. The late is also amazing as well as the apple juice.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed June 26, 2021 via mobile

Super food and very good service. Very chilled atmosphere, definitely recommend!!!!!! P.s. monkey bread is amazinggg

Date of visit: June 2021
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hiromiura, Owner at Staring at Jacob, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2021

Thank you !

Reviewed 3 days ago

Agree with the vast majority of reviews. Ambiance, food, service are all the best we had in Amsterdam. Cheeses has skillet(pictured) is bomb.com. Generous portions, consistent quality(we had to stop twice) and very pleasant staff. Easy access off the 17 tram from main tourist area...near the centraal station. Have your QR code in the corona app ready if you want to sit inside(like everywhere else for that matter). Took cash and credit, but get there before 10am if you don’t have a reservation, especially Friday-Sunday. SIDE NOTE FOR AMERICANS and non-Dutch/EU, as of October your Vaccination card can’t be used for anything here!! I repeat, our vaccines don’t work here, only those who have received Dutch or EU vaccines can be used the corona checker app. You need to get tested daily, every 24 hrs and upload your daily certificate into the corona app. Enjoy!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my last place to eat before I went to the airport. It was delicous. i had the Rasco waffle, chicken, and scramble egg with Grolsch beer. Does this remind you of another place at a different airport that is owned by someone famous?...It comes closee. Hopefully this restaurant can add more options. They accept Euros cash. I sat outside and brought my vaccine card and test in case they asked. Would definitely come back again.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our 2 young daughters. They loved the food and so did we. The waffles are excellent, the fried chicken very tasty, the fruit juices delicious. The location in a quiet part of the city is also peaceful and with plenty of free...parking on a Sunday. Prices very reasonable and staff welcoming and friendly. Definitely and easily can recommend Staring at Jacob.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome food! Awesome service! We and the kids absolutely loved the food. I highly recommend to anyone in Amsterdam!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 4, 2021 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to Staring at Jacob. It’s situated on a quite street next to the canal with plenty of seating. The service was fast and very friendly (the Irish lady in particular was especially nice). There is plenty to choose from on...the menu and portion sizes were good. Food was delicious and came quickly. I’d recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 2, 2021 via mobile

Very good brunch food. The restaurant is located in a peaceful street next to a canal. The service is very sweet. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 29, 2021 via mobile

Best American brunch place in Amsterdam! Food is amazing, and staff is very friendly, you can’t miss out on this place

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 27, 2021

The food was great and the staff was super friendly. We will be back. They also made special whishes possible without any hesitation. Make a reservation, the place is quite busy.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Staring at Jacob is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5