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Cafe Tabac


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Bar, Cafe, Pub, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

After a long day of walking, I got a seat on their outdoor patio and it was a great place to eat and people-watch. I ordered beer, soup and spring rolls and everything was perfect. Their prices for food and drinks are very reasonable. The...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank buttercup1211
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Dropped into Cafe Tabac on a recent visit to Amsterdam, lovely cozy place to enjoy a few beers and something to eat overlooking the canal and watching the world go by for a couple of hours. Welcoming, friendly staff. Good beer and Om bom bitterballen.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LondonMac1
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Watching the Amsterdam world go by from seat outside this great little bar. Bikes, cars and pedestrians, oblivious to each other and the passive drinking viewer, come within seconds and centimetres of injuring each other.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JoeB2312
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

First time came to Amsterdam, after 1 hours walking, found this corner bar & walks in, the first I’m asking for beer testing as never try “Chouffe” before but surprising the staff who serve me say “yes why not”. Im order Spicy Chicken Sandwich, as...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank roland1126
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Lovely street bar with some outside seating facing the canal. Went for a drink our first night friendly helpful bar man , clean and nice atmosphere to soak up the sights, sounds of Amsterdam. Could of sat inside but weather to nice. Offered food earlier...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Tagmch
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Found this cosy little cafe while wandering around Amsterdam. Great little find. Good choice of beers. Didn't have food but menu look varied and it all smelled really nice.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank garry-allan68
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Sometimes I forget the places in the neighbourhood. But my friends asked me to meet them here. Yes, friendly staff, nice atmosphere. Very Amsterdam.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Great place for drinks but you will be surprised by the food they produce as well. If you want a tasty meal without frills you can eat here and have a great time. It is also a very busy bar. Our queen Maxima had her...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Henk58
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Superb canal side corner, fantastic for people watching and a great atmosphere. Evenings customers spill pout onto street wonderful at dusk

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Roger S
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Good cafe especially in the outside area where it's very cosy ,with a leisure atmosphere and with a good view in the edge of the jordaan area

Date of visit: August 2017
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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
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