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Coffee Shop Prices (gouging)

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Oz
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Coffee Shop Prices (gouging)

In an earlier question, Matty223 posted a link www.flickr.com/photos/amsmatty of her pics which are great. However, I was floored by the prices on the coffee shop menus.

As a 45+ year hippie who is making one last hurrah trip back to Amsterdam before I simply can't do the flights anymore, I really hope there are some local joints that don't hate on pricing. I am greatly amused at the marketing, silly names; pictures, etc. because as any good head knows....it don't matter what it looks like; what it smells like; or what it tastes like......it matters what it does to your head. I've had the best and the worst.

All I want is a Grade B product that I can afford on my fixed income. €14 for 1 crummy gram? Any suggestions as to local places where there aren't many if any tourists where an old guy can get his $12.00 lid? (I know those are gone....but something affordable to a fixed income person??). Thanks.

Ho Chi Minh City...
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@HarpendenHenry: If I were you, I'd go to this website for that kind of information: www.coffeeshop.freeuk.com

Berkhamsted, United...
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I'm in Amsterdam at the end of October. Maybe you could offer some advice on what's hot and what's not concerning a good smoke. Will be celebrating 48th while there. Any suggestions welcome.

Berkhamsted, United...
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Many thanks for that. I'll have a look now.

Oz
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MrJohnMd: THANKS! for this excellent referral to Noon. I've got the address locked into GPS and plotting the tram ride to there and back to where I'll be.

Winter Haven...
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You would really have to know where Noon is to find it or just stumble upon it. At any rate, it will be visited next trip.

New Jersey
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And in the main touristy arease which coffeeshop is recommended. Not a smoker and just a one time holiday tryout, so don't mind trying a good one, ok with a wee expensive. Read enough to avoid the Grasshopper. Barney's? Pink Floyd?

Cheers!

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La Tertulia

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