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Grocery Stores

Hey there!

I'm new to the Amsterdam forums but everyone seems so nice and hopefully patient. My girlfriend and I are planning a trip there for next year so expect a lot of questions from me. We are wanting to stay in a rental apartment and found a good one that we will probably rent. What is the best grocery store in Amsterdam? We will just do basic meals to save some money instead of eating out all the time.The apartment is right off of Zanstraat if that helps. I know in Paris we went to Franprix or Monoprix. Is there a place similar to that in Amsterdam?

Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: Grocery Stores

I have no idea what the price level is of Franprix or Monoprix.

The dominant supermarket chain in Amsterdam is Albert Heijn, which is also the marketleader.

They are reasonable prized , chains like Dirk van de Broek , Lidle and Aldi are cheaper.

A google search results in several supermarkets in your vicinity in a few hundred metres

http://goo.gl/maps/35PkF

Also advisable to check out local Turkish stores for fresh fruit, vegetables and meat.

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2. Re: Grocery Stores

Albert Heijn is the biggest here and there is one at the Nieuwmarkt, less than 10 minutes walking from your apartment.

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3. Re: Grocery Stores

Sooo, what is your definition of best supermarket?

Marqt is an organic supermarket frequented by yups.

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4. Re: Grocery Stores

Thanks everyone! I guess 'best' was the wrong way to word it. Just the most popular or basic one that people go to.

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5. Re: Grocery Stores

Cheap discounter supermarkets are Aldi and Lidl.

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6. Re: Grocery Stores

And to throw one more in, Spar at Rapenburg 91.

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7. Re: Grocery Stores

to the OP the Albert Heijn is waht you are looking for

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8. Re: Grocery Stores

Thanks everyone!

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9. Re: Grocery Stores

Balou I think you must believe the Zaanstraat is in a different location. It is on the opposite side of town near the Westerpark. See the link Henkie posted.

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10. Re: Grocery Stores

But Balou got one thing right. There is indeed a Spar near the Zaanstraat (Spaarndammerstraat 544) :-)