Top 8 Breakfast Places in Amsterdam
Make sure you have the very best grub for your most important meal of the day in Amsterdam!
Heading to the Netherlands? We’ve collected some of the very best breakfast café’s in Amsterdam for you to fuel up. The phrase “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” has never been truer than when you’re exploring a sparkling new city. The Netherlands capital receives millions of tourists a year and proves popular for it’s stunning city and liberal laws. However, your first port of call is always where the best brekkie is! Browse through our up to date list of the best Breakfast cafes in Amsterdam to start your trip off on the right foot.
1. PANCAKES Amsterdam Westermarkt
PANCAKES in Amsterdam is one of the most popular breakfast chains in the Netherlands, and this particular location gets a lot of attention. Situated right next to the Ann Frank House museum, they serve a mega variety of American and Dutch pancakes. They’re none for their tasty hot beverages and serve both sweet and savoury dishes to sink your teeth into. PANCAKES is a great place to start your day with a treat right in the centre of the capital!
Prinsengracht 277 | Website
2. Omelegg – de Pijp
If you haven’t guessed already, Omelegg is a breakfast/brunch restaurant that specialises in omelettes. If you’re on the hunt for something different for your breakfast in Amsterdam central, this is the perfect place to go without sacrificing quality. This venue has over 20 different omelettes on their regular menu with specials constantly rotating. From veggie options to vegan eats, healthy options and ‘treat yourself’ bites. The best way to start your day off is with a hearty omelette packed with flavour.
Ferdinand Bolstraat 143 | Website
3. Bakers & Roasters
Bakers & Roasters is popular all year round but is a popular place to dine in the summer because of their sunny terrace on the cobbles. Known for their cute little mascot, you might want to book a table ahead of time because this restaurant gets super busy – especially for weekend brunches. The menu includes staples as well as original dishes like the “Kiwi Brekkie” and “Power Breakfast”. The owners of Bakers & Roasters describe their well-loved venue as a New Zealand style café with a “splash” of Brazil.
Eerste Jacob van Campenstraat 54 | Website
4. Dignita Vondelpark
Pristine and clean, Dignita café in Vondelpark benefits from stunning views of the green space to pair with your brunch. Dignita keep things simple but are known for their pretty Instagram starring lattes with accent hearts! If your dream breakfast in Amsterdam includes one of a kind pancakes, Dignita has different pancake dishes all year round to tantalise your taste buds.
Koninginneweg 218 | Website
Looking for a cute little breakfast spot in Jordaan? This area of Amsterdam is really popular day and night, and PIQNIQ will kick start your day the right way! This fresh and modern little café is the best breakfast in Amsterdam for “something small”. They mainly specialise in brunch dishes such as sandwiches, quiches and soups both from traditional Dutch cuisine and others around the world. They serve fresh smoothies for hydration, but if you’re looking for a cheeky and boozy brunch PIQNIQ also serves alcoholic drinks.
Lindengracht 59HS | Website
6. Toastable Koningsplein
Toastable is a delicious food venue that has made a name for itself across the Netherlands with multiple locations. It’s simple menu and friendly atmosphere make it a grrat place to drop in, whether just for a quick coffee or a full blown morning meal. Toastable is bursting with delicious eats, and one of the best breakfast in Amsterdam to fuel your days of exploring. Both the King’s Square and Nieuwendijk locations have simultaneously offered a stripped back menu of classics, healthy alternatives and their ‘breakfast combo’s.
Singel 441 | Website
7. The Breakfast Club
Another establishment with multiple locations, The Breakfast Club has become a pioneer for Instagramable brekkie across the capital of the Netherlands. The brightly coloured breakfast place in Amsterdam has four different locations in the city alone – meaning you don’t need to walk far to stumble upon one! This café is a bit of an all-rounder, homing in on their Mexico City style with menu items spanning from Paris and New York. They’re known around town for their moreish fresh juices and create all their food or drink using locally sourced produce.
Bellamystraat 2-h | Website
8. MOAK Pancakes
You might already recognise MOAK, previously named MOOK, as it’s taken the internet by storm for it’s cute and quirky theming. The place is renowned for being ultra friendly with a sense of humour running through everything they do! Set up in 2016, the concept of MOAK is to bring together good food and a ‘throwback hip-hop’ vibe in their venue. Fast-forward to now and the café has multiple locations across the capital. As you can tell by the name, MOAK specialises in pancakes, both American and Dutch style.
De Clercqstraat 34 | Website
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