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Cafe de Jaren

Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20 /22, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 5771
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Perfect design

If you are in Amsterdam try to go to cafe de jaren at least once. We went there twice. You can go... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
via mobile
Beautiful canal side setting!

We made a reservation for 7:30 and requested a water view - which they could not guarantee at the... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
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Welcome to the largest cafe in Amsterdam, which features a large café on the ground floor with an international reading table, a fine restaurant on the first floor, and a superb canal-view terrace.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
31 May 2017
“Beautiful canal side setting!”
20 May 2017
“Very good food and even better view ”
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Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20 /22, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 625 5771
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

If you are in Amsterdam try to go to cafe de jaren at least once. We went there twice. You can go there for breakfast, lunch or even just to drink a cup of coffee. I highly recommend that you sit outside. Because the atmosphere...More

Thank ferhunde01
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We made a reservation for 7:30 and requested a water view - which they could not guarantee at the time we made the reservation. Which is ok - we were fine waiting for a table outside to open up. It would have been nice to...More

Thank CottageGirlUpNorth
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Came here as it is one of the prettier venues on the canal and had a couple of drinks. Slow to take orders and slow to deliver drinks. We couldn't get a table on the canal as it was so busy that we stayed inside....More

Thank tanagogo1
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We were enjoying May sun while sitting by the canal and watched the boats goes by The service was a bit slow but the waiter was very nice and the food was fresh and delicious Very nice place

Thank Liat M
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had delightful lunch here hit chocolates with cream and we tried different freshly made sandwiches . Lovely atmosphere very busy great place for people watching

Thank Kathybanker
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Late afternoon and in need of a beer so came back to Cafe Jaren which we had visited and enjoyed on previous visit to Amsterdam. Nice table on the outside canal side terrace... waited for service, very slow! Gave order and waited... And waited... And...More

Thank Holiday_Reader
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

It has a beautiful outside area and terrace, sir by the river. Staffs are very friendly. Drinks and food are reasonably priced. Strongly recommend.

Thank nancy7772015
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We came across this grand café when we needed a break from the Pride Parade and decided to go back for breakfast the next day. Whilst the interior is lovely, spacious and airy the real atraction is the significant terrace along the canals. From this...More

Thank Danny B
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a well located restaurant serving interesting food in a modern setting. Noise can be an issue. The entrees were very good but note that American "pulled pork" is very different from that served here. It was very tasty though. There is a salad...More

Thank tweedybird26
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Always great for lunch, when its warm you can sit outside and have a very pleasant afternoon. On this occasion we went for the first time for an evening meal upstairs. All great and once you order something it arrives very quickly - although all...More

Thank dax a
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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