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Sonny Falafel

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Eerste van der Helststraat 43, 1073 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 676 7612
11:00 - 21:00
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Los Llanos de Aridane, Spain
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best falafel in Amsterdam you'll find here. Very tastfull falafel and a fresh salad bar. A friendly owner that makes everything fresh every day.

Thank Feen2014
Vezenobres, France
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very tasty falafel, fresh salad with great sauces, especially the spicy ones. Nice owner who tried his best to speak English.

Thank erikaleecal
1 review
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived late to the restaurant and the owner didn't say we are closed, So he cooked fresh Falafel for us and wait us eat at restaurant, the food was really good and the owner was the King of Falafel :)

Thank Ali A
1 review
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I love eating here. I live in Eindhoven but whenever I travel to Amsterdam I stop by this place. I would recommend you to go and try. The chef is friendly. Place is clean and tidy.

Thank Harsh S
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The food was really good and the couple who own it are great too! In the typical laid-back Dutch way they allow you to serve yourself, and encourage you on packing as much in as possible, even sharing hints and tips on stuffing techniques. The location of this place is great too, grab a falafel and walk to the adjacent... More 

Thank JoshDeee
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Good fallafel and delicious salads for a very affordable price. Located in the Pijp Next to the Albert Cuyp market. A must of you don t want to spend a lot but want to eat plenty. Lot s of bars in the direct vicinity to have an after diner beer.

Thank oscarpetispas
St Albans, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Visited Sonny while on a weekend break to Amsterdam. Wow! What a lovely guy and the falafels are to die for. The key is the amazing and spicy sauces as well as the wonderful aubergine mash. I enjoyed it so much, I took my wife there for a second visit and she agreed. Best falafel and fries ever.

1 Thank Nasser K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Sonny is the best falafel place in Amsterdam for sure. They make nice and generous portions, and you can even buy a sauces and hummus seperately. I will go back, quite often

Thank Dizzee S
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

nice falafel with a wide choice of salads, sitting outside, nice neighbourhood near the market and park

Thank las644
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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Without a doubt, but I've eaten falafel in many other European cities, none of which can surpass the quality of the food made here - the key to which is the freshness of the salads and sauces. For 5.50 Euro it is possible to have here a splendid meal. Sonny and his wife are also very friendly - see the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Fast food, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eerste van der Helststraat 43, 1073 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 676 7612

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners and a good number of them are students. Here you'll find a multitude of ethnic restaurants, great cafes and bars, and a brilliant array of locally owned shops, all catering to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
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