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Cafe Thijssen

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Brouwersgracht 107, 1015 GD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 623 8994
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08:00 - 01:00
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Sun 09:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 01:00
Fri 08:00 - 03:00
Sat 07:30 - 03:00
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this cafe and come back time and time again. No frills, lots of personality with an old school brown cafe feel. lovely for a coffee or a glass of wine (especially when the terrace is out). just be warned, with the Lindengracht market on a Saturday this place gets packed! still a good atmosphere, but hard to get... More 

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Thank DellaDown
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you get in it looks like a proper bar, but with difference in levels makes it look like a fun place for a nights out. Our first choice of seating was poor due to an overhanging speaker, so we choose a new high chair seat. I loved the low bar stools at the bar as well, but wanted to... More 

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Thank Mairababy
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent many lovely nights enjoying a beer and a mint tea. Wonderfully generous meals and bar snacks. you will want to get here early because the place was very popular each night, but we noticed there is a good turnover of people so we never had to wait very long.

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Thank Luke5478
Nieuw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great Dutch style brown bar. Bigger than most, it's often full of a happy mix of tourists and locals. Beer selection is ok, but not a huge variety like some specialty places.

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Thank Steve C
Chichester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stopped here for breakfast one snowy morning. We both had the Complete breakfast which was a croissant with butter, orange juice, and coffee/tea. It was very good, but they don't have normal (English) breakfast tea. You get a choice of 6 different teas. Overall, good food and good value.

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Thank cls112
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Popped in thinking it looked like a quiet cafe, on opening the door we were with a full to capacity cafe with locals ans tourists with a great atmosphere. We only wanted a drink and staff we very accommodating. Best apple juice and a lovely coffee with a surprise...mini ginger bread biscuits which we then went out and purchased from... More 

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Thank hockey1991
Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this gem while walking away from the typical tourists route. Seems to be a place where the Dutch actually go. Service is nice and great local beer on tap. If you seek something more Dutch come here and relax.

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Thank Tony S
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

If you are in the mood to spend hours chatting, eating, and listening to music, look no further than Café Thijssen. We stumbled upon this cross between cafe and neighborhood bar on our way to dinner and ended up spending hours relaxing and enjoying beer and cheese. The local and friendly vibe makes it a great spot for just one... More 

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Thank Sarah M
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I went to this bar with some friends to celebrate my birthday with some drinks. The ambiance was nice. Kind but chaotic service. Very loud music.

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Thank Sebastiaan H
new york city
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This place was recommended by locals, and it did not disappoint. The food was amazing. Everything we had was so delicious - onion soup, toasties, grilled salmon salad, croquettes. One of the best meals we had in Amsterdam.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 03:00
Saturday
07:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brouwersgracht 107, 1015 GD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 623 8994

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

Staying in Jordaan

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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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