Top 5 cafes and restaurants of Amsterdam North

Would you like to have a meal after visiting best tourist places and street art in Amsterdam North but not sure where to go? Do not worry, we got you covered. Below you can find the list with best cafes and restaurants to visit in Amsterdam North.


IJ-kantine is a contemporary styled restaurant café. Here you can enjoy the tasty breakfast and lunch with both cold and hot dishes ranging from pancakes to various kinds of burgers. For dinner various starters and main courses including various pats, meat, fish and vegetarian options. From every seat in the restaurant, you can enjoy the beautiful view looking out over the harbor of Amsterdam, the water of the IJ and the remarkable bar on the north side of the restaurant. Reservations can be made here .

Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00-01:00, Fri-Sat: 09:00-03:00

Address: NDSM-kade 5

Contact number: +31(0)20-6337162

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Café-Restaurant Stork

Do you fancy seafood? Then Café-Restaurant Stork is a perfect place for you. This restaurant stands on the northern banks of the river IJ and features an expansive terrace that is surrounded by water.

The menu is regularly changed according to the season, with products coming from reputable sources which maintain environmentally conscious fishing practices. Here you can find a wide range of dishes from a classical fruits de mer till whole served fishes of the season. Reservations can be made here

Opening hours: Tue: 17:00-00:00, Wed-Thu: 11:00-00:00, Fri-Sat: 11:00-01:00, Sun: 11:00-17:00

Address: Gedempt Hamerkanaal 201, 1021 KP Amsterdam

Contact number: 020-6344000


Pllek is the restaurant with perhaps the best terrace in the whole Amsterdam city. It is an open-minded, relaxed place where you can enjoy your lunch, dinner or just a drink. The food here is healthy, sustainable and sated with the main focus on the vegetarian options. The meat and fish which is served in this place comes from right out of the North sea. Besides the delicious food there are also regular events you can visit here. More information about that can be found here

Opening hours: Sun-Thu: 09:30-01:00, Fri-Sat: 09:30-03:00

Address: TT Neveritaweg 59, 1033 WB Amsterdam

Contact number: 020 290 0020

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Pof is located on the former sports complex in Amsterdam North: NoordOogst. This restaurant works closely with its immediate neighbors like a vineyard, farms with chickens and pigs. Most of the dishes here are prepared by using traditional cooking techniques, with products cooked in their own skin at a high temperature without adding water or oil. Pof’s menu is mostly vegetarian with many vegan options. Besides the dining option, Pof also organizes walks, workshops and hosts live performances for the guests. Reserve your table here. 

Opening hours: Wed-Fri: 12:00-23:00, Sat-Sun: 10:00-23:00

Address: Meteorenweg 272, 1035 RN Amsterdam

Contact number: 020 331 2351


Moon is the restaurant that is located on the 19th floor of A’dam Tower, where you can enjoy the 360º view over Amsterdam. Here Chef Hans and Sous chefs Leo LMK en Max cook have created a Chef’s menu for you in two variants: with meat and fish and vegetarian. It is also possible to expand this menu with various bites and extras; for example: oyster, caviar or charcuterie from Brandt & Levi. Reservations can be made here. 

Opening hours: Tue-Fri: 18:00-22:00, Sat-Sun: 12:00-16:00, 18:00-22:00

Address: Overhoeksplein 3, 1031 KS Amsterdam

Contact number: +31(0)20-237 6311

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