Hakata Senpachi is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

1. Hakata Senpachi

Wielingenstraat 16, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Japanese Restaurant · Scheldebuurt · 31 tips and reviews

Adam N.Adam Nowek: Without question, the most authentic Japanese restaurant in Amsterdam. Sit at the bar, get some sake, and order anything with a stick in it.

JY G.JY GB: If you're looking for a spot where they serve authentic yakatori, and other delicious Japanese dishes. And they have by far the best sake collection. Great (Japanese) staff & service.

Jackie J.Jackie Johnson: Very authentic! Fantastic take yaki

La Perla is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

2. La Perla

Tweede Tuindwarsstraat 14 & 53 (Tuinstraat), Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Pizza Place · Jordaan · 311 tips and reviews

Tolga Y.Tolga Yüksel: Delicious pizza , real Italian Restaurant !

Hyun-Ae K.Hyun-Ae Kuh: Really simple menu, just Italian pzza, no pasta, calamari, etc., but it's authentic. What's unique (& tasty) here is the Portchetta di ariccia. They get the pork from Italy twice a wk so it's fresh!

LewisLewis: Without a doubt one of the best places to enjoy a good authentic pizza.

OCHA is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.


Binnen Bantammerstraat 1 (Geldersekade), Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Thai Restaurant · Stadsdeel Centrum · 66 tips and reviews

Sarang K.Sarang Kulkarni: Close to authentic Thai food. The beef in re sauce with bamboo shoots is great, the ambience is cozy and cramped, but the food quality more than makes up for it.

Shirley O.Shirley Onsod: One of the better Thai places- super authentic!

Nadia D.Nadia Duinker: Really authentic thai restaurant with the best thai food in town. My favourites: green curry with bamboo and shrimps, and fish cookies.. Delicious!

Eatmosfera is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

4. Eatmosfera

Korte Reguliersdwarsstraat 8, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Italian Restaurant · Grachtengordel-Zuid · 21 tips and reviews

Simone P.Simone Pacini: Real italian food experience! Homemade (bread, cakes, focaccia) and freshly prepared dishes with italian ingredients: lasagnette are excellent. Good choice of italian grappa. Don't miss Massi's pizza!

Jemma M.Jemma McGee: The pasta is excellent. Authentic Italian dishes. The goats cheese starter was delicious.

Oana S.Oana Stoica: I had the seafood tagliolini, very tasty and fresh, homemade pasta, an authentic Italian experience!

Moeders is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

5. Moeders

Rozengracht 251, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Dutch Restaurant · Jordaan · 168 tips and reviews

Dominic F.Dominic Feeney: Amazing service. The traditional Dutch menu for two is sensational. It's a collection of Dutch classics and it was very very good. The most authentic and best Restauraunt in Amsterdam.

Jack D.Jack Davis: Lots of authentic Dutch food for good prices. Good luck finishing everything!!!

SoJunoSoJuno: The restaurant is beautiful, every inch of the walls covered with pictures of Mothers ❤️. They serve many authentic Dutch dishes so try the suggested variety plates. Pea soup was amazing.

Bella Storia is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

6. Bella Storia

Bentinckstraat 28, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Italian Restaurant · Staatsliedenbuurt · 43 tips and reviews

Brigit P.Brigit Peek: Great service! Authentic Italian food, best tiramisu in town!

Khanh L.Khanh Ly: The vegetarian platter as a starter was amazing, same for the Gigli pasta I had as a main. Authentic as it can be, small & cosy, filled with Italian customers. That says enough about this little place

Anna Z.Anna Z: Great service and amazing, authentic Italian pasta and pizza!

Pho 91 is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

7. Pho 91

Albert Cuypstraat 91, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Vietnamese Restaurant · Oude Pijp · 74 tips and reviews

Anna G.Anna Gandrabura: Very close to authentic pho! Worth a return!

Khanh L.Khanh Ly: Pick your time wisely, because this place can be really packed. This with a reason, because it's probably the best Vietnamese in town. The pho is how my mum would cook it, very authentic!

Sjoerd v.Sjoerd van Rijen: Love their authentic pho!

Café Gollem is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

8. Café Gollem

Raamsteeg 4, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Pub · Stadsdeel Centrum · 89 tips and reviews

Anna K.Anna Kroo: There are 200 types of beer on the menu. Real authentic place to spend an evening with friends. They also have a huge black cat, one can play with :)

Christopher S.Christopher Sandøy: Great, authentic café with a good selection of Belgian style beers. Use your thumb on the way in and out..!

Yigit K.Yigit K.: Cozy, warm, and authentic. With lots of beer... :)

Orontes is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

9. Orontes

Albert Cuypstraat 40HS, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Mediterranean Restaurant · Oude Pijp · 14 tips and reviews

UC T.UC T: Best Turkish restaurant in Amsterdam. Authentic taste

Yigit Y.Yigit Yucel: Fantastic mezes and very friendly staff. An authentic place where you can enjoy food and Raki with friends.

Andrea M.Andrea Mezzetti: Good Turkish restaurant, not particularly fancy but authentic.

Plato Loco is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

10. Plato Loco

Zaagmolenstraat, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Caribbean Restaurant · Frederik Hendrikbuurt · 13 tips and reviews

Emily L.Emily L: Delicious Caribbean food, authentic and plentiful.

Nils O.Nils Osepa: Great staff, Nice ambiance! But the food doesn't have that real authentic caribbean tates that I'm used to growing up on an island....

Anthea B.Anthea Baird: Perfect spot for the evening sun. Try the plantain chips for a snack. Service is super nice and friendly.

Café 't Smalle is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

11. Café 't Smalle

Egelantiersgracht 12, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Bar · Jordaan · 57 tips and reviews

Adrien P.Adrien Pétremann: A lot of locale people, cozy and authentic place. Try their P. Hoppe drink !

Sarah W.Sarah Wiesmann: Authentic, little, cozy bar. Funny staff

Tero A.Tero Angeria: Cozy, authentic cafe/bar.

De Dokter is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

12. De Dokter

Rozenboomsteeg 4 (Kalverstraat), Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Pub · Stadsdeel Centrum · 19 tips and reviews

Jens R.Jens Ramdor: Amazing old place, small, cozy and authentic. A real ex-doctor behind the bar. Good selection of beers and nice snacks with them

Jennifer B.Jennifer Burlington: Tiny bar, but so cozy and authentic! Love this place.

Francesco D.Francesco Di Leo: Lovely place in Amsterdam to drink good spirits, beers and terrific Gin Tonics!!

Café Brecht is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

13. Café Brecht

Weteringschans 157, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Bar · Stadsdeel Centrum · 157 tips and reviews

Antoine R.Antoine Rogez: Great and authentic atmosphere + nice tea offering. Can even borrow some good old board games for a short return to childhood :). Not so much space though so gets full quite fast.

Yasin D.Yasin Durgun: Seasonal beers and authentic atmosphere

AbdulrahmanAbdulrahman: Old brown cafe with authentic atmosphere.

De Koffieschenkerij is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

14. De Koffieschenkerij

Oudekerksplein 23 (Oudezijds Voorburgwal), Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Coffee Shop · De Wallen · 71 tips and reviews

Kıvanç A.Kıvanç Akdeniz: Very cozy and authentic place in a flowery church garden. Delicious cakes and quality coffee served. It has also has a second floor which you can also work / study quietly.

Jesse B.Jesse Burkunk: Cosy coffeebar which is part of the Oude Kerk. Beautiful authentic interior. Great to flee from the crowd for a quiet moment.

Gwenaelle C.Gwenaelle Chan: Freshly made apple pie thru out the day. Good coffee. Nice terrace in the church garden.A very cozy little oasis in the middle of the red light district.

Fuoco Vivo is one of The 15 Best Authentic Places in Amsterdam.

15. Fuoco Vivo

De Clercqstraat 12, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Italian Restaurant · Da Costabuurt · 61 tips and reviews

Sevim B.Sevim Bozyel: We had buffalina , margherita and caprese and are all so delicious real italian food and quality! The tiramisu is also very good.

Lai v.Lai van Beek: Cozy authentic Italian pizzeria. We tried the antipasti plate and the prosciutto pizza and the Vesuvio. Everything was delicious and prepared with good quality ingredients. Excellent price/quality

SottySotty: Excellent pizza, thick dough and very good cheese on it. The service is also quick.