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Jordaan, Amsterdam
  • Anne
    "Loved the Gravad Lax and Welsh Rarebit we had for lunch."(4 Tips)
    "... cake, they come from Holtkamp, one of tbe best Dutch bakeries."(2 Tips)
    Colin M.
    "Latte - steak sandwich - omelet with mushroom, cheese and shallot"(11 Tips)
    Astrid J.
    "Overall it's a very nice place, with good service and nice staff."(9 Tips)
62 Tips and reviews
  • sandwiches
  • gravad lax
  • cozy
  • casual
  • quiet
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  • Luc C.
    Luc Cleutjens3 weeks ago
    Been here 5+ times
    Toast Skagen all the way!
  • 영 조.
    영 조June 14
    Staffs are nice
  • Colin M.
    Latte - steak sandwich - omelet with mushroom, cheese and shallot
  • Micha S.
    Micha SamuelApril 15
    Awesome original Dutch style menu with a modern twist!
  • mari b.
    Loved the hot chocolate and the fact that the extremely friendly staff refilled our glasses with water ( without asking for that). Good job girls!!! 👍🏻👍🏻
  • Maina K.
    Maina KhojaFebruary 19
    Great food! They serve the best bitterballen in Amsterdam! Try the mixed ones (lobster, beef,cheese) they were Devine! the apple pie is must it comes from a bakery owned by the same restaurant owners.
  • Dorit N.
    Dorit NitzanFebruary 12
    The artichoke soup, the cheese cake and the atmosphere
  • Paul L.
    Paul LambieFebruary 3
    This place is excellent. Delicious decaf coffee and fresh tea. They put two tables together for us and we’re kind and helpful. Great music at a gentle volume made Kessens perfect for a quiet break.
  • Andrea M.
    Andrea MitraniDecember 30, 2017
    Must visit. Wonderful little cafe in Jordaan. Cosy atmosphere, beautiful environment, AMAZING CAKES. They’re from Holtkamp and they’re out of this world.
  • Max W.
    Max WennekerOctober 21, 2017
    Super friendly staff, really nice open space to sit in. Great smoked salmon (gravlax) sandwich and croissants. Love it here.
  • Bobby
    BobbyOctober 3, 2017
    Get the steak sandwich
  • N A.
    N ASeptember 21, 2017
    Good coffe
  • Alexandra O.
    Alexandra OsipovaAugust 4, 2017
    Nordic style simple and enjoyable food. Very friendly service.
  • Аrtem K.
    Аrtem KolganovJune 10, 2017
    Tasty and sweet
  • Kevin G.
    Kevin GrantMay 20, 2017
    If you're by the Anne Frank house and need lunch, this should be your stop. I ordered the salt steak sandwich with a side of croquettes, it was incredible.
  • michiel o.
    michiel okmaMay 15, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    Great lunch with both classics and original lunch dishes and sandwiches
  • Raed A.
    Raed AlSaeedMay 13, 2017
    Great place with friendly staff, loved there omelet 👍🏼
  • Reza T.
    Reza TabriziMay 9, 2017
    I ate a perfect steak
  • Jenna T.
    Jenna TirkkonenApril 29, 2017
    Couscous salad was AWESOMENESS 🙌🏼
  • Brian D.
    Brian DammeirApril 23, 2017
    Lovely brunch. Closed on Sundays? Cmon....
  • Antonín Š.
    Antonín ŠimůnekApril 14, 2017
    Fabulous cheesecake! Nice stuff, fancy interior.
  • Adriana T.
    Adriana TruongMarch 26, 2017
    Great service, exquisite steak sandwich or salad!
  • Zachary S.
    Zachary SchiffmanFebruary 4, 2017
    Loooove the smoked salmon
  • Stephanie I.
    Stephanie IpJanuary 28, 2017
    Great cafe for catching a break from the hustle and bustle in Amsterdam. We got the rillette and the steak sandwich. The rillete is good and the steak sandwich was to die for! Recommended!
  • Wing Fung I.
    Wing Fung IpJanuary 26, 2017
    Big cup of flat white 👍 nice environment too.
  • Betsy T.
    Betsy TauerDecember 22, 2016
    The steak sandwich was wonderful!
  • Negin R.
    Negin RstpDecember 16, 2016
    Can I just say wow?! It was amazing ! Everything was so good!! Vegetable soup , sesar salad and the steak sandwich 😍👌🏻👌🏻 just enjoy everything! Esp. Carrot cake !
  • Emine S.
    Emine SarpyenerNovember 18, 2016
    Everything we ate was very good, no need the mention the calm, nice atmosphere.
  • Titi T.
    Titi TournierNovember 13, 2016
    Their simple toast and Booked egg is my choice overhere. Come here often because off good service and coffee
  • Erika Y.
    Erika YamazakiNovember 12, 2016
    Steak sandwich with caramelized onion and aioli. Highly recommended.
  • Juan B.
    Juan BuisNovember 12, 2016
    Gravad Lax or Welsh Rarebit. Or better even, get both and share!
  • Elise B.
    Elise BomhofOctober 29, 2016
    Good coffee and the mackerel sandwich with green apple, creme fraiche, pickles and beetroot is great! I'm definitely coming back here!
  • Aziz A.
    Aziz AMSAOctober 27, 2016
    mocha latte
  • Jolanda H.
    Jolanda HakvoortOctober 15, 2016
    The gravad lax was fantastic
  • Lucas L.
    Lucas LanzoniSeptember 9, 2016
    Not remarkable :(
  • Lucas L.
    Lucas LanzoniSeptember 9, 2016
    Nice puff pastry
  • Bommy C.
    Bommy ChaJune 26, 2016
    Very minimalistic interior with friendly server! Coffee and tea come with a mini friand pastry. Yogurt with granola and fruit is deliciously crunchy and filling.
    Upvoted May 2
  • tatyana k.
    tatyana kuznetsovaJune 11, 2016
    Good soup with plant milk but somehow it is served with butter. Make sure to tell your server to not bring it if you want a vegan option
  • Marissa L.
    Marissa LaroJune 3, 2016
    The steak sandwich is delicious! Good for a filling quick meal.
  • Nicky R.
    Nicky RuttenMay 28, 2016
    Delicious sandwiches! They are all good!
  • Luke S.
    Luke SalinasMay 28, 2016
    Those croquets though!
  • Gianfranco G.
    Gianfranco GaioMay 3, 2016
    try the steak sandwich!
  • Bogdan P.
    Bogdan PopaApril 24, 2016
    Everything was good. Love the lobster bittenballs
  • Astrid J.
    Astrid JunghansApril 24, 2016
    Very nice atmosphere and I can surely recommend their fruit, yoghurt, and granola dish. Fresh, tasty and comes with a lot of nuts. Mhmmm!
  • Özge B.
    Özge B.March 14, 2016
    breakfast and atmosphere
  • João G.
    João GomesMarch 13, 2016
    Nice, trendy Spot para almoçar
  • Astrid J.
    Astrid JunghansFebruary 25, 2016
    The fruit, yoghurt and granola is great. Same holds for their coffee. Overall it's a very nice place, with good service and nice staff. Works well not only for breakfast and brunch but all day long.
  • sophie o.
    sophie op den kampFebruary 7, 2016
    excellent brunch
  • pieter v.
    pieter vdhFebruary 7, 2016
    Delicious gravad lax!
  • Emily D.
    Emily DavidNovember 13, 2015
    Had the shrimp salad sandwich (not the actual name)+ excellent cappuccino that came w delicious almond pastry of which I had to have more. Very comfortable atmosphere for dining solo or w company.
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