Best neighborhoods in Amsterdam

Check out the top neighborhoods in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. De Wallen
1. De Wallen
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127 local reviews
De Wallen, De Wallen
Sublocality level 2SublocalityPolitical
Hilke
Zeedijk is the heart of Chinatown, the Chinese neighborhood of Amsterdam. There are many tokos and restaurants…
Eva
This is the famous Red Light District. Get lost through the narrow streets of this lively neighborhood.
Sacha
Prostitution is actually legal in many parts of Europe, but nowhere in the world is prostitution a major touri…
1. De Wallen
1. De Wallen
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127 local reviews
De Wallen, De Wallen
Hilke
Hilke
Zeedijk is the heart of Chinatown, the Chinese neighborhood of Amsterdam. There are many tokos and restaurants there where locals come to ea…
Eva
Eva
This is the famous Red Light District. Get lost through the narrow streets of this lively neighborhood.
Sacha
Sacha
Prostitution is actually legal in many parts of Europe, but nowhere in the world is prostitution a major tourist attraction like it is here…
2. Oosterpark
2. Oosterpark
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167 local reviews
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Marlice
Nice neighborhood park.
Jacqueline
Another lovely parque in the neighborhood. Go for a stroll or picknick.
Wouter
Beautiful park in transitional neighborhood. Lots of good food and drink opportunities on the east side of the…
2. Oosterpark
2. Oosterpark
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167 local reviews
Marlice
Marlice
Nice neighborhood park.
Jacqueline
Jacqueline
Another lovely parque in the neighborhood. Go for a stroll or picknick.
Wouter
Wouter
Beautiful park in transitional neighborhood. Lots of good food and drink opportunities on the east side of the park! (Linneausstraat).
3. Westerstraat
3. Westerstraat
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21 local reviews
Westerstraat, Amsterdam
Route
Karlijn
Good places for drinks and food in this neighborhood
Daniel
One of the most well known streets of the neighborhood the Jordaan
Tanneke
Fabrics market on mondaymorning
3. Westerstraat
3. Westerstraat
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21 local reviews
Westerstraat, Amsterdam
Karlijn
Karlijn
Good places for drinks and food in this neighborhood
Daniel
Daniel
One of the most well known streets of the neighborhood the Jordaan
Tanneke
Tanneke
Fabrics market on mondaymorning
4. Winkel 43
4. Winkel 43
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114 local reviews
43 Noordermarkt, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+31 20 623 0223
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Carolyn
World Famous Apple Tart!!! Outdoor seating...neighborhood tradition.
Sabine
They have the best apple pie in town. Try to go here on Saturday, it's the best way to fully take you to the a…
Kim
They have the best apple pie in town. Try to go here on Saturday, it's the best way to fully take you to the a…
4. Winkel 43
4. Winkel 43
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114 local reviews
43 Noordermarkt, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+31 20 623 0223
Carolyn
Carolyn
World Famous Apple Tart!!! Outdoor seating...neighborhood tradition.
Sabine
Sabine
They have the best apple pie in town. Try to go here on Saturday, it's the best way to fully take you to the atmosphere of the Jordaan neigh…
Kim
Kim
They have the best apple pie in town. Try to go here on Saturday, it's the best way to fully take you to the atmosphere of the Jordaan neigh…
5. Westerpark
5. Westerpark
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342 local reviews
Westerpark, Amsterdam-West
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Darryl
Westerpark itself. The neighborhood has the same name. Worth a walk if the sun is out!
Laura
A newer Amsterdam park, Westerpark used to be the property of the Wester Gasfabriek, a coal-fired gas power pl…
Kim
Allkinds of nice and creative things to do, example also montly sunday-market! And lot off eating and drinking…
5. Westerpark
5. Westerpark
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342 local reviews
Westerpark, Amsterdam-West
Darryl
Darryl
Westerpark itself. The neighborhood has the same name. Worth a walk if the sun is out!
Laura
Laura
A newer Amsterdam park, Westerpark used to be the property of the Wester Gasfabriek, a coal-fired gas power plant. After its closure in the …
Kim
Kim
Allkinds of nice and creative things to do, example also montly sunday-market! And lot off eating and drinking things..
6. Erasmuspark
6. Erasmuspark
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97 local reviews
Erasmuspark, Bos en Lommer
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Julia
Take a canal boat tour! This company near the Rokin is friendly and the university neighborhood behind it is w…
Daan
For a nice stroll in the neighborhood go to the Erasmuspark. It's small and peacefull and you can have a drink…
Marijke
Another lovely park in the neighborhood with a lot of nearby cafes and restaurants.
6. Erasmuspark
6. Erasmuspark
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97 local reviews
Erasmuspark, Bos en Lommer
Julia
Julia
Take a canal boat tour! This company near the Rokin is friendly and the university neighborhood behind it is worthwile a visit too. Café "De…
Daan
Daan
For a nice stroll in the neighborhood go to the Erasmuspark. It's small and peacefull and you can have a drink on the terrace.
Marijke
Marijke
Another lovely park in the neighborhood with a lot of nearby cafes and restaurants.
7. Haarlemmerplein
7. Haarlemmerplein
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31 local reviews
Haarlemmerplein, Amsterdam
Route
Heiko
Closest Tramstop. Tram 3 (every 10-15 minutes) takes you directly to Vondelpark, Museum Square, De Pijp, and t…
Patrick
--- Supermarket --- Best supermarket in the neighborhood for all your food, drinks (including beer and wine)…
Joanna & MP
There is a market (half organic) here every Wednesday with delicious crepes, fresh baked bread, vegetables and…
7. Haarlemmerplein
7. Haarlemmerplein
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31 local reviews
Haarlemmerplein, Amsterdam
Heiko
Heiko
Closest Tramstop. Tram 3 (every 10-15 minutes) takes you directly to Vondelpark, Museum Square, De Pijp, and the Eastern neighborhoods of Am…
Patrick
Patrick
--- Supermarket --- Best supermarket in the neighborhood for all your food, drinks (including beer and wine) and everthing els you can thi…
Joanna & MP
Joanna & MP
There is a market (half organic) here every Wednesday with delicious crepes, fresh baked bread, vegetables and fruit, cheese, meat, fresh pa…
8. Restaurant Forno Communale
8. Restaurant Forno Communale
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17 local reviews
43 Rhijnvis Feithstraat, Amsterdam
Closed · Opens in 22 minutes
020 618 7415
Establishment
Marjolein
Best pizza for takeout in the neighborhood... Just a 10 minute walk from the house!
Jolien
Excellent pizza's and other food. A tiny neighborhood restaurant where you can also just have a beer at night.
Alex
Delishious ovenbaked pizzas with different toppings They also have a take away bar
8. Restaurant Forno Communale
8. Restaurant Forno Communale
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17 local reviews
43 Rhijnvis Feithstraat, Amsterdam
Closed · Opens in 22 minutes
020 618 7415
Marjolein
Marjolein
Best pizza for takeout in the neighborhood... Just a 10 minute walk from the house!
Jolien
Jolien
Excellent pizza's and other food. A tiny neighborhood restaurant where you can also just have a beer at night.
Alex
Alex
Delishious ovenbaked pizzas with different toppings They also have a take away bar
9. Gerard Douplein
9. Gerard Douplein
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52 local reviews
Gerard Douplein, Amsterdam
Route
Ricky
In this neighborhood you can find a lot of nice bars which are not as touristic as the bars at the Leidseplein…
Jelle
In the neighborhood "De Pijp" you can find lots of little bars and terraces. Go to the Gerard Douplein and yo…
Angie
Very busy little square with many pubs around, mostly locals - perfect for ending a day in town or after visit…
9. Gerard Douplein
9. Gerard Douplein
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52 local reviews
Gerard Douplein, Amsterdam
Ricky
Ricky
In this neighborhood you can find a lot of nice bars which are not as touristic as the bars at the Leidseplein.
Jelle
Jelle
In the neighborhood "De Pijp" you can find lots of little bars and terraces. Go to the Gerard Douplein and you will easily find them. I can…
Angie
Angie
Very busy little square with many pubs around, mostly locals - perfect for ending a day in town or after visiting the Albert Cuyp market
10. Sarphatipark
10. Sarphatipark
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182 local reviews
37I Sarphatipark, Oud-Zuid
+31 20 664 1350
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Obrad
Nice and quiet public urban park - oasis of green in the middle of the dense Pijp neighborhood. It has a plea…
Joana
The neighborhood's park has an excellent vibe during sunny days and is the place to go on King's day on the 27…
Irene
A beautiful city park in the middle of the neighborhood! It is located just around the corner
10. Sarphatipark
10. Sarphatipark
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182 local reviews
37I Sarphatipark, Oud-Zuid
+31 20 664 1350
Obrad
Obrad
Nice and quiet public urban park - oasis of green in the middle of the dense Pijp neighborhood. It has a pleasant intimate design with sitt…
Joana
Joana
The neighborhood's park has an excellent vibe during sunny days and is the place to go on King's day on the 27th of April.
Irene
Irene
A beautiful city park in the middle of the neighborhood! It is located just around the corner
11. Kanis en Meiland
11. Kanis en Meiland
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20 local reviews
127 Levantkade, Amsterdam
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
020 418 2439
Establishment
Marike
If you want to have a simple meal for a reasonable price this is a nice place in the neighborhood. Has a nice …
Igor
Neighborhood bar with meals on waterfront terrace.
Marnix
Nice neighborhood cafe that serves simple but nice food as well. Mostly visited by locals, among them many 'bo…
11. Kanis en Meiland
11. Kanis en Meiland
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20 local reviews
127 Levantkade, Amsterdam
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
020 418 2439
Marike
Marike
If you want to have a simple meal for a reasonable price this is a nice place in the neighborhood. Has a nice terrace in the summer with goo…
Igor
Igor
Neighborhood bar with meals on waterfront terrace.
Marnix
Marnix
Nice neighborhood cafe that serves simple but nice food as well. Mostly visited by locals, among them many 'boat people'. Relaxed atmosphere…
12. De Stadskantine
12. De Stadskantine
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19 local reviews
120 Van Woustraat, Amsterdam
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
06 55761275
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Stevie
The perfect place to get your daily simple meal and a good vibe. The Stadskantine is known for just having thr…
Quintus
The perfect place to get your daily simple meal and a good vibe. The Stadskantine is known for just having thr…
Lennard
Cheap meals good food, so they say. We havn't been there yet. One dish gets served a day for €8
12. De Stadskantine
12. De Stadskantine
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19 local reviews
120 Van Woustraat, Amsterdam
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
06 55761275
Stevie
Stevie
The perfect place to get your daily simple meal and a good vibe. The Stadskantine is known for just having three dishes every day: Fish, Mea…
Quintus
Quintus
The perfect place to get your daily simple meal and a good vibe. The Stadskantine is known for just having three dishes every day: Fish, Mea…
Lennard
Lennard
Cheap meals good food, so they say. We havn't been there yet. One dish gets served a day for €8