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Bar Mitts, Amsterdam-East: the ultimate mezze hotspot on Javastraat

17 June 2024
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For good mezze, Bar Mitts in Amsterdam-East is the place to be. They serve fresh cocktails, a wide range of craft beers, and you can also enjoy a good glass of wine here. It’s a place that knows its stuff: despite the competition in Amsterdam-East, Bar Mitts has been a steadfast favorite for years.

Bar Mitts

Under the name ‘Middle East Meets Mokum‘, Bar Mitts has been a well-known hotspot on Javastraat for some time. The interior is fresh and Instagram-worthy, the crowd is young and diverse, and Mitts has quickly become a regular spot for many locals. The atmosphere is relaxed and accessible, and dining here feels like visiting friends – thanks in part to the friendly staff.

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Menu Mitts Amsterdam

The menu at Bar Mitts Amsterdam features various small dishes – mezze, to share with the table. The crispy herbed falafel is a classic, as well as the smoked baba ganoush and the roasted beet with feta. Want your own dish? That’s also possible. Their plates are served with pita bread and a simple salad, ranging from grilled chicken to pulled lamb and roasted cauliflower. For a full experience, order the extensive mezze menu (€37 p.p.) with everything included. Be sure to also order the handmade sourdough pitas, because believe us: you’ve never tasted anything like it.

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Recently, they gave the drink menu an upgrade, resulting in drinks that, according to them, elevate the dishes to a higher level. Four different Gin & Tonics, each pairing well with different dishes, an Amaretto Yuzu Sour, and a Spicy Rum and Ginger. And for those who don’t drink alcohol, there are plenty of alternatives that aren’t just ‘sparkling water’. The choices are extensive, and it’s fascinating how certain, unusual flavors turn out to be a perfect match. And for that, Bar Mitts deserves all the credits.

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Bar Mitts

Javastraat 49A

Amsterdam (Amsterdam East)
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