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21 x best burgers in Amsterdam for all your hamburger cravings

8 November 2023

Gotcha! Would you like a hamburger? Then you want to know this list of the best burgers in Amsterdam. We have given the list a significant update, and here, you will only find the real deal. Hamburgers in Amsterdam, made from real meat and grilled to perfection. You will soon be able to read about all the vegetarian and vegan burgers in Amsterdam in a new, separate list. With the arrival of the Smashburger, so many good new burger spots have emerged in Amsterdam. There is a new wave of places where you can eat a delicious classic beef burger without frills. And because we can’t get enough of a perfect grilled chicken burger or the iconic fish burger from Sjefietshe al Paso, we have also included those tips in this list of burger bars. In short, we have only included the tastiest burgers in this list and added all the new items you need to know. Is your favorite spot for the best burgers in Amsterdam listed?

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20 X best burgers in Amsterdam to test one by one

Le Smash

Anyone who knows the concept of a smash burger will not want anything else. A smash burger is placed as a round ball of minced meat on a piping hot plate and then flattened. It creates a chemical process that makes the burger crispier and tastier than any other. At Le Smash, they have elevated this method to a real art.
Govert Flinckstraat 122-h, Amsterdam, le-smash.com

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Janana

At Janana on Willem de Zwijgerlaan, smash burgers are also the name of the game. What makes Janana extra special is that they also sell vegetarian variants of this burger, based on soy. And believe us: you have never tasted anything like this before.
Willem de Zwijgerlaan 15, Amsterdam, hjananaburger.foodticket.nl

Maijard Smashburgers

In the heart of the city center, Maijard’s smash burgers are prepared with only local products. They open from 12 noon and have a limited number of burgers per day, so the earlier you arrive, the better your chances of actually enjoying yourself.
Rozengracht 9, Amsterdam, instagram.com/maijardsmashburgers</ a>

Café de Tros

The hit of Amsterdam East? That is Café de Tros, without a doubt. Opened earlier this year and popular with Amsterdam residents from all neighborhoods, Tros definitely belongs on the list of the tastiest burgers in Amsterdam.
Linaeusstraat 63H, Amsterdam, detrosamsterdam.nl
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Bar Bonnie

Bar Bonnie is a favorite with many Amsterdam residents, not just because of the good atmosphere and potential for dancing during the weekend. No, their excellent burgers are just as worth the detour. The menu features two types of smash burgers, which are becoming increasingly popular in our country. For your normal appetite, choose the ‘regular’ cheeseburger, and for your big appetite, there is the double cheeseburger.
Amstelveenseweg 226h, Amsterdam, bonnie.goudvisch.nl

Sjefietshe al Paso

You can eat a good fish burger at Sjefietshe Al Paso, the new brother of Sjefietssche in de Pijp. Al Paso is a small business, mainly focused on quick bites and snacks. If you decide to settle down, order a delicious cocktail with your burger.
Marathonweg 8HS, Amsterdam, sjefietshealpaso.nl
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Kikkie van de Prinsensluis

Kikkie van de Prinsensluis is a cozy café at first glance, but anyone who has dined there knows that this charming place has much more to offer. In the summer the terrace is always packed, and in the winter hip Amsterdammers gather there to enjoy a beer and the famous burger from Kikkie’s kitchen.
Prinsenstraat 30, Amsterdam, kikkie.amsterdam

The Neighbor

You will find De Buurman a stone’s throw from the always pleasant Westerpark. The staff invariably greets every guest as a neighbor, and that is one of the reasons why you immediately feel at home. De Buurman is simple and, in addition to delicious falafel, also has a burger to die for. Without a doubt one of the tastiest burgers in Amsterdam.
Van Hallstraat 65, Amsterdam, debuurman-amsterdam.nl

KID

Bij KID Amsterdam, dat staat voor Kip ‘n Drip, maken ze de lekkerste kipburgers van heel Amsterdam. Zelf noemen ze het een chicken sandwich, maar wij vinden dat-ie gewoon doorgaat voor een burger.
Ruysdaelkade 251, Amsterdam, kidamsterdam.com

Polly Goudvisch

Bij het altijd gezellige Polly Goudvisch draait het niet per se om het eten, maar eerder om de gezelligheid. Dat wil niet zeggen dat het diner er niet toe doet, want onder andere de burgers die ze serveren zijn overheerlijk. Nóg een reden voor een bezoek, dus.
Buiksloterweg 3-5, Amsterdam, polly.goudvisch.nl
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Stacks Diner

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Carroll’s

Carrol’s is located on the NDSM quay, the ultimate place in North to have a serious assault on a burger. They serve three types of burgers on brioche bread, of which the Seoul version is perhaps the most special.
NDSM-Kade 4, Amsterdam, carrols.nl</ em>

Nude Burger

Nude Burger is one of those places you should know. Otherwise, you would rather not visit the Damstraat. Under the motto eat your clothes off they prepare the tastiest and most special burgers and loaded fries.
Damstraat 4, Amsterdam, instagram.com/nude.burger</a >

Celia

Celia Amsterdam offers a nice hotel and workplace, the restaurant is also a place to be – especially when you order the burger. Thanks to the interior and the dishes, you will feel like you are in California for a moment.
Nieuwendijk 60, Amsterdam, celiaamsterdam.com
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The Beef Chief

Delicious burgers in Amsterdam from the grill with meat from local farmers and butchers. The Beef Chief serves burgers from a truck, so keep a close eye on when they are back in our capital.
Gedempt Hamerkanaal 85 A, Amsterdam – thebeefchief.com

Cannibal Royale

Cannibale Royale has been around for a while, but we remain fans. We can in De Pijp, it < a href=”https://www.yourlittleblackbook.me/nl/cityguide/amsterdam-nl/amsterdam-centrum/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Center and on the Red Light District went to them, wonderful! The burger is served on a robust wooden board and is always just as tender. Yum! And while you’re there: the viande du moment is never disappointing!
Multiple locations in Amsterdam, cannibaleroyale.nl

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De Biertuin

The Biertuin remains a classic in East. It’s always packed here and we understand why. Be sure to order the Carnivore for 2, which includes a normal burger, a rotisserie chicken and a pulled pork burger. Tasty!
Prinsengracht 494 & Linnaeusstraat 29, Amsterdam – debiertuin.nl

Brouwerij Troost
With two locations now (in De Pijp and on the Westergasterrein) drinking beer from Troost has never been easier been so easy. But in addition to the tasty beers they make, they have no fewer than six (!) different burgers on the menu, and also a burger of the week.
Multiple locations in Amsterdam – brouwerijtroost.nl

The Butcher Amsterdam

In our opinion, one of the coolest burger joints in Amsterdam is The Butcher! You can eat the tastiest flame grilled burgers on the busy Albert Cuypstraat. And don’t forget the branches in the Negen Straatjes, De Foodhallen and a 24/7 (!) branch in A’dam Toren!
Multiple locations in Amsterdam – the-butcher.com

Rotisserie

Rotisserrie also has two locations, in West and on the nice Beukenplein in Oost. That makes us happy because they have oh-so-tasty burgers. For example, they also have one with fried chicken, yum!
Beukenplein 17 & De Clercqstraat 81H, Amsterdam – rotisserieamsterdam.nl

Ter Marsch & Co

This business won the Best Burger of 2015 award and has been a success in Rotterdam for years. But for a while now you can also eat these burgers in Amsterdam! You’ve come to the right place, especially if you have a big appetite, you want to try the double burger.
Vijzelstraat 4, Amsterdam – termarschco.nl


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Amsterdam Bucketlist & Things to Do
(DIGITAL) ART EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
Fabrique des Lumières
NXT Museum
STRAAT street art museum
MOCO Museum for street and modern art
Amaze, an audiovisual labyrint
FOOD EXPERIENCES IN AMSTERDAM:
Food Tasting Tour of Jordaan area
Albert Cuyp Market Food Tour
Sightseeing Boat Cruise with unlimited drinks
Pancake Cruise
Micro Brewery Beer Tasting Tour
BEST BIKE TOURS IN AMSTERDAM:
Fatbike e-bike tour (also to Amsterdam North)
Rent a bike by yourself and explore like a local
Outside of Amsterdam: windmills & Zaanse Schans
3 hour biketour: backstreets & hidden gems
FIRST TIME VISIT TO AMSTERDAM – MUST SEE & DO’S:
Private Canal Boat Tour
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
Canal Cruise in the evening
INSTAGRAM MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM:
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Youseum
The Upside Down
DAY TRIPS FROM AMSTERDAM:
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
Drive-it-Yourself Tulip Fields GPS Audio Tour
⋙ Catch a direct train from Amsterdam to Antwerp, Brussels, London or Paris, starting at € 20,-! Check tickets & prices >>
AMSTERDAM WITH KIDS:
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Go an a bike tour with the kids
NEMO Science Museum
SPIRNG / SUMMER IN AMSTERDAM:
Paddle board tour on the canals
Go for a kayak-tour in Amsterdam
FALL / WINTER IN AMSTERDAM:
Amsterdam Light Festival boat tour
Amsterdam Light Festival bike tour

| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>

Our favourite hotels in Amsterdam:
TOP LUXURY // €€€
Pillows Maurits at the Park: this newly opened hotel is all about luxury.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: recently renovated, this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
W Amsterdam: with lively restaurants and a posh rooftop bar with swimming pool.
VERY VERY NICE // €€
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals with great all day bar.
Hotel Jakarta: the most sustainable hotel ánd great value for money with a spa.
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam from the North side.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Hotel Dwars: small scale and around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Hotel Mercier: pretty new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city by MGallery.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel with restaurant in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
Ruby Emma: eco design hotel with a great skybar near Amstel station.
AFFORDABLE (FOR AMSTERDAM PRICES) // €
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Social Hub budget proof in trendy East district close tho the subway.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
Motel One: budget design hotel with several locations in Amsterdam.

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