Gero Amsterdam: an authentic Italian restaurant in Amsterdam West

1 May 2017

at gero amsterdam it feels as if you’re in the beautiful italy and you forgot the time

I’m a little bit in love with Gero Amsterdam. And I’m not even talking about the cozy atmosphere and the tasty Italian dishes that you get at Gero. Gero, the chef and owner has stolen my heart. Gero Amsterdam is an authentic Italian restaurant in Amsterdam West, that you’ve probably walked by a lot of times already. Until today, because this is where you want to enjoy Italian food from now on.

At Gero Amsterdam it isn’t just about the delicious authentic dishes like the Caprese Salad, Spaghetti Aglio e Olio, Pizza Bianca Carciofi and Tiramisu. Here you’ll get the full Italian treatment. Like the Italian chef Gero mentioned already, in Italy it’s usual to sit at the table until the sun goes down (preferably even longer). Something we Dutch people aren’t always used to, because we like to eat and get going. You forget about time and surrender yourself to the delicious food, the coziness and the amazing stories Gero will tell you with pleasure.

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you’ll eat the best italian dishes at gero amsterdam

Gero doesn’t just like to talk, he’s also a good cook. Cooking is what Gero loves doing most. Treat his guest and give them an unforgettable night! Ever since here was thirteen, he has been working in the hospitalilty industry. The Sicilian quickly moved to Milan to work at his uncle’s restaurant. Aged 25, he opened his first restaurant, not in Italy, but in Tilburg and now in Amsterdam as well.

On the menu you’ll find real Italian dishes such as pastas and pizzas, but if you want to do Gero a favour, let him do his thing! He will prepare the most amazing and tasteful dishes for you.

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The restaurant has a typical Italian vibe. Many, many details and Italian colours. On the walls you’ll see Italian magazines and pictures of when Gero was still a small boy. Go find them! Also fun: on Gero Amsterdam’s blog you can find all the recipes so you can try to make the dishes at home!

Amsterdam Bucketlist
Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
MOCO Museum for street art
Photography museum FOAM
Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Red Light District tour
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn

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Our favourite hotels:
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
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 locations at
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.

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