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13 x the best Italian restaurants in Amsterdam

27 June 2016

Buon appetito per tutti at these Italian restaurants

Is there anyone who does not like a Italian dish? Anti-pasti, caprese salad, pizza, pastas
and risottos. Not all healthy, but so delicious! Yourlbb made a list with the best Italian restaurants in Amsterdam. Hotspots where you can eat real Italian food. And do not forget to finish your meal with a delicious Italian coffee! Buon appetito!

Fa. Pekelhaaring | Italian restaurant Amsterdam

Pekelharing has been our favourite for years! Here you can eat good Italian food for a good price. This hotspot on the Van Wou is always busy, so make sure you book a table!
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Koevoet | Italian restaurant Amsterdam

An Italian restaurant with a tradition Italian kitchen! Koevoet in de Jordaan serves anti-pasti, fish- and meat dishes and several pastas.
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Campo de’ Fiori | Italian restaurant Amsterdam

In the centre of Amsterdam you’ll find Campo de’ Fiori! A cozy Italian restaurant where they have delicious Italian dishes on the menu.
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Eddy Spaghetti

Eddy Spaghetti | Italian restaurant Amsterdam

Go here for pastas and bruschetta’s! Classic Italian dishes, every day of the week (even on Monday!).
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Spaghetteria Amsterdam

Spaghetteria | Italian restaurant Amsterdam

You can find Spaghetteria in both Amsterdam West and the Pijp. Go here for no nonsense pastas. The menu changes regularly and beside vegan and non-vegan pastas they also have some gluten free pastas!
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Toscanini | Italian restaurant Amsterdam

A authentic Italian restaurant in the Jordaan! Favourites by many of us so make sure you book a table!
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This restaurant is so popular and not only by us. They’ve opened their second restaurant in Amsterdam already. We love to enjoy their pizzas on the terrace or celebrate the weekend with our favourite dish: the Italian tappa’s and wine!
Pazzi, De Clercqstraat 93 & Eerste Looiersdwarsstraat 4,

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Lalotta is thé place for the tastiest and most healthy pizzas of Amsterdam. They prepare all their pizzas in a classical wood stone oven and offer more than the classical pizzas only. Tip: try the special pizza with meat and truffle. Mmmm!
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Holy Ravioli Amsterdam

Holy Ravioli | Italian restaurant Amsterdam

For some fresh pasta you should go to Holy Ravioli in West! The menu includes delicious ravioli classic as well as a number of seasonal dishes and there is always a pasta of the day! This is also a delicate take-out.
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Do you love delicious pasta en good wine? Then is Cantinetta the perfect restaurant for you. It’s a cozy place, that you’ll love it to sit there for hours. Oh, and don’t forget to ask for the dessert menu; the shortbread cookies are delicious!
Cantinetta, De Clerqstraat 105,

Do you miss a nice Italian restaurant? Let us know!

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.
TOP LUXURY // €€€ 
☾ 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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