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15 x the best Italian restaurants in Amsterdam

8 February 2024

Looking for the best Italian restaurants in Amsterdam? Look no further. We have put together the ultimate list, which is entirely up to date and includes all the Italian places you want to visit.

Buon appetito per tutti at these Italian restaurants in Amsterdam

Is there anyone who doesn’t like a delicious Italian dish? Anti-pasti, caprese salad,
pizza, pasta and risottos. Not all healthy, but delicious! Yourlbb has listed the best Italian restaurants in Amsterdam for you. Hotspots where you can eat Italian food. And don’t forget to end your dinner with a delicious Italian coffee! Buon appetito!

Cecconis

You may know Cecconi’s from other cities because every Soho House worldwide has its version of this famous Italian restaurant. Enjoy truffle pasta, crispy pizza, and all the other delicacies from Italian cuisine.
Spuistraat 210, Amsterdam, cecconisamsterdam.com

Restaurant & Pizzeria Lucca Due

You have come to the right place for authentic Italian dishes at the classic Lucca Due. They also have a cozy terrace at the Posthoornkerk in the summer, where you can enjoy dinner like nowhere else.
Haarlemmerstraat 130, Amsterdam, luccadue.nl

Domenica

Are you looking for a cozy spot in winter or one of the most beautiful terraces in summer? Then you have come to the right place for both at restaurant Domenica. Here, you can eat high-end Italian cuisine, drink high-quality wines, and enjoy delicious desserts.
Noordermarkt 7, Amsterdam, restaurantdomenica.com

La Perla Pizzeria

La Perla is hidden in a street secretly bursting with excellent restaurants and bars. Yet La Perla is a favorite with Amsterdam residents and tourists. And that is not without reason: you may eat the tastiest pizza in Amsterdam.

Tweede Tuindwarsstraat 14 & 53, Amsterdam, pizzaperla.nl

La Fiorita

Right next to La Perla is La Fiorita, which serves high-end Italian dishes from Monday to Saturday. On Thursdays, they offer a chef’s menu, which is worth trying.
Tweede Tuindwarsstraat 12 H, Amsterdam, lafiorita.nl

Ristorante Enoteca Testamatta

Earlier this year, Ristorante Enoteca Testamatta opened on the Overtoom, with all the best Italy offers, including a vast wine selection.
Overtoom 125 H, Amsterdam, enotecatestamatta.nl

Chateau Amsterdam

Chateau Amsterdam is an Amsterdam winery that also serves excellent Italian food. Come discover their pastas and tasty wine together.
Johan van Hasseltweg 51, Amsterdam, chateau.amsterdam

Ventuno Skylounge

Want to enjoy Italian dishes at a high level, literally? It is possible at Ventuno Skylounge in Amsterdam East. The truffle steak tartare is a favorite, as is the heirloom burrata.
Amstelvlietstraat 4, Amsterdam, ventunoskylounge.com

Cucina Casalinga

You have to be lucky to get a seat at Cucina Casalinga, as there are only a handful of tables available. The Italian living room restaurant has been around since 2000 and has since become a regular destination for many returning guests. The chefs cook with fresh ingredients from Mezzogiorno, an area in southern Italy.
Stadionweg 271, Amsterdam, casalinga.nl

More best Italian restaurants in Amsterdam

Fa. Brine hair

Pekelherring has been a favorite for years! For a good price, you can enjoy delicious Italian food at this hotspot on the Van Wou. It is always busy, so reserve a table if you plan to eat there!
Van Woustraat 127, Amsterdam, pekelhaaring.nl

Eddy Spaghetti

Go here for delicious pasta and bruschetta! Classic Italian dishes every day of the week!
Krugerplein 23, Amsterdam, eddyspaghetti.nl

Spaghetteria

Now, a household name in Amsterdam is Spaghetteria. They now have eight (!) restaurants in the capital, three of which are caffès, where you can go for coffee, lunch, and dinner. They serve delicious, no-nonsense pasta. The menu changes regularly; they have vegetarian pasta, meat or fish, and several gluten-free variants.
Several locations in Amsterdam, spaghetteria.com/branches

Toscanini

An authentic Italian restaurant in the Jordaan! Popular with many Amsterdam residents, always make a reservation in advance to be sure of a table.
Lindengracht 75, Amsterdam, restauranttoscanini.nl

Pazzi

It’s not just us who noticed that this restaurant serves really delicious pizzas. It went so well that the second restaurant in Amsterdam is now also open. Enjoy here with a delicious glass of wine and our favorite: the Italian tapas!
Pazzi, De Clercqstraat 93 & Eerste Looiersdwarsstraat 4,  pazziamsterdam.nl

Loulou Pizza Bar

For the tastiest and healthiest pizzas in the country, Loulou Pizzabar is the place for you! All pizzas are freshly made in their traditional wood-fired oven. Extra fun: you can also choose from their self-made pizzas with, for example, minced meat and truffle.
Weesperzijde 42 A, Amsterdam, louloupizzabar.nl

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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
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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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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb and @yourlbb.amsterdam you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.

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