16 x spots to eat pancakes in Amsterdam

1 January 2020

Check out these spots for pancakes in Amsterdam

At Yourlbb we sometimes crave for pancakes. Don’t feel like baking them yourself? Don’t worry! There are several places in Amsterdam where they have pancakes on the menu! Healthy ones (like buckwheat pancakes with fresh fruit) to the somewhat less healthy ones (like with bacon and cheese). These are the best spots to eat pancakes in Amsterdam!

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pluk photo: jasper de waal

Pluk: For healthy pancakes you must go to Pluk in the Nine Streets! Here they serve banana pancakes with fresh fruit. Soo yummy!  Order a healthy juice or a smoothie on the side and start your day full of good, new energy!

Mook Pancakes: MOOK Pancakes is a hotspot where you can have pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner! At MOOK they serve organic pancakes with surprising combinations. Not the typical Dutch pancakes with syrup and bacon. But a pancake with avocado for example. Or with bacon, cheese and onion. YUM!

Hendrix: Hendrix you probably know as a place to have drinks and bar bites. But, here you can also have breakfast with pancakes! On the menu you’ll find buckwheat pancakes with blueberry jam, banana and syrup.

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CT coffee & coconuts Amsterdam

CT Coffee & Coconuts: CT Coffee & Coconuts is a popular spot in De Pijp. On the menu they have coconut pancakes. Made with almond and buckwheat flour, toasted coconut and red fruit compote. Tastes incredibly delicious!

Drovers Dog: At Drovers Dog they love breakfast, all day long. And at both locations, in the East and in the Old South, you are welcome to have breakfast, lunch or brunch and at both location they serve ricotta pancakes! With seasonal fruit and Canadian maple syrup.

@7:  At @7 you can choose between a veriation of pancakes. The one healthier than the other. For example, go for the banana-oatmeal pancakes wutg yoghurt, fruits, cinnamon and syrup of try the pancakes with bacon and syrup or the ones with sugar.

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the breakfast club

The Breakfast Club: The Breakfast Club is a spot in Amsterdam West where you can have breakfast all day. Including delicious buckwheat pancakes or buttermilk pancakes and fresh fruit. In summer, try to score a spot on the sunny terrace as quickly as possible and at weekends come as early as possible because here it is always busy.

Pancakes Amsterdam: Pancakes Amsterdam has multiple locaties in the city. At the nine street, close to the central station and one located at the Westermarkt. It’ll be hard to decided which pancakes to order since there are so many on the menu! American pancakes but dutch pancakes as well. Yumm!

Staring at Jacob: Delicious fluffy pancakes with syrup are here to order at Staring at Jacob! And here you can also order some additional topping such as nuts, seasonal fruits and chocolates. Also nice: the “all around” dish with soft scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, home fries, fluffy pancakes and syrup. Make sure you come with an empty stomach!

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Metropolitain: Crepes are also a kind of pancakes, right? :-) At Metropolitain they serve crepes with chocolate (nutella and caramel), forest fruits (berries and mascarpone), cheese, bacon and possibly a fried egg or salmon. Yummy!

Bakers & Roasters: Bakers & Roasters is known for their egg dishes. But they also serve pancakes; great for weekends! Order the B&R Special with poached eggs, a fried egg or scrambled eggs, bacon and pancakes with organic Canadian syrup. Here too, come with an empty stomach!

Benji’s: Red velvet pancakes? Yes! They have them at Benji’s. Be there on time because you have to order them before 12. But in case you’re too late, they have plenty of other delicious things on the menu!

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Lavinia: One of our favourite lunch places in the center of Amsterdam is Lavinia. Because they serve delicious and healthy dishes here! What I just didn’t  know is that they also serve gluten-free banana pancakes with fresh fruit and maple syrup!

Ree7: In the nine street you’ll find gastrobar Ree7. It’s a cozy hotspot with plenty of delicious dishes on the menu. One of them being pancakes. Yumm! You can add the toppings that you like. Chocolate and more!

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Corner Bakery: Corner Bakery is a very popular hotspot. The food looks ways to good but definitely Instagram worthy as well. They have sandwiches but also pancakes! You have to try them! They’re served with fresh food. And oh, don’t forget to order the monster milkshake!

Teds: To all day brunch spot Teds in West you go for banana pancakes with sliced banana and… here it comes: Nutella drizzelz! You should really try them! Of course there are many other brunch dishes on the menu, but I would highly recommend the pancakes ;-).

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So, where are you going for some delicious pancakes in Amsterdam?

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TIP: discover more Amsterdam and travel tips in the Yourlbb books DE AMSTERDAM CITY GUIDE & WANDERLUST!

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

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

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