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12 x the best pasta carbonara in Amsterdam that you want to try now!

4 December 2019

this is where you eat the best PASTA CARBONARA IN AMSTERDAM

Italian food, is there any day you don’t want to eat this delicious food? Instead of going for a basic pizza or pasta bolognese, order the pasta carbonara! Pasta with bacon, egg, cheese and black pepper. You’ve probably tried it already. If not (we almost can’t believe this!), then you should really try it soon! We made a list with places where you can eat the best pasta carbonara in Amsterdam. Yummm, can we have it now please?


Pasta Pasta: Freshly made pasta and prepared with love, yes the pasta carbonara at Pasta Pasta is delicious! And the chef recommends it too, so order it!

Lo Stivale d’Oro: This Italian couple has a restaurant in Amsterdam, near the Amstel. Cozy and not too busy. And on the menu nothing but tasty Italian dishes.

Campo de’ Fiori: For a good Italian lunch or dinner in the city center, you have to go to Campo de’ Fiori. On the lunch menu there is a pasta carbonara, and we want to try it ASAP.

Casa di David: At Casa di David in the center of Amsterdam, the pasta carbonara is slightly different than usual. They use pancetta from south Tirol. Yum!

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casa di david

Vapiano: Cheap and tasty. That’s how I would describe Vapiano. Tell the chef what you want to eat, and wait for the buzzer to go off. Pick up your food and enjoy!

Cantinetta: Wine? Check! Pasta? Check! Pasta carbonara? Check! Want to eat something else? Order the pasta pomodoro e mozzarella or try the special.

Eddy Spaghetti: In Amsterdam East, there is Eddy Spaghetti, and yes they have pasta carbonara on the menu. But with mackerel, zucchini, rosemary, capers and pecorino. Yum!

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eddy spaghetti

Dolce Vita: Italian food and a view on the water? YES, that’s what you get at Dolce Vita. Order a pasta carbonara and tiramisu for dessert. Can it get any better?

Rimini: The prices at Rimini are low and the food tastes good! The perfect combo right? Order one of the pizzas or go for a pasta carbonara. I want the latter!

Antonio’s: At Antonio’s there are 18, yes 18, different kind of pasta dishes on the menu! That’s going to be a tough choice.. Gonna be good for sure!

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Pastabar: This pasta bar is close to the central station. Need to eat before catching the train? Get yourself a pasta carbonara at Pastabar! Another plus: it’s quite cheap!

La Festa: Here as well, 18 different kinds of pastas on the menu. Picking the one you want won’t be easy. But you’re sure the food will be good!

These are our favourite spots with pasta carbonara in Amsterdam!

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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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