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Pancake Bakery

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Prinsengracht 193a, 1015 DS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 1333
Thu - Mon 18:00 - 00:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here with our Amsterdam friends. Nothing much to look at from the outside, but a queue at the door, which is always a good sign. Attentive staff, but basic tables. However, the food was lovely, a great choice of pancakes, both sweet and savoury. We couldn't manage a sweet after the savoury. Very reasonable for the centre of... More 

Thank Ann F
Lancashire UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a fantastic breakfast here. Pancakes are to die for but make sure you book, there are queues to get in!

Thank KarenLancashireUK
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I came in here on a quiet night in Amsterdam and enjoyed our meal. I ordered the venison steak and had a variety of local beers.

Thank DNeck19
Scottsdale, AZ
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended this restaurant and it didn't disappoint. It has a combination of traditional Dutch food and food that you'd see on a higher end American restaurant. What was really nice was that they offered any dish for kids, just a smaller portion and at half the price! Two out of our three kids like to eat off the... More 

Thank ScottsdaleReviewer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed an early supper after making a last minute reservation. We happened to be staying near by and were very glad that we did. The staff we encountered were were very helpful and friendly. Tuna entree was very good and the vegetable choices were excellent. Our wine selection did not disappoint and the chocolate truffle coated desert, was divine... More 

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Rowley, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a nice little restaurant in a nice area in Amsterdam. We went on a quiet Sunday night (usually full on Fridays and Saturdays). I mentioned I was gluten-free (sensitivity) and the waitress sat down and went over all the dishes I could eat. I had a sautéed fish which was fantastic. Really friendly and helpful staff. Would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place. Good food. Friendly staff. Just go there! Discrete place. Starter with many variations recommended.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This is a cosy, busy little spot on the Prinsengracht. Nice cocktail aperitifs, and a pleasant meal. I tried the tuna and it was cooked beautifully, Ali g with a green salad and fries. Expensive for what it was but hey, it's Amsterdam. Overall, a nice night out, would go again

Thank 383jessie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We saw this on trip advisor and decided to give it a go. It didn't disappoint, it's a lovely area near the Anne Frank house. The starters of pulled pork croquet was delicious. I had salmon and my partner had the steak. The waitress was so efficient informing us that one portion of greens would be sufficient between two. I... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Having tried places before and found they were already full, we phoned in advance and booked a table.. however when we arrived, we probably didn't need to. I really don't understand why though! The food was amazing from start to finish! We both ordered rib eye steak, "lazy women" fries (fries with the skins on) to share, as very kindly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$48
Dutch, European, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prinsengracht 193a, 1015 DS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 1333
Small, cosy family-owned restaurant. Excellent quality - price relation. Nice selection of wines. Situated at the canal side, not far from the Anne Frank House

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Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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