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Lunchcafe Nielsen

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
Berenstraat 19, 1016 GG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 330 6006
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good53%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Berenstraat 19, 1016 GG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

My wife and I found this place by accident 4-5 years ago and ended up eating there 3-4 days during that trip for lunch. We went back on our last trip with our son and it was just as good. Great food, great nine streets...More

Thank Furrific
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Nielsen is a no nonsense quality spot in the 9 Streets. While the decor might not be as trendy as its location, the food is very nice and varied.

Thank JFM_81
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Went here after it was recommended in a guide book. Food and service were great and it was easy to locate.

Thank RBucks
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A very good American breakfast. Very fast service. The assortment of fruit on the plate was good when you order the breakfast special. Pleasant surroundings.

Thank crljs
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Stumbled on this as in same street as brothers apt. We all had lunch. The omelettes are fantastic as are the bacon and eggs! All the food looks great and the freshest croissant I have ever had. The staff are the friendliest you will ever...More

Thank Brian703
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Love this place. The chef kept producing these artistic heaps of food to all the tables. So delicious. My salad was heaped with goodies; grilled mushrooms, avocados, bacon, the tasty dressing. Love the atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Thank Dian P
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Completely crammed place with almost no space to move. Tables stand so close to each other that you participate in a next table's conversation whether you like it or not. Coffee served was boiling hot and we had to wait ages for the waiter. The...More

Thank E W
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast here twice while staying at Hotel Pulitzer around the corner. It would have been three times but it's closed on Mondays! The omelettes are delicious and the 'breakfast' with eggs, toast, fresh fruit salad, etc. is excellent value. We sat upstairs surrounded...More

Thank fmck49
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Visited the cafe for lunch, we ordered some sandwiches and all of them were delicious. Definitely we will visit it again when we are in Amsterdam.

Thank pygmalionas
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place and we're met by smiling friendly faces, great service, good bagels and fantastic coffee

Thank Supertedbaker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berenstraat 19, 1016 GG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 330 6006
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