Cafe Thijssen, Amsterdam

4.0
#144 of 285 in Nightlife in Amsterdam
Away from touristy Amsterdam, where two of the most beautiful canals of the city meet, you will find Café Thijssen. Well known and appreciated by the locals, this is a no-nonsense bar with a classical look and feel. The wide beer selection, good coffee and food, great view and easy going atmosphere make this ‘brown café’ a perfect base from which to explore the real Amsterdam.
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  • Cafe Thijssen is great! The staff are always welcoming and friendly, they have a good selection of food and drinks, it always has a fun lively atmosphere, and in the summer the outdoor seating is a...  more »
  • Easily in the top ten of the worst service in A’dam, although the competition is fierce!! Took us 2hrs to eat a few sandwiches, then when the order finally came something of course was missing...  more »
  • Good place to eat. Lots of seating outside. Sunny weather worth enjoying. Will call good decent. Nothing great. Service is really really slow. So if you are in a rush, avoid.  more »
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  • Nice local busy cafe. We went back twice in the same day! Had a yummy cheese and tomato toastie and some deliciously different veggie bitterballs with a nice spicy sauce. Of course they have several good local biers to choose from on tap. We tried several. :) We will probably go back tomorrow!
  • Wowwww super tasty food with a lot choices, and of course friendly staff...
  • Great for kings night celebration! Good vibe!
  • We had such a good time at Café Thijssen. The food was excellent, especially the bread which was so fresh and delicious. The café features a beautiful outside terrasse with a view on the canal and a very cozy interior atmosphere. We enjoyed every minute of our stay at this café.
  • Great atmosphere and service. The staff were efficient too

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