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Fun little place

Stopped by here as part of the Hungry Birds walking food tour. Great sandwich, excellent service... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Frankfort, Illinois

Right within the wonderful Albert Cuyp market area, this wonderful shop/eatery is a must when in... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Justo B
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18 Jun 2018
“Fun little place”
6 Jan 2018
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Eerste Van der Helststraat 64, 1072 NZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
De Pijp
+31 20 671 7708
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Stopped by here as part of the Hungry Birds walking food tour. Great sandwich, excellent service. Met the owner and she was very gracious.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Right within the wonderful Albert Cuyp market area, this wonderful shop/eatery is a must when in Amsterdam. Only 4 seats, but that's not a problem, you can sit outside while sipping on some of their beers, a rather large collection of international ones, which you...More

Thank Justo B
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I just walked in front of this store and I noticed it was really crowded and out of experience when a place is like that it's whether they're giving things away or they're selling something really good. In this case it was the 2nd one...More

Thank Nashclooney
TjinsToko, Manager at Tjin's Toko, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review! We always try to keep our American assortmenr interesting. You are welcome to request products too. We import directly from the states, so that we can offer great prices. Thanks for showing support. Cheers!

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

You can get your lunch, dinner or just a snack here. Everything is really good and freshly made in the kitchen behind the store. There is a lot of choice; for vegatarians, vegans and meatlovers. You can find anything in the store! From American stuff...More

Thank Jill T
TjinsToko, Manager at Tjin's Toko, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thanks Jill! Appreciate the positive feedback. Cheers

Reviewed 8 March 2017

It is more a food store. The shop is small but it is full of the stuff from asia, suriname and india. The ready to eat corner is always full of people.

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What I like about this store is that it keeps changing and expanding/adapting their offer. For years it's been a store where things were piled up, but if you asked for daun pandang (Indonesian leaves you need for making satay) they could just pick it...More

Thank Lucia21Amsterdam
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Before visiting Tjin's this past week I knew little about the food of Surinam. We were welcomed there during a Hungry Birds tour (highly recommended) and I was overwhelmed with the tastes, especially a chicken sandwich with Javanese chilies in a warm baguette. Heaven. The...More

Thank tomschramski
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This was another interesting stop on our food tour. Their specialty sandwiches are flying out the door at lunch time. Be sure to ask for some of their homemade hot sauce, if you like spicy. Take a walk around the small grocery area to find...More

Thank MumboPetaluma_CA
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Step into a different country, while in the middle of Amsterdam. Tjin's Toko is the place that oozes Surinam, and also Indonesia. It's where the local Dutch go to get their ingredients for cooking true Indonesian and other Asian dishes, a custom that started after...More

1  Thank r m
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This convenience store is one that I still wouldn't expect to find, even having been to it. There is a takeaway section at the front of the store, with a big variety of options. The store describes itself as an international food store, but you...More

Thank dreamasimpson
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Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag
through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp
Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s
many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic
thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in
search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly
half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners
and a good number of them are students. Here you'll
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