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Van Dobben

Korte Reguliersdwarsstraat 5-9, 1017 BH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 4200
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“kroket” (25 reviews)
“croquettes” (74 reviews)
“sandwich” (31 reviews)
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Dutch, Fast food, European
Korte Reguliersdwarsstraat 5-9, 1017 BH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Here you can find the original Dutch croquet or bitterballen, most commonly served on a bun. Great service, even though the place is mostly packed with customers. Quick service and good food.

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love the way they serve sandwiches in this place. There are so many varieties and they are not at all expensive! Moreover this is something originally Dutch. My favorite one is the ‘lever broodje met boter’ (Liver sandwich with buttered bun).

Thank Abhilash U
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Sometimes I just want to eat something very Dutch and simple: a broodje kroket. Here is the best! And they have great steak with butter sauce too. What a treat!

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Wanna try the best sandwiches in Amsterdam and all dutch favourites!go to van dobben!best croquettes and meat balls ever!this is really the best in town!the service is very friendly!must go!

Thank Esperanza2060
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The best in town, excellent quality and very good staff. The place to be at least once! Must try the filet americain!

Thank Stefano G
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I was visiting Amsterdam and walked by this place by accident, decided to go in, since it looked like a local spot. The lady working at the counter was friendly and when asked what were the most famous items, she suggested the croquettes and the...More

Thank Elisinha
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped there for trying the typical Dutch croquettes! There are many types of croquettes and we tried the vegetables, meat and potatoes ones! We also tried the typical bitterballen! Everything was really tasty and the price good! Recommended!!!

Thank Marta A
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Everywhere you search for the best croquettes in Amsterdam, Van Dobben is always there. Well, to be honest, the croquettes are good but if you are looking for the traditional Dutch snack, this is not your place. 80% percent of the filling is béchamel, and...More

Thank Ismael N
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

An all-time favourite for a quick bite or midnight snack with friends! The ‘witte zachte bolletje with filet’ is the best!

Thank mannyberger
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We strongly recommend Van Dobben. This is you must -see in Amsterdam, in particular for a breakfast.

Thank Divold123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Korte Reguliersdwarsstraat 5-9, 1017 BH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 4200
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It doesn't get much more Dutch than Van Dobben.This famous typical Amsterdam deluxe lunchroom is the meeting place of artists, soccer players and many other locals. Its Van Dobben croquette is famed far beyond the city limits. Voted number 1 croquette in the world.
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