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Van Dobben

Korte Reguliersdwarsstraat 5-9, 1017 BH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 4200
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“kroket” (25 reviews)
“croquettes” (74 reviews)
“sandwich” (31 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
Dutch, Fast food, European
Korte Reguliersdwarsstraat 5-9, 1017 BH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is an absolute gem nestled away in Amsterdam. We loved their croquettes with and without a roll and most definitely with mustard. The service was amazing and the staff and friendly and helpful!

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If You are in Amsterdam, there is no way to skip this place! The food is delicious and the service is very nice :)

Thank Klaudia B
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Came here one lovely, sunny evening and had to wait for waiter to come for quite some time. We were about to leave when we had our order taken - just drinks. Another lengthy wait and then, when it came time to pay our bill,...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This place has a bunch of snack bar options. The croquettes were awesome! Definitely recommend. Cheap eats such as small sandwiches. They have a pretty long menu but have it in a bunch of languages so ask the people at the counter for one in...More

Thank lindseycriss
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

...but COME THE FCUK ON, it's the 21st century and they won't take credit cards. WTF. And then they'll announce to everyone very loudly in Dutch, "Look at the tourist with his credit card!"

1  Thank Stef C
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Casual and wonderful. Two marvelous women offer great advice and patiently answer all your questions at the counter and bring your absolutely great Dutch food to your table. One must stop by for a real treat.

Thank 123norman2015
Reviewed 21 June 2018 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 CarolineB1254
Reviewed 18 June 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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