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The Ultimate Amsterdam Food Tour 2024

€ 99
3.5 hours
Live tour guide

About the Amsterdam Food Tour

Experience Amsterdam’s rich culinary delights and take a fascinating walking tour through the vibrant Jordaan district. Discover the best delicacies at various venues hand-picked for their delectable flavors and exquisite taste. As you stroll along picturesque canals, marvel at the city’s captivating cultural attractions and embrace the local culture. This Amsterdam Food Tour promises to tempt your taste buds while exploring Amsterdam’s hidden gems.


Amsterdam Food Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the vibrant Jordaan neighborhood. Join us on a guided walking tour and immerse yourself in the unique history and culture of this beautiful city. Savor an abundant array of mouthwatering food samples at six delectable taverns along the way.

Let the flavors guide you through the winding streets as you uncover the fascinating transformation of Jordaan from a working-class district to a beautiful residential haven. Jordaan was initially known as a poor district, especially during the 17th and 18th centuries, when a large stream of refugees and immigrants came seeking freedom. From its humble origins, the Jordaan has risen to prominence and is now recognized as a posh and upscale quarter, a synonym of elegance and luxury.

Enjoy the ambiance of the many specialty shops, art galleries, and cozy traditional Dutch restaurants adorning every corner. Our knowledgeable tour guide will captivate you with interesting stories and traditions of local families preserving the essence of Dutch food. End your hedonistic journey feeling full and just moments from the world-famous Anne Frank House.

Explore the city’s hidden gems and discover historical sites that will give you valuable insights and a deeper understanding of Amsterdam’s food scene and rich culture.

  • Tastings at 6 different locations
  • Local guide
  • A small group tour with a maximum of 12 people
  • Walking tour
X not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Tips (optional)
  • English
X not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
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Meeting Point

Prinsengracht 2, right outside of Café Papeneiland. The café is situated on the corner of Prinsengracht and Brouwersgracht and is right in front of the canal.

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Uncover the hidden gems of Amsterdam as you indulge in fabulous Dutch food!


Enjoy this gastronomic adventure as our knowledgeable guide leads your small group on a personalized food tour


Indulge in Amsterdam’s renowned local food delicacies, including the irresistible Bitterballen, fluffy poffertjes, heavenly apple pie, and, of course, an assortment of delectable cheeses


Explore the city’s vibrant history and picturesque canals while tasting Dutch specialties on the Jordaan food tour


FAQ – Amsterdam Food Tour

What food is famous in Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is renowned for its diverse and delicious cuisine. You shouldn’t leave the city without trying at least some of the traditional dishes. The most famous are Bitterballen, Stroopwafels, Dutch fries, Poffertjes, and Stamppot.

How long is the Amsterdam walking tour?

The duration of a walking tour in Amsterdam can vary depending on the specific tour you choose and your preferences. Typically, walking tours in Amsterdam last between 1.5 and 3 hours. The duration also depends on the stops and activities included. Taking longer tours lasting up to 4 or 5 hours is also possible, allowing more in-depth city exploration.

What is another name for a food tour?

The food tour can also go by the name gastronomic tour, good food tour, or culinary tour. During this kind of tour, participants get to taste various dishes, visit local markets, restaurants, and food stalls, and learn about the cultural and historical significance of the food region.

Do I tip at restaurants in Amsterdam?

In Amsterdam and the whole Netherlands, it’s not mandatory to tip. Some restaurants have service charges included in the bill. However, leaving a small tip is customary if you’re satisfied with the service. It is common to round up the bill or leave a 5-10% tip as an appreciation gesture.
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Reserve your spot today and embark on a walking food adventure led by our knowledgeable guide.

Know before you go

  • This tour operates regardless of the weather
  • The itinerary and tastings are subject to change due to seasonal availability, individual closings, or local holidays
  • Weather in Amsterdam can be unpredictable; make sure you bring an umbrella 
  • This tour involves a lot of walking, so please wear comfortable shoes
  • Please notify our tour guide if you have any dietary restrictions or special dietary needs

Fabulous tour!

We really enjoyed the tour. We tasted many things that are unique to Amsterdam and the Dutch capital. Jacopo provided lots of interesting information about the history. He was a great guide. The walking was very easy, and the restaurants were accommodating. Also lucky we had a good group of people on our tour.


Awesome food!

Very friendly guide, a very nice and interesting area, and what I believe was a good sampling of what the Dutch eat. We felt like on a private food tour, as the group was very small. The guide gave us interesting information about the city overall, and he responded to all our questions. We would suggest it to someone who hasn’t done much research and would like some introduction.


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