Did you know that Amsterdam is said to have the highest number of waffle stands per capita in the world? From the classic stroopwafels, thin and crispy on the outside with a gooey caramel center, to fluffy Belgian waffles, there’s something for everyone! Check out of top spots so you don’t have to sift through the duds.
Crepes & Waffles offers an array of exceptional waffles that will leave you craving more. Of course, they serve incredible stroopwafels and they’re delicious paired with a nice hot cup of tea. Check out the New York waffle for something from across the pond and the cookie monster waffle if you’re looking to really indulge.
📍Warmoesstraat 75, 1012 HX Amsterdam, Netherlands
Pancakes Amsterdam is a haven for waffle enthusiasts. Check out the apple cinnamon waffle, where the sweetness of apples combines harmoniously with the gentle warmth of cinnamon. The bacon and cheese waffle is the perfect blend of savoury and sweet. However, if you’re looking for something really sweet then opt for the Nutella and banana version.
📍Prins Hendrikkade 48, 1012 AC Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Happy Pig Pancake Shop serves up incredible Dutch pancakes. Check out the salted caramel version for some salty-sweet goodness or the Nutella-topped waffle. After all, there is no better kind of waffle than a Dutch waffle!
📍Rosmarijnsteeg 12, 1012 RP Amsterdam, Netherlands
MOAK Pancakes is another captivating spot. Try the ‘waffle wonderland’, topped with fresh berries and a drizzle of decadent chocolate sauce for a delicious treat. You can always opt for the ‘cheesy dream’ too, smothered in gooey, melted cheese, complemented by a zesty tomato relish. It will satisfy any cheese lover!
📍Jodenbreestraat 144, 1011 NS Amsterdam, Netherlands
Heart-Garden Waffles & Coffee is another incredible spot. The classic waffle is topped with creamy peanut butter, sweet bananas, and syrup which offers the perfect balance. Vegans should try the vegan bacon and syrup waffle with delicious, smokey, plant-based bacon. They also offer gluten-free waffles so everyone can indulge!
📍Czaar Peterstraat 74, 1018 PR Amsterdam, Netherlands
Staring at Jacob is definitely one of the best brunch spots in Amsterdam, which is why it’s so popular. The ‘Belgian bliss’ waffle is definitely one to try. Delicate and airy, it just dissolves in your mouth, adorned with a luscious dollop of silky whipped cream and a sprinkle of juicy strawberries. Try the ‘maple madness’ with crispy bacon for a taste of Canadian cuisine, too.
📍Jacob Van Lennepkade 215, 1054 ZP Amsterdam, Netherlands
De Carrousel Pannenkoeken offers a tempting waffle menu. Sink your teeth into the bacon and cheese waffle for some savoury goodness and the perfect breakfast. The mixed fruit waffle offers a vibrant punch of sweetness without being overbearingly sweet. On an autumn day though, the cinnamon sugar waffle is a must try – proper comfort food.
📍H.M. van Randwijkplantsoen 1, 1017 ZW Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Pancake Bakery serves up top-notch waffles. The ‘cinnamon fluff’ really lives up to its name – super fluffy and infused with warming cinnamon. Of course, chocoholics will adore the ‘chocolate indulgence’ version which is just piled high with gooey indulgence. For something a bit lighter, check out the ‘berry bliss’. After all, it definitely counts as a part of your daily fruit and vegetables, right?
📍Prinsengracht 191, 1015 DS Amsterdam, Netherlands
Whether you opt for the nostalgia of a classic stroopwafel or a stack of Belgian waffles, these spots are sure to satisfy. But be warned, once you’ve experienced the magic of Amsterdam’s waffles, there’s no going back. You may just find your new favourite spot for a cheeky treat.