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Dwaze Zaken

$$ - $$$French, , Cafe
Prins Hendrikkade 50, 1012 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 612 4175
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Dutch, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Prins Hendrikkade 50, 1012 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is ok (nothing really special) but the waitress are very rude.I wouldn't recommend it at all. Not a place to go!

Thank quadule
Esther G, Eigenaar at Dwaze Zaken, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi! That's terrible! Around what time were you there? Then we can check to see who was working and try to solve it. We'd love to hear from you!

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Quirky restaurant with nice touches, great quality and friendly service. Of particular note were the excellent coffee, and salads. Visit the gents for the decor alone! Close to Central Station.

Thank Toby B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazig staff will go out of their way to please you. Great example for other so called “vegan” restaurants!

Thank Lupitateresa
Esther G, Waitress at Dwaze Zaken, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a simple but a very good restaursnt. They have very nice sandwiches and salads. It is a kind of Grand Cafe in the center of Amsterdam. Besides the tourist that are passing by a lot of Durch people are visiting the restaurant. It...More

Thank Mehmet K
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is a small, cramped space near to Central Station and we stumbled into it simply because it was raining and we were hungry! The staff are very friendly and although the menu is limited (open sandwiches, soup and salads), everything that we ordered was...More

Thank Mark-Clegg-1974
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

nothing special. good for beer or coffee, but not for lunch. very basic burgers and sandwiches, avarage soups.

Thank Filip C
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

The staff is kind and the food is excelent especially the cheese fondue and the chicken thai soup. The atmosphere is relaxed and vintage.

Thank Francesca M
Esther G, Waitress at Dwaze Zaken, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thanks Francesca for your nice review!

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We asked the founde and the lassagne with a delicious organic wine. Everything was thoroughtly tasty! Very good restaurant!

Thank Eva R
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We both had soup. My friend had the Thai Pumpkin-carrot soup and I had the soup of the day which was a vegetable and lamb and we both enjoyed them very much. Quirky decor in a convenient location not far from Centraal Station and the...More

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped off for drinks before heading back on the bus to Rotterdam. We went inside to order something and was told to sit outside and wait for someone to come out. We were part of a large group so tried to explain that that...More

Thank dirtybib
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prins Hendrikkade 50, 1012 AC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 612 4175
  • E-mail
Dwaze Zaken is a cafe in the centre of Amsterdam. We serve, without exception, great food and tasty drinks for a reasonable price. The artistic and Christian character of our place offers a unique dimension for anyone who wants to explore. Striving to serve excellent meals, we're always on the lookout for new products and better ways to serve our customers. Why not let our menu, art, interior and employees inspire you and help make your stop at our cafe a unique and unforgettable experience.
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