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With its beautiful canals, colorful streets and very sweet people, it’s easy to see why Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most visited cities. Here’s a secret: it’s also a great place to have delicious food! This foodie capital has a very wide gastronomical offer, and the Dutch are particularly fond of starting the day right. The best breakfast places in Amsterdam are located throughout the city, and they’re a joy to visit. There are also plenty of Instagrammable cafes in Amsterdam!

I have curated a list of the best breakfast places in Amsterdam by area, covering some of my favorite neighborhoods. Let’s get to it!

For more on the lovely Dutch capital do not miss my posts on Top 6 Trendy Restaurants in Amsterdam, my boutique hotel post with 11 Incredible Luxury & Conscious Amsterdam Boutique Hotels as well as my Full Amsterdam Guide with 16 Most Fun Things to do Off the Beaten Paths!

pluk restaurant amsterdam has amazing breakfast
A sweet spot outside Pluk – A true gem among Amsterdam Brekkie Places!

Jordaan & Canal Belt, Home to the Best Breakfast Places in Amsterdam

One of my favorite areas, Jordaan hosts some of the most Instagrammable cafes in Amsterdam. All while surrounded by the iconic city canals!

1. Pluk – A Pastel-Colored Darling

Food: 5

Drinks: 5

Atmosphere: 5

Design: 5

Service: 3

Pluk is easily one of the most Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam. A beauty in pastels, it’s simply a joy to walk in here – and the cute backyard certainly helps. The food here is downright delicious, certainly one of the best breakfast places in Amsterdam. I loved the chill vibe, perfect for a late morning or afternoon. The only downside was the relatively slow service, but waiting isn’t too bad when you’re on vacay mode!

pluk restaurant in amsterdam feels very home like
This feels just like home, a very cozy place filled with plants.
dessert and cakes at pluk restaurant in amsterdam
What would you pick?

2. Piqniq – The Metropolitan Outdoorsy Experience

Food: 4

Drinks: 4

Atmosphere: 4

Design: 4

Service: 4

Located in one of the cutest streets in Jordaan, Piqniq is easily among the best Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam. While not exactly a vegetarian eatery, it does have a lot of veggie-friendly options, great for those who want to start the day healthily. Besides being one of the best breakfast places in Amsterdam, the concept is absolutely adorable – as its name suggests, you can picnic here! Get your basket and have an outdoorsy experience right at the heart of the bustling town. 

piqniq restaurant amsterdam outdoor seating
A piqniq at piqniq a warm summer day, sounds lovely right?

3. The Pancake Bakery – Sweet & Savory Delight

Food: 4

Drinks: 3

Atmosphere: 3

Design: 3

Service: 4

A very traditional option among the hipper eateries, The Pancake Bakery is obviously the spot for pancakes. Sweet or savory, you can find delish choices to cater to your every pancake desire, making this one of the best breakfast places in Amsterdam. While the look doesn’t scream one of the most Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam, the food and amazing service make up for it. Loved both areas here: the cozy basement and the upper floor overlooking the canals. 

delicious breakfast at the pancake bakery amsterdam
If you’re craving some sweet pancakes, this is the place to go!

4. Winkel 43

Food: 4

Drinks: 3

Atmosphere: 4

Design: 3

Service: 4

If you’re looking for one of the best breakfast places in Amsterdam with delicious and homemade apple pie, Winkel 43 is the spot for you. All in all, the menu is really interesting, mixing organic, healthy and traditional foods. The vibe here is one of the sweetest in town, even if the design isn’t one of the most Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam. Still, the rustic seating is pretty cosy, and you can also sit outside for some people gazing. The staff was very friendly and professional, and I just loved the chill atmosphere!

home made bakery in amsterdam
Having a sweet tooth? Order a home made pie and a coffee here.

De Pijp’s Instagrammable Cafés in Amsterdam

Just south of the city centre, De Pijp is an up-and-coming area with lots of Instagram worthy cafés in Amsterdam. 

5. The Avocado Show – Everything About this Delicious Fruit

Food: 5

Drinks: 5

Atmosphere: 5

Design: 4

Service: 4

The Avocado Show is quite possibly the most popular out of all the best breakfast places in Amsterdam. As its name would suggest, it’s a showcase of avocados, with plenty of dishes based on the popular fruit. The whole menu is focused on creating “pretty healthy food,” which is wonderful for an avocado lover like myself. This is a very popular place, so you can expect a long waiting queue during rush hour, sometimes up to 2 hours. Be ready to wait, the vibrant atmosphere and great service are worth it! The design is very simple and pretty and it’s for sure one of the most Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam.

the avocado show in amsterdam
I mean we all know it’s impossible to get a nice fresh avocado at home, so why not go here instead.

6. Omelegg – The Most Eggsellent Food

Food: 4

Drinks: 4

Atmosphere: 4

Design: 4

Service: 4

Omelegg has two venues among the best breakfast places in Amsterdam, and one located in Berlin . We visited the one in De Pijp and were totally enchanted. This place is all about eggs, in every possible form, all day long. The fact that the design is super cozy, with lots of wooden details and lovely plating makes it one of the most Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam. A great spot when you want to relax, thanks to the wonderfully friendly atmosphere!

omelegg in amsterdam is such a nice restaurant
Loving the vibe here, it’s such a cute place! Plus the food is delicious too.

7. Blond Amsterdam – A Pink Beauty

Food: 3

Drinks: 3

Atmosphere: 4

Design: 5

Service: 4

Marketed as “pink heaven,” Blond Amsterdam stands atop the most Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam. It might be a little too girly for your boyfriend or male friends to enjoy, but it’s a lovely spot for a girls brunch. If Barbie were a person instead of a doll, this would be her favorite among the best breakfast places in Amsterdam. The food is just about average, but the beauty of the place and its lovely service are worth a visit. Besides a café, this is also a shop, so you can browse around!

blond amsterdam is all pink and screams for attention
This place definitely stands out, who wouldn’t want to go inside and have a look?
the blond amsterdam restaurant with all pink design
Of course I had to take a photo here, perfect background!

8. Massimo Gelato – Traditional Italian in the Middle of Amsterdam

Massimo Gelato isn’t exactly one of the best breakfast places in Amsterdam, but its ice cream gets a 5 out of 5. A tiny hole-in-the-wall in this lovely neighborhood, it’s a very artisanal place. They make the ice cream in-store and they don’t use any chemical emulsifiers or anything that doesn’t respect Italian gelato tradition. The service is amazing but as it’s a small and popular place, you can expect a long queue. This is a great spot for people watching, peacefully seeing all the fun bicycle innovations Amsterdammers come up with. 

massimo gelato ice cream in the sun
Gealto break!

Rembrandt Square & Its Chill Breakfast Spot

One of the hubs of local nightlife, the Rembrandtplein, also has its share of  Instagrammable cafes in Amsterdam. 

9. SLA – An Oasis Away from Everything

Food: 4

Drinks: 4

Atmosphere: 4

Design: 4

Service: 4

Sla has several locations throughout the city, but the Rembrandt Square one is an oasis in a highly touristic area. Catering to those conscious eaters and those crave organic food, the concept here is lovely. Very green, this is heaven for foodies looking for the most natural experience. I particularly loved their smoothies and their fresh salad bar with lots of options. The design is very simple, in clear colors and with lots of plants – a bit of Scandinavian touch. Easily one of the most Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam!

sla healthy restaurant in amsterdam
Love the interior here, so cute and personal.
tea bar at sla amsterdam with a healthy menu
You can find me in the bar, the tea bar!

Vondelpark & Around

The most iconic park in the city also offers some of the best breakfast places in Amsterdam. Delicious morning flavors while surrounded by a beautiful green area!

10. Schuurmanoomkensgrassotti – Cute & Hip

Food: 4

Drinks: 4

Atmosphere: 4

Design: 4

Service: 5

Schuurmanoomkensgrassotti is easily one of the best breakfast places in Amsterdam – even if it’s super hard to spell! A very cute and hip little café, it’s right opposite my favorite of all Conscious Hotels, The Tire Station. The food was generally really good, and I particularly loved their apple pie. The simple yet cozy design easily puts it on the list of the most Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam. They also serve dinner a few evenings a week.

best breakfast places in amsterdam
If you’re in Amsterdam, I hope you get the chance to eat here, the food is amazing.

11. De Vondeltuin – A Green Gem Among the Best Breakfast Places in Amsterdam

Food: 3

Drinks: 4

Atmosphere: 5

Design: 4

Service: 4

De Vondeltuin has perhaps the top location among the best breakfast places in Amsterdam: it’s inside Vondelpark! The cute design and lovely Central Park-like surroundings make it one of the most Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam. A complete oasis for sunny and warm days, with a slight hippie vibe. This is all in one: a café, a restaurant, and even a bar!

De Vondeltuin unique cafe in amsterdam
This is so unique, you definitely won’t find this vibe at pther places.
De Vondeltuin outdoor cafe in amsterdam
Perfect for those warm summer days!

12. Sticky Fingers – Pink & Healthy

Food: 4

Drinks: 4

Atmosphere: 4

Design: 5

Service: 5

The Tire Station’s own place, Sticky Fingers is one of the most Instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam. A pink wonder with a very stylish design, it’s the kind of restaurant where everything is pretty. The plating is colorful, the look of every inch has a lot of thought behind it. Everything here is organic, even the sweets, perfect for one of the best breakfast places in Amsterdam. Loved the pink design, mixing up trendy locals and tourists, and the incredibly nice staff. Sit in a table by the window and engage in some people watching!

sticky fingers is a very instagrammable cafe
Most instagrammable cafés in Amsterdam? Well, here you have it!
sticky fingers cafe in amsterdam
Spice your instagram feed up with some pink details from Sticky Fingers.

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