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Sara's Pancake House

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Dutch, European
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Raadhuisstraat 45, 1016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 320 0662
09:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:30
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Hong Kong, China
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went before we read some reviews with not much expectations, but my opinion is, yes, it's a bit pricy for pancakes, but well it's europe. I love their pancakes that are not too oily, as I went to another one which was surprisingly oily for me....I order peppermint tea, it comes with fresh herbal leaves in the tea, yet... More 

Thank Prudence Y
Lemont, Illinois
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692 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This was one of the first places we ate at arriving in Amsterdam. It has a good location and they were about a block from where we stayed, The Nadia Hotel, and not too far from Anne Frank House. I loved the decor, so Dutch! Lots of wonderful blue and white Dutch designs on all of the walls made for... More 

Thank sandra n
Warwick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I went here with two friends. It looks nice on the outside but the service is appalling and the food is pretty bad. The pancakes aren't proper Dutch pancakes and they burnt our food. We asked for tap water and got told that they weren't allowed to give us any - seems ridiculous seeing as we were eating and paying... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Been there last december with some friends. the place looked very inviting from the outside, but service offered inside was just appalling. It took ages to be served, the person who was serving us disappeared halfway through our meal - he went on his break. The cook was the server who took our payment who was extremely rude (blond young-ish... More 

Thank Thiago P
Cascais, Portugal
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Great pancake, enjoy the lemon one We taste with peanut butter, mirtilos and ice cream! The pancake was great!

Thank Pedro L
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The food was average and the price was about €1-2 above other pancakes houses I visited with tastier food. The service was ok but just two staff in the whole place and the cook not that friendly to customers. It's about €8 for a plain sugar and lemon pancake where others were €6.50. I had a waffle with banana, Nutella... More 

Thank cw1234567892015
London UK
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41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We popped for a quick lunch for 3, 45 euro later, 3 savoury pancake, 3 tea. We left hungry and unhappy. We wanted a glass of water, no way. Tried to charge 1 euro to pay with a card was just added without asking. Pancakes made with poor ingredients cheap pre purchased ready cooked bacon, 3 tiny pieces of bacon... More 

Thank MartinBrophy
Bay Area
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Located just a few steps from the hop on/off boat, we were excited to try an authentic Dutch pancake. Unfortunately, we did not find it here. We ordered a pancake w banana and honey, and a Dutch pancake. The banana wasn't great, the topping was cold and not complementary of the pancake. The Dutch pancake was cold and flavorless and... More 

Thank uberjer
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place, found this place afew years ago on a trip to Amsterdam.. Pancakes with lemon and sugar every morning I'm in Amsterdam now. Love the place, kind service with a smile and great atmosphere. Keep it up!!

Thank Andrew S
Biglerville, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Not sure if Sara is the only employee but the place was being ran by one person 😮 The food took a while to come out but it was really good!

Thank KatieLogan33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, European
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raadhuisstraat 45, 1016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 320 0662

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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