Amsterdam is a city that is not only full of beautiful views, shops & restaurants, but also delicious dessert shops! Although Amsterdam sweets are rarely talked about, the options for them is booming! I personally have such a sweet tooth and I love discovering new Dutch candy and sweets places to satisfy it. So, over the last year, I have found some of the best Amsterdam sweets shops that you do not want to miss out on.
I am continually on the hunt for new places so I’m sure in about 6 months I’ll have 6 more things to add. But for now, I have a list of the top 8 sweets you must try when you visit Amsterdam.
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The 8 Best Amsterdam Sweets
Stroop Wafels are a dutch classic and something everyone needs to try. They are one of the most popular desserts in Amsterdam because they were invented here. Van Wonderen makes stroopwafels really fun (and Instagrammable) by adding the toppings of your choice! You can also bring this dutch delicacy home with you as various shops and grocery stores sell them. They are a really great gift.
If you like crazy milkshakes then this is the place for you! With over 15 types of unique milkshakes to choose from, there’s really something for everyone. My favorite is the “Dutch Cookie Wookie” milkshake, that is actually Stroop Wafel flavored. One tip: make sure you go on an empty stomach because they are SO filling! If you go hungry it is so much more satisfying.
This is the perfect little stop for some coffee and delicious cake. If you are a cake lover this is the place for you! There are tons of different types to choose from that make for the perfect afternoon treat.
This is one of the best-kept secret locations for Amsterdam sweets.. but now I’m going to tell you. Its a Tony Chocolate Super Store! Here you can sample every single Tony’s chocolate flavour available, it is pure heaven! Every sample is very big & unlimited. It’s easy to get carried away and then leave with 5 full sized chocolate bars for the road. It’s located right in the city centre and never busy (yet).
Polaberry is a super cute, Instagrammable Amsterdam sweets shop located in the Jordaan. Its specialty is an assortment of chocolate-covered strawberries, Amsterdam chocolate bars, and edible arrangements. If you like to get some fruits in with your sweets, then this is the perfect stop for you!
6. Van Stapele
Here we have another Amsterdam sweets classic that you have to go to! I’m not even the biggest cookie lover but these are amazing!
Pluk is full of super cute and yummy treats! Their sweet corner is always full and fresh and ready to be devoured.
8. Sweet Bob
Sweet bob is actually a brigadeiro shop & the only one in Amsterdam. Brigadeiro is a Brazilian dessert that is almost like a truffle. These Amsterdam sweets are super unique and come in some pretty cool flavours!
Now that you’ve seen all these Amsterdam sweets I’m sure you’re just dying to stop by and taste them!
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