Browse Our Recommended Pubs

You can see a map of the entire selection. Or scroll thru the alphabetical list below.


Only Dutch beers.


Bar Alt  Full menu Closed Sunday Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours.

Restaurant that acts as a tap room for Two Chefs Brewing


Just off Dam Square, the Beer Temple specializes in American beers but does have the occasional interesting Dutch or European beer.




The original good beer bottle shop.


Newly opened second location.




Bret Bar  Full menu Live Music Open 11am or earlier


The original 't IJ brewery in a windmill, now a tasting room and brewpub.



Bus stop is Hakfort, about 750m walk.



Original Troost brewery in an old Monastery . No cash accepted, only cards.


Third brewery in the Troost chain. This one specializes in barrel aged beers and has an in house distillery. No cash is accepted, only cards.


Newest entry in the Troost chain, opening in April 2018. No cash accepted, cards only.


Main location of the Troost brewery group. No cash accepted, only cards.


New brewpub opened August 2018




Tiny, old school Amsterdam beer bar, now with larger sister pubs.


Tram stop Victoriaplein is about 1 km walk.


Restaurant with a good beer list. Near Leidseplein.


Another pub from Peter van der Arend. A mix of Dutch, American and European beers.



Live jazz on Sundays.






On Platform 2b at Centraal Station, an Art Nouveau restaurant with Heineken & Brand Beer, for a last one before leaving.


Helst  Full menu

Formerly The Watering Hole, a modern craft beer bar with the beer list on video screens


The "Eleventh Commandment" -- eat drink and be merry.



In the IJ Passage, Centraal Station


De Naeckte Brouwers  Live Music Closed Monday Closed Tuesday New entry in the Guide in 2018 Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours. On the To Do List

A new brewery in Amstelveen. This brewery tap is a pub named "Anna" in an old church (Annakerk). The brewery is at Weverij 5, 1185 ZE Amstelveen


Oedipus Brewing A Groteflis top pick  Closed Monday Closed Tuesday Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours.


Harbor-front restaurant, bar, hotel and brewery.



Main De Prael brewery with a tap room.


Original tap room for De Praal


Neighborhood pub specializing in Amsterdam brewed beers.