10 Best restaurants for late night dining in Amsterdam

Even for a local it's not easy to find a nice restaurant in Amsterdam that is great for a very late dinner. A lot of locals would name Brasserie Bark when asked for a late night dining restaurant. Especially during the week a lot of restaurants close the kitchen after 9 pm. This list with the 10 Best restaurants in Amsterdam to go to for a late night dinner is the answer to your late night cravings for good food.

Although some cocktail bars like the Tunes Bar at the Conservatorium Hotel serve bites after midnight it's not the full dining experience that you might be looking for. The late night dining scene in Amsterdam is mainly situated around the museum quarter with the concert building and the Nes where all the smaller theaters are located. Or the kitchen of the restaurant is internationally oriented and the hours are adjusted to the land of origin as is the case at: A La Plancha, Bazar and Pata Negra.

The last years other new late night dining hotspots opened the doors in Amsterdam. Modern places focussing on burgers, grill and barbecue dishes and a younger and trendy crowd. Here you can enjoy a juicy burger or other bar food until the early hours.

No matter what you're looking for with the 10 Best restaurants for late night dining in this list you will find what you're looking for. From upscale and classic restaurants to hip and trendy food spots.

Julius Bar & Grill


Julius Bar & Grill is a new restaurant at De Pijp where once the restaurant Witteveen used to be. Julius Jaspers the co-owner of Julius Bar & Grill is a famous Dutch TV chef and had different restaurants in Amsterdam before. At Julius...  Read More



If you're looking for an authentic tapas restaurant in Amsterdam then A La Plancha is one of the best picks. It's located in a small street in the heart of the Jordaan and perfect to go for dinner with friends or your love. It's a small...  Read More



Walk into a world of food at the Bazar. The building, once a church, features high ceilings and is full of color, character and beauty. The restaurant serves North African, Iranian and Turkish food, where you can choose a delicious dish from the...  Read More

Old City Centre/Old Side


In the heart of Amsterdam lies Brasserie Harkema. This contemporary, chic restaurant allows you to dine in style. Come by for a fabulous lunch or dinner. The French cuisine, which is traditionally prepared, always incorporates fresh ingredients....  Read More



Izakaya, located in the Sir Albert boutique hotel not too far from the Albert Cuypmarkt and Museum Quarter, offers delicious Japanese dishes made for sharing, as well as carefully crafted cocktails and wine ready to compliment any meal. Izakaya,...  Read More



If you ask a local in Amsterdam for the most famous tapas restaurant in town they will mention Pata Negra. Although this place is listed in every guide book it's still very popular with both locals and tourists. It's always crowded so don't be...  Read More

De Knijp


Spend some time seeing the sights near Museumplein or watch a classical concert at the beautiful Concertgebouw. Finish the day with a fabulous dinner at an Amsterdam favorite: De Knijp. Known for both traditional and modern Dutch dishes, De...  Read More

The Butcher


The Butcher is the place to dine if you are craving a quality, juicy hamburger. One look at the menu, and your mouth will be watering. The foundation of every good burger is the beef. This burger bar uses Aberdeen Angus beef. To top it off,...  Read More



Brace yourself for a divine meal. From salmon to sole and swordfish to deep-sea crab, Brasserie Bark offers an extensive variety of seafood. The restaurant respects the seasons, ensuring the seafood is of the highest quality. Starters include...  Read More



The Reguliersdwarsstraat was once the heart of the gay scene in Amsterdam. Now there are many cool and trendy restaurants. Of which most are owned by restaurant and club entrepreneur Casper Reinders. Huf is the newest addition to the restaurant...  Read More