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Amsterdam’s Top Budget Restaurants

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Amsterdam’s Top Budget Restaurants

There’s nothing like taking a trip to Amsterdam, whether it’s for the weekend as a short break or longer, making a holiday out of it. No matter where you go in the city, you’re surrounded by culture, stunning architecture, great bars, vibrant clubs, and historical monuments to experience; there’s actually so much to see and do that you won’t know where to start!

Even in the city’s earliest days, it was still one of the most important commerce hubs in Europe, connecting many parts of the continent with the rest of the world. Not only did the local people welcome many other cultures with open arms, but this helped to make Amsterdam what it is today – one of the most laid-back and liberal places on the planet.

If we look at modern-day Amsterdam, the city is a breath of fresh air compared to many other tourist-centred cities. Not only does it offer the chance to experience activities that may be considered a taboo in other countries, but it also lets you see the city at your own pace.

Take the restaurants for example; fine dining and budget restaurants coincide along the beautiful canals with little effort, meaning there are always a variety of places to choose from. Let’s take a look at some of the best places to eat in Amsterdam this summer if you’re looking to save the pennies.

 

Getto

If you’re looking for a burger joint with a difference, then Getto should be your first stop. Not only are the burgers named after the wide range of drag queens that take to Getto’s stage in the evenings, but if you catch one of their eye’s they’ll even give you a discount card for the next time you visit – for the food of course.

If you’ve got an attitude, or you’re known to complain about pretty much everything in a restaurant, then keep away from Getto, as it describes itself as an attitude-free bar. In fact, they even refuse to serve people unless they show the bar staff and waitresses common curiously.

One of the best things about this bar is the friendly nature of the staff, as well as the cheap and filling food. The burgers certainly don’t disappoint, however they’re not the pinnacle of the menu. Offering salads, baked potatoes, pasta and other light lunches, you’ll be able to eat in Getto for less than 10 euros, including desert.
 

De Zotte

Tucked down one of Amsterdam’s quiet city centre streets is de Zotte, a home for beer and food lovers alike. If you’re looking to cut down on the ale, or you’ve had a hard night on the town beforehand, then a trip to de Zotte is not recommended; the bar staff actively encourage you to try out the vast number of different ales!

The menu is simple but filling, and you won’t be there for hours trying to make a decision when you’re hung over. One of the tastiest dishes you can try in de Zotte is the deep-pan quiche, however there are also a selection of burgers, pizzas, pastas and steaks on offer too.

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