Jordaan Food Tour

Discover Amsterdam's trendy Jordaan neighbourhood through the local food and business owners that have helped transform the area.
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A real taste of Jordaan…

You have to meet the people of Jordaan to understand why it’s one of our favourite neighbourhoods in Amsterdam. It’s come a long way from the working-class neighbourhood that it once was, but Jordaan’s humble beginnings have helped shape the area into the creative hub it is today.

We want to help you explore this 17th century district away from the hustle and bustle of tourists. You’ll visit locals in the very same shops and cafes they’ve been running for generations and experience their uniquely Jordanian sense of humour!

Visit hidden courtyards, sample the local beers, and experience Dutch hospitality at its finest inside a converted canal house café, all while enjoying some of the regions favourite food. Your local guide will explain the fascinating history of the places you visit, as well as reveal their own Amsterdam stories to enhance your experience while you eat, drink and walk.

Our 3.5-hour Jordaan Food Tour is so much more than meets the eye. It includes a guided walk through the unique cultural and historical sights of the Jordaan neighbourhood, as well as a dozen delicious Dutch tastings at a variety of local eateries along the way.

Take a break from being a tourist and experience the real Amsterdam with us.

Note: itinerary & tastings subject to change due to seasonal availability, individual closings or local holidays.

Departs

Mon, Fri & Sat

11:00AM
Duration

3.5

hours
  • €79

    Adult From 18
  • €67

    Adolescent 13-17 years
  • €51

    Child 4-12 years
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Tour Highlights Include

Find out why Café Papeneiland has been in business for almost 400 years (clue: it might have something to do with the apple pie)!

Try beer from a local brewery along with the local’s favourite pub grub - borrelhapjes (deep-fried snacks).

Discover a surprising side of “Dutch” cuisine: Indonesia and Surinamese dishes.

Taste Amsterdam’s best smoked sausage from a family-run butcher that’s been in business for over a century.

Learn why herring is so important to the Dutch and eat it the typical “Amsterdam way”!

Walk over the famous Brouwersgracht canal and learn why it is so important to the history of Dutch beer.

Taste some world-famous gouda cheese from a shop where you can find just about any cheese your heart desires.

Indulge in a traditional stroopwafel that will leave you wanting more.

TOUR SIZE

Max. 12 People

DURATION

3.5 Hours

TIME OF DAY

Mid-day

LOCATION

Jordaan

DIFFICULTY

Walk through back streets with cobblestones

DIETARY ACCOMMODATIONS

Adaptable for Vegetarian, Gluten-free & Allergies

CANCELLATION POLICY

24 Hours in Advance for Full Refund

Private tours

If you are coming to Amsterdam with your entourage and you’d like to take a private tour just for you and your group – we can make that happen! Just visit our private tours page and fill out the form or simply upgrade during your booking!

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We had an amazing time on this tour. DJ was a great tour guide and did a wonderful job sharing his knowledge and love of Amsterdam and the Jordaan neighbourhood. There were lots of different foods to taste…We actually went back to two of the establishments on other days of our trip to have dinner and drinks/dessert. 

- Anita Roach

Our guide, DJ, was great! He was very knowledgeable and personable. We had just the right amount of time at each place and didn’t feel rushed. Good choices of foods to sample.

- Stephanie Bergsma

Aileen was really great with us, she waited for us though we arrived almost an hour late due to traffic! She showed us beautiful things, we tasted awesome and tasty cuisines, and I also learned a few words (lekker!!). Thank you for your kindness and happiness despite the rain! The city really is beautiful and full of wonders when you know where to look at 🙂

- Ludivine Coulon

Just as advertised and very well performed. A great selection of foods and good places to stop in at. And just the right amount of walking and touring between stops. Our tour guide, Aileen, did an outstanding job of keeping the tour moving and delivering interesting information.

- Bob Plunkett

A wonderful way to see a unique part of the city and sample terrific food. I’ve taken food tours with this company in Rome and Florence and now Amsterdam. Each tour has been unique and truly outstanding. Our guide Estephen shared interesting information about the Jordaan area and the foods we sampled. Highly recommend!