Eating Amsterdam: Jordaan Food Tour

Jordaan Food Tour

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Discover Amsterdam’s trendy Jordaan neighbourhood through its local food and transformative artisans.




3.5 hours


Daily 10am, 11am, 12:30 pm & 2pm

Explore Jordaan, Amsterdam’s historical gem, once a working-class quarter on this walking and food tour.  Taste the rich tapestry of Dutch culinary treasures, from the classic indulgence of Apple Pie and artisanal cheeses to the hearty Bitterballen and a vibrant selection of ethnic dishes, celebrating Jordaan’s multicultural legacy.

Stroll beside picturesque canals and through quaint alleys with our knowledgeable local guides, experiencing the essence of Jordaan one bite at a time. Discover hidden gems and stories of this district’s fascinating transformation, all while savoring flavors that are as diverse and storied as the neighborhood itself.

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

Explore Jordaan’s hidden courtyards and unique cultural sights.

Taste mouthwatering Dutch treats like crispy deep fried fish, Bitterballen, and more.

Enjoy the perfect cheese tasting while you savor 3 of the richest cheeses 🧀 at a local institution.

Learn about the influence of Surinamese 🇸🇷 and Indonesian 🇮🇩 cuisine on Amsterdam’s food scene.

Eat your way through Amsterdam and learn about this magical city with our local guides.


Eating Amsterdam:Vegetarian-Friendly Tours but vegan, gluten-free, or kosher options may be limited. Please share dietary restrictions upon booking for best accommodation. Note that tastings outside those catered for your needs are at your own risk. The company assumes no responsibility for any food allergies or intolerances.

1. Expert Local Guides: Fun, knowledgeable, and English-fluent Amsterdam locals.
2. Amsterdam’s Hidden Gems: Enjoy exclusive access to local favorites where you’re treated like family.
3. Culinary Diversity: Taste a variety of delicious dishes, and hear the stories behind the food.
4. Cultural Immersion: See Amsterdam through the eyes of a local.
5. Established Expertise: Since 2011, simply the best food tours in Amsterdam!

"We had an amazing time on our food tour in Jordaan! Our guide was funny, personable and knowledgeable. We got to try out so many different Dutch foods and enjoy the history of the area, along with lots of laughter and jokes along the way. I would recommend this tour to anyone! "
— Sarah H | Tripadvisor
  • Adult (From 18) From €89

  • Adolescent (13-17 years) From €79

  • Child (4-12 years) From €69

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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!

- Janice A (Tripadvisor Review)

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