Jordaan Food Tour

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Jordaan Food Tour
from £77.81
Jordaan Food Tour is so much more than meets the eye: it’s a guided walk through the unique cultural and historical sights of the Jordaan neighbourhood and it’s a substantial meal in the form of a dozen delicious Dutch tastings from plenty of authentic foodie stops along the way – all in one!"
You will visit our locals in the very same shops and cafes they’ve been running for generations. (You’ll even experience their uniquely Jordanian sense of humour!) You’ll visit hidden courtyards, wander tiny back streets, and watch the boats drift by on the canals. Our local guides love to tell you their own Amsterdam stories, enhancing your experience while you eat, drink and walk along our canals with friends. Take a break from being a tourist and experience the real Amsterdam with us.
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In Brief

Amsterdam, Netherlands
3 hours 30 minutes
Wednesdays and Fridays
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Het Papeneiland, Prinsengracht 2, 1015 DV Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Brouwersgracht, Lijnbaansgracht and Singel in Jordaan, Amsterdam The Netherlands

Walk over one of the most picturesque canals in town.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tweede Goudsbloemdwarsstraat, 1015 JZ Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Theo Thijssen Standbeeld, Brouwersgracht 105 III, 1015 GD Amsterdam The Netherlands

Take a minute to appreciate moustache of Theo Thijssen statue. He was actually a writer, teacher, unionist and a politician and he grew up here in the Jordaan.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Goudsbloemstraat 76, 1015 JR Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Westerstraat 116, 1015 LD Amsterdam, Netherlands

Eat herring “the Amsterdam way” in the best fish shop in the Jordaan.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Westerstraat 115, 1015 LP Amsterdam, Netherlands

Discover the other side of “Dutch” cuisine: Indonesia and Surinames.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Anne Frank House, Westermarkt 20, 1016 GV Amsterdam, Netherlands

Take a picture of Anne Frank’s House.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tweede Egelantiersdwarsstraat, 1015 PX Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Egelantiersgracht 12, 1015 RL Amsterdam, Netherlands

Experience a real Jordaan café and enjoy one of most famous Dutch sweets Poffertjes.

Duration: 30 minutes


  • 13 samples at 7 different tasting locations
  • Beer, coffee and water
  • Local english speaking guide


  • Gratuities / Tips for guides
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Extra drinks

Departure Point

Het Papeneiland, Prinsengracht 2, 1015 DV Amsterdam, Netherlands

Returns To

Egelantiersgracht 12, 1015 RL Amsterdam, Netherlands

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Email to advise of any dietary requirements such as vegetarian and gluten-free diets
  • You must be 18+ to drink alcoholic beverages on the tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Wow, what a great tour with a fantastic guide, DJ. This tour is a must for anyone visiting Amsterdam and enjoys learning about the local culture through food. During our 2.5 hours we walked through the Jordaan District and learned about the history of the area and it's merchants. It is obvious DJ is very knowledgeable and proud of his city. We enjoyed the best apple pie we've ever eaten from a place that has been in business since the 1600's. We visited a cheese shop and sampled 3 distinct types of cheese, a butcher in business since the 1890's, we had traditional herring as well as Genever (a old time fisherman's gin). A few more stops and samples kept us full and happy for the rest of the day. If you can request a tour with DJ do it. You won't be disappointed. Your new friends from Florida, Frank, Sharon and Sydney
• Submitted 17 Feb 2020
Renee was an awesome guide who was very knowledgeable about the history and the food that makes up this neighborhood. It was a pleasure to have him as a guide and hope to have a guide as good as him next time I go on another food tour!
• Submitted 16 Dec 2019
It was an amazing walking tour with many interesting facts about Jordaan. We had many delightful food tastings and were amazed at the quality of the food and the delicatessens. Rose was the perfect hostess explaining all the food and drinks on our tour. She is a very charming and knowledgeable lady. We would definitely recommend this tour.
• Submitted 23 Aug 2019
Guide (DJ) was very knowledgable not only regarding the food but also the neighborhood. Food selections were excellent and the tour group was very responsive. Would highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 09 Aug 2019
This was one of the best food tours we've ever done. A great way to learn about the culture of Amsterdam.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
We loved our tour guide, Ruby, and thoroughly enjoyed all the foods that were offered to us on this tour! Go hungry and have an open mind. You will try the herring, offered with some onions and pickles and tulip vodka. Start off with an apple cake with whipped cream, then onto another cafe for cheese and sausage, stop at another place for some chicken satay; another place for herring and tulip vodka and then another place gin (Genever) and amsterdam pancakes and yet another place for a stroopwafel. Everything had it's own dutch name, but I really can't pronounce or spell any of them other than the stroopwafel! Also, learned some other history of the this tour as we strolled along the streets in the Jordaan district.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Very enjoyable amble around the Jordaan district. We sampled all kinds of lovely foods, cheeses, meats, waffles and pancakes. Aileen was a lovely hostess and had masses of interesting facts about the area and Amsterdam in general.
• Submitted 10 Apr 2019
Estefan was a terrific guide. So insightful and charming. We loved our Jordaan tour. Completely recommend it!
• Submitted 09 Aug 2018
One of the best food tours we have done anywhere in the world. Our guide was fabulous and we thoroughly enjoyed every moment of this one!
• Submitted 03 Aug 2018
We had Estefan as our guide and he was fantastic. Great history of the city and the places that we went to. We had 8 stops with about 17 different foods/drinks to try. Plenty of food, you will not be hungry after this tour. We used all 4 hours plus some extra. All the stops were ready for us and they put out their best foods. We always do a food tour in each new city, this ranks as one of the best!!
• Submitted 19 Jul 2018
One of the best food tour ever! We ate so many delicious food and visit the beautiful district Jordaan. The guide was funny and knowledgable. The money for the tour is worth every penny!
• Submitted 07 Jun 2018
This was a wonderful tour and our guide was terrific. He provided great local knowledge of food, customs and history and blended it all together to keep us engaged. The stops on the tour included little pancakes, herring, local sausage and beef, local baked goods, food from Surinam, a popular pub snack and apple pie. Moved at a great pace. Totally full at the end but such great bites and plenty of ideas of places to go back to. Wouldn't hesitate to do another food tour with this group or an art tour with our guide.
• Submitted 30 Nov 2017
Just fantastic. A really great guide and a really great tasting of different foods.
• Submitted 26 Oct 2017
Renee was an absolutely amazing tour guide. He was very warm and friendly. We were able to see Jordaan through his eyes! He was extremely knowledgeable! I’ve been on many tours and this by far stands out as Top 5, the food the culture, very intriguing. This tour is a must! You won’t be let down.
• Submitted 25 Oct 2017
This tour was really worth taking. We had a an excellent guide Rudolf. We learned a lot about the history of food in Amsterdam.
• Submitted 24 Oct 2017
A very enjoyable tour although more than a little difficult to find starting point if this is your first visit to Amsterdam. The tour guide was kind enough to allow us to start our tour at the second restaurant. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and choices of restaurants offered a nice variety of foodstuffs. All in all I would definitely recommend this tour to get a nice overview of Amsterdam's cuisine.
• Submitted 02 Oct 2017
Estephan was very welcoming, informative and gracious. He had to call ahead to places to provide some gluten-free option for my wife since the Viator phone operator failed to record my gluten-free request. We were treated to alcohol and food samples from the region in many little Jordaan shops. The best part was eating foods we'd never sampled and hearing some history for the first time from a native of Amsterdam.
• Submitted 30 Sep 2017
Estahan was an amazing guide and a great foodie. The whole group was captivated with all his knowledge about amsterdam, its history and its food. Loved this tour and will be doing more in the future.
• Submitted 07 Sep 2017
We travelled as a family of 4 and had a great time! Rene was our guide and he gave us so much interesting information about Amsterdam, the typical food and a lot of insider stuff. His English and German is fluent. This tour was just the perfect start for a three-day- Amsterdam-Tour.
• Submitted 09 Aug 2017
The food was very good and our guide explained the connection to the Dutch culture. Thijs, our guide, also include many cultural, architectural and fun facts. It was a great way to get to know Amsterdam!
• Submitted 22 Jun 2017
This was our third food tour and have decided to do a food tour on each of our European trips. The tastings were varied and introduced us to a lot of the Dutch cuisine. Did not think that I would like the herring but was pleasantly surprised.
• Submitted 12 Jun 2017
This was a great tour! We learned so much about Amsterdam -- not just the typical touristy things. The food was plentiful and diverse -- arrive hungry! We took the whole family and it was one of the highlights of our 10 day trip through Europe. Highly recommended!
• Submitted 03 Jun 2017
We had the great pleasure to tour with Aileen, discovering the many tastes of the district, its rich history and quirky traditions. The food was delicious and varied. She accommodated my vegetarian spouse at each site too. She genuinely loves the history, being Dutch and everything the area has to offer. We ended up going back to several of the stops. The only complaint: too much food... and is that really a problem? The walking is easy, flat and accessible. Thank Aileen!
• Submitted 15 May 2017
Great food, with fun people! Tour guide Was excellent!
• Submitted 04 Dec 2016

In Brief

Amsterdam, Netherlands
3 hours 30 minutes
Wednesdays and Fridays

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