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the Urker Fish Shop (de Urker Viswinkel)

Tweede Egelantiersdwarsstraat 13H, 1015 SB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 86474191
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“herring” (11 reviews)
“mixed platter” (2 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Dutch, Seafood, Fast food, Deli
Tweede Egelantiersdwarsstraat 13H, 1015 SB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I noticed on TripAdvisor that this place had moved to Westerstraat 116 , I found it easily enough and was glad I did. I can't remember having better battered cod, I went one day and loved it so much I had to go again the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Stumbled across this hidden gem in Jordaan on a recent trip to Amsterdam. Table seating is very limited, but well worth the wait. The first time we passed by the fish shop, it was busy, but we stopped in and asked when a table might...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Justehguy52
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Shop was easy to find. We arrived during lunch hour rush and food tours. Store asked us to wait or come back. We decided to order fish & chips and raw herring. Fish/kiebbling was the best we had in Amsterdam. We had already tried frites...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Sue K
Reviewed 13 October 2018

You will have to travel an awful long way to find better battered cod than at the Urker Fish Shop. It's absolutely superb. Freshly cooked and beautifully seasoned. There aren't many seats in the shop, but they're more than happy to prepare as a take-out...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DevaBob
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Located in the Jordaan area of Amsterdam, Urker Viswinkel had the best beer battered fish I've ever had. We first tried the fried cod "kibbeling" during our Amsterdam Food Walking Tour. It was so good that we decided to go back for lunch another day...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank eddiesedventures
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Small yet lovely place, pleasant people, great tasty food, reasonable price. Highest recommendation 👍

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank saur0nm
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This is the most delicious fish bar I have found. The food is prepared and cooked to perfection and full of exciting flavours. The people were so very nice. We had the Cod cooked to perfection and Herring roll which was closely followed by a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Antonio I
Nicvdt, Public Relations Manager at the Urker Fish Shop (de Urker Viswinkel), responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Hey Antonio, Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to write us such a positive review! It's always a pleasure to share classic Dutch snacks like herring and kibbeling (fried cod pieces) with travelers who enjoy them so much. We realize during lunch...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The best fish and chips I've ever had , definitely recommended . Love it ! It looks weird at the first moment but it's really nice place with fresh food of high quality and very nice people.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ivkisska
Nicvdt, Public Relations Manager at the Urker Fish Shop (de Urker Viswinkel), responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Greetings Ivka, Glad you enjoyed your time at de Urker Viswinkel! Our store is inspired by old-school Dutch fish stores around the country and since you were nice enough to give us a 5-star review, we'll take your 'weird' first impression as a compliment from...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Found this place after a quick google search. Realised it was an actual fishmonger (that served food) and not a restaurant. Luckily, we managed to nab a seat outside in the sunshine. The kibberling was nice and crunchy but a tiny bit salty for my...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 652amarib
Dirk B, Public Relations Manager at the Urker Fish Shop (de Urker Viswinkel), responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hey there, Amari B! First off, thanks for reviewing our restaurant! Funnily enough we've heard our kibbeling can be too salty at times, despite our attempts to salt all portions equally. Just incase you ever visit in the future; just ask for less salt or...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

How do they make them so good? If there is one place I would recommend in Amsterdam for lunch (or tea) it is this place. Great service and just unbelievably good food!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Trek725246
Dirk B, Public Relations Manager at the Urker Fish Shop (de Urker Viswinkel), responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thanks for the five-star review! Glad to hear about your positive experience, we hope the rest of your Amsterdam trip was just as enjoyable. Kind regards, de Urker Viswinkel

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best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, 有泊車位, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tweede Egelantiersdwarsstraat 13H, 1015 SB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 6 86474191
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One stop shop for the Dutch fish experience, right in the centre of Amsterdam. Famous for our herring and kibbeling (Dutch-style fish and chips), but also other classics like smoked eel, smoked mackerel, shrimp, calamari and mussels, the Urker Fish Shop delivers the full range of traditional Dutch snacks in a local setting that you've never tried before. Perfect for lunch or a quick bite. Located close to the Anne Frank House, save yourself the fish cart experience and treat yourself to a freshly-cut herring among some Amsterdam natives. Directions: Standing with your back to the Anne Frank House, across the canal you should spot Cafe de Twee Zwaantjes or the Cheese Museum. Take a left after the cheese museum,, and then your first right to cross the canal again on a small bridge and walk past Cafe Sonneveld (restaurant with a red-and-white bannister). Store is on the right-hand corner.
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