Coffeeshops in Amsterdam
This directory and map includes listings for all 167 licensed coffeeshops in the city of Amsterdam. Each are reviewed for their features and ammenities, and when applicable, recognized for the quality of their products or service.
Boerenjongen translates as "Farmer Boy". When you come here, you feel like you are making a visit to the local pharmacy to pick up your prescribed meds... only your medicine is weed, and your local pharmacy is somewhere in Denver or LA.
Grey Area is short on amenities. Don't expect a TV, hot food, or much by way of snacks or coffee. Grey Area is about one thing: cannabis. This establishment has established itself as one of the most recognized connoisseur shops in Amsterdam.
Oude Leliestraat 2
Abraxas is a theme coffeeshop. It takes its name from the children’s book “The Little Witch”, and is similarly mystical is its style of décor. The counters, stools, and tables appear as if they were grown out of trees. Feels like Harry Potter, LOTR.
Jonge Roelensteeg 12-14
Barney's Coffeeshop is regarded as a connoisseur establishment. They have a long history of entering cannabis competitions, and its menu will typically host several award winning strains of weed and hashish.
With a slogan such as “Creators of Champions”, the GreenHouse Amsterdam brand clearly understands that without top quality cannabis, even terrific ambiance wouldn’t give them worldwide awareness and reputation. Those are earned, which this shop has.
The name of this shop translates in English as "The Balloon". Het Ballonnetje is one of the oldest coffeeshops in the city, first opening its doors in 1978. So, this is a historic place. It is also one of the more quintessential Dutch establishments.
The Bulldog Palace is a must-see coffeeshop when in Amsterdam. It was built inside Amsterdam's former police station number 14, in the old jail downstairs. Here visitors will find an amazing museum, with many artifacts from the prohibition era.
The dutch word Boerenjongen translates in English to "farmer boy," undoubtedly referring this shop's focus on quality cannabis. Boerejongen's resembles a Colorado medical marijuana dispensary; clinical, very serious about cannabis therapeutics.
Siberië coffeeshop has an excellent cannabis menu, which brings us to another notable feature of this shop. It is one of only a few in the city providing lab test reports. They show not only the THC percentage, but a full cannabinoid profile.
Dampkring coffeeshop is perhaps most noted for being featured in the major motion picture Oceans 12. Commercialism aside though, they also have long had a reputation for quality cannabis. This shop is identified as a connoisseur establishment.