Rusland has the distinction of being the first legally-established coffeeshop in the city. It holds coffeeshop license number 001, and opened its doors on April 30, 1975. As such, this is recognized as a historic shop and one of Amsterdam's pioneers.
This shop might just be “the” place for the visiting celebrity stoner. The atmosphere is upscale. The menu is excellent, and boasts many internationally famous strains. Perhaps most importantly though, it is far enough from the center to be quiet.
DNA Coffeeshop is quite modern in appearance. It’s look is very reminiscent of an American dispensary. The inside is clean, ornate, and clinical. This shop has a connoisseur cannabis menu, featuring items from the breeder Amsterdam Genetics.
The shop itself is small, but undoubtedly luxurious. Seating is provided in the form of plush leather and suede covered couches. The cannabis menu is connoisseur grade at this coffeeshop, as all Green House Amsterdam locations.
Tweede Kamer is noted for a quality cannabis menu, something not unexpected given this shop is owned by the same people that built Dampkring. Likewise, they offer a diverse variety of weed (flower) and hashish options. They also serve great coffee.
The same group that owns Siberië Coffeeshop also owns the Loft. The management is quite serious about their cannabis menu. On the weed side, expect a mix of high quality strains, including some contemporary items. The hash side is also formidable.
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Basjoe is well known for its selection of marijuana edibles. You’ll notice a large chalkboard behind the counter, which displays their extensive list of offerings. This shop is also known for its gourmet coffee and tea selections.
The cannabis menu in Easy Times Coffeeshop is quite extensive. They tend to list well over a dozen strains on the flower (weed) side, typically a mix of contemporary and old school strains. Though not as extensive, their hash menu is formidable.
The name La Tertulia translates from Spanish as "The Salon". This appears consistent with this vibe they are trying to cultivate in this place. When you walk in, you will find a bright and open split-level coffeeshop.