In the winter you snuggle up inside to have the typical Dutch bread (e.g. with Peanut butter or chocolate confetti). In the summer you sit on the terrace under the trees of the Vondelpark. You even can order a picnic basket to take to the park. There are different types (even one with champagne).
Address: Vondelpark 3, tel.: +31 (0)20 612 30 21 http://www.vertigo.nl/
In this restaurant you can eat typical Dutch food like Mother ought to make.
If you bring a picture of your mother they decorate the wall with it.
All cuttlery, glases, plates are different because they were brought by the guests on opening day.
Rozengracht 251, tel.: +31 (0)20 626 79 57 http://www.moeders.com/
Just around the corner of the Museum square. So after your museum visit go there to have a drink or lunch. The chef makes nice Mediterranean dishes. It is a bit less touristy than the other places in this neighborhood.
Address: Willemsparkweg 6, tel.: +31 (0)20 662 62 06
Café de Jaren
This large building features a cafe on the ground floor with an international reading-table, a restaurant on the first floor. In the summer you can enjoy the canal-view terrace.
Address: Nieuwe Doelenstraat 20-22, tel.: +31 (0)20 625 57 71 http://www.cafe-de-jaren.nl/