8 of the Best Sandwiches and Wraps in Amsterdam

8 of the Best Sandwiches and Wraps in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands (B)

I have a love-hate relationship with sandwiches. On the one hand, there’s something incredibly satisfying about a wodge of complementary ingredients between two pieces of freshly baked bread. On the other, the risk of disappointment in the Netherlands is dangerously high. My misery at the sad situation that is the average kaas broodje (supermarket sliced bread with a thin slice of Gouda and nothing else) was once so keen that I was inspired to write an entire cookbook about alternative lunches for the working week. And yes, it features sandwiches and (their handy cousin) wraps. But sometimes you’re out and about, or you just don’t feel like making something, and a bread-bound lunchtime solution is required. For those moments, I bring you my highly curated roundup of the best sandwiches and wraps in Amsterdam…

Sandwiches from butcher’s shops are distinctly a thing in Amsterdam, and have been for decades. However, a lot of them just aren’t that good: cold filet Americain, anyone? Luckily, some have upped their game, among which Sardi – a block or so away from Oosterpark and with a few tables for those wanting to eat inside. I live in the neighbourhood so have tried several of their sarnies, but the best I’ve eaten so far is their Warme Pastrami: grilled pastrami meets cheddar cheese, pickled red cabbage, red onion and gherkins in a long white or brown pistolet. Think Dutch Reuben. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 8 of the Best Sandwiches and Wraps in Amsterdam
Guide Location: Netherlands » Amsterdam
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Vicky Hampton
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.amsterdamfoodie.nl/amsterdam-food-guide/best-sandwiches-in-amsterdam/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Sardi
  • Flo's Appetizing
  • Chun Café
  • Viên
  • De Tokoman
  • De Hapjeshoek
  • Sir Hummus
  • Tigris & Eufraat

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