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A bowl of "bitterballen," a Dutch fried meatball dish.

7 Local Foods You Must Try in Amsterdam

July 28, 2014

Try these seven local Dutch foods on your next trip to Amsterdam.

A serving of Poffertjes

1. Stroopwafels

Two waffle cookies with syrup in between them.

2. Beerenburg

A Dutch sailor drink.

3. Bitterballen

Small fried meatballs.

4. Indonesian Rijsttafel

A meal composed of numerous small Indonesian side dishes.

5. Creamy Mustard Soup

A mild soup traditionally served with leeks perfect for a rainy day.

6. Poffertjes

Very small pancakes.

7. Jenever

Dutch gin.

For more Amsterdam tips, like this excerpt from the July 2012 Traveler, click here.

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