The 39 best restaurants, lunchrooms and bars in Alkmaar

The city centre of Alkmaar is full of taste. It's just what you feel like. Spread through the city you will find plenty of nice lunchrooms, restaurants, coffee shops and cafes. In squares such as the Waagplein and the Platte Stenenbrug you can also enjoy a drink in the sun. De Mient is the perfect place for dinner. You will find a wide range of restaurants, from Japanese to French. Discover your favorite spots and save them on your city guide. You will find and experience the best flavors of this historic city without any problems.

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De Binnenkomer

A cosy eatery with a casual and personal atmosphere. The dishes are fresh and affordable. From the Bigbanger burger to changing dishes.

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Hielander Scottish Restaurant

The first Scottish restaurant in the Netherlands. The dishes are as authentic as possible and made with fresh ingredients.

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Platte Stenenbrug

Around the Platte Stenenbrug you will find cozy cafes and you can enjoy the sun on a terrace. From here you walk right into Old Town.

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Het Kruithuisje

Hidden under large chestnut trees is the Kruithuisje. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea in this small 5-metre gallery.

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Rue de la Plume

In the heart of the old town of Alkmaar you will be welcomed and enjoy dishes with fresh seasonal products and unique taste combinations.

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Bakkerij Raat

To get hungry! You can see real craftsmen with love preparing the organic breads, egg cakes and apple pie.

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IJssalon Laan

Taste the famous Lane ice cream. They've been selling one type of ice cream for almost 70 years: vanilla ice cream. Delicious with fruit, nougat or chocolate on top.

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Heeren van Sonoy

Lunch or dinner at this historic place in the heart of Alkmaar. Dining in higher spheres? Then book the turret and enjoy the view.

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Recommended for an overnight stay in Alkmaar

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For 50 years this vegetable trade has been found in Alkmaar. In this healthy place you will find vegetables, fruits, complete meals, salads and juices. Delicious.

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The Scrapyard

Enjoy the most special beers of Brewery de Moersleutel on the 1500 m2 sunny terrace at Hal25. Nice to relax with friends.

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Organic soups, fair coffee, vintage furniture and sugar-free pastries. SOOPPP is 100% vegetarian and also always offers vegan options.

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Friethuis De Vlaminck

The tastiest artisan fries of Alkmaar can be found at the Vlaminck. Delicious with mayonnaise, joppie, samurai or one of the other sauces.

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Nice B&B's in the city center of Alkmaar

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DigiBeet en Katten Café

The cats are happily hopping around in this unique cat café where people with disabilities have a workplace and you can go with computer problems.

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Proeflokaal De Boom

In addition to cozy indoors, you can also enjoy a nice special beer on the deck barge that is docked in front of the tasting room.

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During the summer, let yourself be surprised by a concert or performance on this cultural square or rest at one of the restaurants.

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Bistro Heerlijk Nel

The warm, intimate restaurant of Marcel and Cindy meets hospitality and gastronomy. Cooked with flavors of the season.

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Plunge down at IJkgebouw, located in a historic building on the canal where you can enjoy the sun, breakfast, lunch, dinner and tasty drinks.

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De Koffiemolen

Here passionate coffee makers make the best coffee with a lot of love. For breakfast, lunch, delicious cake and pastries you are also good here.

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Sencha Lunchstore

A home store where you get a second living room feeling. Here you can also enjoy breakfast, lunch and homemade cakes.

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Stadsstrand De Kade

With your feet in the sand, you can imagine yourself on the beach. During the summer months, the enthusiastic staff will let you experience the real summer feeling.

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Living Roots

Stroll around the beautiful living collection at Living Roots and taste a nice sandwich and good cup of coffee in the nicely furnished lunchroom.

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Alkmaars Koffiehuis

At the Alkmaars Koffiehuis it is always cozy thanks to the accessible homely atmosphere, good food & drinks and fun musical activities.

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Enjoy a good breakfast, coffee, homemade cakes, a healthy lunch, extensive High Tea or a High Wine at Anne&Max.

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't Friethuys

What could be better than well-baked fries with a delicious sauce of your choice or homemade stew? They know what to do here.

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IJssalon De Mient

Taste the artisanal ice cream of the Mient. Can also be ordered from the water. Loud the bell from your boat and order.

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At this talent breeding ground they hold a tasting session every month on Thursday, a Friday afternoon drink and on Sunday quizzes or live music.

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In an eighteenth century wine warehouse, you will find Neder. A New Dutch where they cook with what nature offers and dishes reflect seasons.

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Here they pay attention to everything that grows and blooms and cook as much as possible with the seasons. Delicious, pure food and drink.

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Kowalski comfort store

At Kowalski you can go for a good cup of coffee, delicious lunch but also for contemporary art and design. A place full of winks and humor.


Surfing poke

Pokebowls are central here. A healthy dish blown over from Hawaii. Choose from the heavenly shrimps, salmon rainbow or create your own bowl.


Javaanse meisjes

Enjoy enchanting flavors at Javanese Girls, Authentic Javanese Cuisine, delicious dishes. A culinary journey in a cozy setting.


't Fnidsen

Vinologist Martijn takes care of the wines. Top wines that you drink during a dinner full of French influences, local produce and vegetables from your own vegetable garden.


Miss Central

Step into our “happy, healthy place”! Enjoy coffee, lunch, or a fun event. Be sure to discover the vegetarian and vegan delicacies.


Mooij Alkmaar

Discover this culinary treasure. Spoil yourself with tasty dishes in charming surroundings. A place for an unforgettable dining experience


Fernando's Alkmaar

Is pampered culinary. The chef determines the menu based on what you like and don't like. Vegetarians are thought of.


Bar Restaurant Hofman

A tasteful shared dining concept. Surrender to the ability of the kitchen and taste snacks from different continents.


La Locanda

A restaurant with a beautiful view of Excise Tower. For surprisingly delicious snacks and served in a perfect time. Be sure to share the goodies.


Aloha Cafe

Sit directly in this tiki bar for a cocktail or homemade burger. Prepared with fresh ingredients and baked on the lava grill. Aloha!



What's good comes from fresh. Under this motto, pure and healthy food is prepared in this brassie. Mostly vegetarian, vegan and local.

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