Saigon Cafe

Overall rating: 8 tasty Vietnamese food, popular among Asians for its rice noodles. Large volume noodle soup with lots of meat. Spacious indoor place above Leidsestraat. Instead of beer, lots of cocktails. Great menu with diverse choices, also many for vegetarians. Pictured: Bun Bo Hue (rich beef noodle soup ) €13,50

The Butcher

Overall Rating: 8 great burger with beer and fresh fries, small and cosy place but no place to sit outside. no draft beer but multiple great burgers on the menu. Pictured: Cowboy burger excl fries €9.50

Cannibale Royale Ruysdael

Overall Rating: 9.5 Delicious and nicely designed burger and great hand-cut fries, open and gezellig atmophere. Limited lunch menu. Pictured: Le Classique excl fries €8.50

Bakers & Roasters

Overall Rating: 9 Classic brunch dishes done well, indoor and a few outdoor tables, brunch/lunch cocktails, decent service. Popular and always crowded. Pictured: Navajoeggs €15.50

Café Loetje

Overall Rating: 8.5 Really nice indoor and outdoor terrace popular among locals, craft beer on draft, great service. Can be crowded and a bit expensive. Pictured: Steak Balie €18.75

Thrill Grill

Overall Rating: 9 Sit down and spacious indoor/outdoor, great burger and great fries, good hand-cut fries, good service, a few draft options. Pictured: The Meat Challenge excl fries €12.50

Burgerlijk Amsterdams

Overall Rating: 8 Take-out style, really good burgers, authentic hand-cut fries incl sweet potato, good service. Limited seating and no beer. Pictured: The Beast (normal large) €13 excl fries