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Licorice paradise

I visited here the last time when I was in Amsterdam and got fantastic licorice so we came back for... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
ravegan
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st louis
via mobile
Just for fun

5 for lots of stuff and nice owner. We went for licorice and candy. We got it! The owner/keep... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
AllanKPB
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I visited here the last time when I was in Amsterdam and got fantastic licorice so we came back for more on this trip. The owner is very helpful and made some wonderful suggestions as the selection can be overwhelming. It’s a charming small candy...More

Thank ravegan
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

5 for lots of stuff and nice owner. We went for licorice and candy. We got it! The owner/keep gave us a selection of licorice — we asked for a range of soft, salty licorice, which she selected. She was very nice and accommodating. Nice...More

Thank AllanKPB
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This was one of the places I most wanted to visit. After doing severe research and planning our daily itinerary around it, we arrived to a closed shop on Saturday at 12:30. Very disappointed at a missed opportunity.

Thank mcp19752014
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Best drop in the city! Was not a big fan of the flavour as a child but now that I live here can't get enough. My first visit was the learning experience to see what I really like and now that we have two choices...More

Thank Santacruz68
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We visited during the school run when it was busy. I was so impressed by how patient and attentive the owner was serving small children. She was equally kind and attentive with us and our lack of knowledge regarding Dutch liquorice. No wonder there are...More

Thank Penny C
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The shop owner was incredibly unwelcoming and rude to us. We waited in line for a good 15 minutes while she was super kind to local children as they took a long time to pick out their sweets, which was fine with us. When it...More

1  Thank J N
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The shop owner is welcoming, funny, and helps you find that perfect sweet treat. A must do in the Jordaan.

Thank mrsvdub
Reviewed 23 January 2017

From double salt to sweet and everything in between, this sweet shop has everything a licorice lover has ever dreamed of. My husband and I were mesmerised by a whole wall of different licorice (drop in Dutch), so the lovely lady who owns the shop...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Divine shop! My young daughter and I went here in search of black licorice (drops).We came to the right place! There was a wide variety and the woman working (maybe the owner) was super helpful and gave great recommendations. Our favorite was the anise mouse...More

Thank VanessaLoree
Reviewed 5 October 2016

From the moment we walked in and said we saw her shop on an American travel show, the owner had a bad attitude making silly comments. Some locals came in while we were there, speaking Dutch with the owner, and a member of our group...More

1  Thank STARHFD
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