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FEBO

#198 of 2,988 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Damrak 6, 1012 LG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 638 5318
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Today
10:30 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 04:00
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat on a Saturday evening. Service was okay. Staff spoke good English and were attentive particularly as it was a fast food place. Limited food choices available, I opted for the chicken which was a little dry. Fairly reasonably sized portions and maybe a little pricey for the food although it was on... More 

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Thank Billiem47
London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loving this place is like loving Pot Noodle - it hits the spot, but you might not want to tell people you like it. For the uninitiated, Febo is a self service snack bar that is on every street corner in Amsterdam. Most of the inside is a wall of little glass doors containing freshly cooked hot food - you... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for a late night meal after wandering the red light district. It was fun to buy items from the vending machines and they were pretty tasty. You need to pay with coins but if you only have bills there is a coin machine. It was very convenient to have. We kept wanting to try other items but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

my local friend took me to FEBO and bought me a portion of fries with mayonnaise and onions! it's my first-time try, and i decide to give up ketch up forever!

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Thank Xueying R
Reading, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are plenty of Febo around Amsterdam, are you on the run or don't want or have time to waste? Get into one, serve yourself for a nice price, specially looking at inflated eating prices around the city, grab a bite and carry on. Food is pretty nice and fast servicing, considering. If you need, it's there, nice idea.

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Thank ziKho
Cornwall
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reason I need to visit Amsterdam and equally the reason I need to leave. I could live on those tasty Krokets and Chicken Burgers. Nothing better in the early hours of the morning on the way back to the hotel. Probably bad for you but I'm passed caring

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Thank Tim&AlanCornwall
Bristol, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a brilliant idea, good food form a machine and cheap too. We were in here nearly every day and always popped in if we were passing. cheaper than the scottish one. if you like burger and chips etc.

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Thank HarleyMatt
Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If in Holland, more so Amsterdam, you must try FEBO. Originally designed to feed the sailors as they came off the ships, it is still relevant today. I had the beef burger and the chicken burger. I enjoyed them both but preferred the chicken burger. My friend had the kroket and a few other things and she enjoyed them all.... More 

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Thank OneOpinion416
Marseille, France
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you've visited The Netherlands but not chosen to indulge in 'unlocking' a FEBO fried treat, then you should....TBH, the food is pretty uniformly grim, but, errrr, it's the 'buzz' that counts, right :/

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Shellharbour, Australia
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Just had to try a kroket from the window. The cook had just topped it up it was fresh and hot. They will need to find a way to put mustard on it.

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Thank johnnthel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Dutch, Fast food, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 02:00
Monday
10:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 02:00
Thursday
10:30 - 02:00
Friday
10:30 - 04:00
Saturday
10:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Damrak 6, 1012 LG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighbourhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 638 5318

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

Neighbourhood Profile
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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