Roest - It is a bar, a theatre, an exhibition space, but also a city beach and a concert hall. Essentially, Roest is a creative place, an experiment that is open to innovative ideas.
't Blauwe Theehuis - Great spot when it's sunny.
De Biertuin - Amazing burgers and a great selection of beer!
Trouw - Nightclub, restaurant, cultural/art space. Underground feel. [CLOSED]
Albert Cuyp Market - 300 stalls which sell everything from fruit, vegetables, cheese, fish and spices to clothes, cosmetics, gadgets and bedding.
Pata Negra - Nice tapas restaurant
Brouwerij 't IJ - a local micro brewery with great beer.
Miss Korea - Korean BBQ!
Omelegg - Brunch!
Smokin' Barrels: Great beer selection, great burgers, great sweet potato fries, great terrace... a GREAT spot :)