Japanese Pancake World  

The sound of a sizzling Japanese Pancake with its accompanying aroma of unique sauces is enough to tempt any Japanese palate. In some parts of Japan, Japanese Pancakes appear on the dining table on a weekly basis and can be served as lunch or dinner. Japanese Pancakes, or Okonomiyaki, are savoury pancakes with a variety of fresh toppings ranging from sweet corn, beef strips to king prawn. The word Okonomiyaki means 'cook as you like' which also explains the accommodating nature of these pancakes: just choose your favourite toppings and indulge yourself in your personalised pancake, Japanese-style.

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"The only place in Europe for okonomiyaki"
The place is near the center of Amsterdam. You will be able to try different style of okonomiyaki. Good quality/price. Better to reserv a table.
Written by aric114, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Okonomiyaki in Amsterdam"
Tiny place that sells authentic okonomiyaki. I've had okonomiyaki in The Netherlands before, but it was smothered in the sauce. Not at this place...
Written by RosefromNL, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Please go while you can!!!"
My husband and I love Japanese pancakes, but they are so hard to find, so we had to try this restaurant. It was a marvelous surprise to find a teppan area...
Written by Tatiana D, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Great food and awesome service"
I've never tasted "Japanese Pancakes" and wasn't sure what it actually means. Luckily the service was great, and I immediately felt like...
Written by ilan0s, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Best pancake in town"
As Asians ourselves, we were big fans of Japanese pancake so we gave this restaurant a visit. The 2 pancakes we ordered was the best we have ever eaten....
Written by Tam P, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"There's A New Chef In Town!"
Yes, you read it correctly. For a while now, chef Joachim who has run this restaurant for many years, has left the restaurant in the capable hands of a...
Written by AmsterdamVideo, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Tasty and Healthy"
One of the most popular dishes in Japan is strangely enough very hard to find in Europe. We drove all the way to Amsterdam to try this place and were glad...
Written by Patrick B, 2 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Interesting idea, nice staff"
Wanted to try this restaurant for some time because I love Japanese food. I liked the drinks at the restaurant but the 2 pancakes I tried were burnt and...
Written by MichelleBennettNL, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Completely satifisfied by trying something new!"
This is a small restaurant in a quiet part of the city but still not too far from the center and certainly worth to get there. They serve this typical...
Written by Eleonora Elisa ... G, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Not bad, but far away from the real japanese okonomi yaki"
Traveling through Japan, we had a workshop in Osaka making okonomi yaki. So knowing how to make it our selfs and eating it a number of times in Japan, we...
Written by NickE2, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"The real deal"
My fiancé and I had the pleasure of stumbling upon this place the last night of our brief visit to Amsterdam. We were both quite familiar with...
Written by Z T, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Oké for a "quick snack."
Place a bit deserted, cold, no heating. Okonomiyaki from Osaka not a lot of taste, the ones from Hiroshima are better. I am missing the toppings. The...
Written by Robert044, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Amazing discovery"
Amazing discovery. At JPW you can find the real japanese okonomiyaki: fresh and refined ingredients, traditional okonomiyaki cooking technique and very...
Written by Andrea M, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"An hour wait for burnt okonomiyaki"
We were told we going to get a a half an hours wait for or food which we weren't to worried about. Over an hour later we received our food with no...
Written by Jac F, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Discover a new taste - not really pancakes !"
Circular in shape, but from thick to very thick, with a lot of vegetables (cabbage mostly) - not easy to eat with chopsticks but worth waiting for (plan...
Written by philhellich, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"What's all the fuss about?"
Quite why anyone would want to pay an average of €15 and wait almost an hour for what is essential a fancy frittata is beyond me. Watching the chef...
Written by artlicker, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Okonomiyaki in Amsterdam!"
I lived in Japan and my favorite japanese dish has always been okonomiyaki. It was a surprise to find this restaurant, and the biggest surprise was that...
Written by Wendy S, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Japanese Pancake World: Japanese pancakes"
Just an inside tip I got from the Dutch Tourist board.Japanase Pancake World is the only restaurant of this kind outside of Japan. Hiroshima, Osaka and...
Written by pieter_jan_v, 11 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Japanese Pancake World: Japanese pancakes - that's it"
We have a Japanese restaurant or two in Cardiff, and one of our favourite dishes is the pancakes, so when we found 'Japanese Pancake World' website on the...
Written by CarolynShort, 13 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Japanese Pancake World: Okonomiyaki in the Jordaan"
A nice place for a casual lunch or dinner, just a few minutes' walk from the Westerkerk and Anne Frank Huis. Tasty, fresh, and wholesome -- and not...
Written by vaara, 14 years ago on Virtualtourist
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