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Onigiri YA!

Ferdinand Bolstraat 37, 1072 LB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“rice balls” (8 reviews)
“miso soup” (10 reviews)
“nigiri” (22 reviews)
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Japanese, Fast food, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Ferdinand Bolstraat 37, 1072 LB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a Japanese restaurant that you won’t miss at Amsterdam. There is no ramen, no sushi, no bubble tea, but Onigiri ! Simple but fresh . A real taste of Japan . The chef is alone at restaurant , I think he works very...More

Thank yafla00
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We went there twice. All Fresh made and basically once made sold out. We and our kids loved it - like in Japan!!!!

Thank Sebbosan
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This place is simple! But great, the owner is super nice, he was friendly and welcoming, he new lots of locals that came in to get a couple of Onigiri, everything inside is Japanese from drinks to snacks, and with a small but freshly made...More

Thank Mat J
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

If you are chilling around the pijp and a small but tasteful bite is what are you looking for, Onigiri YA is the place where you mast stop at! Onigiris are just amazing, few traditional ingredients mixed together by a super friendly Japanese chef, who...More

Thank Cecilia P
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We know de Pijp area is famous for it’s multicultural foodism. With authentic restaurants from all over the world. This small shop with hand made onigiri is a real gem. Besides onigiri there are Japanese drinks and snacks. The Japanese sodas are delicious and great...More

Thank tan1415
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Best onigiri I have had in a very long time. Reasonable prices and great service as well. Very enjoyable and will definitely return again. (I had the salmon onigiri.)

Thank Sepiamestus
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The onigiri was wonderful and affordable! would strongly recommend to any visitors to Amsterdam craving good Japanese food!

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 18 May 2018

It's a very small place with just a couple of tables. The selection of onigiri is, however, really good, with several vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. We tried three different types and all of them were impressive, as was the miso soup. The prices are very...More

Thank hancza9m
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This hidden gem in very popular De Pijp area serves a fresh alternative to sushi. Sushi rice balls filled with fresh ingredients like tuna, eel, edamame, salmon, kombu etc... Really good price-quality and very friendly Japanese owner.

Thank m R
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a real japanese onigiri place where you can take away or eat food sitting on a table in a heavenly relexed atmosphere. No music, no noises, just a friendly and never intrusive japanese owner who make real onigiri and japanese food. Unique in...More

Thank Alessandro O
De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag
through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp
Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s
many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic
thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in
search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly
half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners
and a good number of them are students. Here you'll
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Response from Agnès L | Reviewed this property |
Mayo is also in the tuna-mayo one. The rest is a range of various flavours without mayo.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$14
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Digital Payments, Takeout
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferdinand Bolstraat 37, 1072 LB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
Take Away "Onigiri" place. Fresh Onigiri and Miso Soup everyday. Onigiri is a Japanese rice ball, filled a lot inside like a sandwich. It is NOT sushi. You can also find Japanese sweets and juices, teas here. 4 seats are available. Want something healthier? Here it is, come and get it!
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