All bars mentioned on this website are popular spots that are visited by locals and not mainly targeted at tourists
Old, brown café on beautiful spot near old, small locks.
Noord / Nieuwendam
the most stunning views imaginable of the IJ harbour and Amsterdam's Central Station
IJpromenade 1 / IJ Waterfront
a popular hangout with great photographs on the wall, its own stage for live music and terrace overlooking the River IJ
Distelweg 451 / IJ Waterfront
"Stay with the monkeys" in a wooden house from the 15th century.