Explanation of Dutch Fast Food: "Food from the Wall" Netherlands Restaurant Tip by Dutchnatasja

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  Food from the Wall
by Dutchnatasja

Dutch Fast Food; "Food from the Wall"
In the Netherlands you do not find fast food restaurants on every corner as you do in the U.S. Familiar to Americans are the McDonald's, Burger Kings and Kentucky Fried Chicken, which you can find in most large cities, with a few sprinkled about on the freeways. Fast food here is also called "Food from the Wall" and it is literally that. For takeaway snacks in The Netherlands, there are snack bars with rows of little windows in a wall. But here there are many more choices and such places are always busy. There is no seating, so you will see people standing around eating their "food from the wall".

How does it works?
People put in a coin to unlock a window and take the snack inside.

Favorite Dish: I never eat something "out of the wall" ( I did it in the past), but many other people like to have a quick snack and they eat it!

Address: In every city you can find one!
Comparison: least expensive
Rating: 3
Theme: Other

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 16, 2005
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