This is a real treasure in the Dam area, primarily due to the charismatic and slightly bonkers owner Frits and his enigmatically smiling wife. It has a garish scarlet interior reminiscent of an old-fashioned American diner on acid, and a simple menu of Dutch favorites, such as bitterballen and croquettes, which is served all day. Come evening, there is often live music—but if not, you can fall back on rock 'n' roll from the 1950s jukebox and dance around the stripper;s pole. It's often open very late, dependent on the mood of Frits.