Yanks in Zandvoort

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Yanks in Zandvoort

Post by TDub » Thu 9th Feb 2006 12:14 am

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Anyone been out to the coast to Zandvoort and tried Yanks? Something about the lure of the coast away from the big city that appeals to me and wanted to know if Yanks was a good stop to make there.

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Post by bb420 » Wed 26th Apr 2006 04:23 pm

Stayed in Zandvoort for a week, 4 Apr 06 - 11 Apr 06, and found Yanks was one of two coffeeshops left in town. It has a good selection of hash and herb at reasonable prices. Decor of both the coffeeshop and the bar (each is a separate business) have to be seen with your own eyes. A unique display of native ameerican imagery painted by Dutch art students. As with most places in Holland, the people are friendly, as long as you are to them, and there is an assortment of game tables and dart boards available for your amusement. The town itself has a beautiful beach which everyone I spoke to said gets very crowded during the height of summer.
A little rebellion now and then is a good thing.

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Post by sdshadow » Fri 7th Jul 2006 01:42 am

We walked around in circles for 30 minutes trying to find this place.

I was not impressed by the selection but it the shop looked cool. WIth only 2 shops in town they can sell whatever they want.

The bar next door is smoker friendly and much nicer. Very friendly people including the owner.

Better to have a nice spliff sitting on the beach.

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I like yanks

Post by SteveVS » Fri 8th Sep 2006 11:00 pm

Actually the first coffee shop I ever went to. Got to know the owners, a pair of brothers. Very friendly. Love the interior. Walking distance to the beach.

I hear it has changed a bit since then. I know the last time I went the brothers weren't around, still owned the place, just absentee owners, and the place had lost a twinkle maybe. But newcomers wouldn't notice.

It is unlike any coffee shop in Amsterdam. The American Indian motif, seen through the eyes of a Nederlander, just kinda whacky.

I still think somebody ought get that piano tuned and record a live album in there. Somebody in the music biz is simply asleep.

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Post by andrew and lyndsay » Wed 8th Nov 2006 07:17 am

Yanks and Zandvoort both rule. between Zandvoort and Haarlem is a campground called De Laken, it is on a dune preserve with access to the beach. Sites are availabel for familes or parties. Yanks has always provided me with some of the best pot in my trips to NL. In addition to the complimentary coffees and engaging conversation of the help, I once bought herb on a credit card there. Last place i went with my girlfrien before i proposed. First place I went with my wife in Zandvoort on our honeymoon.

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Post by sh@dy » Sun 8th Jul 2007 02:42 pm

any news? does anyone know what the prices and the menu look like?

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Post by sh@dy » Fri 27th Jul 2007 07:17 pm

When we visited, the menu looked like this (we bought everything on the first day, just to make sure we can move on to Haarlem without having missed anything):
- Special Yanks Haze 13€/gr. - was a bit like Diesel, citrus-like but a bit too expensive, clear good high
- Power Plant 7,5€/gr. - very mild(smooth), no special taste, OK for the price
- Thai 4€/gr. - not even worth the money...dont buy it!
- White Widow 7,5€/gr. - very smooth taste, good clear high
- Orange Bud 7,6€/gr. - tasted a bit like orange, not much though

The minimum of 12€ per customer was the only bad thing I can say about this shop. The staff is ok, not too friendly, but not bad as well.

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Post by Bifton » Wed 8th Apr 2009 06:14 pm

It certainly is better than La Paz. Tried the Iceolater and the White Widow on my last visit and had a nice long smoke in the sun on their patio and rolled a couple more before walking along the beach.

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Post by ysmugu » Mon 21st Jun 2010 06:16 pm

Anyone got any recent reports on this place? Been to Zandvoort before but just stuck to the beach, thinking of gong back soon and trying this place out.

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Post by ysmugu » Tue 6th Jul 2010 07:13 pm

Went in after finally finding the place, big shop with nice outside seating area. Had plenty of smoke on me so didnt check out the menu but chilled outside in the sun, nice place :D

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Post by Paco » Tue 6th Jul 2010 08:23 pm

I ve never made it to Yanks, is it a long walk from the station? 8)

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Post by ysmugu » Tue 6th Jul 2010 09:41 pm

Paco wrote:I ve never made it to Yanks, is it a long walk from the station? 8)
No, not far really. Its a nice walk along the beachfront until you get to the casino, there a couple of shopping streets opposite then the coffeeshop is tucked down a little street. Took me a bit of walking around before i found it mind

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Post by Paco » Tue 6th Jul 2010 10:15 pm

Made it to the shopping street but never found it. :(
I will keep my eyes open next time. :lol:

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Post by ysmugu » Tue 6th Jul 2010 11:42 pm

Just as you come to shopping street, theres a little side street on the left. I did a few circles around area before i stumbled upon it, you dont expect it to be down there. Worth a visit if in Zaandvoort :D

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Post by Paco » Wed 7th Jul 2010 12:04 am

Ok thanks a lot, I will give it a try next time :lol:

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