Amsterdam Falafelshop

Amsterdam Falafelshop Opens in Northern Virginia

Washington, D.C.’s iconic Amsterdam Falafelshop is opening its first Northern Virginia shop on Friday, October 17. 

The new shop continues the Amsterdam Falafelshop tradition of serving America’s most craved falafel in a unique atmosphere that only this beloved brand can create. D.C.–based restaurateur, hotelier, and commercial real estate executive David Rosenstein is the owner and operator of the new Amsterdam Falafelshop.

Amsterdam Falafelshop Unit Adds Beer to Menu

Amsterdam Falafelshop’s 14th Street shop in Washington, D.C., is now offering its falafel-faithful a cold can of Dutch beer to accompany its culinary creations. The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington award–winner for “Favorite Fast Bites” is known as a lunchtime and late-night destination favorite for D.C. residents, workforce, and visitors.

Amsterdam Falafelshop Inks Agreement for Northern Virginia

Amsterdam Falafelshop announced that it will open in Clarendon at 3024 Wilson Blvd. in Arlington, Virginia, in the heart of the neighborhood’s shopping and entertainment venues. David Rosenstein, the D.C.-based restaurateur, hotelier, and commercial real estate executive, inked the franchise agreement with Amsterdam Falafelshop to develop, own, and operate the Clarendon shop.

Sustainability 2.0

When Arianne Bennett opened the Amsterdam Falafelshop in Washington, D.C., in 2004, she had some ambitious sustainability aims: green products, solar power, composting, community dumpsters. She had a vision of creating her own eco-friendly utopia in a world only then beginning to ride the sustainability wave, an adventure then entwined with environmental stewardship.

“We wanted to be as lean as possible … and we were careful about everything from the packaging we chose to the number of napkins we distributed,” Bennett says.

Amsterdam Falafelshop Inks Development Agreement in TX

Amsterdam Falafelshop is set to satisfy the munchies of the local fast-casual restaurant scene with a team of North Texas restaurant operators. The brand announced it has signed a franchise development deal with area entrepreneur Chris Kline and a team of his business partners. The developers see Amsterdam Falafelshop as a good fit for Dallas-Fort Worth, with a growing diverse population of young professionals and families looking for a fast-casual option.

Amsterdam Falafelshop Enters The Franchising Realm

Amsterdam Falafelshop, which has turned fresh falafel into an around-the-clock snack in Washington D.C.’s Adams Morgan neighborhood, has announced an aggressive U.S. franchise growth plan calling for expansion into select urban centers, where the brand can maintain its originality among a diverse collection of consumers.