When Mellow Yellow first opened its doors in 1967, its exterior yellow and black striped appearance was simply the beginning of the cannabis culture in Amsterdam. Holding the title for the very first marijuana friendly establishment, located in the heart of the city, all types of people, from all different walks of life, visit the historical shop to soak in the selection of marijuana delicacies and the welcoming atmosphere that Mellow Yellow coffee shop offers.
Although the Amsterdam coffee shop has a retro external façade, the interior is as chic as most New York City cafes. It is quite the different mood once inside the yellow and black building where there are polished tables and comfortable stools to enjoy a nice meal and smoke. In it’s casual fashion, there are activities such as pinball and other games to keep you entertained, as well as plenty of TV’s for the sports fans to enjoy. There are multiple levels to the Mellow Yellow Coffee Shop which guarantees enough room for all, even at its peak season.
Mellow Yellow offers an extensive selection of quality cannabis and it can be quite intimidating for a first timer to see such a variety. However, if you are a little unsure about which kind of bud is best to try, the employees are all well educated in the subject and can very well assist any person in need. One of the coffee shops most recommended best sellers are the Blueberry or Amnesia Haze.
Whether you are visiting Amsterdam for the first time, or tenth time, a stop at Mellow Yellow has to be at the top of your list of places to visit, regardless of time or day. The mixture of tourists and locals assures you that there was no better place to go then to the good old fashioned Mellow Yellow Coffee Shop.