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Kartika

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Vondelpark
Indonesian
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Overtoom 68, 1054 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 618 1879
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
fantastic food

This wa a great experience, definite recommendation. The main waiter is a bit weird but nice. The food is great and plenty. On my app of trip advisor the restaurant is on the wrong side of the street though.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

This wa a great experience, definite recommendation. The main waiter is a bit weird but nice. The food is great and plenty. On my app of trip advisor the restaurant is on the wrong side of the street though.

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Melbourne, Vic. Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Kartika provides consummate hosts in a delightful ambience. It does not stop there. We chose the rijstafel Ramayama and at eighteen euros fifty per person it was an incredible bargain. Most other Indonesian restaurants are more like thirty euros per head for an equivalent offering. The flavours were delicious and redolent of a visit to Jakarta, but with a little... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

After an evening strolling through the nearby Vondelpark, Kartika was a welcome sight! The menu by the door doesn't make it explicitly clear, but yes, you do get all of the dishes on those €pp set menus (see photo). There is an additional a la carte menu, but it would be a waste not to take up the opportunity to... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Amazing place, incredible food and super friendly staff. Best restaurant we visited during our vacation in Amsterdam.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Kartika, on Overtoom near NH Amsterdam Centre, has an outstanding (and considering the prices at other Indonesian places) excellent value rijsttafel (18.50 E each). The Emptynesters enjoyed 10 dishes with some great sticky rice. The redang was excellent and the sate's made us want more. Tip - take the tram away from the center and try Kartika. P.S. the first... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Very friendly, good service. But the food is really average. If you want to taste indonesian cousine - I am not sure this is your place - somehow fast foodish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Great service, polite and knowledgeable staff, tastey food, authentic ambiance, could not ask for a better experience. Enjoy!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We arrived without a reservation but fortunately only waited a few minutes. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Possibly the most polite staff I have ever encountered in a restaurant. We chose a rice table called the Ramayana which was a selection of about a dozen dishes. Each dish was carefully explained. The male was wonderful. Each dish was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Make the reservation beforehand, we dropped by a few hours ahead of time and that worked well. The staff is friendly and make an effort to accomodate you.mthe food is nice, both my whife and I choose from the a la cart instead of from the set menues, she had prawns that was more like langustines, veri nice. I had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Didn't think we'd manage to finish the huge rijstaffel, but it was so good that we found room. Good service too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Overtoom 68, 1054 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Vondelpark
  • Neighborhood: Vondelpark
  • Phone Number: +31 20 618 1879

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 42
  • Cuisine: Indonesian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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