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24A Gravenstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
020 624 1830
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Ranked #1,009 of 2,317 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Indonesian
Neighborhood: Dam Square
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Neighborhood: Dam Square

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Raleigh, NC
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189 reviews 189 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stumbled on this tiny restaurant while wandering around the Dam Square looking for a comfort-food lunch. There are three tables at a little bar facing the street where you can sit and watch life go by. A small bar at the rear of the restaurant has another two or three seats overlooking the kitchen area. There are another two... More

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My dutch Indonesian friend I was visiting in Amsterdam took me here on a cold rainy day. It is the tiniest of placests and I have walked by it on that street many times and never noticed it, but now I will go for a visit whenever I am in town. My friend and I had the Bapao, which is... More

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Upstate NY
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116 reviews 116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

If you want to try a hole in the wall Indonesian food that is conveniently located, this is it! It really is a mom and pop shop where you can see a family running this small restaurant through a tiny open kitchen. The food is very good as we had their satay chichen with peanut sauce and their rice noodle... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

My parents and I were in Amsterdam for 5 nights and ate here twice, it was so good. Very good value (main courses around €11), the best bargain we found in Amsterdam. Very tasty food and quick service. Great location.

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Bonn, Germany
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Unfriendly staff...I found a hair (long black just like the waitress') and asked kindly if they could replace it. I think the first waitress didn't understand my request so after 15' waiting I asked a 2nd one if they were making it and she just replied they don't do that, I didn't have to pay but I had no option... More

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Madrid, Spain
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This restaurant is just fantastic, loved the experience of sitting outside with the flowers and all. There are no alcoholic beverages in the menu and that was not good for me because I'm used to drink a beer with my lunch always but the food was INCREDIBLE. Totally recommended!

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San Diego, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Down home Indonesian food. Excellent skewers and rice, plus a dish of chicken and shrimp that was spicy and tasty. No pretense, just good cooking and good value in convenient location on Gravenstraat.

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Salem, Oregon
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137 reviews 137 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

This is not a hyped up "Indo-fusion" place with lots of fakey atmosphere. This is a "mom and pop" shop serving deliciously prepared basics from a limited menu. It is a bit hard to find, but well worth the careful search down a small street.

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

When I have guests sightseeing at Dam Square craving for Indonesian food or insist on eating rice, I suggest they go here. "Authentic"? Indonesian food never tastes the same from place to place back in Indonesia anyways, especially if compared to grandma's cooking, so why should it taste here exactly as it does back in Indonesia, whatever taste that is... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

A friend took me to this eatery when I came to Amsterdam 6 years ago. I like its casual ambience, friendly owner, no fuss service style. Not like others fancy Indonesian restaurants in the city that offer rijstafel plus other ala carte menu which is usually expensive, this one offers some Indonesian dishes in a modest way at reasonable price... More

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