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P.C. Hooftstraat 27, 1071 BL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Museumplein)
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Ranked #894 of 2,445 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $35 - $141
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indonesian
Neighborhood: Museumplein
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Disappointing, given the recommendations on various travel websites. Overpriced and food is not fantastic either. Service is ok but you'd be better off wandering the streets along the canals and finding more casual Indonesian dining options.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Charming little restaurant very different to what we're used to. We had a lovely experience, the staff were friendly we tried the Rijstafel it was delicious, it's a little bit of everything I recommend this dish for those who haven't tried Indonesian food. The goat was a surprise it was very tasty.

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Varese, Italy
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had Dinner with old friends on a one night visit to Amsterdam. Great choice for a Rijstafel Dinner. The service was very good and efficient. This restaurant has been there for a long time and it is always full. Well worth a visit and I will be back.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We had decided to visit this restaurant before our Trip to Amsterdam - we left very disappointed. The food was average (at best). The food was put on hot plates that simply didnt keep the food hot. The service was good though.

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Carlsbad, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Fast service, great food, big portions, reasonable price. Went to a different Indonesian Resto nearby, but Sama Sebo greatly exceeds the other one. Would highly recommend.

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Vienna, Austria
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were in Amsterdam on an business trip, and got this restaurant recommanded for Indonesian ricetafel, and me team and me loved it, especially the great atmosphere, very quick and good service. Food good, but there are better Indonesian restaurants with higher quality standard, see my other reviews.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

We shared dishes, so got a chance to try many things. Nothing to write home about, bus some things were really good. Desert menu only contained frozen items, so stayed away from that. Staff was very friendly and helpful, so we had great time with colleagues.

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Heleensburgh
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Having both visited and lived in Amsterdam over the past 10 years. The Rijstafel was to die for however the range is reduced and although tasty, is not of the standard expected. Secondly, the staff need to lighten up and be considerably more friendly When i first went there the welcome was like an old friend returning, now it's at... More 

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Cambridge
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

sama sebo celebrates its 45th birthday this year. It could improve the quality of the food, which is fairly routine even if edible and filling a gap, by refreshing style, presentation and handling vegetables better. Satay, chilli, toasted coconut flavours good. Lamb and beef stews quite good. Lumps of crispy-roast chicken, vegetables, nibbed potatoes lack finesse. Feels like a production... More 

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Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

WOW, I had no idea that Indonesian food was so good. Friendly service, great recommendations , It was worth the long walk from our hotel. Compliments !!!!

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Additional Information about Sama Sebo

Address: P.C. Hooftstraat 27, 1071 BL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Museumplein
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 141
Cuisine: Indonesian

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