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P.C. Hooftstraat 27, 1071 BL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Museumplein)
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Ranked #925 of 2,483 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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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We felt this restaurant did not live up to its reputation. They were not that busy, but they were rushing us to order and to clear the table, so it was not as enjoyable as we had hoped.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The woman who welcomed us was probably the most miserable person that we met on our stay. The rest of the staff were friendly and helpful and one even topped up my beer when I looked quizzically at the amount of froth.We did not think we could manage the Rijstaffel so chose the Nasi Goreng. I had good recollections of... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

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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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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71 reviews 71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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