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Sama Sebo

P.C. Hooftstraat 27, 1071 BL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Museumplein)
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Ranked #874 of 2,317 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $35 - $141
Cuisines: Indonesian
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Museumplein
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London, United Kingdom
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225 reviews 225 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I can’t comment on the food but it looked like good up-market Indonesian. They wouldn’t give me a table on Friday evening because I was on my own – they said that they were too busy to give up a whole table to a solitary diner when they could put a party of 2 or 3 there! Be warned all... More

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Yakima
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Although this is the 1st time I've eaten Indonesian food I thought it was very good. Seems it be very popular with locals. We ordered the rice table & it did come out very quickly. This seems to be the popular choice so I'm sure it was cooked before we ordered. However there were a large variety of food &... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Food was good. But the presentasion was very bad. Too many semingly random dishes stacked in a seemingly random fashion. Individually many of the dishes were very good.

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London
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120 reviews 120 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The last time that I visited this restaurant was 20 years ago .... Time to go back .... It was still the same, atmosphere, interior, menu .... Great Indonesian food. Try the Nasi Groeng or Bami Goreng, great taste.

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

While sitting in a bar near our hotel having an evening cocktail this restaurant was suggested by the bartender (his father is Indonesian). He said we should try it, he even called the restaurant to make a reservation for us, then since it was raining lent us an umbrella to use on our walk there... About 10 minutes from our... More

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Monrovia, Maryland
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20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We fancied a Rijstafel last night, but this restaurant near our hotel was jam packed so we made a reservation for tonight and really were looking forward to it. For some reason we didn't check it out on Tripadvisor... It was a very small restaurant and somehow they crammed 34 people in our small dining room. Once you were seated... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

With a Zagat rating of 26, I chose this place. Well, I don't think it's worthy of being rated. The lunch special Nami Goreng had a variety of tastes heaped onto the plate: pork satay, which had the taste of cardboard; a meatball that was flavorless and mushy; stewed beef, which was tender but the sauce tasted like it came... More

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RI
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57 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Three of us went out for some Indonesian food on our last night in Amsterdam. None of us were sure about what to order from the menu, so we asked the waiter for some suggestions. He told us not to worry, he would take care of everything. We ended up with numerous dishes that were quite tasteless; i.e. big bowl... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We came here expecting to find a high quantity and good quality Indonesian food. The first expectation was met, but unfortunately the quality was lacking. The food here is mass prepared. We found out after we selected the set menu (nearly everybody selects this option) and our food came out in 5 minutes. The excessive number of small plates are... More

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west midlands
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42 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place was recommended to us by some people who live in Amsterdam. It was very busy and we had booked a table which was needed. The staff were very friendly and efficient. We went for the set meal at 30 euros each and the food was average. I think it is very expensive for the quality of the food.... More

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