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Spaarne 96, Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Ranked #2 of 196 Restaurants in Haarlem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $55 - $81
Sun 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Vis en Ko is a top-class fish restaurant set in a grand French-style building. The great expertise of the sommelier make you want to taste the wines even more.
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Hong Kong, China
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Had very good light dinner at Vis & Ko. Tuna and langoustine. Both dishes where excellent cooked. I had advantage to sit outside and enjoy the water side. Though on a crowded street, I did enjoy due to nice scenery.

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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

There are many great restaurants in Haarlem and we thought we had found our favourite at Specktakle. However, our experience at Vis & Ko was so amazing that it is now at the top of our list of favourites. We chose 4 courses and both had different choices. Each dish was so wonderfully cooked, presented and served. My husband loves... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Just had a really lovely Sunday afternoon meal in this excellent restaurant. We had three courses and chose the accompanying wine selection too. Every dish was perfectly cooked and we thoroughly enjoyed the wines and the explanations. Service was very friendly food great and the atmosphere was excellent. One of the nicest meals I have eaten !

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Had a great night with friends. Food and atmosphere was excellent, although the menu is quite limited. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Compared to other places we'd eaten in we thought it was on the expensive side.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A special €25 menu option made us decide to finally try this restaurant after reading so many good reviews. This was great value for money. The food was excellent: nice ingredients, very tasty, beautifully prepared and creatively presentated on the plate. There is a good selection of (also affordable) wines and we enjoyed a very pleasant Spanish one for €... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Vis&ko is most probably the best restaurant in Haarlem (there are plenty of them) and definitely the best fish restaurant! We will come back soon. Top class, fresh seafood and great selection of wines. The waiters are well trained and pay attention to details (although each dish is served by a different one). Open kitchen, which lets you to sneak... More

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Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Fish affectionados must not miss dinner by the #1 fish chef in our country try the specials or the regular dishes for a treat thats hard to beat

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Geneva, Switzerland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I had booked this restaurant for 10 people to celebrate birthday of my father. Given the number we had a set menu with wines for lunch. The 4 courses were excellent, little plates with fish. Service was very friendly and above all proffesional with a nice explanation of wines and plates. Restaurant is located in centre and modern but with... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Vis&Ko is one of the jewels that Haarlem has to offer to those who appreciate good high standard cuisine. The fish dishes are excellent, fresh, tasty and beautifully presented. The personnel is knowledgeable, friendly and their service is outstanding.

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Jamshedpur, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

A wonderful "small" restaurant by the Spaarne (river) in Haarlem. A clean and well maintained establishment with a peaceful ambience. Reservations are recommended. I have had numerous business and Family dinners here. They cook the fish & food within the dining area (info: for those of you who may prefer the cooking and eating places to be separate).The staff are... More

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Additional Information about Vis & Ko

Address: Spaarne 96, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 00315127990
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 55 - 81
Cuisine: Seafood

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