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All 201 Haarlem Restaurants

Restaurant La Forca

Frankestraat 19, 2011HT Haarlem, The Netherlands (Centrum)
0031 23 5322 500
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Ranked #84 of 201 Restaurants in Haarlem
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Centrum
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I have seen the other reviews and yes the service is "relaxed" but I was on holiday so for me and the family/ kids it didn't matter. Kids went for pizza and this was good and done well. Not fancy but that is what you want for the kids. Adults 6 of us - went for various different things -... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have been here numerous times. Don't be in a hurry, the service is not the fastest. But on the other hand the dishes are great traditional Italian food at its best. Combination with the lovely wines is great. The atmoshere is great and since the renovation two years ago lives up to the quality of the cuisine.

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Bonaire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We arrived at the restaurant about 7:30 and they were busy, so we didn't expect a fast meal. There were only two servers; one was sauntering around from table to table chatting up the customers, and the other was running around frantically trying to get the food out. We waited twenty minutes to get a wine menu and another 15... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Last year we went there for Restaurant week and the place was great, perfect food and service. So we thought we'd try again this year. Certainly not the same. I would think the food that is offered for Restaurant week would be exceptional in order to get clients to return. The food was average, nothing special, some sort of sausage... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We absolutely LOVED this restaurant! The food (especially the risotto) was a delight. We went twice in 3 days because it was soooo good. The service was perfect, the waiter was very very nice to us. The place is cute and clean. I would go back to Haarlem just to eat that risotto again!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Marvellous Food "Panzerotti Pugliesi, Animlle etc."; Excellent Service; Top Quality ingredients; Family friendly; Cool; Great service

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Stuck living in a hotel for the last 2 weeks, I've dined here 4 times. Wonderful service, fresh and delicious food, I love this place.

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Sittard, The Netherlands
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119 reviews 119 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
453 helpful votes 453 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We had a great evening in this restaurant dining with friends, the young staff was very friendly though not super knowledgeable nor very professional, but adequate. The wine was fine, the food was certainly acceptable.

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UK
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I visited here with colleagues of all nationalities. The food is excellent, the service is friendly and you leave smiling. My Italian colleagues are even prepared to eat here, which cannot be said of other Italian restaurants in Haarlem! Food is freshly cooked, so do not expect a fast meal. Just expect food of the highest quality, well presented and... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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81 reviews 81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We chose this restaurant based on the tripadviser reviews and were not disappointed. The service was excellent, the waiter was putting a lot of energy in having good conversations and explaining very lively the suggestions of the day. Food was nice and according to the standards you can expect in Italy, wines were nice as well.

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Additional Information about Restaurant La Forca

Address: Frankestraat 19, 2011HT Haarlem, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0031 23 5322 500
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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