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Java Indonesian Rijsttafel

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455 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-5512
718-832-4583
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Authentic and delicious Indonesian food

We were looking for a restaurant close to our daughter's apartment and this venue fit the bill. It is on a corner of 7th Avenue and consists of a narrow facility with two rows of tables and a small serving station/bar in front of the kitchen. Our waiter suggested that the three of us share a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2013
tatliturk
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Gainesville, Florida
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Western Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Special menu for birthday celebration catered with appetizers and 8 different main courses to choose from.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We had the signature dish, 15 plates. Plenty of food. Great pace of food. The waitress/owner kept us topped off with drinks. Had never tried this type of food before, loved it. Between Indian and Thai. Really cool experience. Place is small, but no crowd. Brooklyn rocks!

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This Indonesian mom and pop restaurant opened it's doors in 1993 and as a Park Slope native I've dined here many of times. Java's ambiance is lovely, a tiny tranquil / intimate space where you can consistently enjoy a great meal overtime you visit. My favorite dish the Sambal Oreng Udan, I also love their Rijistafel sample platters with all... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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348 reviews 348 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We were looking for a restaurant close to our daughter's apartment and this venue fit the bill. It is on a corner of 7th Avenue and consists of a narrow facility with two rows of tables and a small serving station/bar in front of the kitchen. Our waiter suggested that the three of us share a Rijsttafel for two ($59)... More 

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Landisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

The service here was very prompt and extremely courteous.The food was just average in quality and flavor, almost lacking in seasoning. For an Indonesian restaurant I expected the food to be more heavily seasoned or flavorful, it was not. I ordered the pastel appetizer and it was full of noodles but no vegetables. Peanut dipping sauce was okay, but I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

This the second time, the first time we were here with groupon for two we had one app two main course and two drinks App we had Bakwan it's corn fritters with shrimp and scallion it's so good served with spicy and peanut sauce, for Main course we had sambal goreng udang jumbo fried shrimp served with bean curd with... More 

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New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2011

Had some friends over from Holland. To give them a taste of home, I brought them here (Indonesian Rijsttafel is a staple in Holland, and, these particular firends have also been to Indonesia). They thought the food was awesome and that it was as good as if not better than the Rijsttafel back home in Holland. My wife and I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2009

A quiet place to have a special dinner in the neighborhood; great food, nice personable service.

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New York City
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102 reviews 102 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2009

We always get treated well at Java. The owners are warm and friendly, the food is great. Love this place.

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Toronto, Canada
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21 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2008

Java is a friendly little corner restaurant in Park Slope. The atmosphere is laid back - we were there from 6 until 10 and no one ever tried to rush us or pressure us to eat faster. The Jakarta Green Light juice drink is a bright green sugary coconut concoction that I wanted to go on forever! My friends and... More 

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Additional Information about Java Indonesian Rijsttafel

Address: 455 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-5512
Phone Number: 718-832-4583
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 455 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-5512
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-832-4583
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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