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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$15 - $43
Asian, Indonesian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Let's start by saying we are big fans of Indonesian food. This place offers the real deal! The food is as good as what you get in Indonesia. And the service is superb!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank The_Egyptian_Couple
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hade 12 small dishes from the traditional Javanese kitchen. The food was great and the service was probably the best I have experienced anywhere in the world. The waiter was extremely nice, service minded and knew everything and more about the food and culture...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank swepett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a gem with sumptuous authentic Rijsttafel to die for - with staff that were so welcoming it was almost as if we had known them before our visit. Loved this restaurant which was why we headed back there a second time the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank AnthonyonSaltspring
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in here last night whilst working in Amsterdam. The place was busy without being full and had a great atmosphere and we were instantly happy with our choice. We were warmly greeted and the set menu principals explained to us. Shortly after sitting down...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank totallyextreme
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Great food with excellence service,definitely going back whenever I visit Amsterdam. We living in Australia but My partner is indo,and he loves the food there ,there much better than all the Indonesia restaurant in Australia ,and the staff there ,was amazing,work hard and fast and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank aidanhuang
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

From the beginning to the end the experience is definitely unique. Flavors are authentic and i can recommend this restaurant to whoever would like to try real Indonesian food. Prepare yourself for some spice!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Filippoworldtravel
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Tried to book a table.. called phone number on website several times between 18:00 - 19:30 and rang and rang then whoever picked up hung the phone up straight away. May be busy but very unprofessional... Also no email address so turn up in person...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We really enjoyed our experience at this restaurant. It was our first rifsttafel and it was amazing! All of the food was amazing and our waiter was great at explaining all of the different dishes. We felt like this restaurant had a great deal for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aspada24
Reviewed January 5, 2019

We had two Indonesian dinners on our trip. One -- Max Restaurant -- was very good, but a little fancy. Kartika offered excellent food with a really lovely, relaxed, atmosphere. It was a little hard to reach them. I tried calling a few times to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Katiehustead
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Our last meal in Amsterdam after a two week tour of Belgium/Holland was in Kartika and it topped off our trip! The rijsttafel dinner was delicious with a great selection of protein and veg's. The service was attentive and not overbearing. A great memory of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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February 15, 2019|
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Response from Filippoworldtravel | Reviewed this property |
Hi Leedjjck people normally call during dinner time (6 to 8) and you have to know the place is run by 2/3 people max, kitchen plus tables. They really have no time to answer the phone! one man serving around 12/15... More
May 23, 2018|
Response from Andrew K | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jacek! Unfortunately, we are not serving Mahabarata at the moment. We only offer Ramayana and Shinta :) Hope to see you soon! Thank you!
February 7, 2018|
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Response from MBC300 | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the delay ... off the grid for a few weeks. Kartika is difficult to get info by phone (which they don't answer) or their website (which I didn't try). Regardless, just show up during dining hours and you will not... More
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