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Sie-Joe

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Gravenstraat 24A, 1012 NM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020 624 1830
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is small so they often looked crowded from outside but usually there is some space. I tried nasi goreng kambing (fried rice with lamb/goat meat) which was served with emping and hot tea (typical Indonesian drink for any food). It was tasty and the service is satisfying.

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Thank Martha E
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is small and doesn't take reservation but was able to get a table. It is in the centre of the city and is very affordable. The quality of the food is good and is traditional and freshly prepared. You are given good portions also. The owner is friendly and pleasant.

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Thank Anna Maria H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a small restaurant serving a limited menu of fantastic Indonesian food. The food is cooked fresh to order by a very friendly staff. The NASI GOERING and SATAY were very good and the sauce on the Satay was phenomenal. It is a rather small place and regrettably they have no liquor licience but well worth a visit all... More 

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Thank rdun
Seattle, Washington, United States
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

First time trying Indo food outside of Indonesia and this place was pretty good. I had the Soto Ayam, flavors were all there but smaller than I anticipated. In Indo they always server you a giant bowl with rice. Here, it's more like a cup and rice was not included. The Nasi Goring was decent as well.

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Thank Gigglesbugg R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

After a while, most people need a food from home. As an Indonesian, i find this place a true medicine of it. The taste is so indonesia .. I do not know what about visitor from other countries. But I can tell you .. the taste are real indonesian food .. whether you like it or not.

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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We both had the fried noodles with tomato and vegetables. Service was slow and food was nothing more than what seemed to be top ramen and veggies... 2 star for location.

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Thank Christopher B
singapore
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313 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant small restaurant. Managed to sneak in before closing time and ordered the food. The menu is simple but Indonesian food is always simple. Either fried rice, noodles, vegetables or satay in various types of ingredients. I missed eating the sambal belachan, green and red chillis as well as the chilli sauce. Real Indonesian food requires chilli. For those... More 

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Thank mel7155
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We were sooooo looking forward to eating here especially after reading some of the reviews , I was practically bought up on nasi goreng and it is a comfort food for my family , when we arrived the restaurant was packed which is a good sign but I spotted a table towards the back mean while the guy behind the... More 

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Thank Treezrgreen
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Went here from a recommendation from a friend. The food was ok but nothing to rave about. The service was rather rude and the waitress was short with us the entire time. Best thing on the menu was the coconut drink. The nasi goreng was a big let down and was dry fried rice.

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Thank Hustla15
herzeliya
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

The place is tiny and we didn't feel that the service was very good (at some point we thought we were see-through). After they finally took our order food and drinks came fairly quickly. Food is simple but tasty - however no "wow" effect.

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Thank Sigipooh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gravenstraat 24A, 1012 NM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: 020 624 1830

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Neighborhood Profile
Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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