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La Festa

#388 of 2,898 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Jordaan
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Hazenstraat 64, 1016 SR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 428 4436
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tired of walking around, and in need of an easy but yummy meal - this place was perfect. Reasonable prices, big portions, great taste; and the owners were very kind and cheerful

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Thank Graham H
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was about a block from an apartment we rented and was very good. The eats are typical italian and are very tasty. We were there for dinner and everything was cooked to order and very fresh.

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Thank Dennis P
Finland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the non-touristic quiet street. Delicious Italian dishes such as pasta and salad. Very comfortable atmosphere and service

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Florida
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500 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal ..... fresh and cooked to order. Salad 'Carciofi' greens, artichokes, olives + pleasant vinaigrette. There are others; look at web for their menu. Pasta was ravioli and tagatelle verde (with veggie in tomato sauce). Both tasted homemade pasta as very light. Desert was homemade Pana Cotta; yum! Small Italian eatery on Hazenstraat at Elandgracht. Everyone was there: seniors,... More 

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Hertfordshire
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123 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

We were after some Italian close to where we staying so this one popped up and had good reviews, so were slightly disappointed with the meal. I plumped for Lasagne as I didn't fancy tackling a pizza. It looked impressive when it arrived and had good flavours but it seemed to have a distinct lack of meat and an unnecessary... More 

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Uberaba, MG
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Very cozy place, perfect work, and best food. Ask for the lasagna 4 formaggio, very very good and any pizza.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I have been coming to La Festa for years. I have tried many delicious things on the menu but these days my friend and I always order the usual - a cannelloni for her and the spinach ricotta tortellini for me. Super delicious and very reasonably priced. I would strongly recommend this family owned restaurant with super friendly service.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Slightly off the beaten track but worth the walk. Great food and nice cosy atmosphere. My boyfriend and I both enjoyed our meal!

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

La Festa was just down the street from our B&B so we walked there for dinner. The restaurant is not very big and was very busy. I ordered the spaghetti bolognese and my husband ordered the veal saltimbocca. We had a salad with Dutch cheese before the main course. Both meals were very good! We went back another night for... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I was wandering around the canals of Jordaan trying to find somewhere to eat. I was travelling alone so wanted somewhere I would feel comfortable. I came across La Festa, there wasn't a menu outside but there were plenty of people inside, even though it was around 6pm on a Sunday. I wasn't disappointed. There were 2 big groups of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $33
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hazenstraat 64, 1016 SR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighborhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 428 4436
Description
Our restaurant has been a landmark in the Jordaan neighbourhood for almost 20 years, where it is known for making both local guests and tourists feel immediately welcome with its warm and friendly service.

Our dishes are simple, fresh, flavourful and well priced. We offer a range of pizza and pasta dishes as well as an extensive selection of meat or fish courses, all accompanied with the perfect Italian wine.

Our restaurant is always full of people drawn to its winning combination of delicious food, reasonable prices and intimate ambience, we recommend that reservations be made between Thursday and Saturday.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Jordaan

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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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