We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Back to Basics

Zijlstraat 35, 2011 TK Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 202 5125
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“focaccia” (2 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Zijlstraat 35, 2011 TK Haarlem, The Netherlands
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (67)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic wood-fired pizzas and a great vegetarian antipasto platter. We ate here on two separate occasions and were not disappointed.

Thank Jackie V
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

I love this place and its food! It's always busy so be sure to make a reservation or just go a bit earlier before everyone decides they want to have dinner there. We had pizza marinara (vegan - no cheese) and it was amazing! The...More

Thank Hanna J
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Order the pissa rather than the pasta. This was the recommendation from our hotel and the pissa was good. Consequently we can't advise on the pasra! A simple quiet little place worh a visit for lunch or dinner

Thank Robert H
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Out of all the Pizza places we have been Back to Basics wins by a long way! Lovely fresh ingredients and extremely friendly service, we are never disappointed! They do offer pasta dishes as well but we always end up having a pizza as they...More

Thank Lilacbubbles
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

This is definitely the first good pizza I've eaten in the Netherlands (...after 10 years). It's very similar to "pizza napoletana" but not as good as the real one. The restaurant is really small and the service is a bit chaotic. We ordered a small...More

Thank jachijor
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This place was recommended to us by an Italian friend. It is very nice small restaurant. We had an antipati and a pizza with tomato mozzarella and rucolla. very fresh and very nice pizza. Next time ı will try pasta with ham

Thank Berrros
Reviewed October 2, 2016

If you look for the true Italian pizza (Napolitan-style) this is the place to go! The owners are really kind and they offer a good service. The pizza is really authentic with good ingredients and cooked in a wooden oven. I definitely recommend it!

Thank Emanuela89
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Really good pizza. High quality ingredients and the pizzaiolo experience make The pizza! Starter focaccia is a must ;)

Thank Dario C
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

As an Italian immigrant this is one of the best pizza I had outside Italy. Pasquale and her wife offer a great service and the food is first quality. We go there regularly and can only recommend it.

Thank Mirko B
Cat672014, Owner at Back to Basics, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2016
Google Translation

Grazie caro Mirko. Il nostro pizzaiolo si chiama Francesco comunque! Grazie comunque😄

Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Very authentic Napolitan Pizza experience. Great ingredients, wood oven and... Real care =) Happy to be there every time I am pizza hunting. I am Italian, I have lived 4 years in Naples, for me finding Back to Basics has been like going home a...More

Thank LtPitt
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
by LIMA
129 reviews
.10 miles away
Steakhouse The Golden Bull
333 reviews
.01 miles away
Frietkamer
37 reviews
.01 miles away
Rubens Burger
53 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The Corrie ten Boom House
699 reviews
.17 miles away
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)
682 reviews
.25 miles away
Grote Markt
827 reviews
.20 miles away
De Hallen Haarlem
64 reviews
.22 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Peterhk1982
July 29, 2017|
Answer
Response from Hanna J | Reviewed this property |
Ja, via Deliveroo, denk ik
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $22
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zijlstraat 35, 2011 TK Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 202 5125
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing