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Restaurant La Forca

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Frankestraat 19, 2011HT Haarlem, The Netherlands
0031 23 5322 500
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to celebrate my birthday and they catered for the 12 of us and our various requirements superbly. The food was delicious and service amazing. The ravioli was the best I have ever tasted and the tiramisu as light as a feather. Thank you for making my birthday so special.

Thank Sophie O
Brussels, Belgium
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69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We had a great dinner and the food was excellent, however they forgot the fries (as a side dish) of my husband. Although the waiter apologized for the mistake, they still charged us for that main course even though my husband had to each the meat without the fries. Although he ate the meat it doesn't mean that he had... More 

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Lauchringen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This restaurant is located on a small side-street in Haarlem, but definitely worth looking for. It offers excellent Italian food presented by a very friendly staff. Take you time, enjoy your dinner at this highly recommended place.

Thank Horst S
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109 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

A small restaurant right in the old centre of Haarlem. Please make a reservation - it is full most of the time. And understandably so! We really enjoyed our dinner.

Thank RobertNo
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Last Saturday we had dinner with 25 people at restaurant La Forca. Both the ambiance, service and excellent food (perfect antipasto) made it truly an extraordinary experience. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone and will definitely come back. thanks again for a special evening in celebrating my fathers 60th birthday

Thank Vijselaar
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108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Very nice small restaurant serving excellent Italian food. I took the 4 cource dinner - a combination plate of different appetizers, primi piatti and main cource of your choice fish or meat plus desert. The quality of the food was excellent, but the service quality went up and down. The service attitude was good, but skills would need to be... More 

Thank Atrotter
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

I've come to La Forca for 16 years and Guisepe never disappoints! Fantastic food, great ambiance and the most friendly service. The staff go out of their way to please. Best place in town for a lovely afternoon for lunch or evening for dinner!

Thank Sally D
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I know service sometimes suffer when you visit as a large group but we were very well looked after all evening We had a 5 course tasting menu which took us through lots of Italian delicacies in nice manageable quantities with nice wine suggested too Would highly recommend to anyone

Thank Monkey_brains82
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Nice real italian food and wines. Place was crowded and it was really hot inside, no ventialtion at all!! Staff was working hard to satisfy their guests and it worked out pretty well!

Thank GilbertodelPinto
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Good food and service in a very cosy atmosphere. Authentic italian food and great wine. Always a pleasure to visit.

Thank Jerien W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frankestraat 19, 2011HT Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: 0031 23 5322 500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?