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“just good food”
Review of Desa

Desa
Ranked #990 of 4,143 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$41
Cuisines: Indonesian
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: De Pijp
Description: Authentik Indonesian Food
Reviewed 17 June 2013

really great food here have bean eating in holland for years
this is the first time here and was no disappointed the rustafill was to die for and the service was great there were a couple of dishes that we both loved the staff picked up on this and provided more at no extra charge great place to eat

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Reviewed 11 June 2013

In Amsterdam, you will come across not one, not two, buat more than 10 Indonesian restaurants. This is one of the few recommended by the Indonesians. We skipped risttafel and with the help from our Indonesian friend, ordered Indonesian salad "gado-gado", lamb curry "gulai kambing", and a bowl of spicy cow's stomach soup "soto babat".

The food was very good, we especially enjoyed the gado-gado. Service was excellent, maybe because my friend requested everything in their mother tounge. We even got some complimentary fruit cuts as dessert.

For 5 people, we spent € 98 (less than €20 per person). Noted that none of us ordered any alcoholic beverages, just fruit juices or water.

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1  Thank fromcincy
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Reviewed 24 April 2013

Their food is very tasty and the service friendly, prices reasonable. The restaurant is small and can get crowded. There are several hotels in the area and the place is quire frequented by tourists. I was happy to choose this place for my dinner.

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Thank 30Stella
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Reviewed 17 March 2013

Good place for those who miss Indonesian cuisine, while you're here.
Taste is similar with the food in my homeland Indonesia.
Love shrimp crackers (krupuk) ; soto mie ; rendang..

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Thank EvaLaksmi
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Reviewed 13 February 2013

definitely a place to go if you're looking for indonesian cuisine. a lot of indonesian restaurant in amsterdam but rarely offer the real indonesian taste. we know the restaurant from a friend that recommend it to us. we order the extra rijstafel. it was really nice. various choices put on a small plate so we could taste a bit of everything. it was such a complete meal. we also try the dessert with coconut ice cream and on top of that, they gave us some fruits dessert as a complement. for the place itself, we find it very indonesian, with a lot of paintings and art pieces. we spent quite a long time there. definitely will go back there some other time to try the other menu.

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1  Thank Nathany_Key
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