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Overtoom 68, 1054 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 618 1879
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“rijsttafel” (113 reviews)
“rice” (140 reviews)
“sampler” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Overtoom 68, 1054 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On the beagining staff ask you two question: - vegetarian or meat - what do you want to drink. And it is enough :) perfect food, nice atmosfere. In Amsterdam are a lot of nice places and good shops :) but try this one restaurant....More

Thank Maciek B
Reviewed 6 days ago

No reservations and a list of commands when you enter which you shall obey. You're asked to vacate the table by a specific time although I doubt you'd be pushed out if you ate slower. When we entered it was quite early, about 5:30pm and...More

1  Thank amcs1983
Reviewed 1 week ago

Demand for tables was high when we arrived, and management laid down a mandatory rice table for all participants. This made it a bit pricey for us, but it was all worth it, as the 5 of us got to explore a dozen different dishes,...More

Thank kvaakp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our evening at Kartika with a friend we met on a river cruise from Budapest. We went at 5:30 given reports of reservation difficulties, and had no problem although the host mentioned we would have to be finished by 7, which didn’t seem...More

Thank Hollyrik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No advance booking. Need to get there early or queue. Only two set menus. available. Excellent food with lots of different dishes. Brilliant value. Lightning quick, friendly service. Fast turnover of customers - we were asked to finish within 90 mins. I love the place,...More

1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The set menu with its dozen or so dishes is a delicious bounty! The service is fast and friendly, and the prices are very reasonable. Try out this delicious spot!

Thank Bret W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is what I literally call fast food, worse than McDonalds. They asked us to leave within an hour because it was so busy, and they even put the bill on our table before we were finished, but when we left the restaurant, there were...More

1  Thank Marjolein K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were one rambling Europe trip in Sept 2017 and wanted to try some good Indonesian while in Amsterdam. Researched via Google for good Indonesian restaurants eager to sample the renowned Rijsttafel. There were a few that looked good and Kartika was chosen as it...More

Thank MBC300
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went early,around 6.15pm,without a booking and lucky to get in. Met at the door and told we had to be out by 7.30 and that they did not have a menu - it was either the meat rice table or the vegetarian one. We opted...More

1  Thank GasheadBristol
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

small family run Indonesian. Rijsttafel in regular or vegetarian. 11 dishes for 18.5/18.0 euros per person. Other places give you more food for 30+ euros each. There was ample food for 2 people. Would recommend this place.

Thank zongone
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Niall F
27 July 2017|
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Response from JohnnyMow | Reviewed this property |
Theoretically it has just enough space but if you read my review (Jekyll & Hyde) I think it most unlikely they would agree. You can always try though. Their English was not that good.
9 February 2016|
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Response from Aasim110 | Reviewed this property |
We took the set menu ramayana which was around euro 18 per person . Another set menu maharaja is around euro 26 A Carte dishes are from euro 6 to 15 Suggest you go for set menu ..ramayana was good
18 July 2015|
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Response from JennSingapore | Reviewed this property |
I did not ask for one, but knowing their service, I'm sure they would be happy to accommodate!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Overtoom 68, 1054 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Vondelpark
  • Neighbourhood: Vondelpark
  • Phone Number: +31 20 618 1879
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