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Restaurant La Forca

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Frankestraat 19, 2011HT Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 2500
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17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We been trying to look for an okay restaurant in Haarlem since we live here four years ago. Lately able to get hold of our babysitter once every forth night, we managed to get out dining again but Amsterdam is a little far for the few hours so we brave ourselves into Haarlem city again. La Forca surprisingly impressed us... More 

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Amsterdam
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Always a pleasure to dine @ La Forca. A simple restaurant in the heart of Haarlem with the best Italian food. Exquisite tastes, tartufo and sweetest authentic waiter. I have been visiting this restaurant for some years now and it's worth recommending!

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Orchard Park, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

My spouse and I were stunned by our visit to La Forca: it is among the two or three most outstanding Italian restaurants we've ever visited, including many in Italy (from Conobbio to Taormina). The service was personal and deft, my antipasto was brilliant, the wine well suited to our primi and secondi, and il dolce squisitissimo! If you're in... More 

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Thank jsramsey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 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.

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Thank Sophie O
Brussels, Belgium
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 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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195 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 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.

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Thank Horst S
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121 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 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.

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

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Thank Vijselaar
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116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 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 

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Thank Atrotter
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frankestraat 19, 2011HT Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 2500

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