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“Amazing!”
Review of De Lachende Javaan

De Lachende Javaan
Ranked #20 of 379 Restaurants in Haarlem
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indonesian
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Centrum
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Great food! We had a rijstafel and then spekkoek for dessert. Everything was cooked to perfection and an absolute flavour sensation! Excellent service. Would 100% recommend

Thank Ross W
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Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

We came for dinner and I'm giving it 4 stars because it took awhile to get our food and although the flavors were good, they were slightly on the mild side. We ordered a vegetarian rice table and there were so many dishes that it could've fed more than 1. I had the Soto Ayam and it was flavored delicately. My son had the kids plate and his chicken skewer was so small, but he enjoyed the fruit on the side.

Thank bellakaye
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

Personell is a little strange, not very 'smiley' at all. You get the feeling they are rushing you through even though it was not very busy. Rijsttafel was okay but not very spicy, the meat dishes were all very similar. The person telling you what everything is does not seem to speak Dutch and just rambles off all the Indonesian names, not very helpful. All in all not bad, but not great, maybe a little expensive for what you get. Ambiance is nice though.

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Thank burgertrut
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Nothing special, but they know what they are doing. Very yummy food. Friendly staff. Overall a good place to go to.

Thank NoraHaarlem
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

The ambience is good and the service reasonable. We had the traditional meal of rice surrounded by various meat and vegetable dishes, explained well by the server. It was all fine but somehow mass produced and poured in by formula. If it was more hot and spicy I would have enjoyed it more.

Thank Blackswanmalcolm
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