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Overtoom 68, 1054 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 618 1879
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“rijsttafel” (130 reviews)
“rice” (53 reviews)
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Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Overtoom 68, 1054 HL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Neighbourhood: Vondelpark
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Reviewed yesterday

Everything here is amazing - the food was fantastic! It's a smaller and more casual that the other nearby Indonesian places, but also more affordable. Definitely recommend!

Thank Malika C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Has the variety of tastes (and heat) of a good rijsttafel, in an unpretentious setting. Feels very authentic.

Thank CPandBeyond
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was super excited for a rice table style of eating and was not disappointed here. Amazing selection of food and the staff was very friendly. When you get brought in, you get some appetisers immediately. Then we got 12 little dishes immediately, including a...More

Thank daworldisblack
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on the recommendation of our Indonesian concierge and we weren't disappointed! While the Rijsttafel option was beautifully presented and tasty, the service was without a doubt, the star for us at Kartika. The restaurant was full by the time we got there and...More

Thank Jet T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had tried to make a reservation here so to all the reviews on TripAdvisor saying you needed to do so, but we were never successful getting them on the phone. So, since our hotel was not too far from there we decided to just...More

Thank Twoboys_w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried Indonesian food for the first time and we loved it. Its very similar to any other Asian style cuisines but the Rijsttafel (smaller plates of various dishes) in menu was a unique concept. We ordered some individual seafood items from the menu and...More

Thank Traveller_sp24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the place is very cozy, the staff are welcoming but not intrusive, and there was a mix of tourists and locals eating here when i visited. if you don't make reservations beforehand, i recommend going early (i went at 5, when the restaurant opened; an...More

Thank Machiavellesque
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Amsterdam for my birthday, decided to treat myself to a birthday meal... The restaurant is small, and the staff seemed to be under a little pressure, however the food came out hot and in good time. I had spring rolls to begin...More

Thank Candice M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant specialises in Indonesian food. We were looking for something a bit different and were told about 'Kartika'. We arrived early in the evening and had to wait a short time for a table to become available. It was worth waiting for but I...More

Thank JohnB187047
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first Indonesian food experieence was simplified by the very helpful and friendly crew of the Kartika. Make a reservation as the place seems to be famous also for tourists who are trying te very same experience. Browsing through the menu will automatically led you...More

Thank UTW
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How much is the price range?
10 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
Do they have a high chair for a baby?
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!
Does the restaurant take credit cards as payment or is it cash only?
8 June 2015|
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Response from jaysoutherncali |
It definitely takes credit card as I used MasterCard to pay the night we went.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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