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#877 of 3,038 Restaurants in Amsterdam
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$$ - $$$
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Scheldeplein 18, 1078 GR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 664 2013
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 17:30 - 21:30
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Singapore, Singapore
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229 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Coming from South East Asia and having experienced excellent Rijstafel at home, we were curious about Indonesian food in Amsterdam. The hotel concierge recommended this place, which he himself is familiar with, and likes, and which is a comfortable 15 mins walk from the hotel. I must admit that though the standard of the rijstafel is acceptable, it is not... More 

Thank sweetafton
St. Petersburg, Florida
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We stayed in a nearby hotel and saw that Django was recommended. [I'll make a plug for the hotel as well, as it was an easy walk to both the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum: Wyndham (Apollolaan 2)]. Other locals also recommended it to us. Not ever having dined at an Indonesian restaurant, we were anxious to try it.... More 

Thank DonnaGoes
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

went there on a recommendation. The place is small-ish but pretty, in a great location right by the RAI Conference centre. They have a nice menu (ever-present rijstafel and other dishes), which is only in Dutch, but the waiting staff, who are extremely helpful and polite, speak good English and could help with translation. The list of wines is pretty... More 

Thank Pucci D
Berkeley, CA
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

4 of us went here after a conference at the RAI. Waiter's English was spotty, but hey, not a problem. Food was delicious and we had a good time. The next morning however, two of us developed really bad food poisoning. It was the only meal we'd had together, so this was the place. A full 12 hours of unintended... More 

Thank TrentCW
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I had a super meal sitting outside, I had a plate with nudles, chicken saté and steamed vegetables in peanutsauce. Service was excellent, very friendly personel and not expensive. I truly recomment this restaurant for an honest and delicious indonesian meal

Thank jvangelder2016
Aldie, Virginia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is only the second Indonesian restaurant we've been to in Amsterdam but I wouldn't go back. The beef is way over cooked and is expensive for what you get. Went to Desa last wk and it was amazing. More variety and better food than Djago. Staff was nice but ok food. Won't go back.

Thank Eleanor78
Valley Forge
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94 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The Netherlands colonized Indonesia and since it's independence, have welcomed the Indonesians and their food. This restaurant had a limited selection but everything we had was delicious and well prepared and presented. The wait staff was very good.

Thank valleyforgejanice
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had dinner at Djago a few times already, and it doesn' t disappoint. The plates of the menu are delicious and the price is lower than other Indonesian restaurants in town. I wouldn't say it is the best Indonesian food I have had in Amsterdam (though we did not try the rijsttafel yet at Djago) but is well worth... More 

Thank martaxxx2016
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Sitting outside Djago watching the people going by. A great way to while away a couple of hours. Arriving on the off chance and being seated outside was great. The early evening sunshine was great as was the beer. Although the terrace menu is quite small I found enough to tempt me. The small starter of sate shrimp with prawn... More 

Thank JohnV381
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

If we could give zero stars we would. Forgot our order, the waiters were eating while we sat there for an hour..stay away from this place. Noodles were packaged ramen....blah!!!!!!

Thank lziemba

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indonesian, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scheldeplein 18, 1078 GR Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 664 2013

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