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Restaurant Applause

Grote Markt 23A, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 531 1425
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (11 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
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Italian, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Grote Markt 23A, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Small but cozy Italian restaurant in the center of Haarlem. It had great pasta dishes, entrées etc. No pizzas. The food was very tasty and with attention to details. Much better that many expensive restaurants i have been. I did get the best attention and...More

Thank Mercedes C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great Italian dishes, on a big sunny terrace in the middle of the centre of Haarlem. Very nice staff & the price is also good. The garlic shrimp pasta is amazing! I highly recommend that dish.

Thank TamarAmsterdam
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Superb meal, pasta dishes perfect! Dessert spot on! Highly recommended! Crowded and lots of busy waitresses byt still a favourite restaurang after three days in and around Amsterdam.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This charming restaurant is right next to the outdoor market, so it is quite convenient. The decor is rustic and whimsical, the wait staff prompt and friendly, and the food, oh my! We ordered pesto, olive and bread before our main meal! All three were...More

Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I went in to this place for lunch on January 28, a Saturday. The tables were full, and the waitress/hostess rudely said there was no room for me. No offer to wait a few minutes, etc. I stood there and within 60 seconds a couple...More

Thank 82-Ag
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I always try to pay a visit to Restaurant Applause. The food is wonderfully prepared and beyond flavorful. This visit I had the pane e pesto as a starter and hands down the best pesto I've had. Their dishes are just the right portion. The...More

Thank cja767
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were on our way back to Amsterdam from spending an afternoon in Boemendaal and stopped to have dinner in Haarlem. The restaurant is right on the Main Square. The interiors of the restaurant is intimate/cozy with lovely wooden tables. We ordered 4 different types...More

Thank lovetotravelhk
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a bite ti eat and found this restaurant through tripadvisor. We had wonderful food and the personell was really nice and the atmosphere relaxed :)

Thank TaLeDa
Reviewed 27 May 2016

this restaurant is on the main square and we thought it might suffer from being touristy and mediocre, but happily that was not the case at all. We found the menu very interesting - one of the dishes we just had to try was spaghetti...More

Thank Susann B
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We've been there for a simple lunch on a very cold and rainy day. Just two simple pasta dishes for us: Spaghetti Carbonara and Penne all Norma. The dry pasta was cook at the moment, hence perfectly 'al dente'. The source of both dishes was...More

Thank Marino R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 23A, 2011 RC Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 23 531 1425
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