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Verwulft 5, 2011 GJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 6381
13:00 - 22:00
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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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311 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and daughter in law come here every time they visit us from the States and love it. This time we went there all together and since that time we've been back for more. You can enjoy a real flat bottom pizzacrust here the four cheeses is great, so is the calzone. Ibrahim runs the place by himself and... More 

Thank Tbirdt-bird444
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place, busy but we were given the window seat. Owner/manager served us excellent food pizza and pasta. Wine was cheap for the Netherlands and food delicious. The bill was a pleasant surprise 35 euros for 3! We tipped well! Would recommend a visit

Thank NigelSH
Kent, England
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Very fresh ingredients, great sauce and pizzas made by hand in an open kitchen suggest prices to match. Black Beauty is thus unbelievable value - a vegetarian pizza including artichokes and olives was €7.50, and home-made ravioli the same price. The owner works prodigiously hard - cooking, waiting and clearing, but despite this service was swift and friendly. The decor... More 

Thank Hotelchoicehelp
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We dined there twice during a four-night stay in Haarlem. We went early in the evening when there were few other diners. We sat near the window to see the world go by. The food (we had pizzas and pasta) was good, as was the service. The house wine is OK. Overall this restaurant is very good value.

Thank Alandeboo
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Paying €6.50 for a home fresh stone baked pizza in 2016 is an absolute steal. Especially when it is as good as these!! Pair that with a glass of drinkable wine for €2.50 and you walk away feeling like you've had fantastic value for money. As the previous reviews state, the owner is the chef, waiter, barman, cleaner and everything... More 

Thank Richard C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Situated next to another Italian restaurant with more aggressive hosts, this, admittedly somewhat run down Pizza/Pasta place has to work hard for its customers. They do! The owner is very charming, he set the prices low(knows all the courses, ingredients and prices by heart), service is real fast and the food is excellent! If you can see through the weary... More 

Thank Rasmus H
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

This restaurant appears to be run by one man, who is waiter and chef. We both enjoyed the pasta dishes that we ordered, which were cooked in the open kitchen, accompanied by a litre of wine. All pizzas and pastas are 6 Euros, which is very reasonable, although our experience was spoilt a little as the wine was not good... More 

Thank Sharon G
Brussels, Belgium
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

As I write these lines, I am currently an Erasmus student in Haarlem for a few months, so it gave me (and my fellow abroad friends) time to discover a few places in this lovely city. Black Beauty is a nice place if you are on a budget, you can eat nice pizzas for friendly prices like 6€50 or 7€50... More 

Thank Jotelet
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This place is really run down, the decoration and furniture is hideous, and apparently they have a sign outside claiming they do the best pizza in town, and since Haarlem is a city I don't know which town they are referring to. The chair I sat on was falling apart. There was one man doing everything (cooking, cleaning, serving) so... More 

Thank Peter K
Henderson, Nevada
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Haarlem is a visual treasure, really one of our favorite days. The train station is rehabbed and looks gorgeous, not run down and filthy like some of the other places we saw. Their are flowers hanging everywhere and the city has a positive lively vibe to it. It's busy, but not overwhelming and pushy. As dinner time approached, I searched... More 

Thank BlueSkies7780

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Italian, Pizza, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Verwulft 5, 2011 GJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 6381

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