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Sama Sebo

P.C. Hooftstraat 27, 1071 BL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 662 8146
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“rijsttafel” (201 reviews)
“rice” (83 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (18 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00 Hours
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
P.C. Hooftstraat 27, 1071 BL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant was walking distance from our hotel and we went specifically to enjory a classic rijsttafel meal in Amsterdam. It did not disappoint ! The waiters were also very fun and friendly. Go there !

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food with the variety of different dishes. There were Indian Brahmins in the group, they find something great to eat to. The way of ordering is interestiong, you are ordering the "table" big or small, than drinks. The restaurant serves good wine at the...More

Thank Marcin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a special evening last night in Amsterdam, this was recommended by a tour guide as a "don't miss it while you're here" option. For $33 (euros) we both got the rice plate which includes many varieties and samples of meat, vegetables, rice, etc....More

Thank mcovington1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning variety of Indonesian dishes all served with style and attention in a very atmospheric location, one can feel the love that the staff have for their establishment and for their cuisine.

Thank martinhH5865RD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like to enjoy Indonesian food and don't want to order a full Rice Table this is the place to be. For decades no this is the place where you can have a taste of the Indonesia at a great price.

Thank Roel V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

- clean....smooth......quick - delicious nasi Rames....Absolutely great - to the point, efficient waiters - fair price-quality Highly recommended

Thank Rik M
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

When in Amsterdam, you must try indonesian food and Sama Sebo is the place. Their signature dish is the Rijstafel which is two sorts of rice and, at least, 8 toppings to combine them with. You must be quite hungry to finish everything since portions...More

Thank PJRibadeneira
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

If there was a .5 that's what I would rate this place. Unfortunately I didn't get to eat bc the service was so bad, we couldn't stomach paying money for the food. While our original waiter was a complete sweetheart, there was a bit of...More

Thank gabba19
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Disappointed to return to this restaurant today. Chose the lunch menu which came with rice or noodles. Food wasn’t fresh and presentation was poor. Won’t rush back

Thank Memorable
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We had asked our hotel if this was a good place in the neighborhood to have rijsttafel and they highly recommended it. They said we would NOT need a reservation. However, when we got there, it was quite busy and there was a 40 minute...More

Thank PepperRoss
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part
of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh
Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed
museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you
need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the
Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark,
the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand
connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping
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Questions & Answers
15 May 2018|
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Response from DGSE | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! You can take two, to share for four. ;)
13 April 2017|
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Response from cckone | Reviewed this property |
Call; this place can be very busy as so close to Rijksmuseum. If you will be in Amsterdam a few days before your meal, you can stop in OR have your hotel call them. You don't want to be turned away on a busy evening and then... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$141
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.C. Hooftstraat 27, 1071 BL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Neighbourhood: Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 662 8146
  • E-mail
Restaurant Sama Sebo is the oldest Indonesian Specialize Restaurant in the Netherlands. The ricetable is famous and well known. You can also contact us for: Lunch and diner for groups of 20 till 25 persons. For business, private or special occasions.
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