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Restaurant La Forca

Frankestraat 19, 2011 HT Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 532 2500
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“antipasti” (6 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Frankestraat 19, 2011 HT Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant down one of Haarlem’s quaint streets as many others were full. We were so glad it worked out this way! Fantastic service, delicious food, good veggie options and great wine list. Staff so friendly and perfect service!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CLOwen2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice menu, tasty food, cozy environment and good service. in my opinion, its worth the higher price considering out experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank biancao259
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't realize they weren't open and they didn't mention it. The food was tasty, the ambiance was delightful and definitely great people.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank costic534
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

A very good selection of Italian delicacies. Very friendly personnel. Large quantities of food so hard to finish more than two courses. The antipasto sampler is highly recommended. You have to wait a bit for the dishes, but it is worth it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hermans993
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

The food is excellent the wine too. i’ve not been there for a long time it was lovely to see the same chef i will be back soon!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BJBX
Reviewed 20 October 2018

After strolling around in Haarlem one can get hungry. For lunch, not a real "Dutch" thing to do, we bumped into La Forca. A nice restaurant. Lovely girl helping us. Italian cook. We took the lunch menu, which only costed € 23 . Only, because...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeroenlc
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The place is consistently mentioned in Michelin guide for past several years, so we decided to try it and were not disappointed. I had grilled octopus as my main and it was expertly done - the only time I had something better than that was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank avsm
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We were planning to eat at De Lachende Javaan which is next door but they were fully booked. We had not made any reservation. When we left the restaurant we spotted La Forca and we were caught by the good smell when we passed by....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chitra28
Reviewed 7 August 2018

If you are looking for a restaurant with good food, well cooked, tasty, with high quality raw ingredients, good Italian winery, then La Forca is the right place to go in Haarlem. Forget about pizza and pasta, you will not find them here; here is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a gem in a quiet street within old Haarlem centre, few steps from main square and surrounded by historical old houses. Good quality Italian food with adequate choice of both seaside and meat courses. Service professional, price fair reflection of the above....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank michelemV7945RL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frankestraat 19, 2011 HT Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 23 532 2500
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