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Sense of Asia

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Rijksstraatweg 433, 2025 DB Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 549 2507
17:00 - 22:00
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this place about three times and the quality was consistent. The are serving Vietnamese food, and I'm not really familiar with that. But it was all tasty.

Thank Lutya04
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Would highly recommend eating here. Really excellent food, different combinations good service all in all lovely meal would definitely go again.

Thank enswan
Brisbane, Australia
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The restaurant is obviously very popular in view of the number of occupied tables the evening we were there. Perhaps because of the number of guests, the service was very slow and almost non responsive in our attempt to order some wine and other drinks. The food was well prepared and very tasteful.

Thank Jan M
Dieburg, Germany
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2015

On the last day of our stay in Netherlands, we decided to eat some authentic vietnamese food. Google maps and the review in it made us decide to choose this restaurant. What a disappointment! The menu was limited and served stuff which I don't recognize as vietnamese fare. The fried chicken I had was just fried chicken with sweet chili... More 

Thank Lit L
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2015

It is not the cheapest of restaurants but the price quality ratio is still very good. The only minor things they can improve is to have a better music installation. And have better ventilation when it is a warm day.

Thank Sjors T
Hannover, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Simply the best Asian food after we left Asia! OK the food was not as spicy, (hot) like in Thailand but I think the excellent service would serve you some extra chilly, if you ask. It´s a good place to dine with friends have a glass of wine and a nice talk in a pleasant atmosphere with a polite service.

2 Thank Axel K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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312 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2013

While the vast majority of Asian restaurants in the Netherlands are stuck on the age-old cliché of cheap (often dubious quality) food in huge portions, Sense of Asia looks much more stylish and upscale than the average 'Chinese-around-the-corner'. The Thai chicken soup that we had was fairly average; washy without much spices. The main dish of stir-fried chicken in chili... More 

2 Thank Venneper
Brisbane, Australia
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2013

This Vietnamese restaurant is a must do when looking for the traditional cuisine. The quality of food and service was excellent. Seating is spacious, tables are decked out in linen with nice tableware and cutlery, unlike most Asian restaurants.

2 Thank Jan M
Bloemendaal, The Netherlands
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214 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

This is a restaurant we frequent regularly, and always to satisfaction. The menu is well balanced, with some very interesting options. The starters of pancakes with duck or the skewers of meat or shrimp are all excellent, and so is the mango salad. The main dishes similarly have enough variety. Generally I would say that the Vietnamese kitchen reminds quite... More 

1 Thank wvdm2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rijksstraatweg 433, 2025 DB Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 549 2507
Chinese, Vietnam and Thais kitchen

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?