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Java Indonesian Rijsttafel

455 Seventh Ave. (16th St.) Send to Phone
718-832-4583 | Order Now! | Menu
Exotic Indonesian eatery entices local Park Slopers.


 
Cuisine
Open
Dinner nightly
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  • Dress code: Casual

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Java Indonesian Rijsttafel Restaurant Review

: Java's exotic, reasonably priced fare and homey atmosphere make it a popular spot after a quiet afternoon strolling --- or more likely, rollerblading --- through Prospect Park. Two can easily share the rijsttafel (literally rice table or smörgasbord) featuring 15 samples of Indonesian dishes that blend Indian and Thai. From the menu try the lumpia, a Java special of homemade egg rolls stuffed with ground beef and mixed vegetables; bakso tahu, a thin rice noodle soup with bean curd, vegetables, celery, scallion and a choice of fish or beef balls; or nasi goring, Indonesian fried rice with a choice of beef, chicken or shrimp. There are numerous vegetarian dishes as well, like terong belado, which blends crispy eggplant with a spicy red pepper sauce.
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