Places to eat in Sri Lanka

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  • I don't have a favorite single...

    by jerry13 Written Aug 26, 2002

    I don't have a favorite single restaurant, but there are many good ones.
    Most restaurants prepare meals very fresh, so it often takes a long time if you order and sit there and wait for it (up to 2 hours one time!). Better to stop in a couple of hours before meal-time, order what you want and tell them what time you will be there to eat. Then it will be ready for you when you get there.

    Favorite Dish: Seafood--seafood in Colombo is second to none it's all stuff that I had never seen before. Crabs are very common, because they're everywhere.

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    The Curry Leaves: Cheap and Cheerful

    by Midgetman Written Sep 12, 2002

    A nice place with very nice staff. Runs a buffy most nights for a fixed price. Never have to wait more than a few second sto get service, food traditionally indian unlike the very hot Sri Lankan varieties.

    Favorite Dish: Couldn't really say, the choice changes as it's a buffy, but it all was pretty good.

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  • few tips: Rice and Curry

    by nbaman99 Written Aug 1, 2009

    i see many reviewers saying you can find rice and curry anywhere and its mostly spicy. many erupoion people were unhappy with there food just for this reason.
    Sri lankan main food is rice and curry, but it does not mean that you cant find any other kind of food there. the most important thing is do your research. this will give u a good idea about the culture and food.
    2 stay in a nice hotel and go to good resturents, not the ones you see on the road while you driving. if you go to a nice resturants, it will be little pricy but you will find the same kind of food you looking for but clean and less spicy. also many cheap road side eateries have pre made food, so there is a good chance you fill eat spicy food.

    3 tell the waiter do not make your food spicy and they will be gald to accomedate you, and you will enjoy ur food.

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    Royal Resturant: Probably the Best Place to Eat in Tissa

    by Maxus Updated Jan 23, 2009

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    Nice food in a garden setting

    Favorite Dish: We had rice and curry, mixed rice and noddles for four, with drinks it was less than Rs1000

    Related to:
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    Pinnawala Restaurant: Pinnawala Restaurant

    by freya_heaven Written Apr 6, 2004

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    We only had a drink here. The restaurant is next to the river where the elephant come to bathe twice a day.

    Get there early if you want to have a ring side seat

    Pinnawala Restaurant

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    Siam View: Best place to eat at Arugam bay

    by eddymario Updated Aug 13, 2004

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    A well runned restaurant, the owner a German and his Thai wife cook Sri Lankan, European and Thai dishes. Good food and friendly service.

    Arugam bay

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    COCONUT

    by Umea6 Written Oct 20, 2003

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    When you feel hot and are on the way, try by the road to ease your thirst with a fresh KING COCONUT.

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    At the side of the road you...

    by irisbe Written Aug 25, 2002

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    At the side of the road you will find so many little stands were you can get anything to eat.
    We made a stop to buy a piece of boiled sweet corn for breakfast.
    Fresh from the kitchen!

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    The food in this restaurant in...

    by Libi73 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    The food in this restaurant in Galle was suberb. Traditional Sri Lankan food (the mild version). With a nice view of the Ocean.

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    Do not have a particular...

    by Maricelle Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Do not have a particular restaurant in mind. There are a number of local restaurants along the beaches that serve shark which was absolutely delicious.

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    my favorite restaurant is in...

    by bertje Written Aug 24, 2002

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    my favorite restaurant is in the town called Kalutara
    It is very near the beach and frequently visited by locals.

    Favorite Dish: Rice and Curry!!!

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    Lobster

    by ak47uk Written Jan 18, 2003

    Lobster is available every-where especially on the coast, it is more expensive than most fish dishes and it is usually ordered the day before.

    Lobster Buffet

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    Fresh Fish

    by ak47uk Written Jan 18, 2003

    Fresh fish is about the most readily available food in Sri Lanka and it is delicious and the most inexpensive.

    Catch of the day

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    Spaghetti House: Hikkaduwa Spaghetti House

    by ak47uk Written Jan 18, 2003

    One of the most popular places that I heard about in Hikkaduwa was the Spaghetti house owned by an Italian, They do good pasta and pitzas so I am told.

    Sunset Hikkaduwa

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    Blue Note Hikkaduwa Satalite TV Draught Beer

    by ak47uk Written Jan 19, 2003

    The Bluenote Restaurant has satalite TV and draught beer and also serves food, Although the TV is usually tuned into German stations.

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