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53/3 Ramakrishna Road Colombo 06, Colombo 00600, Sri Lanka
+94112361384
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Ranked #72 of 311 Restaurants in Colombo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $80
Cuisines: Indian, Vegetarian
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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  • English first
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English first
melbourne
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Used to be one of my fave vegetarian restaurants in Colombo. The standard of service and cleanliness had deteriorated I noticed when I returned 5 years later. The floor appeared it hadn't seen a good wash or shine for a while and other general maintenance was lacking. The food was mediocre, perhaps because I was uncomfortable eating in such surroundings.... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Went for breakfast and had the yummiest sambar..it was so good. The sambar vada was also excellent. The thosa was enough for two ppl and was worth the price. A totally pure vegetarian resturant. They open at ten in the morning and food is great.. Worth the money we r paying for the food

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It is pure vegetarian restaurant, Ideal place for people from southern part of India, All south Indian dishes are available tasty too. Service is good.

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Rome
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47 reviews 47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Shanmugas has very good vegetarian food. On Sundays they have a buffet where there is a large choice of food. The prices are very reasonable and the service is good and the food is above average.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

visited this place for a corporate meet up and had the dinner. Food quality is good and service is not bad.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I was recommended as the best and decided to take my friend from USA. The food tasted as if they have used the sea water which is available in plenty from the near by sea. Certainly contributed to the rise of my BP

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

wanted to try the local flavor and the tuk tuk person took me here, ended up being in an Indian resto in Colombo :) but the place is quite neat and the staff can all converse fluently in english as well. Must Try: vadas, masala dosa, avoid: the chat :(

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I came in 2012 and have been craving Shanmugas Paneer Dosa for two years. Came back in August 2014 during the evening and had to wait over half an hour to seat five of us despite other families arriving without prebooking and being seated... I simply couldnt understand the logic?! The decor of the restaurant entrance is very ambiant and... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Great food and the ambiance drifted me back to my teenage days .Quiet location very local food enjoyed it.

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New Delhi, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Place really serves very good quality Indian vegetarian food. Welcoming to the restaurant both by Anil Kumar and Errol Gomez is warm and the best part is they leave you with the menu card to take time to decide. No hanging over your neck. Pricey place but if you are looking for home taste you need to pay. The ambiance... More

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Additional Information about Shanmugas

Address: 53/3 Ramakrishna Road Colombo 06, Colombo 00600, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94112361384
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
Average Prices: USD 30 - 80
Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian

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