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168 Sea Food Palace

8 Sea View Avenue, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #93 of 286 restaurants in Colombo
Cuisines: Chinese, Seafood
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English first
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I was at 168 for dinner with friends, food in 168 is SUPER, friendly and quick service too. You can pick from fresh fish and crab as well. The location of the restaurant is great but the interior is not that impressive. its value for money and a decent place to have dinner and couple of beers with your friends.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Food here is great. Fresh fish and its a must try. Staff are friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is not the best. But they make it all up with the good food.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is the first time I have been to this place and it was quite good. From the outside the place doesn't look that nice . Their food is awesome and the service is ok and the food comes to the table at a quite a good pace. We went to the place for dinner and was almost empty and... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

So far I haven't found a restaurant in Colombo that I really like and is a must visit. 168 is no exception. It's a popular restaurant and food is decent and clean but I've had better food in food courts in SE Asia. If your stuck in Colombo for awhile this is one of those place you will be dining... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The best Szechuan food! each time we visit Sri Lanka we opt for a meal at no 168! the last being in Jan 2013. I have already booked for a dinner party to be held there to celebrate my Cousins 70th birthday who will be over from the UK on holiday. Plus its BYO!!

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Kuala Lumpur
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

I have been eating crab for the last 27 years mainly in Singapore, Malaysia and China but 3 days ago in had THE best "Singapore Chilli Crab" at 168 in Colombo. The crab was so fresh and succulent, the meat melted on my tongue. Don't worry about the chilli sauce, it was a very pleasant sweet sauce perfectly in balance... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

If ur want a dinner with good ambiance don't go there , but if u want yameee food its one of the best places which offer chinease in colombo. the service is not that good we have to wait for ten minutes for a waiter for ordering . but after the food came the all bad about the place is... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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56 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The restaurant does look a bit shabby on first impression. I like to think they focus on the food and not much else. The service was very bad. They took a very long time to attend and also to bring the food/drinks. They also mixed up our orders on more than one occasion. The food on the other hand was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

I visited the place on recommendation from a friend. It is one of the few places in Colombo where you can bring your own bottle of liquor for which the restaurant charges no corking. Food in general is good especially the fried prawn ball and kankun (a type of herb). My suggestion will be to avoid the pork preparations as... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

I've never experienced such a poor service in Sri Lanka. Food is not value of the money. I think people come here only for boozing. The cost of the food is higher than a five star hotel in this third class restaurant.

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