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Rodeo Pub

35 Porutota Rd | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
+94 (0)31 2274713
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Ranked #3 of 75 Restaurants in Negombo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $13
Cuisines: Asian, Italian, British, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Rodeo Pub & Restaurant is one of the oldest and best known pubs in Negombo. Under the same management for the last 16 years, it has become a favourite meeting place for expats, tourists and locals who enjoy its great food and lively atmosphere.The pub is open every day from 10am until 2am (except full moon poya days) and features the house DJ for 6 nights a week and a live musician every Tuesday.Rodeo is renound for its homemade chunky chips, creamy curries and lagoon chilli crabs. If you're in Negombo why not drop in and try it yourself.
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Nice atmosphere. Great selection of cocktails and drinks. Very good food. prices are comparatively not cheap but affordable.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

it makes you feel like you are in a texas bar with their tall chairs and tables. good food and tasty. they got a major selection of drinks. prices are not cheap but its value for money

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Kathmandu, Nepal
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

It was looking sop stunning and places with lots of tourists, so I decided to get in and try. I wanted to have a lobster but the waiter advised me to go for the tiger prawn. as I had a doubt on size, he shown me the prawns before cocking, which was really big. I tried it and I must... More

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Janakad, Owner at Rodeo Pub, responded to this review

Hi Many thanks for your review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your meal so much and had a great time at Rodeo. We look forward to seeing you next time. Best wishes. Janaka More

Zlin, Czech Republic
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Great food, excellent servis!!! Really cool place to hang out with friends in Negombo. Make sure you stop by and experience this awesome place!!!

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Janakad, General Manager at Rodeo Pub, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for sharing your experience at Rodeo and I'm really pleased that you had a great time. Best wishes. Janaka More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The chilli crabs were finger licking good. Janaka (owner and a friend of mine) was there to make sure everything was perfect. The crabs were fresh and prepared to perfection. Gotta try it guys!!

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Janakad, Owner at Rodeo Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and so pleased that you enjoyed the crabs. We buy them in fresh every day so anytime the mood strikes just come on down! Cheers Janaka More

Greenock, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Rodeo bar was one of our main places to go whilst in negombo, food was excellent and staff very friendly, it's a friendly bar and is very welcoming it almost makes you feel at home, it has wifi which was great to communicate with family back home. The owner of the bar Janaka well he is a very friendly and... More

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Janakad, Owner at Rodeo Pub, responded to this review

Hi Nicola Thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to get to know you and your friends during your holiday and I look forward to seeing you again in Sri Lanka one day. With best wishes. Janaka More

Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very nice Pub with a friendly atmosphere. Very good seafood dishes with chilled beer. The owner and staff are really friendly. Don't miss this Pub when you are in Negombo.

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Janakad, Owner at Rodeo Pub, responded to this review

Dear Thierry Many thanks for your positive review. It's always nice to hear when a customer has a good time and enjoys our place. With best wishes. Janaka More

Adelaide
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Rodeo Bar could be any western own bar in a number of tropical countries. But! it is still a good place to go for a meal and a beer. We have been on the road for 3 weeks eating and drinking at local establishments. Sometime you don't realise you are craving a bit of something from home. We were... More

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Janakad, Owner at Rodeo Pub, responded to this review

Hi there Many thanks for your review. I'm pleased that you had such a good time at the pub 3 nights running! I appreciate your positive comments and the time taken to write this review. With best wishes. Janaka More

Negombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good for outing and to have a drink and food also tasty ,good place to be with friend's for drink -Groton

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Janakad, Owner at Rodeo Pub, responded to this review

Hi George Thank you for your review. I'm glad that you had a good time at the pub. Facebook is a great help to our business, so we really appreciate the reviews that guests take time to write. Thank you. Janaka More

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It was better than average, but not quite very good. Food was quick, simple pub food. Beer fine. Reasonably priced. No air con, big fan!

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Janakad, Owner at Rodeo Pub, responded to this review

Dear KT Thanks for taking the time to write a review for Rodeo pub. We aren't the most fancy place on the strip but we do provide great food and a good time! Hope to see you back again one day. Best wishes. Janaka More

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