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Coconut Primitive

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Lewis Road, Negombo, Sri Lanka
0774156237
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
For a good meal in a down to earth setting, look no further.

We had an English breakfast at Coconut primitive and decided to return in the evening for dinner and again breakfast this morning. It was not purely about the food or atmosphere but about the personality of the person who served us. We later found out that his name is Gino and already on our first... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Brussels
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We had an English breakfast at Coconut primitive and decided to return in the evening for dinner and again breakfast this morning. It was not purely about the food or atmosphere but about the personality of the person who served us. We later found out that his name is Gino and already on our first day, he told us that... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Very nice restaurant, great delicious food, friendly staff and good price. Great cold Lion Beer, clean table cloth and fast waiters

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We really liked this place. We had the traditional Sri Lankan curry and it was great. Lots of variety. Plenty to eat. Staff were good. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Great service, friendly staff and never a long wait. Food has always been good. The fish and chips are one of the best I have ever had and I'm English.

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Milan, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Grilled calamari are very poor. If you have small calamari don't cook in this way!! Shrimp was better but nothing exceptional.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Liked the friendly and helpful service..good price and value for money....clean and near to beach and shops

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Delicious food and friendly service .We were so happy that we visited Coconut primitive for Dinner! Before we live Beautiful country Sri lanka Negombo. Highly recommend for rice and curry it was delicious food with lot of verities.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I visited here on a Saturday evening with two friends. Nice average place. Manager and staff were friendly. Ordered a grilled tuna, some salads, battered prawns and few beers. Dishes were served quicker than we thought by a attentive waiter. Grilled tuna was slightly over cooked but battered prawns platter was great. All in all it turned out to be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The food is good and not too expensive. Service was relaxed but not slow. It's ok. By all means give it a go. It may appeal to you. It's all down to preferences.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

if you really rushed for the next meeting and looking for a quick meal but need it hot and fresh - Coconut Primitive is the ideal location for that. Un believably quick in need - while keeping the quality at the same high level. Prices are really god and in the affordable range compared to the others closeby.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lewis Road, Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: 0774156237

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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