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Ocean Moon Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, International
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The center of the beach with access by road or from the beach | phone 94 041-2252328 / 0777-190-152, Mirissa, Sri Lanka
+94 41 2 252328
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want super fresh fish, cooked well you can't do better than the Ocean Moon. Danny steered me towards an amazing giant Red Snapper that was served up perfectly! Not pricey either and eaten by the waterside! During the day, as long as you buy a bite to eat or a few drinks, you can use the sun beds... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I chose the red mullet from the display table. It was grilled to perfection and was absolutely fresh and delicious. My boyfriends prawns were not as good, perhaps a bit over cooked but he still enjoyed them. The only thing I would say is be aware of the prices quoted on the fresh fish, for example the chap said 1000... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

There is a lot of same restaurants on the mirissa beach, but ocean moon is really well! Service is good and fast! Fish is amazing!

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Thank Maxim Y
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited this place for dinner and the place similar to all other places was full due to peak travel season. We were surprised by the way the serving staff were behaving with guests. The waiter went to the extent of shouting at us when we complianed about the food. Nothing great about the place and should be missed.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

The staff were very helpful and agreed to cook the tuna how we wanted it, very lightly cooked, and they succeeded. As a result this was by far the best tuna I have had in Sri Lanka and at a very reasonable price. The jumbo prawns were very slightly overlooked but still very yummy. Beautiful location on the beach. What... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

We tried most of the beach places and this is our favourite. The staff are friendly and happy to help, quicker to serve than most as well. They will guide you through the fresh fish table, I was offered a tiger fish, unbelievably good. Only place we went back to in 12 days here

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

Without knowing anything it can be hard to choose between the collection of seafood restaurants that line the beach at Mirissa. Our criteria were #1 - fresh fish, #2 - reasonable price, and Ocean Moon was the business that best fit that bill. At night, a wide range of the day's catch is put on show for you to pick... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

The lunch was decent, basic Chinese-style noodles. Dinner was fantastic - fresh barracuda from their nightly display of the catches of the day. Some of the best fish I've ever had, and very filling.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Great location on the beach and very friendly staff. We pretty much used this restaurant as our base for our three days passing through Mirissa. Very good value for a seafood platter to share.

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Thank Mark W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

I had a really good (big) lobster for only 3500 Rs. This was by far the cheapest one (5000 and 7000 Rs in comparison). The red snapper and fries were okay. The staff was very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, International
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The center of the beach with access by road or from the beach | phone 94 041-2252328 / 0777-190-152, Mirissa, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Mirissa
  • Phone Number: +94 41 2 252328
Description
This eatery is listed in Mirissa.com. It serves the best seafood in Mirissa.
The lobster and red snapper that the owner Sirri cooks are simply divine. I would like all our fellow travellers to enjoy this magnificent food. Skype : oceanmoon46.

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