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The Crab & Lobster

Valaichchenai-Nasuvantivu-Navaladi Road | Crossroads of Valaichchenai-Nasuvantivu-Navaladi Road and Kalkudah-Valaichchenai Road, Kalkudah 30410, Sri Lanka
+94 65 4 929679
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“pepper crab” (5 reviews)
“paratha” (4 reviews)
“fruit juice” (3 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Fast Food
$$ - $$$
Valaichchenai-Nasuvantivu-Navaladi Road | Crossroads of Valaichchenai-Nasuvantivu-Navaladi Road and Kalkudah-Valaichchenai Road, Kalkudah 30410, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We had two crab dishes. Serving portion was ok. The crabs are frozen and not fresh. Very salty too. We had better crabs while in SL. very nice ambiance and courteous staffs.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank evamandy
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant has excellent seafood and offers a private dining experience with no frills. The restaurant has dining rooms which lead off either side of the hallway with fans. The food is also very tasty so worth an experience for the small town of valaichchenai. A...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MagnetikRob18
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The seafood in pasikuda is amazing so I expected delicious fresh crab and it was. If you get the baked whole crab then it comes with very little else ( 10 French fries) the black crab curry was really good too but you srilll need...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Becky M
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We had crabs for dinner it was good but not as the Kalkudah crab curry we had it in a resort. It’s value for money that you spend. I recommend this place

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Buddy-Ferdinand
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Having read the other reviews we were not disappointed. The calamari was very tasty and the black pepper crab was amazing.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wayne C
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

After a night of being served slop at our hotel, our tuk tuk driver reccomended this place. Seemed a strange old set up at first with seperate rooms to sit and eat. We preferred to sit outside for the remaining nights we returned. Food is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dave H
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Seemed like a russian roulette going here when reading the comments. However, restaurant was well filled with multiple guests and staff very friendly to help. We took battered shrimps and calamaris as a starter that actually exceeded a standard wholesale frozen quality as described in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Martijn V
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We ate here as a family of four and all agreed it was the best meal of our holiday. We’d all been craving authentic local food, preferably with fresh seafood thrown in... well this place ticks all the boxes. Gorgeous crabs blended into freshly made...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank PeterWR28
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We had two very nice dinners here at our stay in Pasikudah. It is only short tuk tuk drive from most hotels, the food is nicely prepared and delicious, especially garlic prawns with vegetable and prawn khotu. Would recommend!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Petra L
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Genuine simple and wholesome seafood! The pepper Crab is top notch, soups are good and so are many of the other dishes.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Frederic C
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August 2, 2018|
Response from Rod4178 | Reviewed this property |
No. They have a variety of meals. Meat seafood vegetarian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valaichchenai-Nasuvantivu-Navaladi Road | Crossroads of Valaichchenai-Nasuvantivu-Navaladi Road and Kalkudah-Valaichchenai Road, Kalkudah 30410, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Eastern Province  >  Kalkudah
  • Phone Number: +94 65 4 929679
The crab $ lobster seafood family restaurant. The ultimate seafood in Town valachanai passikudah road. we are doing seafood + fried rice ( chicken, beef, seafood) + devils + hot spicy bbq chicken and seafood. very clean and friendly staff.
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