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Amma's Cafe

Vic Arcade, 27 The Mall, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 411 212 094
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“curries” (10 reviews)
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Sri Lankan, Cafe, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Vic Arcade, 27 The Mall, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

This restaurant has a number of Asian cuisines. We had the Indian food which was really nice. Not particularly cheap.

Thank Lesley J
Reviewed January 11, 2017

We were recommended by friends to go to this place and finally tried it. Lovely staff, clean premises and fresh food in the bain-marie. We had lamb curry, dahl/lentils, rice, biriani and spicy beans. A complementary serving of papa-dam strips was included and all for...More

Thank paknasi
Reviewed January 8, 2017

A must if in Darwin! could not get better curries if you are a fan of Sri Lankan food. We had a selection of authentic food at the holiday smorgasboard prepared by the owner herself. Amazing taste

Thank Didioliva
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food...we visited Darwin by cruise boat and found this small restaurant. What a surprise! We recognised the real Sri Lankan taste...we enjoyed every minute...thanks to the very kind and good cook!

1  Thank Anton E
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Went for Friday buffet dinner... limited variety but enjoyed the buffet... for me flavors were avg.. i liked the eggplant very much..

Thank Shaa2016
Reviewed November 18, 2016

The food is exceptional. For some years now we have numerous times purchased lunch or dined in for the Friday night buffet. The variety of dishes that are offered even for a vegan such as myself is phenomenal. The wonderful flavours she incorporates into her...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

After finding Ammas Cafe was excited to hear we could pre older hoppers we made our booking Saturday for Tuesday only to arrive and hear bad news that hopper mix had gone off.

Thank JanAnt2004
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The places to be, when my tongue wants to feel home. Best authentic Sri Lankan food in Darwin. If you love curries, Here is the place you must visit.

2  Thank Nim P
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited ammas for lunch and had a great meal. We requested string hoppers and Roshell the owner had our order ready . We had some great Currys to go with it. Reminded us of a meal prepared in Ceylon and gave us some fond...More

Thank Angela1232016
Reviewed September 3, 2016

We phoned the day before & ordered string hoppers. As promised, the lady who owns & runs the cafe had a very tasty spread of string hoppers accompanied with lamb & chicken curries, an eggplant dish & a coconut sambal. All of the dishes were...More

1  Thank Niri A
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vic Arcade, 27 The Mall, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 411 212 094
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