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Considered a delicacy which is both expensive and hard to prepare, prawns are a commodity that gets less attention than it deserves. ISSO disrupts this by reintroducing prawns as an easily available fast-food in a price bracket that's affordable to a majority.
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

The food was very tasty and the staff were very friendly. We had a Sri Lankan sharing platter and this was a perfect first taste of Sri Lankan curries. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 4, 2020 via mobile

I highly recommend ISSO for everyone who loves seafood as they serve quality food in various styles.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Visited this place for dinner. The taste of the prawns & mini octopuses are okay but not worth the price and the portion for one is not enough. Would not recommend unless you just need to try them out.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed October 31, 2019

Tried isso for the first time on 3rd August 2019 and we were very very disappointed. The shrimp and chips was a total let down. Firstly, the menu does not even state that they serve sweet potato fries with the shrimp. However, anyone could sense...was the heaps of Aji no motto in both the shrimps and the chips, which was so terrible that Not sure if it's really fair to give 4 tiny shrimps next to a whole heap of chips even if it's for children! The onion rings were a total let down too! It was way too dry and spicy and totally bland as well. The hummus and pita were alright the nasi goreng was okay too. Just disappointing that isso charges such premium prices when it's totally not worth it!! This complaint was sent to the isso Instagram page, on 3rd August 2019 and upto date (31st October 2019) there no response from them! This had to be mentioned.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2019

visited for a quick lunch during afternoon. weekday. wasn't crowded. fresh yummy spicy food. extremely pleased with the service. very good range of food. colleague tried the jaffna prawns. its die for!. had a thambilii to cool down. must try the nasigoreng next time..i had...spicy prawns with couscous and salad.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2019

Dear moderagem, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food and the dining experience. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed September 13, 2019

Loved this place. Worth every rupee sent! Service: Excellent. The staff was extremely friendly, and attentive. They help you with the menu and give recommendations to best and popular dishes. Food: We can customise our food for our need. And once the food comes you...can simply devour it without thinking of anything else! Their prawn curry is exceptional. So, always make sure to order it. Ambience: The place is airy, spacious. Nothing fancy about it, but very clean and tidy. Verdict: I will keep visiting this place again anad again! You should do too!More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2019

Dear Ovzie_being_a_foodie, Welcome back to ISSO! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food and the dining experience. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. We...More

Reviewed August 29, 2019

We visited the location at Dharmapala Mw for the first time and tried the Thai red curry prawns with garlic roast paan , penne pasta, isso vadei and rice n curry prawn dishes. The portions are big and delicious, red curry was amazing. Once you...dip that piece of roast paan into it and eat it, you just cant get enough !! . The seafood is fresh and overall good quality. friendly staff and good service.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2019

Dear Tharindu K, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food and love the concept. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. We look forward to...More

Reviewed August 29, 2019 via mobile

A fast food type joint for sea food ( prawns). Reasonably priced and good food. Fast service. Starters were good too and decent portions. Serves 1More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2019

Dear Travelhop1, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Isso...More

Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

Went to try seafood and had a nice experience. We tried different cuisine and enjoyed all of them. Good place to be for seafood in Colombo. Staffs were friendly. The restaurant was clean along with a nice atmosphere.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Dear Sydartha, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food and love the concept. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed July 29, 2019

Only had take-out from here and delivery but the food is always very good and fresh! The sweet potato fries are a MUST HAVE as if the Red Curry. I'm yet to venture further than that, but will do soon!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Dear MariaSelvEd, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food and love the concept. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. We look forward to welcoming...More

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Getaway556769
November 12, 2018|
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Response from naveenr532 | Reviewed this property |
No beers
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diptimanrajen
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Apinash S | Property representative |
Hi diptimanraje n, Isso is about a 10 minute taxi ride from Jetwing Colombo Seven. From ward place, turn down Wijerama Mawatha towards Boudhaloka mawatha. Once you reach Boudhaloka mawatha, turn towards BMICH and... More
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missak887
October 28, 2016|
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Response from 313charmaines | Reviewed this property |
No they don't.. it's only Prawns.. but oh so worth it!
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