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Isso

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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
Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went a couple of times for late lunch and so comfortable to be able to have food anytime of the day! I was actually surprise with the food and flavours as well with the service! Prices are fair. A little plus (and funny) you can...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cvmdt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for a cheap bite in Colombo. Curry was really nice and staff were friendly and helpful! Thanks

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Brad H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i dont know whether it was the dish i ordered, but the quality of the prawns have gone down. i went to the Sulaiman terrace outlet. i remember the prawns being much tastier. maybe the Isso main outlet is has better prawns,More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JAM D
Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear JAM D, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. It is quite a strange statement for us to hear, that the quality of prawns have gone down; We run a Quality Check and buy only the highest grade of prawns....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't go for the isso , we raelly worried about our money and our time as well. Food came for our table over 30 minutes , totaly insane about it , they were totally mistripresentate us . I ask from the cashier how could be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Shaluka W
Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Shaluka W, Our sincere apologies for the not so great experience you had. We are usually packed on weekends and we assume you had come in for a meal during peak time and hence the kitchen was busy to push the food out quick....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the isso concept and the food was good. Good customer service and pleasant staff The prices are little too high thoughMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ndashikaa
Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Checked out Isso in Green path and in love with the new spot! More seating and place is so vibrant.The lobster biriyani stole my heart, with the enormous portion which could easily be shared among two, and the soft delicious lobster meat and the other...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mackieno F
Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Mackieno F, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and we are humbled by your kind words. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food and love the concept. We will be sure to pass on your kind...More

Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Isso feels like a hipster cafeteria in the tropics that could serve up a hit or miss plate of grub. Thankfully it’s a big hit. We opted for the regular prawns with eastern and southern spice platters and garlic paan and egg fried rice. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Govind192
Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Govind192 Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and we are humbled by your kind words. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food and love the concept. We will be sure to pass on your kind words...More

Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

I would love to thank the entire team who served us variety of dishes and quick service . The dishes were amazing .my favourite was the prawn eastern spice . I would love to recommend all my friends to give it a try . It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lakshan19dayanand
Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Dear Lakshan19dayanand, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food love the concept. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed December 13, 2018

This is a great place to eat prawns in Srilanka. The prawn types can be selected along with a side dish. Prawns can be made accordingly to a selected menu.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank indula2018
Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Dear indula2018, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food love the concept. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

We came here looking forward to eat fish (after travelling in India we really wanted a nice dish of fish for a good price). This place is totally worth it!!! Food is delicious with many different options available, fair prices very affordable. Staff is nice...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ceciliacS654ZW
Apinash S, Owner at Isso, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Dear ceciliacS654ZW, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food love the concept. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team. We look forward to welcoming you...More

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Getaway556769
November 12, 2018|
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Response from naveenr532 | Reviewed this property |
No Liquor
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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 Charmaine S | Reviewed this property |
No they don't.. it's only Prawns.. but oh so worth it!
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