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Cilantro

70 Poratota Road | Sea Port Hotel, Ethukala, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
+94 31 3 322550
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pad thai” (4 reviews)
“green curry” (2 reviews)
Open Now
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
International, Sri Lankan, Seafood, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
70 Poratota Road | Sea Port Hotel, Ethukala, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been here 3 times now. A great place to visit with family and one of the few places that cook lobsters so well. So try the Grilled Lobsters !! This place has a Thai Chef from Thailand who cooks the most authentic Thai...More

Thank vaishtravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the food. It was well cooked and presented the staff were very pleasant, helpful and attentive

Thank Jane K
indikam1, General Manager at Cilantro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hi jane, our ultimate goal is to serve good food with good service.thanks for your comment.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this restaurant. Not cheap. The food is elegantly plated and tasty. There was a flickering light in the ceiling which should have been replaced the moment it started to flicker. It is this kind of detail that lets a place down - and...More

Thank Michael R
indikam1, General Manager at Cilantro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hi sir, thanks for visiting us and sure...we did fixed the lighting situation.appreciate your great concern.please visit us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food good but waiting staff not interested in customers requests. Asked for very spicy but food came out mild. On second visit asked waiter to check with previous waiter how I liked my food. Did not check and again food came out mild. Staff very...More

Thank Maureenwukww
indikam1, General Manager at Cilantro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hi sir, sorry about the inconvenience coursed.please speak to Chef Nonis if you come back.thanks.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we come down to Negombo we enjoy a walk on the street near the Hotel and try a new restaurant. We tried “Lords “ first but since they were busy, we walked few steps down to find “Cilantro” and were not disappointed with our...More

Thank Awesome4Gs
indikam1, General Manager at Cilantro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

hi sir, we appreciate your comment and look forward to see you soon again.we will look in to your concern about the empty wall.thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cilantro has been the go to place for us during the weekends. The food is good and the service is too... The only down fall is the loud music they play inside the restaurant. At times it is a bit hard to have a decent...More

Thank Prasanga84
indikam1, General Manager at Cilantro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

hi Mr.Prasanga, thank you very much for your great comment and we will look into loud music situation ASAP.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the service, keep up the good work! Food was great! Very tastfull! We are coming back for a second time for sure.

Thank Amanda J
indikam1, General Manager at Cilantro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

hi amanda, thank you very much and see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very tasty ordered Currys, the spiciness was just right came with rice and various sides.Also had deep fried ice cream for desert was lovely.

Thank dwjuly1966
indikam1, General Manager at Cilantro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

hi, thanks for your nice comment.

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

First, we are a little suspicious. because they had no wine list but only red or white. so we ordered white and then the main courses. The wine is good and the main courses exceeded expectations. so after thinking that this was the last time...More

Thank Adelsward
indikam1, General Manager at Cilantro, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

hi sir, thank you very much for your great comment and we will be publishing a fantastic wine list very soon which you can indulge with our fine food.see you soon again.

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Went to Cilantro today for the first time just to try a new restaurant. When coming in to the restaurant it was quite spartan. When there is nothing on the walls other than concreat, saxophone music does not do the best... the food was very...More

Thank Mats7766
indikam1, General Manager at Cilantro, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

hi sir. thank you very much for your comment which is constructive for our restaurant to do better.thanks,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
2:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Poratota Road | Sea Port Hotel, Ethukala, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 31 3 322550
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Description
"Cilantro" is a Seafood, Thai and Noodle Bar Restaurant in Negombo Tourist Hub.We Serve Fine Food with Fine Service in a Great Ambiance for Moderate Prices.Come and Enjoy Our Unbeatable hospitality.
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