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286 Stanley Road, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
+94 21 2 219946
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nugegoda, null, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food. Very tasty. Excellent customer care. Extremely friendly staff.Value for money. Honest and truthful staff who are dedicated to give the best to customers. Definitely can recommend for vegetarians.

Thank Sandani W
Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are two buildings in the compound and both of them are run by same owner and may be share the same kitchen. One is called Akshathai which serve veg food on competing price. I've been there, Akshathai was not an exceptional restaurant but for the price you pay it's outstanding. I wrote my review for that separately over there... More 

1 Thank mahinthan5
Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
1 review
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We visit here after seen good reviews in tripAdvisor. My all family members are ordered fride rice and buriyani. But I am different. I had order THOSE. it was good. I finished my dish soon. After that I 're ordered an other 2 of the same. I was waiting more than 30 min for my second. Finally I washed my... More 

Kuantan District, Malaysia
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11 reviews
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Ordered the thali meals for lunch. Ordered two for my wife and myself. 5 year old daughter didn't want to eat. Service was good and fast. They even threw in a complimentary child meal for my daughter, who eventually enjoyed the food (astonishingly).

Thank Beamboy82
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2016

We decided to become vegetarians for our trip around Sri Lanka, starting at the bottom of the island and working our way up to the top we can say without a doubt that this was the tastiest veg meals that we had anywhere on the island. The service was pretty poor, we felt we were rushed through most of the... More 

Thank brobins
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

The Dosa is fantastic. We tried a few other dishes, also very good. Ask the locals for help in what to order. Very authentic restaurant.

1 Thank Antoine D
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Food was great tasting and the service was much faster than the other restaurants we tried out. The staff were unwilling to accommodate a simple request of making the parata we tried a bit more cooked as the parata was a bit under cooked. The claim was that the cook had left at 7 pm. But we ordered more food... More 

Thank Randy2013
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Although the food was acceptable (though not as good as some other Jaffna eating places, Sunday lunch may not be the best time to visit Nila, as the food selection was very limited. When you first walk in, you go into a courtyard and there was no staff for quite a while to show us where needed to go to... More 

Thank Margaret N
Kelowna, Canada
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Had butter naan, parata, paneer and dhal curry. Was great and delicious Prices also reasonable. Good service.

Thank Manisha E
Kathmandu, Nepal
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391 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is one of the best vegetarian restaurant in Jaffna and I often go for lunch - especially the rice and curry set menu (Thali) which really delicious and must to eat. They also have other choice like dose, bade, uttapam, upma etc. The restaurant is well maintained, nice and clean with hospitable staff. Costwise also very good.

Thank Mukesh S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Chinese, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Stanley Road, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Northern Province  >  Jaffna
  • Phone Number: +94 21 2 219946

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?