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Salt water restaurant


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Dreaming for a good fresh juice after a walk around the lagoon, wishing for a tasty local breakfast to start your day full of energy,.. come and visit us! Opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Sri Lankan tasty cuisine made with fresh product. Taking cooking lessons available on demand. We would be glad to welcome you in a familial and quiet atmosphere to share our culture for food with you.
$3 - $35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Cafe, Barbecue
Reservations, Seating
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The superfresh seafood Kothu was totally amazing and a huge portion. The second day we had the curry & rice which was also totally fantastic. You will need some patience because everything is freshly made by the owner and his mother, but the meals are...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Volkaramba
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ottimo ristorante! Cucina fatta dalla mamma del proprietario, leggermente lento il servizio ma ne vale la pena! One of the best restaurant in the area, fresh made food, nice place and people! Gamberi were great!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank FedeZenobi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best cury of our holiday at this small but amazing resaurant. Also the host and is very kind

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Caenep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had rice and curry, fried rice and kothu and all was simply amazing. The dishes were HUGE and the price is reasonable considering the location. Nice staff and lovely atmosphere also contributed to our delicious experience.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank martinacall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant close to a lot of resorts. Great home cooked food made to order. We had the calamari curry and the calamari kotthu, both of which were superb. Some of the best food we’ve had in Sri Lanka so far.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 585riche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, very reasonable prices and friendly service. Salt Water is a small, low-key, family-run cafe so don't go in a hurry but the well-prepared and inexpensive local dishes are well worth waiting for. Since we were a large group we called in ahead to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MarkChiangMai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family run restaurant with mother and son smashing out fresh food from the kitchen. Some of the better rice and curry we've had in just over a month traveling in Sri Lanka. The homemade chutney was amazing. Super friendly service in a chilled atmosphere. Prices...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Kernow_Jake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food and friendly family atmosphere. Very good ratio of quality and price. We definitely recommend this restaurant! After more than two weeks of traveling in Sri Lanka we can conclude that here were the best prawns!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ana-Honza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice family-run restaurant. We visited for dinner and were extremely impressed by the quality of the food and the impeccable service. The dishes we enjoyed, calamari koththu and veg curry, were some of the tastiest traditional food we’ve had in Sri Lanka. Definitely...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Luke F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The tipical food is delicious , there is a music very nice and there are much kindly. It's perfect for lunch and dinner!

Date of visit: January 2019
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