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Jina's Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant

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Wella Devale Road | Gall district, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 4 380366
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really rude servers - didn't attempt to communicate in any way. Mango smoothie was undrinkable. Enchiladas horrible. Falafel ok. Nearly everything we asked for they didn't have.

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Thank Cassie W
Mumbai
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being vegetarians, there were very limited options available to us for dining in Unawatuna. Jina's filled the gap for us. Though we dined for 3 nights, we must confess that we had only tomato soup, pizza and yogi tea every single time. They were all good, especially the yogi tea, which we found very refreshing. It's a pity that Jina... More 

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Thank ManeeshGoal
Pune
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main chef is traveling and there was a notice expressing regret about minu not having all dishes. We decided to stay back anyway. Ordered maxican and a Pita -Falafel combo. Falafel were quite good with generous salad. I have never understood why they give only half pita, in most places. The maxican burritos had more cheese. I think they... More 

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Thank Swati a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here, did not know what to think since Im one of the biggest meatlovers around! But i picked the falafels and i were amazed, my girlfriend ordered hummus with bread, and she was also satisfied 😊 Drinks Passion drink: 4/5 Lime drink: 5/5 Desserts: Chocolate cake 4/5 Carrot and walnut cake 5/5!! The wife who took our orders... More 

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Thank Adam G
Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a traditional Sri Lankan meal and it was lovely. I had to ask how I should eat it but the owner was more than happy to explain the dish and it tasted incredible

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Thank Slinkay
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66 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

I've been there because it was high recommend by lonely planet! Very bad experience! I was disappointed! Bad environment, poor menu and service very long! If you have time to waste go there......

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Thank Mario C
jinasatzimmer, Owner at Jina's Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant, responded to this review

This is not acceptable as we don't have any long waiting very sorry this is a districting writing More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for different food from the srilankan that's the place!! Good vibes, friendly, tasty and fresh vegetarian food! Must try 🙏🏽

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Thank Michela B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

The food was truly amazing in this place! The owner and his family are super friendly and make very tasty food. Especially the passion fruit juice and the cakes were amazing, as well as the falafel and the sri lankan breakfast!

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Thank anouk9028
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

On a recent trip to Sri Lanka my sister and I visited Jina's and were absolutely blown away by Jina and his amazing restaurant. Jina puts the most amazing love and passion into his food. His cooking is something else. Everything is made with the utmost care and love. I try to never return to the same place twice in... More 

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Lahore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant in Unawatuna for Indian and Vegetarian cuisines. Jina is an extremely knowledgeable person and a great chef. His menu ranges beyond Indian and Sri Lankan food to include Mexican, Middle Eastern, Italian, Irish and Continental. Don't miss to enjoy his playlist of instrumentals.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wella Devale Road | Gall district, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 91 4 380366
Description
The restaurant is listed in the latest edition of Lonely Planet and Rough Guide.
No website as far as I know.

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