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“Good tastey food for cheap ”

The Cafe on the 5th
Ranked #83 of 609 Restaurants in Colombo
Price range: $2 - $6
Cuisines: Asian, Cafe
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Nice range of food with a nice out door setting. food is yummy and price is cheap

What can I say front Sri Lankan currys to pad Thai this place has a range of dishes at a cheap price... And everything we have tried here is delicious

Excellent

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Reviewed March 6, 2014

Been several times to this establishment,, perhaps the silky freshly made hoppers are the reason.. Very casual place, prices are very acceptable, the freshly made pastries which are famed I feel are priced on the higher side, however the lunches, dinners, Kottu, and the spicy curries, symbols, are a definite yes and inexpensive. Make sure to order mild if you are a visitor. All in all a good rating house.. Oh and watch out the nosy crows who trouble during the afternoons and tries to steel your food out of the table quite fun sometimes annoying id say. Staff friendly but during weekend dinners very busy and can be a bit tired and un attentive sometimes....

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Reviewed February 9, 2014

I like the food there, they have buffet and you can have a snack but also rice and curry or pasta or Malaysian style cuisine. Also they have desserts quiet tasty but not great. The place is very popular and crowded during the lunch time because of the variety of the dishes and the reasonable prices. They have to keep it a little bit cleaner though

Thank Olga V
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Reviewed January 13, 2014

The hoppers were great. But sadly not much of a choice in curries for vegetarians.
The service was extremely slow.

Thank pura_handa
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Reviewed January 10, 2014

Our first dinner in Sri Lanka and so far the best taste wise. The restaurant setting and atmosphere is ok. Charming just above average, but nice and clean with outdoor serving and attentive waiters. Lots of locals. The food was excellent - and cheap (250-400 rupees pr meal). Would recommend.

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Thank DanishStudent85
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