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06 53/3 Ramakrishna Road Colombo, Colombo 00600, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 361384
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Dehradun, India
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95 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just go and try thier food. They serve authentic Indian cusine. Best place for vegetarian. Simply Amazing!!!

Thank Yogeshupadhyay
Ahmedabad, India
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are pure vegetarian so try this restaurant for lunch. As we want pure indian vegetarian food we ordered paneer kadai and veg kolhapuri, butter naan and dal fry jeera rice. Taste was too good.

Thank Kush P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing vegetarian food. Good variety and excellent value for money. Service could improve a bit. Overall good place to have Indian food.

Thank Rajitha A
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have a huge variety of Indian food here. Fast service. Nice seating environment. Tasty food with good portions.

Thank Piumal T
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been several times to Shanmugas. Mostly they are busy during weekends. Better to do a reservation before going. I have been here for breakfast 2 times and lunch several times. Their Idly and Ulundu Vadai is a great combination for a perfect breakfast. I like the chuttny and sambar they give. The place is very calm and they... More 

Thank anojanp
Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a basic restaurant with silver plates and cups but the rice and curry vegetarian meal is awesome. Food is very tasty and is popular amongst locals. Its reasonably priced and generous quantities if you are hungry

Thank startravel01
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I went to there for my lunch. It was a memorable times. Because I never feel like that taste in veg meals.

Thank sakuni k
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

It's always crowded and you will have to do a booking to avoid disappointments. Food is tasty and prices and reasonable. I saw VIP personals such as Indian actresses and Sri Lankan ministers enjoying its food during my visit so this should be famous. They offer a buffet on Sundays and poya days with wide variety of foods. Soft music... More 

Thank sanjeewaR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing variety of food and reasonable price. Very fast service too. Highly recommended. Good location.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

The restaurant serves south Indian as well as north Indian food. The size of the dosas is huge, compared to what we get in India. Food quality is good and the restaurant is neat and clean. Don't expect to get exact indian taste, but the hotel is noway bad. Its a really good , quiet and nice place. You have... More 

Thank Debashish1511

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 80
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 06 53/3 Ramakrishna Road Colombo, Colombo 00600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 361384

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