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Cafe Punto

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42 Pedler Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 759 9994
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Brisbane, Australia
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110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A local family-run restaurant, Café Punto is a go-to inside Galle Fort for friendly, generous, tasty, value-for-money meals. In an area touted as the most expensive in all Sri Lanka, this little eatery puts forward home-cooked dishes at arguably the most reasonable prices of the old town; with the pick of the bunch being a 5-strong spread of curries with... More 

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Thank tastytravelling
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Punto creates food from scratch so, if you prefer the real taste of real food, then you will find none better than Punto. The service is very good and it is a great spot to unwind and watch the hordes wander by.

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Thank peterhumberg
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went 3 Times,The first One I have a porta dish of nodules served with a very unhappy attitude by a lady to annoyed to have costumers. I tryed for breakfast it was impossible the lady keep telling it was closed or it wasn't the right time and at when I came back at the time she suggested there wasn't... More 

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Thank Stefania C
Taipei, Taiwan
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is with a simple and cozy decor. The staffs are friendly and the food is delicious. We have ordered teriyaki cuttlefish( Srilanka style, not Japanese style), rice and curry, and mixed salad. They are all in large portion with a reasonable price. Only cost around 2000 Rps for three people with drinks. Recommend to ppl who want to... More 

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Thank Sharon L
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure why this gets such rave reviews. The owner was lovely but the vegetable curries were pretty bland (maybe we should have requested spicy?), kids' tuna was burnt, fried noodles tasted like Maggi instant chicken noodles. We're still searching for decent (& decently priced) food in touristy Galle Fort....

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Thank Bobblepob
Greater London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service is excellent, the food is fresh and the curries and rice were fantastic for the price. It is family run, the wife does all the cooking and the husband does the waiting, along with their son.

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

rice, papadam, curry and 3 different sides. Nice small place, friendly, chesper than places around..

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Thank oniTakhaN
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't add much to what's already been said several times. Tiny family-run restaurant; wife does the cooking, husband does the waiting. Everything cooked fresh, so it can take a while. Great curry and fruit juices. Marvellous.

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Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes, France
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we went at this place for lunch, only 5 tables available, the atmosphere is cosy , it's a family restaurant, all freshly and hand made food , I eat punto special rice & chicken curry , the taste was very good, a little spicy and my wife took chicken fried noodles, it was not spicy. very good value for money.... More 

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Thank Olivier S
Mainz, Germany
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast and lunch there. It is run by a sri lankan family and they offer really good traditional food. You can even taste some muslim dessert as the family seems to be muslim. Best fried noodles we've had in Sri Lanka.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Sri Lankan, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Pedler Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 759 9994

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