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Mamas Coral Beach Restaurant

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no 338 Galle road,Hikkaduwa, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 275488
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174 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We sat outside in the afternoon for a few drinks which was lovely. Sadly we were there on a Tuesday I think which is their music night, from about 5pm until we left we had to endure the moronic audio guy 'sound checking' this meant that every 15 seconds he shouted 'check check 123' into the mic after the 100th... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is placed right there at the beach, which makes it very charming. Staff is very friendly and likes to talk. The rooms are not recommendable/ below average.

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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mamas is a cozy and relaxed place! Perfect for lunch or just a drink when you spend the day at the beach! And the curry is really tasty!

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Thank Veronika P
Hong Kong, China
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Mamas because of the beautiful views you get from their restaurant. It's lovely to sit outside as the sun is setting and listen to the waves - but that's the only good thing about this place. 2 of the things I tried to order I was told couldn't be made and the vegetarian options are pretty limited... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at mama's for a late lunch. Saw a few dodgy reviews on TA so was a bit dubious. Service was good enough. I got my drinks and food pretty quickly. The menu is pretty good serving a variety of different dishes. The food was decent. Grilled octopus (cooked well) with chips and salad. But the octopus had been covered... More 

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Thank Pete2591
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for a lunch with a toddler after someone recommended this place. Service is non existent!!!! Food ok, but not impressed. But we such a terrible service ,it made it worse.

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Thank Christina H
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place by the beach for lunch and dinner. Variety of sea food on offer including a very nice crab fried rice. Fast service. Relaxed ambience.

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1 Thank Charmalee J
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible view during sunset, but by far the worst service we experienced in hikkaduwa during our stay. The service was in all aspects slow; getting a menu, ordering, waiting for drinks and paying. The drinks however were average.

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stop at mama's restaurant for an afternoon lunch. The menu was very small and the price was way too much for what we got. The lobster and the fish was so sandy it roll in our mouth they didn't wash their fish and seafood well enough. The view of the beach was really nice but overall the dinning experience... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid. We paid 11k rupees for soup that was riddled with shell, shell fish that was a futile struggle for extracting a few meagre scraps of meat and tea that was crawling with ants. Disgusting, revolting and utter rubbish.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 60
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: no 338 Galle road,Hikkaduwa, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Hikkaduwa
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 275488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?