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Mr Fisherman

Panama Road | Pottuvil/18, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
+94 77 781 9820
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster” (55 reviews)
“noodles” (50 reviews)
“fresh fish” (28 reviews)
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Seafood, Sri Lankan, Gluten Free Options
Panama Road | Pottuvil/18, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best seafood arugambay,,,,,,mr fisher man restaurant. Good service very best food,,,super choice food seafood

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sakeel s
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Good seafood arugambay best and fresh I am highly recommend this restaurant ....evrthing perfect... Mr fisherman ... Best of luck Mr fishermen.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sajaad a
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

After serendipitously meeting Mr.Fisherman himself as he was returning back from his daily fishing (he had just caught an enormous elephant tuna), we just had to go eat at his restaurant!! For 15usd each we had more than our fill of fresh fish, lobster, prawns,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We ordered the crab and calamari and we were more than satisfied. It was really delicious and the service was really friendly! Ps: the calamaris are really spicy

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Parmida Z
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I was quite disappointed to read the “overrated” in some reviews. The restaurant is a good place to have fresh seafood- for around 12€ you have several kgs of prawns, tuna, calamari and crab. He is fishing his own ingredients everyday at 4am- sometimes the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank leyla_peace
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We decided to pay mr fisherman a visit after reading all the reviews here. Turned out to be a big mistake. The fish was completely overcooked and dry (definitely not fresh) the sides were cold. Waiting time somewhere between 30-40 min, the staff however did...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Thomas I
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

It wasn't the best tuna we've eaten as it was dry but it was good enough. Service was really fast and they care about clients. Prices are reasonable and you will be definetely full after eating there. I can recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank olcia_2017
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Visited based on the high trip advisor rating! We were disappointed, for the cost of the meal it was not great. Calamari was delicious! Unfortunately, not so much the tuna or prawns. We did not try any other seafood restaurants in Arugam Bay, so unable...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sophielambo226
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

If you want seafood in Arguam Bay look no further. We went for the seafood platter which was more than enough for two people. We had crab, tuna, prawn and calamari all served with chips rice and noodles. The owner is super friendly and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gareth C
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

it took more than 45min for the food to arrive. the praws were average & the sides too oily & cold when the plate arrived. the service was nothing special. so all in all not worth it & also too pricy for what you get.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Brodie C
14 August 2018|
Response from rogja | Reviewed this property |
I was just a customer, and I ordered beer. I think wine is fine too.
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11 March 2018|
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11 March 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Panama Road | Pottuvil/18, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Eastern Province  >  Arugam Bay
  • Phone Number: +94 77 781 9820
Mr Fisherman has been working as a local fisherman and living of the sea for 15 years. 1st June of 2015 he finally made one of his dreams come true. His very own catch of the day restaurant
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