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06 53/3 Ramakrishna Road Colombo, Colombo 00600, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 361384
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Negombo, null, Sri Lanka
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must go place for Dosa, some days when u feel like eating some thing vegi you are spoled for choices in colombo 3-5 but most of them are not clean food looks avarage staff are rude But not at SHANMUGAS they are fantastic, food is tasty, 100% clean very friendly staff enjoyed my lunch.😋

Thank Ruchitha K
North Babylon, New York
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although you would have to wait a bit to be seated and get your food, its completely worth it. The food is so tasty and makes you feel like you are in India. This place is pretty popular and most of the time its crowded. So reservations are recommended!

Thank Imasha F
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only does Shanmugas have the best Indian food in town, but it is also accessible now! It adds another 5 stars to a place where they already serve fantastic food with a smile. The staff are always courteous and nice, the owners are always so humble and welcoming. You just cannot help but keep returning to the place. We... More 

Thank BoundlessDiscov
Bengaluru, India
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

it's a 100% vegetarian Indian restaurant that will serve most of Indian food. they have a vegetarian omlete made of besan flour batter (yellow gram powder) as supplement for egg) mixed with onions n chilli & topped with some pepper. it's a good eat (mildly spicy but good to try) all other dosa, idli n other rotis n curries r... More 

Thank RanjithR
Dehradun, India
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96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 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
Reviewed 6 March 2017

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
Reviewed 4 March 2017 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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87 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 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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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

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 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

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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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
US$30 - US$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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
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?