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Tarantino Restaurant

Sri Lankan, International, Asian
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Wellawaya Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Stopped here on our way through Ella for a quick refreshment. Nice little spot to sit and watch around. Not sure about food becuase we didn't have any. Good place to stop by and have a small walk..

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london
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177 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013 via mobile

This is an ok little place on the Main Street - although it is one of the only places not to offer wifi which is a shame. They do an ok pot of local tea although they serve it pre brewed in a pot without leaves so we were not able to let it steep as long as we would... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Stopped here on our way through Ella for a quick cup of tea. Nice little spot to sit and watch the world go by and the young guy that served us was very nice. Not sure about the food - tbh I was massively unimpressed with the grubby toilet and kitchen which put me off. Reminded me of backpacking in... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2013

One of the freindly bars and restaurants on the Ella main street. The owner is freindly and can also arrange you scooter hire to explore the places around Ella

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2012

Came here for bread and hoppers with dhal and sambal before heading out for a walk up little Adam's Peak. Was a nice start to the day. Good dhal and tasty sambal. And the tea warms you up in the morning while you watch the world go by!Worth a visit when in Ella.

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Thank Katie M
Enfield,London
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2012

i went there for a holiday and i had italian meals and it was great.And then i have tried rice and curry,guess what it was pretty good there were plenty of different dishes it amazed and i love it.And their customer service was very cordial and attractive.The Best thing there was we can have high quality and tasty meal for... More 

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Thank Deshan A
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2012

I visited this little restaurant to try rice and curry and some Italian meals. I am surprised, meals were very good. Rice and curry were Excellent. I love it. Staff service should be appreciated. Staffs are very kind and polite. I can highly recommend this restaurant for rice and curry.

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Thank keven r
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2012

I went here not expecting to get the best curry and rice Ive had in Sri Lanka but thats what happened. Not only did it consist of like 100 different dishes (well, may be 6) but all were so tasty and authentic. Great service too and in the evening you can play Karam too (traditional Indian game).

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Lennox Head, Australia
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2012

We tried alot of the restaurants in Ella and the Tarntino ranked somewhere in the middle. It was uncrowded which is always a bad sign and the food was just OK and a little expensive. We didnt bother to go back twice since there are alot of better options, most of them are on the other side of the street.

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Thank Peter K
Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2012

We ordered rice and curry, and it was obvious the rice was a day old, and cold. The curries were bland even though we asked for "Sri Lankan spicy"--why didn't they believe us? surely we know what we want. On the menu was "lemu rice", which for 300 extra rupees was supposed to be one better on the plain old... More 

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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
Sri Lankan, International, Asian
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  • Address: Wellawaya Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella

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