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Tartaruga Hotel Restaurant & Bar

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Yaddehemulla Road | Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 4 927116
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New Delhi, India
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was excited to see the beautiful beach and settled down for beer and lunch at this restaurant. The place was reasonably crowded . We found a shaded table on the edge of the beach. We ordered Grilled prawns, Seafood platter and Srilankan Curry with rice. The portions were good. The food looked great but the food was terribly overcooked to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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153 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Location wise this couldn't be better, you can sit in a raised bale or chairs and tables in the shade and enjoy a cool drink while watching the waves roll in. We had the pan fried calamari and the garlic prawns. Both were generous serves and delicious. Our daughter had a pizza which looked ok, it must have been as... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel and had breakfast and sometimes lunch or dinner here. Good food, great staff.

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Thank Karina D
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and very friendly service. Would recommend a visit if you are on Unawatuna beach and would like some great fresh food.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant. Be sure to order the Sri Lankan food as it is the food you will want. Be prepared to order less meals than you are people as what they provide is much more than you can eat. For us (2 adults, 4 hungry teenage boys and 2 young girls) we would all have been full with 6... More 

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Pondicherry, India
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in uwanatuna 3 years agoi ate in this restaurant and in March of this year i went back to the same restaurant Food is good .On te beach so very well located Good Place to eat as consistent quality !!

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Thank lescale
london
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375 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had our first meal here since arriving on the coast and we were not disappointed.. We shared two whole fish ( snapper ) which were cooked to perfection. .. awesome .. Drinks were reasonably priced , survive was excellent and the views stunning .. Whats not to like ? Enjoy !

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Thank LondonLockwood
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really nice meal with family here. Pizza was great, curry was delicious and the service was excellent. Our waiter was really nice and even told me how to make the delicious aubergine dish we ate. Sat at a table on the beach which was great with kids. Beautiful views of the Indian Ocean too!

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Thank Louise M
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2nd time we had dinner here, the first time my wife ordered a Smirnoff and received their cheapo vodka and got charged the dearer Smirnoff price. Ok we'll let that slide. This evening my wife had 2 cheapo vodkas and yep you guessed it we got charged the dearer Smirnoff price. We queried the bill and got the bill changed.... More 

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Thank Mike C
Athens, Greece
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited this place twice. First in the mid of the day we were waiting for 30 minutes to order. Second time in the evening they were very fast, but there was a big piece of sand in the food. Waiter did not do anything about it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaddehemulla Road | Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 91 4 927116

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