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Dimali Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Asian, Sri Lankan
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great vegetarian meals, chef (wife) and waitor (husband) know restrictions well. Tasty juices and all fresh ingredients, some of them from their backyard.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank thebe123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be patient, Sri Lankan food is not fast food! Like with many restaurants when ordering Rice + Curry ordering in advance is best. Furthermore, the customer service is quality. Warm welcomes and smiles all round, making the environment most pleasant. Food is freshly prepared, with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank lcwmuswell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The owner is a bubbly character who proudly showed me around her garden, explaining the plants and their use in her home style cooking. The coconut hoppers were delicious washed down with tea. Thanks again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank N4635UEsamt
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

I was really surprised by this restaurant. The food was very average and poor (rice and curry: everything was on one plate, there was no dhal, curry was poorly flavoured... mee goreng w shrimps: we got only 3 shrimps). We were only customers in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank heroldovakarolina
Reviewed 8 December 2018

There was a good variety of food options on the menu which were well priced. We had the rice and vegetable curry between the two of us which was very tasty. The service was good and the staff were friendly. We were also offered more...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank charlottesR3374EB
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Verry good Time, verry good teacher, verry good cooker... Everyone coming in mirissa should go there, to eat beacause it’s delicious, and to learn how to do the famous rice and curry! The best in town. Thank you for everything such a really good experience...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lolette2402
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We were 4 people splitting 3 dishes since 2 of us weren’t that hungry, she then made 3 extra large portions without us asking since she realised we were going to share. Afterwards she showed us around the little garden were she grew her spices...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Petrea N
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but my foodie heart was very disappointed after choosing the place with "the best rice and curry in Marissa"... Got a plate of rice with a nice dhal, alright mixed green,quite bitter vegetables and some pieces of pumpkin. It was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Valerie D
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Yesterday we've been here on our last night and what can I say? It was one of the best dinners we had in Sri Lanka!!! You will love it!! And it even felt a little bit like home when your mom is cooking för you....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank iderah2013
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing food! It came out steaming hot and very fresh. The staff were so nice, accommodating and they give you extra if you are still hungry for no extra cost! Best rice and curry I’ve had in Mirissa. It’s a must try.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joshadodd
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