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88 Chinese Seafood House

No 98/1 Havelock Road, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 593017
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
No 98/1 Havelock Road, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was one of the first places I visited to experience a proper Chinese meal. At the time, I wasn't sure what it was supposed to taste like and I thought that must be it. With time, I visited many other where I learned a...More

Thank Akhila G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Don't try and order for home delivery if you speak English and not Sinhala. The staff have a very basic grasp of English (and it seems geography) and you will just end up frustrated and hungry. My last order took 90 minutes to deliver, which...More

Thank Chuckles T
Reviewed 14 September 2017

While other Chinese restaurants in the area seem to be tailor made for bus tours of Chinese tourists, this restaurant appears smaller, cozier, and more frequented by the Chinese that are working in the area. The ambience is nice-ish, nothing to write home about. Service...More

Thank caipirina
Reviewed 6 September 2017

one of my favorite - no-frills Chinese Restaurants in Colombo. Great pricing, very fast turnover, invariably crowded but fast to get a table. Highly recommended

Thank EnjoyingTravelling
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Our favorite Chinese food place which is always crowed. The restaurant is not the best decor or seating inside but the best taste of food. Most importantly the food arrive very fast. For quick meals this place is ideal. The prices are reasonable too. Good...More

Thank Manzy2015
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Place was bit crowded when we entered. A steward welcomed us warmly and arranged a table for us in a minute. Its my first time there and the food has the original chinese taste. Would like to recommend hot buttered cuttlefish and sizzling tofu dishes...More

Thank Nimesh W
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This restaurant may not have the best decor on offer but it certainly has the best chinese food - and one can't go wrong when one sees so many happy Chinese faces at all the tables! I'm afraid we are not at all adventurous and...More

Thank 133mandy
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Popular with local and expatriates, quite surprise to know there are 25,000 Chinese approved working visa staying at Colombo. Food is alright and reasonable, chefs are from Malaysia. Same street there are 3 Chinese restaurants.. fried rice small is sufficient for two persons cost about...More

Thank Daveliang
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Please this restaurant is not at all hygienic, I can see the restaurant from the roof of my house and there are mice and rats swarming the place. Rotten smells circulate and disseminate from the kitchen. I am truly sorry but please be very careful.

Thank mufaddal h
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

88 has been around for ages. I have been eating here for nearly 20 years. Food is always good. Nothing has changed either. The waiters have been there for ages and so has everything so it's aged. Ignore the unpainted walls and the noisy customers...More

Thank Malaka T
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Davinasv
12 May 2015|
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Response from danukalive | Reviewed this property |
you are one call away from the answer. please call them on 0114516488
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 98/1 Havelock Road, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 593017
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