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saman's restaurant

Saman's Restaurant | Samans restaurant, Kandy Rd, Dambulla, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
+94 66 2 284412
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pineapple” (3 reviews)
“curry” (14 reviews)
“rice” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Saman's Restaurant | Samans restaurant, Kandy Rd, Dambulla, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, nice varietys of Curry, the Service / waiter was very friendly. The price is 800 rupees for one Rice and Curry

Thank Testudo11
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

If your reading a negative review on this establishment then do yourself a favour , go for yourself and then judge , after extensive culinary travels we can say for sure ,,,,, find something better !! You won’t The service was 100% We had a...More

Thank Shaun T
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by our accommodation (it’s right next door), and ranks #11 of 30 on TripAdvisor so we thought why not give it a try. We were the only ones in the very tatty restaurant. This should have been a red...More

1  Thank GandA10
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We went here to eat, based on some of the positive reviews here, and because there is very little on offer in Dambulla. The food - rice and curry - for 800 rupees per person was OK. None of the dishes was really good, but...More

1  Thank koiruli
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I stay one night good staff food and rates reasanable. And i like tomuch owner of this restaurant best antiqe collector lot of things we can see his collection. Realy good place to recomond.

Thank startour752
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Ate here twice on a recent trip to Sri Lanka. What a great meal with a wide selection of Curries (mostly vegetarian). The curry consisted of a huge plate of rice and about 12 accompanying curries. For £4 enough food for 2 people. The Real...More

Thank PeteCaerdydd
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We called in this restaurant by chance as it was close to our hotel. At first impressions it is a little rough around the edges. There aren't menus, they serve only rice and curry. While waiting for our food the owner (I think?) asked us...More

Thank Karla G
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a really difficult review to write - some good and some not-so-good - probably summed up by the wide variations of comments on previous TripAdvisor reviews. The place is certainly quirky - again in a good way and a bad way. The family...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The food was nice. The service mediocre although people were very nice. They could not understand what we wanted so we were served what they proposed us. The place itself has no great atmosphere and its not a memorable place. Its close to Dambulla Cave...More

Thank Angelo P
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We ate here a few weeks ago, it was a disappointing experience! At first there is no menu, the waiter asked us if we wanted rice&curry and I asked him what it will cost for both of us. He just said 800 Rupees so I...More

1  Thank LouchoUbi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saman's Restaurant | Samans restaurant, Kandy Rd, Dambulla, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Dambulla
  • Phone Number: +94 66 2 284412
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