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Catalina Grill

$$ - $$$
Asian, Sri Lankan, Chinese, Seafood
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Gall Road Koggala, Koggala, Galle 82104, Sri Lanka
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sri Lankan Air Force runs this restaurant. It's an open restaurant, and they serve freshly prepared food especially the sea food. Suitable for Asian and western food lovers. Food is not much expensive and they serve quickly. There's a lot of space for parking, and a small children park also. They have a modified old aircraft which was used by... More 

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Thank Thanansayan N
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Catalina Grill restaurant is one of the best place to get your lunch or dinner at Koggala. This is owned by the Sri Lanka Air Force and maintain also by them. Therefore the quality and the tasty of the foods are in high standard.

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Thank SSRD
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Visited this restaurant with friends for the lunch.. all the staff members didn't bother to serve the guests. We had to wait for about 30-40 min to get our ordered food. prices were reasonable but never recommend to anyone due to the poor service.

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Thank KumaraKK
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Best ever restaurant in Galle area. Nice and neat. Five stars to cleanliness. Next to Sandy beach with nice breeze. Amazing food with wide range. USD 10 is enough for a good lunch. Wine bottle is USD 10

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Thank Yasas D
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Nice and calm beach for a relaxing time. Nice sun set breath taking view of the ocean a sound of the pcean is good. Food is fine and staff ok...

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Thank Dananjaya D
Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Servise was very bad and slow... I ordered fried chicken with cashew nuts and I got only bones with a minimum meat (like 20%maybe) on it and few cashew nuts on the small plate. Waited almost hour to get it! A french fries we orderder as a side dish we got like half hour before the meal!!! In the end... More 

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Thank Alenka408
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Despite the reviews i have read, this place served us some really great food. The veg soup was delicious and the green thai curry was full of flavour. The service was also very very good. I would recommend this place.

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Thank Mark D
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

This is in southern coast. Had an unforgettable experience with polite hospitality of sri lankan airforce.excellent place with delicious foods.we could enjoy on wide beach.and specially got in to aircraft and sat on pilot seats. Had some knowledge about aircraft as well.very friendly staff and average cost.

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Thank Dinesh J
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We went here on recommendation from our Rep without reading trip advisor reviews beforehand. What a mistake. Agree with other reviews - hygiene questionable, food questionable and service poor. And not value for money either. I really wouldn't recommend this place.

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Thank zoe12583
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

We went here because afterwards we planned to go to the beach. Arrived early afternoon and it took TWO+ HOURS to eat! It should be noted that the restaurant was nearly empty (1-2 other tables with people). We ordered 1 plate of spaghetti bolognese and 1 plate of cheese nooddles, plus 2 sides of french fries, 2 mixed fruit lassies,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Sri Lankan, Chinese, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gall Road Koggala, Koggala, Galle 82104, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Koggala

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