We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Cafe Punto

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
42 Pedler Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 759 9994
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

205 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 160: English reviews
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple but authentic food, great service, clean and hygienic. We had the Sri Lankan curries which were good along with a couple of drinks. Unsure if wifi. No alcohol.

Thank 895Pady
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Having rice and curry. So many curries and local meal dishes. Five star food and valuable for price. Hope will cam back and with my friends

Thank Msmnilam
Level Contributor
24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

One week in to our 63 day trip around the world my wife and I wandered into this little place. Vegetable Soup was a 9. Curry fish a perfect 10. Made with fresh tuna! Coffee? None of that Nescafe swill so common. No. Fresh ground and infused in a large French Press. I told the owner "I'm a good cook.... More 

1 Thank John L
Bacchus Marsh, Australia
Level Contributor
32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch Chicken soup was delicious Service was friendly fast and accommodating Perfect for a light rustic meal

Thank Russell G
Level Contributor
104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We went on fit a quick snack at lunch time so had one prawn rice and curry meal between 2 of us. Very good value considering other tourist places around and had 6 dishes, prawn curry, vegetable dishes etc. Taste sensations and all very seasonal. Pop in of you get the chance, traditional and gorgeous

Thank cjesson01
Level Contributor
29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We walked pass this cafe and decided to give it a try. It's a family run cafe, simple and cozy. We came for dinner and order curry chicken and curry prawn. It actually came with a few other veggie dishes (ocra, potato, bean, etc). The food taste authentic and home cooked. The taste was not what you get in 5... More 

Thank WK S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I've been to Galle Fort (Sri Lanka) a number of times since my first visit to Sri Lanka in 2011. I was fortunate to come across this small, relatively inconspicuous place owned by a hardworking couple, on my first trip. Once I discovered how good it was, I would go there for breakfast and dinner most days and it never... More 

1 Thank crikeydick2015
Tokyo, Japan
Level Contributor
33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

if you have a chance to go to Galle, you should visit the Punto Cafe. The Punto Cafe is easy to find, becuse it is situated in the center of the Fort. Inside the Fort, there are so many cafes and restuarants. I confidently recommend the Punto Cafe. I assure you that you can spend the splendid time.

Thank speedsymboli
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious breakfast feast for a fraction of what others in fort area are charging. About $4 US equivalent for coffee juice pancakes and eggs.

1 Thank gary c
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Good value breakfast prepared with care. After many other more expensive but less tasty breakfasts in Sri Lanka we were very happy and surprised to find Cafe Punto in Galle Fort. We did have to wait because the food was prepared from scratch. The service was friendly and the decor simple and tasteful creating a nice atmosphere. At 500 SLR... More 

Thank FHZ143

Travellers who viewed Cafe Punto also viewed

Galle, Southern Province
Galle, Southern Province
Galle, Southern Province
Galle, Southern Province

Been to Cafe Punto? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Sri Lankan, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Pedler Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 759 9994

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cafe Punto staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?