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Alta Italia

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36 Porutota Rd | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
+94 31 2 279206
08:30 - 23:30
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have to agree with the previous reviewer, Casper. Avoid this place! The bulletin board states it is under Italian management. We went in because I had a desire for lasagne which was posted on the board. When my companion, who is from India, questioned why the "manager" didn't seem Italian, his answer was that his boss is Italian. Lasagne... More 

Thank HarryTheTraveler
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I had passed here on a number of occasions and thought that before leaving Negombo I would visit, especially since a friend from my hotel had said how good it was but I could not understand why as it always seemed to be empty. When I visited there were just two others present and I was shown to a table... More 

Thank binonatrip
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5 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016

what a crasy place , we had dinner in this restaurant , i order for fresh tagliatelle , the guy bring me some spaguettis !! but he didn't advice me before any excuse he just said we don't have tagliatelle , it's not the season bla bla bla !!! at the end of this dinner , he propose us some... More 

Thank Mini D
1 review
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Don't listen to the Lonely Planet! This place is crap. The pizza's come right out of the fridge and the food is way too expensive.😠

Thank Casper K
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

the place is deadly, food I guess is adequate. they do not encourage or sell the place to get customers. Very disappointing.

Thank kilted123
Negombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Was wonderful. I absolutely don t get former reviews. We had a nice terra d avola, and pecorino as appetizers it was soooo nice to taste real cheese after 2 weeks in Sri Lanka. Sara, the owner lived in torino for 20 years, and he knows what Italian food is. So no enamorata della sua cucina is

Thank Sophie L
Madrid, Spain
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

1st thing to consider After we got into the place there was no one in, but suddenly a man appeared without any t-shirt (¿???) 2nd thing to consider We asked for two tagliatella carbonara and after waiting for long, we just got some kind of salty pomodoro pasta (¿???) 3rd thing to consider We had to pay 1100 lkr for... More 

1 Thank 13floor
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We went there for dinner and ordered jumbo prawns with salad. After waiting a loooong time we got our meals and got by the look of it very disappointed! It was 6 prawns, much smaller than a jumbo prawn, and a handful french fries! The prawns were overcooked and didn't taste of much, and they weren't even cleaned properly! The... More 

1 Thank Camilla N
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Ridiculous 7 Euro for a piece of frozen pizza like bread. Godd that the potatoes were rreshly made. Otherwise i would have not paid for the pizza. Not worth a bite.

1 Thank Sewerin S
1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2015

we were there with the family for one week. It was really nice.with family atmosphere,good hospitality.Moreover it was cheap and best compared to all other places. Food was very good,specially sea food. We got transport service from them for complete tour.

Thank Sangeetha S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Porutota Rd | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 31 2 279206

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