Abacate

Abacate

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Hours
Sun
8:00 - 21:00
Mon
8:00 - 21:00
Tue
8:00 - 21:00
Wed
8:00 - 21:00
Thu
8:00 - 21:00
Fri
8:00 - 21:00
Sat
8:00 - 21:00
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Ratings and reviews
5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Travellers' Choice 2023

RATINGS
Food
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.9 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.9 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
R 12.00 – R 83.00
CUISINES
Cafe, Healthy, Street Food
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
meals, features
Can a gluten free person get a good meal at this restaurant?
About
Nice little cozy cafe to have a quick snack.
PRICE RANGE
R 12.00 – R 83.00
CUISINES
Cafe, Healthy, Street Food
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Cash Only, Table Service, Dog Friendly, Family style
5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles193 reviews
Excellent
185
Very good
3
Average
2
Poor
0
Terrible
3
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Sofia H
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 friends
Abacate is a great place to visit for lunch or a snack while staying in Galle. The owners are really friendly and makes great home cooked food to a reasonable price. We had delicious coconut rotis and hoppers for lunch and had to come back one more time during our stay just to eat it again. We also had a great mango lassi and a dessert hopper with banana and honey. The café is located on a small and cosy road in the Fort. I recommend everyone to visit Abacate!
Written 8 January 2020
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Olivia EI
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 couples
We just had the best coconut rottis and the juiciest avocado, tomato and onion wrap in Sri Lanka!It super fresh, prepared at the moment and with great service. I have been in Sri Lanka for a month and it has been very hard to find coconut rottis available for lunch (they usually only have them for breakfast), but these were the best by far. The fresh juice looked super yummy too. I recommend it 1000% :)!!!!
Written 31 January 2020
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Christina P
69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 none
A lot of Galle restaurants feel really westernised and overly trendy but this is a real Sri Lankan restaurant with great food. It's tiny and the people who worked there were lovely. I had hoppers and they gave me loads and got extra things for me (bananas and treacle with hoppers is amazing!) and it was so tasty.
Written 12 March 2020
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Alex T
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 couples
I've ordered two wraps which I had to vait for 50 minutes(we were only customers) and I reseived a smelly squishy wraps. Chicken was spoiled and smelled terrible. Juice was good though.. I was so disappointed that forgot to take picture of this wraps before give it back..
Written 23 February 2020
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Tatiana P
St. Petersburg29 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 couples
Cheap noodles from the package with vegetables, roti with tomato &cheese consisted 1/2 of onion. It seems that place with all the reviews and place where we had been are TOTALLY different place. Sorry for photos we were TOO hungry. But still don’t recommend to eat here.
Written 18 January 2020
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Jessica D
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 couples
We had a delightful dinner here, food was so delicious and so reasonably priced - definitely our favorite meal we had in Galle. Highly recommend for an intimate dinner or with friends. Try the dahl w roti, YUM!
Written 1 January 2020
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drbill
Suffolk56 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 none
Tucked away this tiny cafe delivers fantastic value authentic Sri Lankan fare. The Kotthu was the best I had had in Sri Lanka and the veggie curry was also delicious according to my co diners. The hoppers and juices all were well received. The owner is a delightful man who speaks good English and is interested in both his clients and food. Highly recommended!
Written 5 January 2020
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Pauline Sara
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 none
Super authentic little restaurant with amazing curries. Extremely friendly family and owner, we had great conversations. The food is so good that we drove 30 minutes from Hikkaduwa to have dinner at the restaurant again. Also the prices are really fair not like in many of the other tourist restaurants around Galle Fort. You can order extra portions of the curries for as long as you're hungry. Definitely the best food we had in Sri Lanka so far!
Written 13 April 2022
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AnnalisaRobLeo
Sri Lanka724 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 family
Food options inside of Galle Fort can be very expensive! So if you are on a smaller budget, this little hidden gem is a fantastic option. It's a simple menu, but the food is absolutely delicious!!! Packed full of flavour and at a great price that won't make you cry when the bill arrives. We opted for the Dhal with sambol and rotty and also tried the vegetarian wrap. Both were really good. It's a tiny place, but they do have a couple of tables out on the road too. The owners were very friendly. Highly recommended for anyone travelling on a budget in search of seriously tasty food inside Galle Fort.
Written 9 March 2020
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Nathan R
Melbourne13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 friends
Group of five, they made us a table across the street to seat us. It's small and that makes for great friendly service. Food took a little while to make but was worth the wait and you're probably not in a rush in Galle. Food was wonderful. 4 of us had prawn kottu with pineapple salad and the other had a really nice rotti wrap. Fresh juices and lassi too. 5 out of 5.
Written 8 January 2020
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kristinaidzi
New York City22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 couples
This family run restaurant has the freshest ingredients and the kindest service. Our breakfast was perfect in every way. We ordered the Sri Lankan breakfast with mango lassi and a banana shake. The breakfast came with dahl, seeni sambol (which the owner so graciously gave me the recipe for so I can try and recreate it at home) and some spicy chutneys as well. Wonderful experience!
Written 21 February 2022
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iVincent73
Verbier72 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 none
Authentic, fresh food in a tiny place - a family business with three generations under the roof. The owner is talkative and very friendly; he was born in the 60’s in this very house. We took the traditional Srilankan meal and it was simply delicious. Try it!
Written 20 February 2020
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emma_gfe
Clara12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 couples
Delicious food at a really cheap price. The owner was very friendly. Everything is cooked fresh to order and our curries were refilled when we finished the first bowl. Best place I ate in Galle.
Written 15 April 2022
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ReedyKappa
Sydney164 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 family
Beautiful food for breakfast, great street vibe. Run by a family the owners are super friendly. Try the coconut roti and Dahl and ask for the spicy sambal if you like a hot local breakfast. It’s very reasonably priced and good portion size. All good things take time in Sri Lanka so be prepared to wait.
Written 25 February 2022
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Hugh M
London6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 couples
Small simple cafe with Super friendly and delicious food. Service is genuine and kind. Portions were a good size and we were full after our meal. As he had extra lassi and juice in the blender after filling our glasses we were topped up a second time. Abacate deserves their top rating in Galle if you're looking for a quick bite to eat.
Written 19 March 2022
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