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Samson Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, Asian,
Wella Devala Rd, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
+94 77 673 2445
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
20 Mar 2017
“Absolutely Chilled out, Great Food”
11 Nov 2016
“Surprise on the beach!”
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Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Wella Devala Rd, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Spent the day at Samsons. Ice cold beer in chilled glasses. Service was prompt and friendly. The salads looked great, the fried rice tasted lovely. What more could you ask for a day on the beach sun bathing.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Nice people and good service! Chicken noodles and grilled prawn - great taste. Ask for the chili paste :) Great location!

Thank TonjeJok
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I come to Unawatuna beach regularly, just discovered this restaurant and it is awesome! Talk to the owner - Madu and his family who run the place- casual, relaxed, great calue, and classy freshly caught superb fish! A++++++++

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We have been coming to Unawatuna for many years, and even the longest established places have dips from time to time, but the cooking here has been reliable this year. Madu, the owner (aka Samson Jr) doesn't do much of the cooking himself now, but...More

Thank broughhouse
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We stay two days in Unawatuna,and we came in this restaurant both nights,cause the food was so delicious and the owner so kind and nice.The atmosphere is calm and candle lighting make it even more romantic.We find the price really honest,and the grilled prawns really...More

Thank Francesca M
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Great seafood and perfect location to chill out. Prawns, cuttlefish, lobster, crabs cooked to perfection with salad and chips.

Thank Jaliya B
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We have eaten here a number of times now and every time the food has been amazing, the staff extremely friendly and the atmosphere is excellent. I strongly recommend the whole cooked fish and a few cold lions to wash it down. Prices here seem...More

1  Thank Jason M
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Perfect location right on the beach. They also have sunbeds and tables under a big tree that provides much needed shade. The menu is typical unawatuna beach food, but well cooked and served by super friendly staff! It´s cheep and feels much more genuine than...More

Thank Magnus Ö
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Good meal at this cafe on the beach. Very good service. Great choice of seafood and other dishes, very quick and friendly service.

Thank BeingJoy
Reviewed 5 March 2015

samson is a family-run restaurant which serves the basics that you get on unawatuna beach. we had the grilled whole fish which was fresh and tasty. Service was oK, nothing spectacular. I liked that it was a family-run place with the mum cooking in the...More

Thank noplanes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wella Devala Rd, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 77 673 2445
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