The largest population of Sri Lankans outside Sri Lanka is found in New York City, Staten island one of the five borough in New York City has an area known as little Sri Lanka.
The dense population of Sri Lankans in New York City has leading to a number of Sri Lanka restaurants and eateries sprouting in different areas in New York City.
We sampled a list of 5 outstanding Sri Lanka Restaurants in New York City.
- Kottu House
Kottu house is a Sri Lankan restaurant that is situated in the buzzing Manhattan’s lower east side. Its menu consists of Sri Lankan classic meals Kottu roti (flab bread with veges and meat)
Sigiri is a cash only Sri Lankan restaurant located in East Village at 91st avenue in New York City. Sigiri offers sumptuous Sri Lanka delicacies at customer friendly prices and even allows BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle). Signature dishes include kottu (rice noodles with stir-fried meat and vegetables) and the crab fired rice.
- New Asha Sri Lanka
New Asha is a Sri Lankan restaurant is located on 322 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island New York. New Asha has been operating the longest in terms of authentic Sri Lanka cuisines in New York City. The restaurants has something for everything it offers both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.
- San Rasa
San Rasa is situated at the Victoria Boulevard on 226 Bay Staten Island, New York City. Using only the highest quality ingredients, San Rasa brings you the tastes, textures, and fragrances of authentic Sri Lankan food.
Randiwa is a Sri Lankan restaurant located Richmond Avenue 1405, Bulls Head, Staten Island New York City. Randiwa restaurant is well known Sri Lankan dish of rice and coconut milk crepes and hoppers (bowl-shaped pancakes)
- Ceylon Curry
Ceylon Curry is a Sri Lankan restaurant located on 324 Victory Boulevard, Mid Island New York City. Its famed for its Chees Kottu and it also offers modern interpretations of classic Sri Lankan dishes, with a particularly diverse coconut roti menu.
Lakruwana is a Sri Lanka restaurant based at 2170 Broadway in Manhattan, New York City.
The restaurant’s interior decor is covered from ceiling to floor with Sri Lankan murals and sculptures. Lakruwana offers a fresh, unexpected alternative to the traditional Sri Lankan restaurant experience.
- Sagara Food City
Sagara Food City is located in the heart of New York City. Sagara Food City offers authentic Sri Lankan cuisine. They can also be contracted for outside catering, they also offer take outs and delivery of Sri Lankan food.
- Dan Rosa
Dan Rosa is actually an Indian restaurant however they provide great authentic Sri Lankan Cuisines. Some of the authentic dishes you can savor include Pittu (cakes made from steamed rice flour and grated coconut, kottu roti, and string hoppers).
Hoppers is Sri Lanka restaurants meals on wheels. Hoppers are food trucks that offer authentic Sri Lanka meals and side dishes.