The Brunching Series – Episode 09; Kami Maki


Colombo’s culinary landscape is as diverse as it is vibrant, with restaurants offering a multitude of international flavors. Among these, a standout is the Kami Maki, a Japanese Fusion Restaurant. It is heaven for those seeking a unique blend of traditional Japanese cuisine and innovative fusion dishes. Located in the heart of Colombo, this restaurant has quickly become a favorite for both locals and visitors, thanks to its delectable offerings, inviting ambiance, and exceptional service.

The moment you step into Kami Maki, you’re greeted by an atmosphere that beautifully balances modern elegance with traditional Japanese aesthetics. The interior, adorned with subtle hints of Japanese decor, creates a welcoming environment, perfect for a leisurely meal or a special night out. The menu offers a wide range of Japanese dishes, ensuring there is something for every palate. On our recent visit, we tasted different types of sushi rolls, each more delightful than the last. The prawn sushi roll was a standout, featuring fresh, succulent prawns encased in perfectly seasoned rice and nori. The teriyaki chicken roll offered a harmonious blend of flavors, with tender chicken glazed in a rich, savory teriyaki sauce.Salmon and crab sushi rolls were equally impressive. The salmon roll, with its buttery, melt-in-your-mouth texture, was a true indulgence. The crab sushi roll, with its sweet and delicate crab meat, provided a wonderful contrast of flavors and textures. Each bite was a testament to the restaurant’s dedication to using the freshest ingredients and crafting dishes with authentic taste. Beyond the traditional sushi rolls, Kami Maki offers an exciting array of fusion sushi flavors. These innovative creations blend Japanese techniques with local and international ingredients, resulting in unique and unforgettable combinations.The restaurant’s mixologists have crafted a selection of cocktails that perfectly match the flavor profiles of the dishes. Whether you prefer a classic sake-based cocktail or something more adventurous, there’s a drink to suit every taste. On our visit we had the lychee and lemon fruit soda, watermelon juice and the black currant fruit soda. They were refreshing in taste and were the perfect ending for our sushi experience.One of the most remarkable aspects of Japanese Fusion Restaurant is the staff. From the moment you arrive, the friendly and attentive team ensures you feel welcome and well cared for. Their knowledge of the menu and willingness to offer recommendations enhance the dining experience, making you feel like a valued guest. In a city brimming with dining options, Kami Maki distinguishes itself as a premier destination for Japanese cuisine. Its blend of traditional and fusion dishes, crafted with the freshest ingredients, offers a culinary adventure that is both familiar and novel. Coupled with excellent service and a warm ambiance, it’s no surprise that this restaurant is hailed as one of the best places to try Japanese cuisine in Colombo.

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Rtr. Ehansa Rajapaksha
(Blog Team Member 2023-24)

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Rtr. Hanaa Abdeen
(Junior Blog Team Member 2023-24)

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Rtr. Udara Wickramaarachchi
(Junior Blog Team Member 2023-24)

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