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Pearl of the Ocean serves delicious Sri Lankan cuisine, using fresh quality organic and locally grown ingredients and a variety of special ingredients imported directly from Sri Lanka. We have many vegetarian and vegan offerings that are unique to our restaurant, as well as several dishes that include meat and seafood.

Award-winning Chef Ayoma Wilen (Best Chef America 2013)
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  • Hiranya J. Isla Vista, CA

    Excellent food served in a nice location. Being Sri Lankan, I can say without any doubt that food here is the real deal. Very authentic and original. My Friends from Europe who tried the food really liked it too. Totally worth the drive and the cost.

  • Elizabeth S. Santa Barbara, CA

    What a find! I spent a month in Sri Lanka last year, and have craved the subtle combination of spices and fresh ingredients ever since. We stumbled across Pearl of The Ocean today when hunting for vegan food in Santa Cruz. The chef is from Kandy, and...

  • Hongxia C. Newark, CA

    Pearl of the Ocean is beautiful and has delicious food! We enjoined our lunch yesterday. What a pity, I've left my handbag at the restaurant. I need your help and want to get my important cards back. Anyone who see my passport, driving license please...

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About Us

Pearl of the Ocean

Phone (831) 457-2350
Hours Mon: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm