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Lal's Indian Cuisine

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Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-587-9059
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Bedford, New York
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a casual, reasonably priced meal with exceptional food this is the place to go. We are food snobs from NY and we think the food here is better than any Indian food in NY. Seriously delicious onion kulcha, lamb biryani, lamb rogan josh, chicken tika masala....and the string is on the water over looking Simpson bay. Highly recommend!

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Thank racheldeborah
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Good Food. Service gets backed up when many patrons are on scene. so you will have to wait a bit. Have been repeating for over 7 years..

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Thank Ronald-Islander
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

THE HIDDEN INDIAN FOOD "GEM"! Lal is quite the "character", he's there to greet you and chat! And the food is the best Indian food I've ever had! So great that my boyfriend and I had to take some to go for the plane ride home (passengers were envious) The outside dining is great, right on the water near the... More 

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Thank Nikki J
Green Bay
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

My Wife and I found Lal on a Wednesday night. The rice was fresh and served hot. I had goat, not always done well, but this place horned it. My Wife, the chicken curry... if my Wife takes pictures it IS good. Great place, good quality and fair price... served on the water on the lagoon!

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Thank Ken2NLyn
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very clean place. A mix of outdoors enjoyment with inside cozy chic. Delicious food that equally caters to Caribbean habitual eaters as well as tourist taste buds. I loved the surroundings as well as the location. Service is good, waiting time is acceptable. In my experience, it did fit the bill. If you are looking to enjoy regular everyday Carib-Indian,... More 

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Thank trinidadcarib
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A must when visiting the Island. Always fresh and made to order. We go to Lals every time. The waitress is great and from South America in Guyana. Lal is up to date with all American Sports. Ask him about the horses when they are running.

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Thank Bruce S
Maryland
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Can't keep away! Great Indian food that is fragrant and perfectly spiced. Lal is a great person and makes sure everyone is well taken care of. Its right on the water so it has a nice ambiance!

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Thank VictoriaCH
Berlin, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We LOVED all of our food. It was all delicious! The owner was so fun, friendly, and entertaining. We really enjoyed our visit to Lal's and hope to go back someday again! Probably the best Indian food I've ever had. Vegans will be happy that they don't use Ghee in their dishes, so you can get truly vegan Indian food... More 

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Thank Lisa M
Grafrath, Germany
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Again...great music super good food...not expansive great staff wonderful owner...classy older Music lover...

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Thank jacob v
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Lalls Indian Food is Freshly Cooked to order and second to none on Both sides of the Island. We visit twice a year. Lall loves to talk about the track and the Derbys. Great place to watch a game

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Thank Bruce S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-587-9059

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Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
10 months ago
New York City, New York

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?