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Ideal Restaurant

2329 Commandant Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-5527, St. Thomas
+1 340-777-5321
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“rotis” (16 reviews)
“goat” (11 reviews)
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Caribbean, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2329 Commandant Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-5527, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gentleman at the counter of Ideal was very friendly and able to give details of the food choices. I ordered 2 roti to take away. one boneless chicken and one vegetarian The Roti (skins) were lovely - nice soft dahlpuris warm and fresh. They...More

Thank helenonholiday2015
Reviewed 25 August 2017

My husband and I were looking for a bite at a local favorite that served up something special....Ideal was recommended by a gentleman who lived worked in the area. He was kind enough to walk us to the restaurant and introduce us to the owners....More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We came here for lunch and were not disappointed. We tried the potato and chickpea roti, goat roti as well as the veggie platter and curried goat platter. Everything was delicious. The platter came with rice and beans, plantain, yam, and potato salad. The portions...More

Thank FoodieAdvice
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

First, not actually Roti, but curry was decent. Price outrageous. We got the tourist shaft. Don't go if you are a tourist. True roti does not come wrapped in a wheat tortilla anyway. Go to BVI

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Ideal knocks roti out of the park. Wonderful pepper sauce and a very reliable experience that keeps it a part of my regular schedule. There are few places downtown St. Thomas that I enjoy as much.

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to to some Indian food so we decided to try this place out. The first thing you're welcomed by the moment you set foot inside the restaurant (if you can call it that!!) is the strong, offensive, pungent odour of curry...More

1  Thank Suchitra P
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome food! I was a bit worried at first, but I was pleasantly surprised! The day afterwards, I went to Roti Palace, and instantly regretted it. I'm not too big on meat, so I recommend the potato and chickpeas. I also love their rice and...More

Thank Nokomis M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Knowledgeable and nice staff very willing to explain what Roti is. My wife and I split a shrimp while the other couple we were traveling with had the goat. Food was excellent and they had great local drinks. We had the Sorrell which was fabulous.

Thank FuninthesunAZ
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Possibly one of them funkiest 10 best places to eat in Saint Thomas. Naim and Anita took this place over about 2 years ago and it just keeps getting better and better. For great local food, it can't be beat!

Thank drdavegoodman
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Two locals recommended this place for Roti when we were visiting in Jan 2017. This was a new food experience for me. Where has Roti been my whole life??? The beef Roti was enough to fill two people. I will go back here every time...More

Thank MarieZanfa
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Artūrs O
1 October 2016|
Response from Lucy K | Reviewed this property |
Their website says this: Island wide delivery available. Please call 1 370-777-5321 for delivery or pickup. They are open 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day but Sunday. They are closed all day on Sunday. Hope this helps!
23 February 2015|
Response from Dave P | Property representative |
Hi, yes we deliver to the Marriott. We are open 11AM to 5PM Mon-Sat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2329 Commandant Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-5527, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Charlotte Amalie
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-5321
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