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“The Best Food on the Island” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Galangal

Galangal
17 Church Street, Christiansted 00820, St. Croix
340-773-0076
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Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
North Bergen, New Jersey
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“The Best Food on the Island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Overall, you will not find a better prepared dinner or service anywhere on St. Croix than at Galangal, especially if you have a taste for Thai food. A must when you come to St. Croix.

Visited July 2013
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Cruzanmon, Owner at Galangal, responded to this review, September 10, 2013
Thank you for taking time to review Galangal on TripAdvisor. Your positive comments are truly appreciated and makes us (after the last not so positive review) feel much better.
We will forward your comments to our staff which deserves all the credit.
Again thank you for your visit.
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English first
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Should not be the first rated rest in st croix”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Ambience: 5 stars. A really good looking restaurant
Service: 2 stars. They took over two hours to serve our dishes
Food: ok but nothing to impress and not thai at all. I traveled to thailand and is not even close their food.
Cocktails: 2 stars. They do not know how to prepare any cocktail drink.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Cruzanmon, Owner at Galangal, responded to this review, September 10, 2013
Thanks for you comment on TripAdvisor although not very flattering it will help us to improve service where needed.
We understand that your last visit to Galangal was not to your satisfaction, and must agree with your comment about that nights service. It was one of these days dreaded by all restaurateurs - but they happen. Chef had health issues, 70% of customers did not have reservation - so everything was backed up resulting in unhappy customers. Please accept our apologies for that. We would like to treat you to a free dinner at our restaurant when you visit St. Croix next time to make up for it.
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Va
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Thai?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I found it a bit odd that a Thai restaurant was one of the top rated restaurants in St. Croix... But it lived up to the reviews. I had the Pad Thai and it was excellent.. The shrimp rolls were also excellent. There is also a very extensive wine list.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cruzanmon, Owner at Galangal, responded to this review, August 28, 2013
Thank you for your visit and taking time to review Galangal on TripAdvisor. Your positive comments are greatly appreciated and shared with our staff.
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Northern VA
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151 reviews 151 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
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252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
“Best place In Christiansted”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Our favorite place in Christiansted. The atmosphere, menu, and staff are all unique, pleasant, and intriguing. The multiple variations/offerings of appetizing food are great. Nothing will disappoint.
Diner One - Thai grilled beef salad, Duck Prig King Red Curry(tender duck and curry can’t be beat), Quatro (ginger, mango, green tea, and melon sorbets), two Kirin beers
Diner Two - Smoked squid salad(the best flavor combination we have tasted), Thai Holy Basil and Beef (not complicated, but sooo flavorful), Mango sorbet, two glasses of Melbec (Argentinean red wine)
$141.00 USD without tip left $171 USD

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cruzanmon, Owner at Galangal, responded to this review, August 28, 2013
We are happy that you visited Galangal twice. Taking time to review Galangal on TripAdvisor is greatly appreciated. We will share your comments with our staff who deserve all the credit.
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Truly superior Thai food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The Pad Thai was the best I've ever had anywhere. The restaurant's decor is lovely and the service was excellent.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cruzanmon, Owner at Galangal, responded to this review, August 23, 2013
Thank you for taking time to sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are very happy that you liked especially our Pad Thai. We will share your comment with the kitchen staff, which deserve the credit. Thank you again for your visit.
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