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“Great Thai food in St Croix” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Galangal

Galangal
17 Church Street, Christiansted 00820, St. Croix
340-773-0076
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Cuisines: Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Thai food in St Croix”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Loved the upscale Thai decor of this restaurant. I had the beef red thai curry with rice and it was really good. The rice portions could be a little bigger. The ambience could be set a bit better by playing authentic Thai music. Overall a great evening out.

Visited April 2014
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Cruzanmon, Owner at Galangal, responded to this review, May 10, 2014
Thank you for your visit at Galangal and taking time for a review on TA. We are happy that you liked our food.
In a time of dwindling resources we are trying to serve portions which avoid waste. However we offer addition rice at no charge.
We hope that you will visit us again at your next trip to St. Croix.
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“Absolute must while on St Croix!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

We came from St Thomas for a weekend and wanted to try some of the best St Croix restaurants. Galangal was one of Trip Advisor's top choices and now we know why. Beautiful decor with intricate details such as carved wooden doors and panels from Indonesia is complemented by perfect music selection and lighting. Service is very good, suggestions for our appetizers were welcome and delicious - we had tuna and mussels, the last one is a must try! While choosing wine you will notice several German wines, not surprising with proprietor Arthur being German,and that dry Riesling sure went so well with our food. We had our 4 month old daughter with us and unfortunately had to ask for our entrees to be wrapped to go as she started fussing a bit and we didn't want to disturb other diners. We finished our Asian short ribs and night's special lamb rack at the hotel and I must say a separate Thank You to the chef for that potato cake with scallions and also the way they cook rice. Amazing. We also had a flourless chocolate cake with green tea gelato to round up this decadent meal. While waiting for some to go utensils at the bar I noticed how beautiful glassware was for the after dinner drinks. So if you are having a meal here,treat yourself to a little grappa or port in the end. Make a reservation as they seemed to be filling up early.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 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, May 2, 2014
Thank you for your visit at Galangal and taking time to write a review on TA. We are always very happy when our customers appreciate our food, service and ambiance - it makes everything we do worthwhile.
Hope to see your again when visiting our Island.
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Manitoulin Island
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“An Exceptional Thai experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The food and atmosphere was wonderful. Great service, great food, great atmosphere, The service was very attentive and professional. Was there near the end of my stay in the Islands and so did not have the opportunity to return but certainly would have,,, Beautiful place.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 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, May 2, 2014
We appreciate your visit at Galangal and your review on TA. Your positive comments will be shared with our staff who deserve all the credit.
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“The most exquisite looking restaurant we have ever dined in.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Galangal is an absolutely beautiful restaurant. The decor shows an incredible attention to detail - intricately carved wooden doors, acoustic tile on the ceiling, subdued lighting, beautiful Italian porcelain tile.
The service was professional, attentive, and friendly. The food was Thai with a bit of an island twist. Good, not great. A little spicier than we would have liked. Extensive wine list, but a bit pricey - as was the menu. Not unexpected at the finer restaurants on the island.
Galangal is a very good restaurant. The owner is omnipresent and is trying his best to make sure that everyone is enjoying their visit. I was a little taken aback when he handed us a little card at the end of our meal that is a solicitation for a Tripadvisor review. That might explain the fairly high number of posts for this restaurant.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cruzanmon, Owner at Galangal, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Galangal and thank you for taking time to review us on TA.
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Christiansted, St. Croix
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Perfect dining experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Had a fabulous dinner here recently. Everything at Galangal is top scale. Not like the Thai restaurants you see on the mainland. Food is fabulous, service outstanding and atmosphere is exceptional.

Visited April 2014
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Cruzanmon, Owner at Galangal, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
Thank you for your support of our restaurant and taking time to write a review on TA.
We are pleased that you liked our food, service and ambiance. We will share your comments with our staff who deserve all the credit.
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