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Black Ginger

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Samuel Fahlberg, Gustavia 97133, St. Barthelemy
+590 590 29-2103
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Boston, MA
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

since when does thai food for two cost 300 euro??? Oh I forgot, on St Barts it does. The food is pretty good and I would return, but I just can't get over paying this much for a meal that should cost about half.

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Thank hellas79
Toronto, Canada
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142 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thought we would have a slightly cheaper meal and try Thai food which is usually a reasonably priced restaurant trip. I looked at the menu on line a week before and thought the prices were quite extreme for Thai but then not surprising since we were going to St. Barths. At those prices, I was prepared to be bowled... More 

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Thank Cankenjan
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A reliable, relatively new restaurant with a terrific Thai/Asian menu, in Gustavia. The atmosphere is moodily dark, with gigantic blood-red lighting fixtures, and always fun. An always welcoming manager makes arrival here a consistent pleasure, and the meal never disappoints.

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Thank Keith M
broadview
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

likely the best food we ate while there. recommend that everyone try it at least once. Its beautiful

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Thank 63susieq
Trois-Rivières, Québec
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered the chicken and shrimp raviolis as an appetizer, was very good. (Price 18 euros) Then I had the chicken in a citronnelle and coconut milk sauce. It look more like a soup!! There's about 8 oz of a "liquid" sauce and maybe 2-3 oz of chicken. It was served with a bowl of sticky rice. (Price 28 euros) For... More 

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Thank Natalie D
New York, NY
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Black Ginger, a Thai restaurant, offers a welcome change of pace i St. Barts eating. The place is charming, the staff is delightful but anyone used to good Thai food will be disappointed by the bland plates here. maybe one should ask for a bit more fire!

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Thank luxtravelsNYC
Leesburg, Virginia
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners and the staff were great. The grilled calamari was excellent, the grren curry chicken was just ok. My husband had a fish dish he said was good. Very nice wine list.

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Thank Lisa F
Hartford, Connecticut
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here with a friend on my last night in St Bart's. We started off with a refreshing Ginger Martini, steamed dumplings and spring rolls, then moved on to roast duck. Arrived on the early side and enjoyed very good service, but as the restaurant filled, that tapered off. Still a great place and would return.

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Thank Eleanor B
vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing food, great service, and beautiful atmosphere. Highly recommended!!! We spent a week in st Bart's and ate there twice. Only because we found it at the end of our trip! The owner is very sweet and clearly takes a great interest in his restaurant. If ever I return to st Bart's it will be my first dinner.

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Thank scattvermont
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, not very hot chili. One of the best places to eat in gustavia, and the best for thai

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Samuel Fahlberg, Gustavia 97133, St. Barthelemy
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Barthelemy  >  Gustavia
  • Phone Number: +590 590 29-2103

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