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Golden Taste

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Dauphin Street, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Talk about outstanding food! My wife and I requested our guide to take us to an authentic St. Lucian cuisine spot. This was it! Service was very friendly, very fast, and huge, delicious portions. We enjoyed it so much that we ordered two more to go for dinner again that night! This is a must eat spot in a very... More 

Thank JGrand88
Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Golden Taste is PERFECT! The food is delicious and they give you more than enough food. This is Authentic St. Lucian food. I went here two nights in a row and was wow'd both times.

Thank Jennifer M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I decided to try this location on the wrong day, on the day of pinehill fun walk and the wait for food was 30 minutes. The world doesn't stop because of a large order for a walk. Hunger waits for no man!

Thank Cleopatra M
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Nice restaurant serving local food and a good place to chill out and watch the jump up get started. Perhaps a little pricey for the area, but I always enjoy my meal and the service is ok. Incidentally, it was the only place that I could get a gin & tonic to keep my wife happy ( after her 3... More 

Thank Norman R
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended Golden Taste as a true experience of Caribbean food and we weren't disappointed. The food was plentiful and delicious and the staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. We will definitely visit again.

Thank JaneCrosland
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Our hotel receptionist recommended Golden Taste as the place to eat during the Gros Islet Friday night street party. Glad we followed her suggestion. The setting may seem a tad rough and ready but the fish was super-tasty and the portion size was large.

Thank tiasusanna2015
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This place never fails me! It's my weekend go to whenever I'm on island. We typically go for the curry goat on Saturdays but I've also had the garlic shrimp and stuffed chicken, both of which are amazing. The plate you get is GIANT and the value is outstanding. You're full with delicious food for the whole day it was... More 

Thank Sara B
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Fabulous local restaurant serving the best of Lucian crusine, hearty, tasty food at affordable prices. Worth the short journey to Gros Islet.

Thank DAW02
Saint Lucia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

This is great restaurant with food all prepared with love. Food taste so homemade that it has become my regular Sunday lunch spot after church. Grilled dorado with ground provisions and steamed vegetables; baked chicken and fries; baby back ribs and vegetables and macaroni pie.

Thank AADivers
New York City, New York
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! We had the tuna and the dorado with all the sides and some hot sauce. It's a nice place to sit, got to watch some tennis on the TV. Will definitely go back and can't recommend enough. They also take credit card which is nice.

Thank Rachel K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dauphin Street, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Gros Islet Quarter  >  Gros Islet
  • Phone Number: 758-450-9792
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?