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Route de Sandy Ground, Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

We ate here several times over a few weeks and each time the food was outstanding. The dim sum dumplings and every red curry dish were the best. The waiter/cook is all business yet so entertaining. He is worth the visit. Many people also order take out here because the picnic tables look a bit sketchy but the neighbourhood is... More 

Thank wendave2
Stratford, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2017

I'm vegetarian and picky, so finding food I love is hard. The coconut curry with tofu I had was insanely good, and my carnivorous dad was able to get something he loved too.

Thank Riley B
Vantaa, Finland
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344 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017

As said, very limited seating. Family atmosphere and friendly guy on duty. We are not that familiar with Thai kitchen, but we enjoyed the food. Main ingredients (shrimps and chicken) were great, but vegetables rather 'medium'. Somehow we found our portions and drinks overpriced to other roadside places in western Marigot.

Thank ettelbruck
1 review
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Little inconspicuous location before a roundabout. They offer typical fair that is cooked to order fast. It's no frills authentic food and at great price.Cash only euros.

Thank James M
Toronto, Canada
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2017

The food here was delicious, it is a tiny little place but the food itself was very authentic and was a great price for a huge serving. Very laid back and homey environment, partially due to small size and the dogs that were around.

Thank Cassandra J
Chicago, Illinois
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226 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2017

With just a few tables inside, Chay’s can seat more customers outside in a space shared with Farfel Pizza…the wafting blend of Italian oregano & Thai curry is a warm welcome to this stretch of Marigot’s Sandy Ground. Stop by and take a whiff. (Caution: motorcyclists take this hairpin curve at blinding speeds…often with their lights off. A good candidate... More 

Thank cdub333
2 reviews
Reviewed November 24, 2016

The atmosphere is very laid-back. It shares its seating with the Italian restaurant next door. We usually get pad thai, curry, and the coconut soups. Have never been disappointed.

Thank seapine22
Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 21, 2016

This little hole in the wall (literally!) only has two tables inside and some small tables outside but packs a big flavor into it's dishes. The restaurant is a little grimy and if you aren't adventurous you may want to take it to go, but the people who work there are extremely friendly and the food is quick and delicious... More 

Thank Tara M
Lake Mary, Florida
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257 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Definitely the best Thai food on the island. Don't blink too much or you will miss this diamond in the rough. Chay's is very small with most of the seating outdoors. Very casual dining and family owned, this is authentic Thai. The menu is extensive and they will adjust dishes as needed- I am allergic to any kind of seafood... More 

Thank Geonannie
Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2016

It remains our favourite Thai restaurant on island. The food is good, the service simple and efficient, and the price is good (service included as French side). The place is not big, it is simple, the terrace is along the road, so not a romantic spot. But the value is excellent, and we are never disappointed with the flavours, nor... More 

Thank Marie-ClaireCM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route de Sandy Ground, Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Marigot
  • Phone Number: 33590519815

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