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Lal's Indian Cuisine

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Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-587-9059
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't keep away! Great Indian food that is fragrant and perfectly spiced. Lal is a great person and makes sure everyone is well taken care of. Its right on the water so it has a nice ambiance!

Thank VictoriaCH
Berlin, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We LOVED all of our food. It was all delicious! The owner was so fun, friendly, and entertaining. We really enjoyed our visit to Lal's and hope to go back someday again! Probably the best Indian food I've ever had. Vegans will be happy that they don't use Ghee in their dishes, so you can get truly vegan Indian food... More 

Thank Lisa M
Grafrath, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Again...great music super good food...not expansive great staff wonderful owner...classy older Music lover...

Thank jacob v
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Lalls Indian Food is Freshly Cooked to order and second to none on Both sides of the Island. We visit twice a year. Lall loves to talk about the track and the Derbys. Great place to watch a game

Thank Bruce S
Pickering, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This sweet little spot is outstanding!! Great apps, great mains, great drinks, great host(if you get him in the right mood!). We have been going there every Xmas week for years, and looking forward to it this year!!

Thank DA1wanderer
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Missed this restaurant in several trips to the Island and heard how good it was from our relatives who just visited. Off the main road and only found it as we were staying close by in Simpson Bay. Very casual dining so don't dress up. Open air by the water and the menu is simple as is the atmosphere. 1... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Lal has always taken care of us! Food is good and the beer is great! We have been eating there for years! Everything on the menu is good, especially the tandoori chicken! Casual enough to wear your stretch pants. Enjoy!

Thank Sanjay A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Lal's- the Indian cuisine is authentic, flavourful and the portions are a decent size. We ordered a variety of dishes and shared with a couple of apps and the garlic naan. We enjoyed the variety of spices, flavors and heat levels, ordering milder dishes for the kids. Our server, 'Peaches' was attentive and sweet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Always enjoy a good Indian meal and in certain parts of the Caribbean there aren't any Restaurants including St. Thomas where we go often but in this part of the world and on the Dutch side only there are at least 5!!! First to arrive around 5.30 pm and sat overlooking the boats, bit windy but the owner said he... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

This restaurant is cash only but what a great tasting Indian food indulgence! We could not taste their famous Chicken Chow (Biriyani in a bread..) but both the dishes we ordered were super delicious. Its waterfront location on the bay is added bonus.

Thank 1worldtraveller06

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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 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-587-9059

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Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
5 months ago
New York City, New York

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