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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 1 week ago via mobile

THE HIDDEN INDIAN FOOD "GEM"! Lal is quite the "character", he's there to greet you and chat! And the food is the best Indian food I've ever had! So great that my boyfriend and I had to take some to go for the plane ride home (passengers were envious) The outside dining is great, right on the water near the... More 

Thank Nikki J
Green Bay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Wife and I found Lal on a Wednesday night. The rice was fresh and served hot. I had goat, not always done well, but this place horned it. My Wife, the chicken curry... if my Wife takes pictures it IS good. Great place, good quality and fair price... served on the water on the lagoon!

Thank Ken2NLyn
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Very clean place. A mix of outdoors enjoyment with inside cozy chic. Delicious food that equally caters to Caribbean habitual eaters as well as tourist taste buds. I loved the surroundings as well as the location. Service is good, waiting time is acceptable. In my experience, it did fit the bill. If you are looking to enjoy regular everyday Carib-Indian,... More 

Thank trinidadcarib
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

A must when visiting the Island. Always fresh and made to order. We go to Lals every time. The waitress is great and from South America in Guyana. Lal is up to date with all American Sports. Ask him about the horses when they are running.

Thank Bruce S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

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 November 20, 2016

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...

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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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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
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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
8 months ago
New York City, New York

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