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Panlaan Thai on the Bay - CLOSED

16 Welfare Road # 6 | Laguna View Complex - In Rear of Building on the Water, Simpson Bay 00000, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-559-2811
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Feb 11, 2016
“This place doesn't exist ”
Jan 23, 2016
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Thai, Steakhouse, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
16 Welfare Road # 6 | Laguna View Complex - In Rear of Building on the Water, Simpson Bay 00000, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed November 6, 2013

Panlaan is owned and operated by a Thai chef. For me, this holds merit and is an important factor when I am craving Thai cuisine. You won't see the restaurant as you drive along Welfare Road because it is set in the back of the...More

Thank caribbeanscout
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Excellent food. Excellent non obtrusive service. The outdoor tables are on the lagoon so the setting is very attractive. A little hard to find because the restaurant is around behind the listed street [16 Welfare Rd.] but well worth the trouble it took to find...More

Thank patmclean12
Reviewed November 6, 2013

What can I say, I'll keep it short and sweet. We were 8, we were all extremely satisfied. Reviews are accurate in this case. Don' hesitate to try it!!

Thank Mister_Simple_Truth
Reviewed October 27, 2013

Last night, my "ex" husband and I met for dinner at this location to give it a try. We are not native to the island, but have been coming since 1995 yearly. We love Simpson Bay, and this upscale classy restaurant served many purposes. It...More

Thank Jetchic
Reviewed October 23, 2013

We were not to sure as to what to expect, but we very pleasently surprised. The restaurant was a bit difficult to find, on Welfare Road, just before the Tropicanna go down the small road towards the bay. The meal was amazing, service was outstanding...More

Thank John B
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Atmosphere to the restaurant is wonderful. Staff was nice. One thing I found odd was that on the board it said it was the only restaurant owned by Thai people but all I encountered were white employees. Food was mediocre. The pork appetizer is GREAT....More

1  Thank Ginelle S
Reviewed October 18, 2013

We always rely on Trip Advisor reviews to help us make dining choices when we travel. This is our third trip to St. Maarten but had not been aware of this great restaurant until this trip. We arrived before 7pm and found only one other...More

Thank gswabb
Reviewed October 15, 2013

Found PanLaan from a St Maarten travel magazine. Seeing that this restaurant is Thai owned and operated, I jumped on line to check it out and their location. Just off the main road into town and behind a building, make sure you pay attention to...More

Thank saintjon76va
Reviewed October 5, 2013

This was an awesome restaurant overlooking the water. It was a very romantic restaurant and the food was great!

Thank KC2231
Reviewed October 5, 2013

Waterfront dining and Thai food was an incredible combination. The service was very good. The restaurant was a little hard to find as the sign is not very big and the restaurant itself is on the ground floor of what looks like an apartment building...More

Thank csmich
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Welfare Road # 6 | Laguna View Complex - In Rear of Building on the Water, Simpson Bay 00000, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-559-2811
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The only waterfront Thai restaurant in St. Maarten. Authentic Thai cuisine in a tranquil waterfront surrounding with both, indoor and outdoor seating...Open everyday. Lunch 12pm-3pm Monday-Friday Dinner 6pm-10pm Sunday-Thursday Dinner 6pm-11pm Friday-Saturday
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