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“St. Croix's Newest and Best Restaurant” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Galangal

Galangal
Ranked #1 of 103 Restaurants in Christiansted
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“St. Croix's Newest and Best Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2010

For the past 40 years, I have seen restaurants come and go on St. Croix. Galangal, the newest arrival, rates at the top of the best. The decor surpasses that of any other St. Croix restaurant. With its imported Thai architectural elements, lighting, and paintings, Galangal is the ideal setting for Thai food that would compare favorably with any anywhere.
Arthur and Gregory round out the picture with their hospitality and friendliness.

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Asker, Norway
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“Galangal - elegant presentation, enticing aromas and tantalising and delicious flavours”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2010

We came upon Galangal by chance in 2009. We did not have reservations and we were quite casually dressed. We were welcomed with gracious courtesy and shown to a window table. The menu is full of temptations, the staff is well versed in both the dining menu and wine selections. The service is excellent. Our chosen selections arrived and exceeded my three dining criteria - elegant presentation, enticing aromas and tantalising and delicious flavours. On our return visit to St. Croix in 2010 we dined at Galangal twice. We were not disappointed. The service, dining experience and atmosphere were as good, if not better than on our first visit in 2009. We will certainly return.
Per and Angela, Norway

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New York City, New York
1 review
“Galangal - the ultimate dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2010

When you first walk through the doors you are immediately transported to another world. You blink to be sure that you have'nt taken a trip to Southeast Asia. As reality sets in, you remember that you are in Galangal, a fabulous new restaurant in Christainsted on the island of St. Croix. The owners have taken great care to engulf you in a beautifully authentic Asian atmosphere and once seated, the service is both friendly and professsional. The menu has been carfefully crafted to take advantage of the chef's culinary traning in Asia. My favorite dishes were the Thai Calamari (the best I have ever had) and the Green Thai Curry Shrimp (Excellent). speaking of curry, they offer an unprecendented 10+ varieties of curry.

Galangal is beautiful, the food is delciious and its a great place for casual dining and special occassions. I'll certainly return for another meal on my next trip to St. Croix. Finally, a place the elevates island dining to a new level.

Steve, N.Y, N.Y.

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New York City
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“An asian-fusion gem with charming surrounds, gracious ambiance and superb food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2010

I have happily enjoyed many evenings at Galangal. located waterfront in historic old Christiansted. First, it must be said that Galangal is the prettiest restaurant on the island. The decor is elegant and decorated with lovely art and original furnishings of South East Asia. The bar is friendly and welcoming, with full menu available. A very user-friendly wine list is available and reasonably priced for the quality. But the star attraction is the food. I have eaten many of the entrees and appetizers. The flavors are authentic, which I can say after many personal travels in SE Asia. The dishes are equal to or better than those I have enjoyed in Thailand or Bali. I especially enjoyed the tilapia steamed in banana leaf, simply exquisite. The green papaya salad is excellent, even by Asian standards. The service is friendly and informed and the music and lighting make Galangal a delightful place to spend the evening.

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