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Lal's Indian Cuisine

Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-587-9059
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic naan” (15 reviews)
“curry” (27 reviews)
“samosas” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lal's is a hidden gem. You get what you see. Lal the owner is there everyday and he makes you feel like you are old friends from you first visit. We stopped by accident but ended up going there 3 times on our 7 day...More

Thank AthertonPark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Samosas chicken vindaloo chicken Tikka and fish Tikka Nan and rice Entire meal was average, vindaloo was sweet, fish smelled old and very fishy and chicken Tikka was lukewarm and average at best. Nan was ok and rice was ok too. Referred by fellow tourists...More

Thank HayanBuergisser
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Great Indian Food with great service. Does not get better than seeing the Indian and local population eating at this restaurant. Thanks Bruce & Judy from Hollywood FL

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Great place on the water, amazing food and great prices and the service was awesome. Can't say anything but, a must eat!!!!!

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

For a casual, reasonably priced meal with exceptional food this is the place to go. We are food snobs from NY and we think the food here is better than any Indian food in NY. Seriously delicious onion kulcha, lamb biryani, lamb rogan josh, chicken...More

Thank racheldeborah
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Good Food. Service gets backed up when many patrons are on scene. so you will have to wait a bit. Have been repeating for over 7 years..

Thank Ronald-Islander
Reviewed 13 February 2017 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...More

Thank Nikki J
Reviewed 26 January 2017 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...More

Thank Ken2NLyn
Reviewed 4 January 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...More

Thank trinidadcarib
Reviewed 15 December 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...More

Thank Bruce S
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Aliyah G
14 June 2016|
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Response from steve_brown14 | Reviewed this property |
It is supposed to be Indian Sadly they did not seem to have heard of Dupiaza Madras or Jalfrezi when we visited The chicken was disgusting Would never visit there again
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Scarface81463
23 May 2015|
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Response from jmbcomms | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I know. June is still a busy month on SXM!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
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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