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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” (14 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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61 - 70 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 1 April 2015

Being English we are picky about our curry (it is after all our national dish) this did not fail to impress, great menu, great fresh flavours, great service and an amazing mango lassi to boot. Loved this place, highly recommend and will be back

1  Thank Princess__l0ul0u
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Arrived at 7 pm and got the last available table. Our group of 4 ordered chicken tikka masala, lamb vindaloo, chicken vindaloo, naan, and garlic naan. Everything was delicious. We have been coming for 10 years; love the food and love Lal! We spend 4...More

Thank pamannrose
Reviewed 28 February 2015

My husband and I love Indian food and we really enjoyed Lal's while staying in Simpson Bay on the island. The panek paneer was the best we've tried and my husband especially liked the chicken tikka. We ordered four dishes and shared them all and...More

Thank Kristin H
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We've been going to Lal's for years, even back at the old location by the airport. I like the newer spot on the water. Idon't know that it always lives up to the "Curry in a hurry!" promise but the food is delicious and, compared...More

1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

A really nice curry cooked to our taste - flavourful without being overpowering. Starters of veg and meat samosas also recommended.

Thank YorksUK
Reviewed 24 January 2015

Already 13 years a regular customer I am still enjoying the food at Lal's (otherwise I wasn't a regular...). Recently Lal surprised me with a curry that is not on the menu and I don't know if I can mention it as maybe more people...More

Thank Gizmo-Timmy
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We love it; it is very relaxed / informal but the clear focus is on consistently excellent Indian food. Chicken Tika, Butter Chicken, a few varieties of naan, Chicken Korma, basmati rice -- we could have spent the entire night. WONDERFUL stuff! Go!

Thank jmbcomms
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

We asked around the island and everyone told us Lal's was the best Indian food - accolades were correct. Small place behind a market. Easy the find. Fresh authentic Indian food.

Thank CMFernando
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Lal's was the first Indian cuisine we tried when we first moved to St. Maarten and it was OK. But when you compare it to the other Indian restaurants on the island (such as Bombay Bites, Shiv Shakti, etc.), Lal's takes last place in my...More

Thank World_citizen_SL
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I've been coming to the island for the past 7 years and a few years ago we discovered this tucked away gem. One of the best tasting indian food. Great owner and we always have a great tasting meal there. The paapadam is fresh, light...More

Thank germangirl212
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, 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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