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Galangal

17 Church St, Christiansted 00820-4623, St. Croix
+1 340-773-0076
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (36 reviews)
“short ribs” (19 reviews)
“papaya salad” (14 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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17 Church St, Christiansted 00820-4623, St. Croix
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent 13 weeks on St. Croix as part of the disaster relief effort following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, I had become numb to a constant diet of burgers, chicken wings and fries. Then Galangal reopened. I was saved! Galangal offers an interesting array of...More

Thank TheTravelPro_us
Arthur M, Manager at Galangal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your many visits to Galangal and for your kind review on TA. We are glad you enjoyed our food and German wines. We will share your comments with our staff, who deserve all the credit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

An unexpected delight! Authentic Thai-inspired flavorful curries in a beautifully decorated setting, served by a wonderful wait-staff under the direction of a Bavarian expat owner & host. The short ribs in green curry is not to be missed. Spice level 6 leaves lots of room...More

Thank William F
Arthur M, Manager at Galangal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear William: Thank you for your visit and taking time to share your positive experience with our TA community.We hope to see you again at Galangal.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service from the second we walked in to the minute we left was amazing. The food was spot on. They even gave me and my girlfriend complimentary dessert for our anniversary. The server was attentive and on point. We will definitely be back. Thank...More

Thank Julian L
Arthur M, Manager at Galangal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Julian: Thank you for choosing Galangal for your anniversary celebration and for sharing your dining experience with our TA community, We will share your positive review with out staff, who deserve all the credit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place! Lovely atmosphere with incredible Asian food. Curry and snapper awesome. Also had yellowfin tartar. Wonderful Riesling from Germany. Highly recommend. Fully recovered from Maria! This is a foodie’s not to miss on St Croix!

1  Thank Lea D
Arthur M, Manager at Galangal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Lea: We are honored that you choose Galangal for your twentieth anniversary celebration and appreciate your kid review on TA. We hope to welcome you again at our restaurant.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here a few years ago when on St. Croix and were happy that we were able to come back for a wonderful dinner. The hosts are very gracious and helpful with menu selections. The dining experience is leisurely so if you are in...More

1  Thank Sally M
Arthur M, Manager at Galangal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sally: Thank you for visiting us again and taking time to share your positive dining experience with our TA community. Your kind comments will be shared with out staff, who deserve all the credit.

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Our favorite on St. Croix by far that compelled a return visit during our vacation. Arthur and Gregory were incredible hosts and introduced us to their exclusive German wines. One night I had the Faro Island salmon on wilted kale, mushrooms and asparagus that was...More

1  Thank Larry J
Arthur M, Owner at Galangal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Larry: Thank you for your continued support and your comments on TA. We really appreciate your visit and your review. We will share your post with our staff, who deserves all the credit. Hope to see you again during your next visit to St....More

Reviewed 12 January 2018

Last night's dinner was superb, just as it always has been. The short ribs are the best anywhere, and the squid salad was outstanding. And, of course, gorgeous decor and attentive service. Many wonderful restaurants in St. Croix, and this is among the very best.

1  Thank Cyndee S
Arthur M, Owner at Galangal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Cyndee: We are happy you enjoyed your dinner at Galangal. Thank you for your continued support and for taking time to share your experience on TA.

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Returned to St. Croix, and to our favorite restaurant Galangal. From the first evening on, we had dinner there every day while on the island. Once again, Galangal didn't disappoint. The consistently high quality of the dishes, the beautiful presentation, the terrific wines, the excellent...More

1  Thank OER52
Arthur M, Owner at Galangal, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for your continued patronage and for your kind comments on TA. We truly appreciate it and hope to see you again when visiting St. Croix next time.

Reviewed 9 January 2018

We had the opportunity to dine at Galangal since it reopened following the hurricane. Happily Galangal is still beautiful and the food is delicious. It is still our favorite restaurant on St. Croix. The traditional Asian dishes are authentic and consistently good. The western dishes...More

1  Thank David B
Arthur M, Owner at Galangal, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear David: Thank you for visiting Galangal and taking time to post your positive experience on TA. We appreciate it very much and will share your comments with our staff, who deserve all the credits. Hope to see you again when visiting St. Croix next...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

When on Saint Croix USVI treat yourself to the Best Restaurant Experience on the island. Galangal is differently the best you will experience. From the time you walk in you will be greeted and treated like loyalty with attentiveness in service beyond anything you have...More

1  Thank wamlam
Arthur M, Owner at Galangal, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your patronage and posting your nice review on TA. We truly appreciate it. Wishing you a Happy New Year and hopefully we'll see you again soon.

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Jeff W
11 May 2017|
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Response from Arthur M | Property representative |
hurrah our menu pages are finally up, including our daily changing additions.
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tmilestx
1 May 2017|
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Response from Arthur M | Property representative |
Island casual, no tank tops for men
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Linda P
Dear Management, In response to you, regarding my review - There was no issue with the service at your restaurant, as you suggest, other than the fact that I would not say it was overly friendly when we came in to pick up our food. I understand that many restaurants charge an additional amount for take-out items, however, we typically still tip 15-20%, even on our take-out items. This time was no different. Since we have been to your restaurant several times before, we are familiar with your portion sizes - the amounts we received were atypical...particularly with the Thai Holy Basil with Beef. Trip Advisor did not choose to post the photo I took of this item. It was a very scant portion, to say the least - I do not like your implication that we are unaware of your portion sizes, nor do I appreciate your 'tone' in implying that this meal was typical of your entree portions received (whether in a take out item or as a sit down customer). The amount of rice for 2 entrees was also very small and atypical of our previous experiences in your establishment. As for the quality of our meal, the Pad Thai was tasteless (I asked for medium spice and it had none) and the Red Curry was also bland (with medium spice requested). The reason I wrote this review is for your establishment to be aware of the fact that the quality of our meal was subpar. This is the only way you can improve - unless you feel you are above improvement?
6 March 2017|
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Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
We have only eaten "in house" and have always had a most wonderful meal and wine. It is one of our most favorite restaurants in the world!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 46
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Church St, Christiansted 00820-4623, St. Croix
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Croix  >  Christiansted
  • Phone Number: +1 340-773-0076
  • E-mail
Description
As one approaches the 1729 House, the tan one across from Fort Christiansvaern Park, the Galangal sign, made from wine corks by a patron, is hardly visible from the street. Opening the aubergine door is almost magical as one steps inside an elegant white-table dinning room filled with original paintings, and Indo-Colonial architectural elements. Sitting down at the cool, dry granite bar, one just knows their Martini is going to be ice cold and the red wine will be at 65 degrees. Galangal specializes in authentic modern Thai and French cuisine, combining traditional ingredients with international flavors and techniques. Freshness is the key to Galangal's bold flavors and consistent quality. Spices from Vietnam and Singapore, curry pastes from Bangkok and unusual Asian vegetables grown in Galngal's own gardens, give Galangal's dishes their unique and authentic flavors. Even the soup is made a la minute. Little know fact, Galangal, probably has the best NY strip and pommes frites on island. Dinner 5:30 - 9:30. Closed Sunday and Monday
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