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Lal's Indian Cuisine

Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-587-9059
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“naan” (13 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 6 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
Reviewed 23 July 2014

When Lal's was located on the lagoon across from the WinAir office at the airport, it was some of the best Indian food we had ever experienced. The location was charming, the service was wonderful, the food fantastic, and we left happy and well sated....More

Thank Laurin W
Reviewed 14 June 2014

This is a family owned restaurant that has awesome food and portions are big. We a a whole tandoori chicken , cumin seed rice and garlic nan. They even made us a special sauce great prices great people awesome food The only downfall was the...More

Thank DoctorEd711
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Tucked out of the way, but wonderful food, great music, waterfront setting & Lal !!! try the curry, vindaloo, garlic naan, and daily specials!

1  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Spicy hot samosa, dipping sauce.... I'm getting hungry just thinking about it. I've had better Indian mains on the island, but not better samosa.

Thank t t
Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

Amazingly, this restaurant which serves decent Indian food (fresh but oddly flavored) is subtitled "Curry in a Hurry". We waited 90 min for our dinner and no explanation was offered, nor was any attempt made to bring an appetizer. Lal came by and offered to...More

1  Thank molevin
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Lal's has been around the Island for years and the food and service has always been the same "Great" Lal always likes to engage with his customers and pours a great drink. Well worth the trip.

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 26 March 2014

There's so much excellent Indian food on this island it's hard to stand out. It really depends on your tastes. Our good Indian friend drove us here from Philipsburg and we had an excellent meal with drinks for $111 (three people). I didn't care for...More

Thank MangaMan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-587-9059
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