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Ideal Restaurant

2329 Commandant Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-5527, St. Thomas
+1 340-777-5321
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rotis” (16 reviews)
“goat” (11 reviews)
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Caribbean, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2329 Commandant Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-5527, St. Thomas
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11 - 20 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 23 December 2016

If you want goat, chicken, or vegetarian roti-- this is the place to get those tasty and spicy dishes. The restaurant makes the sorrel and mauby drinks also.

Thank Sultana D
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

On a side road that was actually not far off the beaten track, but small, dark and only a few (6-8) counter seating options. So hot and dank, did not venture in and not really an Indian restaurant, as told by a Indian shop keeper....More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We ate here twice as the food and service are excellent. I loved the goat curry with beans, lentils, and rice. The owner very personable and the police eat there. The Roti are huge and well seasoned.

Thank black70bird
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

It took us a few tries to actually find this restaurant but we did it! And once we found it, we were very happy with the food we received. Ideal offers several kinds of meat but because we don't eat meat, my husband and I...More

1  Thank Lucy K
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a place to sit at a casual table and enjoy a meal, keep looking. This little hole in the wall is THE place to get authentic Roti on the island, but the seating consists of about 8 feet of narrow counter...More

Thank Sedona_JimS
Reviewed 21 August 2016

If you're craving Caribbean (West Indian) Food, Ideal Restaurant is the place to go! I was on the island for a week, and visited the restaurant at least 5 times, that's how good the food is, I just couldn't get enough. The restaurant boasted a...More

2  Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Looking for a great Roti with quick service - you have found it - just off the main street in town. Not a sit down location, but take your roti to go and enjoy your lunch in emancipation park, just steps from the restaurant

Thank lourilynn
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A great local spot, much better than cuzzin's. The roit's was very good. A short walk from bunker hill, picked up lunch on way back to airport

Thank Martina S
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I am a vegan by my husband is not. I convinced him to try the Ideal Restaurant since it had vegan options and we were both blown away by how amazing the food was! Very filling and good prices! Don't be discouraged by the look...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Local Family business. Best Roti on island. Great service. Thank you for always taking care of our big orders so well. R

Thank betty J
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Artūrs O
1 October 2016|
Response from Lucy K | Reviewed this property |
Their website says this: Island wide delivery available. Please call 1 370-777-5321 for delivery or pickup. They are open 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day but Sunday. They are closed all day on Sunday. Hope this helps!
23 February 2015|
Response from Dave P | Property representative |
Hi, yes we deliver to the Marriott. We are open 11AM to 5PM Mon-Sat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2329 Commandant Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-5527, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Charlotte Amalie
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-5321
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