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Golden Taste

Dauphin Street, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
+1 758-450-9792
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Dauphin Street, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for great local food, we were directed to Golden Taste by our hosts. We were greeted cordially and served promptly. I had the ribs and DH had the garlic shrimp, both of which were delicious. We both cleaned our plates, even though the portions...More

Thank skyhunt2008
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I visited Golden taste in 2016 had the best food ever for the best price then visited this year with some friends decided they had to go there. We went on a Saturday night not too busy & that made it even better we all...More

Thank vern175
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We were taken to the Golden Taste by our wonderful taxi driver, Tony Alexander. We ad 5 in our party and two of us had the Garlic Shrimp, one had the Dorado, one had the tuna and one had the lambi (which we misread on...More

Thank Michelle M
Juliana M, Owner at Golden Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you very much, we are so pleased that we were able to satisfy you and your family. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Golden Taste for lunch after looking for somewhere that would offer local food...we weren't disappointed. The place was full of locals with a regular stream of takeaway orders being picked up as well. Menu of about 10 dishes all served with rice, pie,...More

Thank Big_Darlo
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit to Gros Islet and our third to Golden Taste. We have never been disappointed. My hubby had BBQ ribs each time and that's a recommendation, since we're from the American South. I have enjoyed the fish sticks (blue marlin, unexpected,...More

Thank atlddxs
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to try home creole cooking and fresh local fish then do stop over here. Prices are reasonable and its a fun street vibe, run by some wonderful local women. Highly recommend it.

Thank Christina075
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Wonderful authentic Creole cuisine. We both had the grilled lambi which is something we could never find in a restaurant at home. Also Gros Islet is a wonderful break from the touristy atmosphere of Rodney Bay. Make this a definite stop during your visit to...More

Thank tweety69bird
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I don't understand all the rave reviews. The food wasn't bad but it also wasn't good. Nothing was very flavorful and much seemed heavily fried. Good friendly service and decent atmosphere, but I'd be reluctant to recommend it for the food.

Thank jackonferry
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Lunch was excellent, absolutely no complaints about food or service. Nice breezy, quaint, open air location.

Thank Rory H
Juliana M, Owner at Golden Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thank you very much, we do give everything our best.

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our family of seven ranging in ages from 6 to 60 brought take-out from Golden Taste bask to our villa to enjoy. Golden Taste was highly recommended by our villa's Saint Lucian neighbours as the best place in Gros Islet to get great local food....More

Thank nextportofcall
Juliana M, Owner at Golden Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thank you very much, I'm happy that we were able to satisfy you and your family.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dauphin Street, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Gros Islet Quarter  >  Gros Islet
  • Phone Number: +1 758-450-9792
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