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Golden Taste

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Dauphin Street, Gros Islet, St. Lucia
+1 758-450-9792
10:00 - 23:00
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Fri 10:00 - 02:00
Sat - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mega yum!!!! The ribs were honestly the best I can remember ever having! The rum lunch was the best on the island and the Callaloo soup just amazing (I ate this soup several times on the island and this wa any favorite). They are slightly busy on Sundays as it is the only big restaurant open, but they will make... More 

Thank imademokat
Juliana M, Owner at Golden Taste, responded to this review

The Ribs are our signature dish, I thank you very much. Hope to see you again. More 

Nashport, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and large portions, We ate here twice on a five day stay..Prices are reasonable and US$ and Credit Cards are welcome. The barbaqued ribs were the best I have had anywhere in a long time.. If you visit St. Lucia you will want to try this place.

Thank havensmi
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

While on vacation in St Lucia, we wanted a place to good and meet our locaal friends and get some local cuisine. Everyone at the hotel said Golden Taste the place to go. The place lived up to expectations and then some. The food was great although we all ended up getting the backed chicken and everyone left food on... More 

Thank Wade N
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Went there with our host Cheryl, who eats there since years. Always same good quality. Caribbean kitchen at its best. Served fast and hot. Try the ribs, they are delicious! All the rest comes along automatically, beans, corn, potatoes, bread fruit, bananas, ... You should not leave St. Lucia without eating here if you are into local food and like... More 

Thank Oliver L
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Talk about outstanding food! My wife and I requested our guide to take us to an authentic St. Lucian cuisine spot. This was it! Service was very friendly, very fast, and huge, delicious portions. We enjoyed it so much that we ordered two more to go for dinner again that night! This is a must eat spot in a very... More 

Thank JGrand88
Juliana M, Owner at Golden Taste, responded to this review

You are very welcome, anytime. Thank you for choosing us More 

Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Golden Taste is PERFECT! The food is delicious and they give you more than enough food. This is Authentic St. Lucian food. I went here two nights in a row and was wow'd both times.

Thank Jennifer M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I decided to try this location on the wrong day, on the day of pinehill fun walk and the wait for food was 30 minutes. The world doesn't stop because of a large order for a walk. Hunger waits for no man!

Thank Cleopatra M
Juliana M, Owner at Golden Taste, responded to this review

I'm so sorry about that, hope your next visit to us will be a better one. More 

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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice restaurant serving local food and a good place to chill out and watch the jump up get started. Perhaps a little pricey for the area, but I always enjoy my meal and the service is ok. Incidentally, it was the only place that I could get a gin & tonic to keep my wife happy ( after her 3... More 

Thank Norman R
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We were recommended Golden Taste as a true experience of Caribbean food and we weren't disappointed. The food was plentiful and delicious and the staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. We will definitely visit again.

Thank JaneCrosland
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Our hotel receptionist recommended Golden Taste as the place to eat during the Gros Islet Friday night street party. Glad we followed her suggestion. The setting may seem a tad rough and ready but the fish was super-tasty and the portion size was large.

Thank tiasusanna2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?