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Cheri's Cafe

Maho Beach No. 45, St Maarten-St Martin
1 721 545 3361
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Owner description: Located on the Dutch side of the friendly island of Sint Maarten in the center of Maho, Cheri's...
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Owner description: Located on the Dutch side of the friendly island of Sint Maarten in the center of Maho, Cheri's cafe opened in 1988 and has continued to grow in popularity ever since. 'A jewel within a jewel!'Music & live entertainment six nights a week with our very own 'Sweet Chocolate' band. Each night we try to surprise our guests with something different, whether it's Tina Turner, LuLu or Louis Armstrong or any of the many other characters that all add up to a fun night to remember at Cheri's Café.Dance beneath the stars at the most popular nightspot on the island, a lively and exciting venue for tourists & locals alike. If you haven't danced in a while, it will be hard to resist the live rhythmic dance beat here; or how about a romantic slow dance?We are known for our fun loving pleasant atmosphere, complimented by great food, honest prices and great entertainment.Our aim is to please you by increasing your happiness level while you are in our care. We care about our community as well as the 46 staff members. Our goal is customer satisfaction, we want you to have a fun time, together with great food! Enjoy!We look forward to welcoming you back again.Frommers ReviewAmerican expat Cheri Batson opened this cherished institution in 1988. The rare tourist trap that even appeals to locals, this great place to meet people is outfitted in an irrepressible color scheme of scarlet, hot pink, and white.Everybody from rock bands to movie stars, casino high rollers to beach bums makes a pit stop at this open-air pavilion.The surprisingly good, relatively cheap food (think burgers, steaks, pastas, and fresh fish) is a bonus, but most come for flirting and dancing to an assortment of live acts 6 nights a week.Don't miss such regulars as Sweet Chocolate Band, if only to watch the guys don wigs and falsies.
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Waterloo, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We spend most of our time in St. Maarten at Cheri's!!!! Chester (Sugar) is our VERY FAVORITE BARTENDER IN THE WHOLE WORLD!!! He makes the most awesome chocolate frozen martinis, and he makes me a special one that is a chocolate covered cherry frozen martini which I think should be called "Cindy's Special" on the menu!!!! The staff is friendly.... More 

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Putnam, Connecticut
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I was at Cheri's for thanksgiving dinner and a show. We were a big party but the service was great as was the turkey dinner. Good drinks and dessert! I go every year and thanksgiving was a nice time too.

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Irvington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

You get a nightly show that starts at 8pm. Audience participation is encouraged. I traveled with seven (7) women who were celebrating their 50th and it was celebrated Cheri style. What an excellent evening. Food was average and drinks were good.

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Montreal, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My friend and I had SO much fun.That we go there 2nights in the row.THe music,the animation also the Band was Great.We drink and enjoy there tastful drink. If you go at the st marten it is a MUST go do .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I LOVE Cheri's. The food was awesome. The drinks are okay but still Cher's deserves 5 stars. The employees are beyond pleasant. The atmosphere is very welcoming I would go back again and again. On Saturday nights there is usually a show. It was awesome and very funny. The crowd participated too. Cheri's is a great night life. If you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We spent several nights here entertainment very funny bit risqué if with children but I think most of it would go over their heads,bar staff very very efficient would go again,cannot comment on the food as we didn't eat there but every table was full so must say something on our last night around 20 people waiting to be seated

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Pembroke, Massachusetts
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went here a few times while staying at the Sonesta. The band is awesome and has a great combination of comedy and music. The drink prices were a little high and service was just OK. The bathroom was disgusting.

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Belleville, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We got there nice and early, around 6:30pm. We were the only people there at that time but the cafe quickly filled up as it got closer to 8pm for show time. Our waiter, "Sugar Cane" was great. He recommend dishes for us and they were great choices. I had one of the creole specials, it was delicious. Lots of... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The show was very entertaining - definitely adult themed (unexpected based on the recommendation we got...'great for the kids'). Food was good, but nothing incredible. Great option for a different night out on vacation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

While staying for a week in St. Maarten, Cherri's was recommended to us by a few people so we decided to give it a shot. Parking was difficult to find on the main rd but there was plentiful parking in a free parking lot close by. This casual restaurant/bar, on the main strip in Maho beach area, offers a free... More 

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