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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
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... more » 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. « less
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Belleville, New Jersey, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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
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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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46 attraction reviews
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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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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a must visit place when in st martin. The food was good & the show was even better. The cute old man, who I believe is the owner, constantly walks around to make sure everyone is doing ok. He even asked if we wanted our picture taken & took it for us. The drinks were yummy, but not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

If you love to laugh then you absolutely have to go to Cheri's Cafe in Maho, St-Maarten! Delicious food, the coconut chicken is a carribean delight that you must try! Excellent service, the waiters are attentive and cater to your every whim! The band if great and the show is completely hilarious! What an enjoyable experience!

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New york
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Food was overly priced and it was disgusting and extremely greasy. I would recommend to never eat or drink there. In the drink there was a bugs swimming

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This place came highly recommended by locals and visitors, so we wanted to see what all the hype was about. The recommendations didn't compare to the great time we had. The food was awesome! The entertainment was phenomenal! Definitely an A++

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Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The staff was very nice, great music and the show was a lot of fun. Food was very good too. Looking forward to going back when we go back to St. Maarten! Jim and Jen Cape Cod, MA

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Great food! Great entertainment! Nothing left to say. We had a blast! Would definitely go back on our next visit.

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Meriden, Connecticut
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My girlfriend and I loved the drinks, and I remember the cheeseburger there being one of the best I have ever had!!! The entertainment at night looked fun from across the street as we eat ate here for lunch and another spot for dinner.

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