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Ernest & Fidel Cafe

Rhine road 66 | Porto Cupecoy, Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-581-8015
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rhine road 66 | Porto Cupecoy, Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time with the people of Ernest and Fidel Cafe. Best Margarita and Fajitas that I've had in my life (not just the island)! Open air cafe with live music in the square made for great ambiance. Had great conversations with the executive chef and...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my dinner at Ernest & Fidel Cafe when I was in St. Maarten visiting family. We were enthusiastically greeted upon arrival and treated to a lively run through the menu by the owner. I chose the lemongrass mojito and was not disappointed....More

Thank am_travelgal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was excellent. The friendly service from everyone was as good as the food. They care about making good food. We'll be back.

Thank 1099dominguez
Reviewed July 11, 2017

My wife and I shared and loved the tuna ceviche while my brother-in-law savored his bacon-wrapped shrimp. They each had the Shrimp Fajitas which were absolutely delicious! My entree was the Churrasco steak which was done to perfection and came with the most amazing Yucca...More

Thank Lou R
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Good food and atmosphere. Good service. In a beautiful location. Live music on Wednesday and a movie on Monday. Something different to try with good food.

Thank millyvv34
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Fantastic food at a moderate price. General Manager Felipe Gomez makes you feel welcome & appreciates our business.

Thank Roland A
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We stopped here for dinner with another couple on a Saturday night. It is low season on the island and the place was not busy. We were seated immediately. This is not a large restaurant, but they have inside and outside seating. As we were...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed June 1, 2017

With their location at the Porto Cupecoy this restaurant is sandwiched between a number of really fine dining establishments. Although they have been in this location for awhile they seem to be playing catch up to the rest of the places in this location. The...More

Thank Art A
Reviewed May 27, 2017

My husband and I spent our final evening, a Wednesday, on St. Maarten recently at Ernest & Fidel restaurant at Porto Cupecoy Resort on the west side of the island near the French/Dutch border. We were here last November, too. Beautiful location, but more importantly,...More

Thank GriffinzMom
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Short and sweet. Eat here. Drink here. Enjoy all that's to offer. Filipe is an amazing and generous host. Be back soon! Thank you! Dan and Sarah (Boston Massachusetts).

Thank mohawk15
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February 16, 2016|
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Response from Felipe G | Property representative |
HI there, thank you so much for stopping by. Yes, we're undergoing a minor renovation. We will reopen on Feb 24th. A week from today . . . so we'll see you in March. Have a great day. The E&F Team!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $33
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rhine road 66 | Porto Cupecoy, Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Cupecoy Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-581-8015
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Description
Ernest & Fidel is a Cuban themed Cafe, However, our cuisine is LATIN AMERICAN serving the most typical dishes from Chile, Colombia, Peru, Cuba, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
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