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Ernest & Fidel Cafe

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Rhine road 66 | Porto Cupecoy, Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-581-8015
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16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Once we got our food it was amazing. There was only 6 other tables being served and it took 45 minutes to get dinner from the time of ordering. Along the way we were giving 1 chip and salsa. (Yes one chip). I ordered the Cuban pork and it was very good! Wife enjoyed her Mahi Mahi. Nice little restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Felipe, the chef, and the staff were all absolutely wonderful - they all went out of their way to provide our party of 20 with an exceptional evening. On top of their great service, there was also their food - it was delicious!! Everything they served from the customized set menu prepared for the large party exceeded expectations and left... More 

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Thank Andrew71122
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nowadays it's hard to find food that would awaken your senses. Ernst and Fidel was an amazing surprise to my palate. Amazing food! the ceviche was out of this world. I loved the seafood fettuccine. I saw some people trying fajitas. What can I say...good food, live music and great service. Felipe makes you feel at home and Rodrigo the... More 

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Thank Elena G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I dined once and ended up going back for the third visit because the food, drinks and service were so good. We highly recommend E & F.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large party of 15 for a special occasion. We were greeted warmly by our waiter, George, who worked the table with speed, finesse and in a friendly, knowledgeable manner. We enjoyed an absolute feast that started with a tasty selection of Latin appetizers followed by delicious mains and completed the evening with delectable desserts and were then... More 

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Thank 400doctorb
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stumbled onto this lovely, intimate little cafe the year it opened and have been coming back every year. Great food (try the Cuban French toast), fantastic service and Fillippe makes you feel like you are at home. We were there the night they did the John Lennon tribute and had a great time! In a sea... More 

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Thank rwale2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really can't say enough about both the service and the food at Ernest and Fidel Cafe. It was a fine dining experience without any stuffiness at all. Our party of 13 received the best treatment; kids and adults alike. The location is lovely and the ambiance of this cafe is perfection. The service we received was beyond expectation. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight we brought our party of 13 in for dinner on a whim and couldn't have been more pleased. The family is vowing to come back again this week for more of the flavorful food, delicious cocktails and inviting atmosphere. I personally sampled the ceviche and it was among the best I've tasted. For dinner I ordered the Argentinian steak... More 

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Thank Rosssalyn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ernesto & Fidel is a wonderful restaurant. We had a group of over 20 people and they were so accommodating to make sure that everything was flawless and food was provided in a timely manner. The staff is the most friendly and amazing group of individuals you'll ever meet and they really seem like they care about your experience. 5... More 

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Thank Emeka A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food quality and service is always amazing! Such a fun atmosphere and beautiful location! Food and drinks are never sub-par. It's also a wonderful place to go with family and friends. We had a great time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$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
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?