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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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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rhine road 66 | Porto Cupecoy, Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had a delicious dinner last night at the Ernest & Fidel Cafe. The staff welcomed us to the restaurant, quickly assembled tables for our group, were friendly and attentive during our entire meal. Every meal the chef created for us was outstanding! We have been...More

1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Part of the collection of restaurants here at Porto Cupecoy, Ernest & Fidel serves creative fare with a Caribbean flare. The restaurant has a creative decor reminiscent of the era of the namesake Ernest Hemingway and Fidel Castro. The American and Cuban influences are seen...More

1  Thank Drzengo
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Ernest & Fidel is set in Porto Cupecoy; the area feels like an open air palazzo. We chose to eat outside to enjoy the evening. The service was impeccable and the food was equally as good. We split the Mixed Ceviche, and the flatbread. The...More

Thank RJH59
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We travel to St Marteen every February and make sure to visit this outstanding restaurant. They have great food and Excellent service. The chef/ owner will come out to visit each table. This is a definite place to visit while on the island.

Thank Sun_Lizard_2005
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Located on the neat Porte Cupecoy square you will immediately sense the relaxed ambiance of this nice restaurant. Besides the great atmosphere with the fantastic pictures on the wall, and view over the square & small port, they offer a unique well balanced menu for...More

Thank L L
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Everything at this establishment was on point! Best service on the island, exceptional food with a delightful latin emphasis! We met the chef and the owner - both were wonderful to talk to! Check this place out and be prepared to be wowed!

Thank T7595YNmichellew
Reviewed 27 February 2017

had dinner here on one night and the whole family loved it - rodriguez?? the chef couldnt have done more but to be fair the whole team made it a great night

Thank martinmould
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Visited 2/5/17. We had a large group of 12, but were greeted with a big welcome and they quickly found seating for us together. The host and waitress were a couple (I think) who were only in St. Martin for a short time before heading...More

Thank Chris_in_DSM
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We've eaten here twice. Both times the meals were excellent! Very flavourable verhoeven nicely presented. The staff and chef were very friendly and greeted us warmly. Yes, we will return . We heard that there's live entertainment on Thursday evening and we want to go...More

Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We went on our first night in St Maarten and it was amazing. The food was really tasty, moijitos were great and we couldn't of picked a better place for our first night.

Thank palmquist
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
It looks like you may be closed for renovations - when will you reopen? We were there a couple of years ago and loved your place. We will be there at the beginning of March.
16 February 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
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Average prices
US$7 - US$33
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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
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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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