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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“arepas” (11 reviews)
“fajitas” (9 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rhine road 66 | Porto Cupecoy, Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This has to be one of the best restaurants in St. Maarten. Affordable Luxtury Dining. You will thank me. Best food on the Island with wonderful service and beautiful atmosphere

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We are there 3 nights ago and were wonderfully satisfied. Are the steak chimmichura and the meat was butter! Great service and decent prices. Highly recommended

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 9 December 2016 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...More

Thank PhatPatW
Reviewed 6 December 2016

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...More

Thank Andrew71122
Reviewed 2 December 2016

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...More

Thank Elena G
Reviewed 2 December 2016 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.

Thank Flora E
Reviewed 2 December 2016

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...More

Thank 400doctorb
Reviewed 26 November 2016

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...More

Thank rwale2016
Reviewed 23 November 2016 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...More

Thank Kristi T
Reviewed 23 November 2016 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...More

Thank Rosssalyn
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Are you open for breakfast still?
3 April 2016|
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Do you still do breakfast?
31 March 2016|
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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.
17 February 2016|
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Response from fegomez1962 | 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

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  • Value
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
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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.