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Cheri's Cafe

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Rhine Road #45 | Maho, Maho 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-545-3361
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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We look forward to the show at Cheri's and talk about it all year when we are at home. Arrived in St Maarten on Tuesday and brought another couple with us to Cheru's expecting the evening of laughs as usual. Wrong! It was worse than the Gong Show. In fact, if hey had a gong on stage for the audience... More 

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Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

So very sorry, you were so very disappointed. I hope you had a wonderful vacation. Sincerely Cheri 🌸 More 

Sudbury, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great entertaiment t and food. We never laughed soo much . it gets very busy and loud but worth it. great for nightly entertainment its a must .we were there 3-4 times during our week stay

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Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I am so very very happy you enjoyed yourselves. I hope you have a wonderful year. Most sincerely Cheri 🌸 More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing time we had at Cheris cafe, food was delicious ( I had ribs) my girlfriend enjoyed the shrimp and fish creole that the waiter recommended and it was just delicious! We also left with a bottle of champagne that my girlfriend earned by having the best booty shaking abilities in the place ( I'll take props for... More 

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Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Jake I am so very very happy that you and your girlfriend had a wonderful time at the café. Thank you so very much for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. Hope you have a wonderful year. Sincerely Cheri 🌸🌸🌸🌸💖 More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant as it was near to our hotel on the first night of our holiday. I had the coconut chicken which was excellent, but the baked potato which I ordered with it didn't arrive - they sent it with fries instead. As we were very tired after a trans-Atlantic flight and just wanted to eat and then... More 

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Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review the café on trip advisor. So sorry about the mixup with the baked potato. We pride ourselves on our 100% pure chuck burger, ground in house daily.We let the costumers decide what they would like to embellish it with. So very sorry for your disappointment. We have not changed... More 

Glendale Heights, Illinois
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always spend at least one everning each visit to St. Maartin at Cheri's. They give you jumbo Margaritas for less than $9 and the food is very good as is the service. The show is fun and you can dance it you feel like it.

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Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your wonderful review. We are so happy we pleased you. We look forward to your return. May you have a wonderful year. Sincerely, Cheri 🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸 More 

Hudsonville, Michigan
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was very good for lunch. Apparently they have entertainment at night that we did not get to see. The food was really good. I would recommend this place to eat.

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Thank nzwygh
Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, it is dearly appreciated. We are so happy that you enjoyed your lunch. May you have a wonderful year. Most Sincerely Cheri 🌸🌸🌸🌸 More 

Swanzey, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a long standing place with great American food, a funny and entertaining show and some great service.

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Thank upriesenberg
Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your wonderful review. We have been trying very hard for the past 30 years to make each and everyone of our guest happy. May you have a wonderful year. Sincerely Cheri 🌸🌸🌸🌸 More 

Longboat Key, Florida
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84 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For over 20 years our first night in the island was always a family dinner at Cheris. Never disappointed us. Today family is grown so it is just my husband and me. Had a great lunch with wonderful service.

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Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review the café. I hope we can continue pleasing you for a long time to come. May you have a wonderful year. Most sincerely Cheri 🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸 More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I im here at Cheri Cafe and the entertainment is amazing the sexy black guy dresses in drag omg he is sooooo funny . the food and drinks are good and resonable and well the stuff are sooooo cool loved it

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Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the café. We are all so very very happy you enjoyed your time at the café. May you have a wonderful year. Most sincerely, Cheri 🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸 More 

Dallas, Texas
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dined here 20 years ago and it was as good then as now. I even met Cheri this time. Food is very reasonable priced and there is entertainment after 8. Lots of fun and good inexpensive food.

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Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure meeting you. I hope you have a wonderful year. Most Sincerely Cheri 🌸 More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Caribbean, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rhine Road #45 | Maho, Maho 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Maho
  • Phone Number: +1 721-545-3361
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.

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