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Ernest & Fidel Cafe - CLOSED

Rhine road 66 | Porto Cupecoy, Cupecoy Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-581-8015
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (4 reviews)
“tuna” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Rhine road 66 | Porto Cupecoy, Cupecoy Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2018

It's the same owner as Ernest and Fidel, but he has changed the restaurant. It's now a tapas bar, can't get full meals, so when we showed up one evening we decided to spend our night there anyway and ordered 5 of his tapas. They...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ilja B
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Earnest and Fidel’s is back after Irma. It is now a Tapas resturant and bar with really good fare. Light but filling. And the atmosphere is fun but good for talking with friends as well. Lori and I really like this place. We always visit...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank steve06877
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This place is great. We have had so much fun at Earnest and Fidel’s. It is now a Tapas resturant After Irma with great small dishes and really great Margaritas, Mojitos and ?? The music is always good and the food and Drinks are excellent....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Almost a year after hurricane Irma and after a huge renovation Ernest & Fidel opened up again a few weeks ago. We had the opportunity to sit at the terrace, enjoying a drink and have some of the tapas. The owner Philippe is great, friendly,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank andre s
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We were in Ernest & Fidel in 2017, before the hurricane. The food was great, the setting marvellous and the hosts extremely friendly. I was afraid that the show would face hardship (I guess it has) because of the disaster, but now I am very...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Mario P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had two meals and both were good. The yucca fries and fajitas were particularly good. Prices might be a bit high for the quality.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank pavo2015
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This place is more than worth the little drive to Cupecoy Port, which seems (unfortunately) to remain very quiet after Irma. Felipe is an amazing host and makes everybody feel good, the food makes everybody happy, and please do not forget the Mojitos! Two visits...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank LeoLeijona
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We were a two families out for dinner. Felipe the General Manager welcomed us and spared no effort to ensure we had a perfect evening. The drinks were excellent and the fajitas superb. But most of all we loved the service! It was so great...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank skymalai
Reviewed 3 December 2017

WOW, E and F has most FANTASTIC food and great personalities too! After a recent trip to St. Maarten delivering donations to schools I decide to visit E & F again. Lunch was grand! Felipe is just as pleasant as ever. Andry, my waiter, is...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 27Beachcomber
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Paul F
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
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 Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Cupecoy Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-581-8015
  • E-mail
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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