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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, love their Latin cusine, the music & service was great too. Congratulations to the chef! I'll recommend this place to my family and friends!

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Thank Sofia G
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Rodrigo, Pasquale and staff made our evening thoroughly enjoyable with delicious food, delightful service, and personable waitstaff. Such a pleasant evening that we ate there a second night during our stay!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere the food is just excellent it's all around fabulous I'm left with no words. 5 stars I recommend you visit the plex the view is wonderful,the music is fantastic and I guarantee a good time with your family members. Atentamente.chiquita

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Thank Angie M
Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Best Cuban food on the island, we have eaten there many many times. I think is on Friday night they live music.

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Thank CabareteGetAway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Best latín cusine, in the area professional , services, alive music ,great presentation,traditional and home made dishes and amazing Latin flavor,one of the best restaurants in port cupecoy ,full bar with traditional Latin drink mojitos,margaritas and to many more,don't miss the canoa de mariscos one of the best ceviches on the island with pasion fruit mix with lemon and grill... More 

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Thank Rodrigo F
St. Maarten-St. Martin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The atmosphere is great with very comfortable chairs making you want to stay a while. The food is latin with nice sized portions and excellent presentation. The service was first rate and attentive, the food was delivered quickly, and the chef made an appearance after we ate to make sure everything was to our liking. The only place on the... More 

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Thank 215bubba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Hard to find on GPS but trust your map as you turn east into what looks like a resort parking lot. Inside you will find parking, a nice grocery store and several restaurants. The one we choose was because of the name however it is name only; neither Ernst nor Fidel were ever there! We missed out on the fantastic... More 

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Thank Dan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This first visit will not be our last! The menu of Latin food dishes were so different and creative! The service was friendly and first rate. From appetizer to desert, this place is a must visit for new restaurants on St. Maarten.

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Thank Deborah P
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

What a superb evening!! Attentive staff serving innovative cuisine. The starter was a ceviche served in a half pineapple and was just great!! Followed up by a couple of very tasty entrees - seafood linguine and a seared yellow fin tuna....genuinely excellent on both counts. Our chef popped out on a couple of occasions to see how we were doing... More 

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Thank Bruce H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Went here on a Wednesday night after a rain storm so we had the whole place to ourselves. The food was Great!. My wife had the mexicana chicken and I had the seafood pasta. The best I have had it several years. The waiter came and talked to us while our food was prepared. Great to here his stories. After... More 

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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
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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?