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Ernest & Fidel Cafe

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%
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“fajitas” (11 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (4 reviews)
“plantains” (6 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rhine road 66 | Porto Cupecoy, Cupecoy Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank 27Beachcomber
Reviewed 10 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

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I really enjoyed my dinner at Ernest & Fidel Cafe when I was in St. Maarten visiting family. We were enthusiastically greeted upon arrival and treated to a lively run through the menu by the owner. I chose the lemongrass mojito and was not disappointed....More

Thank am_travelgal
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The food was excellent. The friendly service from everyone was as good as the food. They care about making good food. We'll be back.

Thank 1099dominguez
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My wife and I shared and loved the tuna ceviche while my brother-in-law savored his bacon-wrapped shrimp. They each had the Shrimp Fajitas which were absolutely delicious! My entree was the Churrasco steak which was done to perfection and came with the most amazing Yucca...More

Thank Lou R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Good food and atmosphere. Good service. In a beautiful location. Live music on Wednesday and a movie on Monday. Something different to try with good food.

Thank millyvv34
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Fantastic food at a moderate price. General Manager Felipe Gomez makes you feel welcome & appreciates our business.

Thank Roland A
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We stopped here for dinner with another couple on a Saturday night. It is low season on the island and the place was not busy. We were seated immediately. This is not a large restaurant, but they have inside and outside seating. As we were...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed 2 June 2017

With their location at the Porto Cupecoy this restaurant is sandwiched between a number of really fine dining establishments. Although they have been in this location for awhile they seem to be playing catch up to the rest of the places in this location. The...More

Thank Art A
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My husband and I spent our final evening, a Wednesday, on St. Maarten recently at Ernest & Fidel restaurant at Porto Cupecoy Resort on the west side of the island near the French/Dutch border. We were here last November, too. Beautiful location, but more importantly,...More

Thank GriffinzMom
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Questions & Answers
17 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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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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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