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Ma Doudou

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Address: Old Street 116 | Green Gate 123, Philipsburg 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Ma Doudou is a small family run business based in Cul-de-Sac, Saint Martin....

Ma Doudou is a small family run business based in Cul-de-Sac, Saint Martin. Our specialty homemade rum has been in productivity for more than 20 years.The quality of our products, our unique rum flavours and our original hand painted bottles make Ma Doudou rum the most popular.All of our products are 100% traditionally made by local craftsmen.Visit us in old street now and have free testing.

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Stylish rhums

Nice small shop full of flavours. We focused their Punch au Rhums, thought they have really interesting other products, too. Lady on duty was really generous on tasting and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Vantaa, Finland
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Vantaa, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice small shop full of flavours. We focused their Punch au Rhums, thought they have really interesting other products, too. Lady on duty was really generous on tasting and eagerly told about their products. Well, not that cheap but really interesting and worth carrying 5000miles to home.

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Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is about their jams and sauces as we don't drink alcohol. Their jams are amazing. The banana jam is so good! Don't miss this place!

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France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you pass here before going back home you'll mos def have a piece of the island in a bottle :) .. Good as souvenir gift too, large choice of Rum.

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Before I start my review, I will say, the Coconut Rum is awesome and the bottles are fun. BUT, My husband and I went to Ma Doudou's store in November. We were so excited to find the store as it is not easy to find. I could not wait to buy the "Rhum" for the Beach & to take back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Read about Ma Doudou on Trip Advisor and decided it was a must on our cruise trip to St Maarten. We used the directions from this site and along the way found a wonderful ice cream vendor located at the corner of the alley way. We tasted several rums and bought Coconut and the Banana Vanilla along with several bottles... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We specifically came to this store after sampling the banana vanilla rum on Orient Beach at a restaurant and knew we needed to get some to take home. It was delicious!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I love "Banane Vanille Rhum" and the beautiful handpainted bottles of Ma Doudou. Wish I'd bought other flavors... but I now have another reason to return to St. Maarten.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Bought some flavoured Rum from Ma Doudou's shop . They will let you sample some of the flavours before you buy , so enjoy first they buy a bottle . Ma Doudou's Rum is also available at many of the Food Markets or Liquor stores .

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I grow up in St. Maarten and travel back quiete often. I always make sure to brink back a couple bottles (banana vanilla / passion fruit are my favorites). Great design, I like to keep the bottle for decoration. Sweet rhum to enjoy at the beach as a digestive ! Love it !

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Madison Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great place to sample some of the local rum and hot sauces. This was one of the places my husband and I went to during our food and rum tour (look it up because it's a great way to start a vacation!). The shop owner's aunt (if I remember correct) paints all the bottles by hand. Everything is made from... More 

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