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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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11:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Mon 11:00 - 23:00
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Swanzey, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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80 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Thank Joan A
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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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Thank Ale A
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 

Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We bring a different group of friends every year. Last year we brought our guests to Cheri's expecting a fun night out. The food was decent for the most part. One of our guests did not enjoy did not like meal, could not eat and complained. The owner lady came over and was absolutely nasty about it, she did nothing... More 

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Thank tsweeet44
Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Dear tsweet44 So very sorry. I don't remember the incident, and everyone I have shown your comments to find them totally outside of my character. I hope you will pass by in the future so I may apologize in person. The show has changed . May you have a wonderful year Sincerely Cheri🌸🌸🌸🌸 More 

Dallas, Texas
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank olympicoscar
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 

Watertown, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We like to try different places even though we stayed at the all inclusive Maho Resort. Like the entertainment at Cheri's Cafe, drinks are good and the food is excellent. Plus owner is a stray pet caregiver so I like to support people like her and her business.

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

Thank you so very much for your wonderful review. So very very happy you enjoyed yourselves. I have six dogs, 34 turtles, six cats And many many birds that I feed at home. May you have a wonderful year Many thanks Sincerely Cheri 🌸🌸 More 

St. Maarten-St. Martin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Never a dull moment. Dinner with Entertainment. Dont miss out on it..Staff friendly. Prices are reasonable. A must to visit

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Thank J5947MEjohnh
Cheri B, Owner at Cheri's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your wonderful review and the five stars. So happy you were happy with the café. Hope to see you again soon Many thanks Sincerely Cheri 🌸 More 

Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having never seen coconut chicken on a menu, and being a huge coconut shrimp fan, I thought why not try it. It was amazingly good. The coconut dipping sauce added to the intensity of flavor. My wife had barbeque ribs. She found them to have too vinegary a taste. I liked the sauce. The ribs are well cooked, but not... 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 . I'm so very happy you enjoyed your coconut chicken and sorry your wife did not truly enjoy her ribs. The ribs are grilled fresh to order. Hope you have a wonderful year Most sincerely Cheri 🌸 More 

Colorado
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very fun place to eat and have a few drinks. Bartender keeps a lively banter going while serving drinks and food. I had the Mahi & Shrimp Creole and my wife Shrimp Pasta - large portions and either dish could have fed both of us. Unfortunately we did not stay late enough for the show - our loss.

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

Thank you so very much for your wonderful review the Cafe. I hope next time you return to Saint Maarten you'll join us again and have the opportunity to see the show ,I'm sure you will enjoy it. May you have a wonderful year Most Sincerely Cheri 🌸🌸🌸🌸💖💖💖 More 

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123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went here for dinner and the atmosphere was awesome. Very laid back and the decor was fun. My friend had the coconut shrimp and a cheeseburger.. I had the pizza burger.. all was delicious.. I had a sex on the beach and she had a coconut swing and the drinks were on point.. the cheesecake was... More 

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

Thank you so very much for your wonderful review the café. I'm so very happy you enjoyed yourselves. May 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?