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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-7145
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guava butter” (37 reviews)
“sandwiches” (73 reviews)
“panini” (29 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If your looking for a good atmosphere to drink great coffee this is It. Try the toast & guava butter. Only a few blocks from the pier.

Thank asuit
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the best coffee shop in Old San Juan. The queues get quite long but the coffee is great and definitely worth waiting in line for. The cakes and sandwiches are pretty good too. We visited twice for breakfast and then a couple of...More

Thank Awaywegoagain22
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming here before my shift. Amazing local coffee and great sandwiches. If you appreciate good quality coffee I highly recommend, beautiful courtyard area to sit and relax.

Thank Gretchen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great coffee, Great location, Great food. Needless to say but I really liked this place. The guava butter & toast is a can't miss option. There seemed to be a good mix of tourists and residents during the morning. Very nice interior. Easy walk to...More

Thank Baxman
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is the go to place if you are looking for excellent Puertorican coffee. They have sandwiches and sweets to match their fantastic brews. You place your order and then wait for your name to be called. Everything is made fresh and to your order.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This quaint little Cafe was the only place I could find that was open early on a non-cruise ship day while visiting OSJ. Recommended by locals when we asked where we could get coffee and breakfast, this turned out to be very convenient. Busy, yes,...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for after dinner coffee... Very friendly staff, great atmosphere, fantastic latte and macchiato

1  Thank BubbleMarker
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We stopped at this coffee shop after having a fantastic dinner at Marmalade Restaurant (a few blocks away). Excellent coffee and great service!

Thank Ocean-Traveler55
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Better coffee and local than Starbucks. Try quesitas with it. Only was not very hot. Enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank samkapil
Reviewed 3 January 2018

highly recommend to have local coffee,cortado and croissant.still we cannot forget the mild coffee taste and yummy ceese and ham croissant with guava paste.try them!

Thank Naoko K
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Tanya M
25 August 2017|
Response from tom4651 | Reviewed this property |
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Tanya M
25 August 2017|
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Response from Jim G | Reviewed this property |
It does have a brunch on weekends. Expensive but good.
16 July 2015|
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Response from Lynn M | Reviewed this property |
More lunch in the morning than breakfast. Not a lot of eggs and bacon. But the sandwiches are fresh and good. And there are sweets.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-7145
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Coffee Shop, Single Origin Coffee, Restauratnt
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