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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” (38 reviews)
“sandwiches” (76 reviews)
“panini” (22 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here 3 days ago Omg they have the best local coffee I ever taste and then with the guava pastry wow it made my morning. Good place for coffee and breakfast

Thank arthurgomez2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The coffee served in this cafe is homegrown, sorted, roasted, and ground in house. it is some of the best coffee I have ever had. They also serve delicious light breakfast items that will take care of your hunger before a big day walking Old...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This is a great option for coffee and light breakfast in OSJ. During our four days staying in the neighborhood, we went for morning coffee at least three times. One day we went back late morning for seconds! Highly recommend any of the coffees (my...More

Thank Taylor C. W
Reviewed 3 April 2018

If it weren't for the terrible service they would get 4 stars. The service was awful. We traveled to Old San Juan from our hotel in Rio Grande, parked in a parking garage close by, and found Cuatro Sombras walking down the street. We entered...More

Thank wanderlust146
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This little coffee shop it great! Just the right amount of seating to still feel small and intimate but enough room for people. Beverages were delicious and picked up a few snacks as well.

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 29 March 2018

If you are on a cruise, time is tight and you want an affordable lunch that is quick and delicious stop at Cuatro Sombras near the pier. The coffee is excellent, but the best kept secret is their sandwiches. I recommend the Cutro Sombras or...More

1  Thank Mariemma D
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The coffee is sooooo good! We came here with a tour. We had coffee and a guava with cheese panini. I drool thinking about it!

1  Thank Monica R
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We were in port with our cruise ship and wanted some good Puerto Rican coffee. We happened upon this cafe and we're not disappointed. I had a latte and my husband had a double espresso. Our kids had juice and some flavored water. Everything was...More

Thank BAMW
Reviewed 17 March 2018 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 14 March 2018

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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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
  • E-mail
Coffee Shop, Single Origin Coffee, Restauratnt
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