We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

St Germain Bistro & Cafe

156 Calle Sol, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-5830
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (170 reviews)
“quiche” (141 reviews)
“sandwiches” (155 reviews)
Closed Now
Cafe, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
156 Calle Sol, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,413)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 1,338 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A trip to Old San Juan is never complete without lunch at St Germain and we have never been disappointed with the food. This time, I had the quiche and soup special, which came with a small side salad. The quiche was fresh and flavorful...More

Thank patricia b
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The food is good; the service is slow and inattentive. We went there for Sunday brunch. The brunch includes one small plate, one main dish, one cold drink and one hot drink. We had the fruit plate (unnecessarily drizzled with honey and sprinkled with granola)...More

Thank susanbpr
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after touring El Morro on a Tuesday. It was recommended by our hotel, and the menu looked good. Unfortunately, we weren't able to try anything. As soon as we entered we were told by the staff "we're sorry we don't have any...More

Thank LanaC4
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Stopped in to see what the great reviews were about and ended up writing one myself. This charming little Restaurant is located in the heart of Old San Juan. The manager on the ground level floor welcomed me and graciously took care of me. I...More

Thank M K
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A short stroll from my hotel brought me to this Old San Juan neighborhood gem. The food, drink, atmosphere and music provided a relaxing setting after a day of exploring this beautiful and historic town. Aurelien, who runs the cafe, was very welcoming and accommodating...More

Thank michelleganter
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

If you like organic and healthy food this is your place. They used freshly ingredients and taste incredible good! Is located in the Old San Juan so after an excellent lunch or brunch, you can take a walk and enjoy the beautiful city.

Thank Yomarie S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

During our recent trip to Old San Juan in PR, we received a recommendation from the concierge at our hotel to try the food at St. Germain....I just loved it! Its a quaint little cafe tucked away in a corner on a cobbled stone street...More

Thank CaliSunset2014
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We went based on TripAdvisor reviews for brunch. The food was very fresh and clean - a great alternative to the mostly fried local fare. The coffee and fresh brewed tea was well enjoyed and the special sparkling juices were delicious. Order the side of...More

Thank NY2theCHI
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We went for lunch with five people. Even though it was a little small inside, they could accommodate a party of five easily. I loved the ceviche which was very fresh. My family had the sandwiches which came in a great variety. The salads also...More

Thank ClayFamilyTime
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Very fresh, with great flavors. Cerviche and Mediterranean sandwich were wonderful and leave room for a great carrot cake

Thank Lamont C
Nearby HotelsSee all 161 hotels in Puerto Rico
Decanter Hotel
270 reviews
.10 km away
La Terraza de San Juan
787 reviews
.16 km away
Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan
961 reviews
.20 km away
Hotel El Convento
2,816 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Restaurants
154 reviews
.01 km away
La Taberna Lupulo
300 reviews
.10 km away
Al Fresco Rooftop Wine Bar
130 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old San Juan
13,988 reviews
.11 km away
The Poet's Passage
312 reviews
.19 km away
Calle del Cristo
226 reviews
.18 km away
Fundacion Casa Cortes
295 reviews
.17 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Marie F
3 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Helen W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely - they offer tons of salads, soups and fruits as an alternate to their baked goods. While I'm not sure if any of their breads are gluten free, they alternative options are delicious.
28 January 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Screwtape316 | Reviewed this property |
When we visited, they had those options; one of the reasons we chose it.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Calle Sol, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-5830
  • E-mail
Eat where the locals come when they visit Old San Juan. Located off the beaten path, this neighborhood bistro serves a range of creative dishes along with some comfort classics. Using fresh ingredients you can expect some great sandwiches, a selection of salads, fresh ceviche & quiche, yummy soups, and more.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing