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St Germain Bistro & Cafe

$$ - $$$Caribbean, Cafe,
156 Calle Sol, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-5830
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (170 reviews)
“quiche” (140 reviews)
“sandwiches” (155 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Cafe, Puerto Rican, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
156 Calle Sol, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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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
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I have Celiac and am vegan and was excited to see that St Germain had options for me. However there were very few options, my salad was served with bread after making it very clear that I couldn't have any cross contamination, and my salad...More

1  Thank taytayd11
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I get to PR once or twice a year - And this is The best happy hour in San Juan - wonderful tapas and great cocktails - for me this is a "must-visit" any time I'm in town. Great music and super chill atmosphere too.......More

Thank Anthony D
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Questions & Answers
Marie F
3 June 2016|
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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|
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Response from Screwtape316 | Reviewed this property |
When we visited, they had those options; one of the reasons we chose it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 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.
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