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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Puerto Rican
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Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-7145
07:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This quaint and charming place offers great coffee and sandwiches. Excellent puertorrican coffee is served here for many hours a day, one of my favorite details is that they open early and stay open until late afternoon. A definite plus in my espresso fulled world

Thank Franco R
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Cafe to get some work donned and enjoy a good Cafe Latte. The coffee was good and the food (breakfast ) ok. But the service is a bit slow. Yet it's worth a visit if you are in Old San Juan

Thank EduardoCruzAlonso
West Palm Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here while shopping in Old San Juan. The cafe is super quaint. The staff is very knowledgeable of their coffee--it is actually their own bean they grow, roast, brew and sell. The coffee is delicious! You can only buy their coffee on their shop or online. The coffee was so delicious that I bought two bags to bring home.

Thank Tlcarnp
New York City, New York
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48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a home brewing class there by the owner Pablo and his assistant, and came out as a zealous converts for PR coffee! Since my parents couldn't attend, I was the only student that morning, but it didn't deter my immensely knowledgeable sensei to continue his well-prepared class. If you are even remotely interested in improving your enjoyment of... More 

Thank Sebastiensh
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The coffee was very good. The pressed bread with jam sounded better than it tasted. The room is cozy with several tables. There is a tiny interior courtyard.

Thank fyiNYC
Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Had great coffee . Friendly staff. Ambience is superb! And the toast with guava- butter is out of this world!!!

Thank Tereteres
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good ambiance, good coffee, air conditioned. Reasonably priced. No parking but restaurants in Viejo San Juan do not have parking so, who cares?

Thank alfgomezjr
Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Great coffee, small roaster on site. Did not have food but they had a decent selection of deli type food.

Thank katie1790
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Service is good, the place is nicely decorated. They also offer variety of sandwiches ideally for breakfast, brunch or lunch.

1 Thank Naira O
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Wow. I like coffee, I love good coffee, but I have never experience the subtle, chocolaty flavors and aromas of a coffee that has been harvested, roasted and served all in a short period of time. Get yourself to this charming cafe for a cup o' joe the likes you've never experienced!

1 Thank veronicafromboston

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Puerto Rican
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
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
Coffee Shop, Single Origin Coffee, Restauratnt

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?