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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-7145
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guava butter” (35 reviews)
“sandwiches” (72 reviews)
“panini” (29 reviews)
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7:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

Did my research and new I had to come to this little hidden gem for some muy bueno cafecito! This is a must stop/find it. I know Old San Juan is hot and you are probably looking for cold water instead of hot coffee but...More

Thank cdejesus68
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Went here for breakfast and enjoyed the croissant sandwiches, toast and fantastic coffee. Nice atmosphere and good service. Really enjoyed this place!

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

Went specifically to get whole beans as gifts for family as recommended per other reviews. Ordered the ham and cheese croissant which had a delicious tomato marmalade on it! Iced caramel latte was good, a little stronger than I like but my husband enjoyed. We...More

Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 30 March 2015

good turkey sandwich and has been love the coffee very small but the seating was comfortable downside is they had no breakfast sandwiches not Wednesday which included eggs so I wouldn't recommend for breakfast but if you were your husband like Coffee midday then I...More

Thank ErikaC1984
Reviewed 22 March 2015

This place has the best coffee. Every coffee I've had here has been excellent - from expresso through frozen coffee with almond milk. Like everywhere in Puerto Rico they don't have decaf so my wife brought Starbucks Via. Unlike that place, Quatro Sombras has a...More

Thank SmileyRoaming
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Beautifully presented, complex flavor. Great atmosphere and wonderful product. We brought home some whole beans and hope to be able to capture the flavor and the memory of Café Cuatro Sombras. Don't miss it!

Thank Martha T
Reviewed 10 March 2015

My wife and me wanted to have a nice cup of puertorican coffe, so we headed to Cuatro Sombras Cafe in Old San Juan. Since you enter the place you will be received like an old friend. The staff is friendly and will answer any...More

Thank JosueVazquez
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Went there on a Saturday morning. They serve good coffee and very nice sandwiches even though I consider it a bit pricey. Over all it was ok.

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Drink some there and buy some to enjoy at home!!! If you want to make surprise a coffee lover with a Caribbean coffee bang this is the place!!!!

Thank Alexandra F
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Cafe Cuatro Sombras 259 Calle Recinto Sur, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico Phone:+1 787-724-9955. This is the real deal for the ultimate coffee-lover. All Puerto Rican hand-picked beans from the family’s plantation in Yauco. Yauco is one of the celebrated towns with the finest of...More

Thank copleysquare
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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
USD 3 - USD 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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