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E Franco & Co

) #7 of 79 Restaurants in Mayaguez $$ - $$$ Caribbean, Spanish,
1mi NW of Town Center, 3 Manuel Pirallo, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
+1 787-832-0070
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“pastry” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
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Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Latin
$$ - $$$
1mi NW of Town Center, 3 Manuel Pirallo, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2017

You must try the Brazo Jitano. Is a pastry only found at Franco. You could taste in a variety of flavors. All the meals served are excelent.

Thank Raul R
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Simple place and great human warmth. Their cuisine is excellent and the desserts very tasty. House of authentic Gypsy Arm. Must be a must stop if you come by the west of Puerto Rico.

Thank Gilberto R
Reviewed 21 December 2016

You may even see some street sellers on the capital selling ''brazo gitano'' from this people. They are the best at what they do, and have a lot of time doing it.

Thank Kilian C
Reviewed 14 September 2016

It is localize at the west coast from Mayaguez You may be deligted with the excellent dessearts and the best Brazo Gitano of the world

Thank carlosacamuy
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Open for over 100 years, this is one of my "must" stops when in Puerto Rico. Yes, it's three hours from the metropolitan area, but you can make it part of a visit to the West coast and try their iconic brazo gitano. They make...More

Thank Pelayo R
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Coffee and pastries were excellent--took us awhile to find parking -- there are no signs outside of building

1  Thank gvalentin23
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

It's very popular in the island, so it's a stop you can't miss if you are in Mayaguez or near by. They have the brazo gitano, the guayaba is the most famous, but they also have it with different fillings. I found the little shop...More

Thank Evelopez
Reviewed 1 April 2016

First time, had breakfast and was very good. Server and service was good and off course brazo gitano delicious. Will go again.

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Franco's is well known for its jelly roll but what I love about them is that you can get premium quality coffee grounds or beans that you can't get elsewhere and a a very good price. Don't buy coffee at the supermarket and make the...More

Thank profearroyo
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We are native residents of Mayaguez. My Grandmother knew the owners when they moved to Puerto Rico from Madrid, Spain. I grew up with all their delicate pastries. People from all over the island come down to the West Coast to purchase the famous brazo...More

Thank Carmen R
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Does anyone know the operations hours?
11 October 2015|
Response from Chinokarina | Reviewed this property |
There open from 7 am thru 5 pm from monday thru sunday. There on Facebook and it will tell you that day when they open and closed. You can look them up in Google and it will show there website Brazo gitano franco. If you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1mi NW of Town Center, 3 Manuel Pirallo, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Mayaguez
  • Phone Number: +1 787-832-0070
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