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Caribbean Trading Company Store

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Address: Calle Principal #4, Palmer, Rio Grande 00721, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-888-2762
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: On your way to El Yunque. Discover the treasures of the Caribbean and...
On your way to El Yunque. Discover the treasures of the Caribbean and Puerto Rico! Caribbean Spices & Sauces, Fresh Puerto Rican Coffee, Fine Premium Cigars, Nautical & Tropical Gifts, Exquisite Gift Baskets, and Local Art. #Caribbeantrading
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We stopped in at this shop twice. Amazing coffees, clothing, food, jewelry....too many cool things to mention! It's a unique shop- different than many we visited and wish we would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We stopped in at this shop twice. Amazing coffees, clothing, food, jewelry....too many cool things to mention! It's a unique shop- different than many we visited and wish we would have found it sooner. The staff are incredible and will help you ship things if you would like. Hello from Wisconsin! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Wonderful little shop with plenty to choose from, about 90% from local artists. Various food products as well, sauces, coffee, spices. A nice reprieve from tourist junk stores. Near El Yunque too!

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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed in Rio Grande during our honeymoon, and this store was awesome. They wrap things up really well for travel, and they have a great selection of things at reasonable prices. Highly recommend if you're going to Luquillo beach or El Yunque.

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Emmett, Michigan
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

What a great find. Amazing local art work at affordable prices. Very helpful. A must do on the way in or out of the rainforest.

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Hammond, Indiana
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stopped in this cute store along with a few others before going to the Yuque. Very beautiful and different items for sale. The designs on their Tshirts are one of a kind. I believe the young lady at the counter advised they are designed by their own artist, exclusive for them. My husband bought one. VERY VERY nice looking... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This retail establishment is very difficult to find - need to realize that it is off the road to the Rain Forest. After locating it, you may find something local to buy but the selection is very limited. There are several places in Old San Juan that offer the same items and a much better selection. We are big buyers... More 

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CaribbeanGirl8991, General Manager at Caribbean Trading Company Store, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review us. We take all comments seriously and have shared your feedback with the whole crew. We are located on the way to El Yunque Rainforest and you have to pass by the store to get to the Rainforest - it can be difficult as road signage is not the best in this... More 

Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We went back a second time to grab gifts for family before leaving. Both times we had a different clerk, but they were sisters, and they were so very nice! Reasonable prices on everything in the store.

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I LOVED being able to sample their house made hot sauces, salsas and marinades! They also provided coffee samples. Nice blown glass and jewellery! Sales clerk very knowledgable and welcoming.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I have been to Puerto Rico several times each time I like to stay in a different place,Isla Verde,Dorado Jayuya,Ponce,Rio Grande. I have shopped for souvenirs only to find a lot if not all were made in china.Karla shops owner was great even customized one gift. Off the beaten path but well worth the trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice little Shop that had everything that I was looking for!! I really recommend to stop by! I stopped by too time and both girl where really nice and helpful. Its a small shop but every time you go in you see something new!! The only thing I don't recommend is the food place across the street no good!

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Additional Information about Caribbean Trading Company Store

Address: Calle Principal #4, Palmer, Rio Grande 00721, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-888-2762
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande  >  Palmer
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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