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Cafe Cola'o

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Pier 2, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
787-725-4139
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6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious coffee!

Adorable coffee shop on the waterfront at the piers, serving delicious island grown coffee. Friendly staff, nice tables outdoors to relax and enjoy the perfect cup of cafe as you like it ! I brought a pound of ground coffee and the aroma filled our hotel room and my luggage all the way home !

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Adorable coffee shop on the waterfront at the piers, serving delicious island grown coffee. Friendly staff, nice tables outdoors to relax and enjoy the perfect cup of cafe as you like it ! I brought a pound of ground coffee and the aroma filled our hotel room and my luggage all the way home !

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The cappuccino was great!! The mochaccino was very sweet though. Had a quick coffee before the cruise embarkation! Very small café!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Coffee was superb and wonderful view. Definitely make a stop here, I had a mocha latte and it made my morning. Wanted to get another since I've got a 2 cup per morning habit, but it got busy rather quickly, so go early!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I went with my family and decided to try the coffee. Excellent service,excellent baristas and most important , they have the best coffee i ever taste in my life. Totally recommended A+ We hope to come back soon ☕️😍

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I had an excellent Cappy and very good service. Nice little place by ferry to Bacardi. I will be back when in need of a nice cappy at a quiet place

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Harrisburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We came here based on the review and only steps from our hotel at Sheraton. The coffee tasted great but we were a bit disappointed to get paper cups since we were hoping to take pictures and share with our friends on Facebook. Sensing our disappointment, they immediately offered another set on the house and they were beautifully made. We... More 

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Long Island, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Most Starbucks can't hold a candle to the espresso at Cafe Cola'o. It's just excellent. Hats off to the baristas at this establishment. They are obviously serious about their coffee and craft their beverages with care. My husband and I (both former baristas at Sbux) always make it a point to stop here for our morning coffee.

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Aguadilla
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The coffee is prepared by baristas who make sure that you have a good experience. Small, but cozy. Have different blends of coffee each week. Will come back frequently.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

AMAZING COFFEE!! Great service! I had 3 different coffees. The first one I ordered alome, the second one was suggested by the barista after asking me a couple of questions about my likes and dislikes about coffee. The recomendation she made..... OMG!!!! HEAVEN!! Can't wait to go visit again!! ❤️☕️

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Illinois City, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I frequent Starbucks daily. While on vacation in San Juan, I was headed to the Starbucks in old San Juan. My tour guide suggested I try this Cafe. Simply stated, the coffee is amazing! This is a must have coffee. Will make arrangements to have further shipments sent to my home.The staff is very friendly.Also noted that quite a few... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Cola'o

Address: Pier 2, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-725-4139
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Puerto Rican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pier 2, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-725-4139

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Puerto Rican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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