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Cafe Cola'o

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Coffee Shop, Puerto Rican
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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, Coffee & Tea

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  • 160
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  • 47
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 1
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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
Great coffee!

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
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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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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nice cup of coffee in a nice setting near the Old San Juan Historic District. It is a very popular local stop and the atmosphere is quite nice. You may try different varieties of coffee produced in the island and you can even buy coffee to bring back home.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I went to Café Cola'o because my boss (seriously addicted to coffee) said that there is the best coffee she ever tried. So me and coworkers of mine went there and it was quite amazing, and this is serious. It is a small local close to the cruises. Service was incredibly warm. And coffee... incomparable. THE BEST. The employees are... More 

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West Vancouver, Canada
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

For coffee, this place was hard to beat. We found many spots where the coffee was good, but this one was the best. During the week, locals are almost lined up out the door. On the weekend, it is quieter and easily accessed. The cheese filled pastry (heated up) is so good - you won't want to share.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The best experience for the coffee tasters. Great service. Very friendly staff sit enjoy the great view of the SanJuan Bay.

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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: Coffee Shop, 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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