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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

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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
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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!! ❤️☕️

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Monica M
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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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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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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

You have to go here weather you are just hanging out in Old San Juan or just got off of a cruise ship. It is right by the cruise ship docks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

I was told by a local to try this coffee shop, and I'm so glad listened! It's slightly hidden, but right next to where the cruise ships dock. They make a mean macchiato and tasty little treats. You can sit outside at their tables and relax while you people watch. If you're looking for great coffee check this place out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Stop by to grab a cup of coffee and it was great. Good taste, was made right the first time and great coffee beans!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

headed back to a cruise ship, I saw this little coffee shop and decided to stop and rest with a coffee before heading to the port. Glad I did. Asked for a cortadito and got an excellent one. The people were very helpful and friendly and they had some delicious items to eat as well. There is an outdoor area... More 

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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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?