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Cafe Manolin

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251 San Justo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
7877239743
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Our Very Favorite in Old San Juan

I can't even begin to say enough great things about our favorite San Juan restaurant, Cafe Manolin, located in Old San Juan. We were there two years ago and I reviewed it quite favorably then, and I am repeating that theme. We arrived in San Juan on Good Friday holiday, so unfortunately Cafe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Kathy P
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Salina, Kansas
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Salina, Kansas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I can't even begin to say enough great things about our favorite San Juan restaurant, Cafe Manolin, located in Old San Juan. We were there two years ago and I reviewed it quite favorably then, and I am repeating that theme. We arrived in San Juan on Good Friday holiday, so unfortunately Cafe Manolin was closed. But we made up... More 

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Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Great food! Great service. Great reasonable prices 😊😊 Great selection of typical food. We eat sancocho, churrasco, rice & beans. Freshly squeezed Orange juice

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Yum yum yum! While visiting San Juan we wanted to try a local dish called Mofongo. The Manolin popped up in our Yelp feed. My husband and I shared the Chicken Mofongo with rice and beans. It was amazing! Moist and flavorful. We read about the homemade hot sauce so we tried that too! Delicious! Like others we wish it... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We recently visited Cafe Manolin while exploring old San Juan. The food was delicious. I had mofongo with shrimp with beans and rice. Delicious! We sat at one of the many counter seats. Service was great. The prices were very reasonable. I wanted to have dessert but simply couldn't eat more. Try the guanabana iced tea!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Real food made in real kitchen for the OSJ locals. Fast service great prices. Be sure to try the empanadas with rice and beans.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Service was fast, food was mmmmmm so yummy. That's a sandwich :D price was good, i was actually surprised about it, most people there charge an arm and a leg. Keep it up! add more Sweet options ;)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I stopped by this cafe because it had great food. I ordered the chicken mofongo, with rice and beans, platanos and a coffee. Loved every bit of it! If you have the time, definitely stop here when in San juan.

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We were a group of 6 heading out on a cruise later that day! They very easily accommodated our group and were quickly and pleasantly served a delicious breakfast. The price was right and very affordable. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the area.

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Wichita, KS
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Real eggs, bacon and toast. Great toast! $3.50, I know! So happy to find this awesome cafe in Old San Juan!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I come here regularly and love it. Be it for breakfast or lunch,the food is always good,as well as the service.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 251 San Justo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 7877239743

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

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