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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

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Caribbean, Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Puerto Rican
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Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-7145
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa

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    Very good
  • 18
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  • 10
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  • 2
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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
Quality Time

Excellent place to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee and cake. Service was great!!! The place is really nice for that quality time with the friends.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Debbie R
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Excellent place to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee and cake. Service was great!!! The place is really nice for that quality time with the friends.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This place was quaint, friendly staff and some tasty coffee! If you are a coffee lover, like I am, I would highly recommend this place!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our favorite in Old San Juan! Great atmosphere and hospitality. Smooth coffee aroma as well as the best coffee in town.

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New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great smooth cup of coffee. Our favorite in Old San Juan! We tried other spots but the pale in comparison. Cute little atrium in the middle to relax and enjoy the brew. Buying grounds so we can pretend our vacation and coffee hasn't ended!

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Austin, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Surprisingly, the coffee is good in PR. I am not a coffee drinker, but through our travels, I have tasted Kona, Jamaica BM, Costa Rican... I would say that PR coffee is like Kona, not too much body, smooth, low bitters. Café Sombras was an easy dash in/out for a good cup. Staff was friendly. Café was a little hot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The cafe con leche here tasted great like many places in San Juan, but what set this place a part was the service from the baristas. They had a few minutes to talk to us about our planned travels around Puerto Rico and gave us recommendations on local favorites on places to eat. The frozen iced latte here was my... More 

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Rincon, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Premium Coffee is exported to the world from Puerto Rico!!! this place is incredible to taste before you buy any bag of Coffee in Old San Juan.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

One of the best coffee in Old San Juan. Perfect when you finish your theater visit or walk through the historic places.

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Consistent sweet coffee with excellent service. Tried others in old San Juan and still 4 Sombras is SUPER Very nice atmosphere clean

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere and hospitality. Smooth coffee aroma as well as the best coffee in town. The hours are very flexible around my work and my coffee addiction...

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Additional Information about Cafe Cuatro Sombras

Address: Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-724-7145
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Caribbean, Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Puerto Rican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-7145

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cafe, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?