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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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  • 299
    Excellent
  • 89
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
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  • 2
    Terrible
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
Fabulous coffee and a great cafe!

Read a lot of reviews for this place before we headed to San Juan and they were all spot on. Terrific, flavorful coffee made with Puerto Rican beans and prompt, friendly service. We were there for breakfast and highly recommend the guava bread with a local latte - can't think of a better way to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
oybolshoi
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O'Fallon, Missouri
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Read a lot of reviews for this place before we headed to San Juan and they were all spot on. Terrific, flavorful coffee made with Puerto Rican beans and prompt, friendly service. We were there for breakfast and highly recommend the guava bread with a local latte - can't think of a better way to start the day! Extra plus... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

They have good coffee, good sandwiches and cakes, they have bomba classes too, great dcoration, love the wood

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Is super smooth, with strong flavor and Aroma. Perfect location and ambiance, the Latte Double shot is Amazing, try it with Croissants with Guava butter or a Cinnamon Cake mmmmmm!!!!!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The coffee here is amazing! The banana bread is phenomenal! The service is good here as well as the atmosphere. Its tourist and local friendly and has a very trendy modern look and vibe. You can sit around the bar area enjoying your coffee and baked good or breakfast sandwich which is fresh made. If your like my mother who... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Returning to San Juan visiting a friend, we returned to Cuatro Sombras on my last day. Loved it the first time in October 2014 and loved it this time around. Toast with guava butter hit the spot. The coffee is best quality. The environment is chill. Can't wait to return again :)

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Stopped in for a coffee and some juice. A very reasonable place for coffee, refreshments, light tasty snacks. The coffee is what will have you coming back. Roasted, grinded and prepared fresh, you will never taste a coffee rich in flavor than here.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The best cappuccino I have ever enjoyed! This quaint little coffee house is as delicious as it is cozy. The coffee is amazing and the toasted bread with guava butter is a special treat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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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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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: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?