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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00966, Puerto Rico
787-724-9955
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Ranked #7 of 578 restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dessert
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English first
Boston, MA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Since this was the only coffee shop I visited in OSJ I have nothing to compare it to. My black coffee (Americano) was quite tasty, and my husbands cream and sugar (latte) was delicious also. Since it seems like you can't get just a cup of coffee in OSJ, it was pricey. I also had a tostada with guava butter,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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127 reviews 127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stopped in for breakfast one morning and had the best coffee! This appears to be where the attorney's from the court building across the street start their day. Coffee was wonderful and had a croissant that was very tasty.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

this place have their own roasting machine to roast the coffee so it does not get any better than that. The staff is very friendly and the place is very cozy.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a great spot in Old San Juan to enjoy all the flavor and aroma of Puerto Rico's finest coffee. Cup of first class, the atmosphere and smell in the whole place is inviting, good service and attentive personnel. They have different delicious pastries and snacks... a must visit for coffee lovers!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This coffee shop was recommended to us by the staff at Chateau Cervantes. It was, by far, the best coffee we had during our trip to Puerto Rico. We went every day we were in San Juan. Delicious!

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San Juan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It's supposed to be like this! Coffee that is smooth, almost liqueur-like (w/o alcohol) in its strength and purity. We had cappuccino and a straight espresso. They gave me a lemon peel al lado. Asi se debe ser! Wish it was near my house on the mainland.

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New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I loved this place, going almost everyday for coffee and taste their fresh made sandwiches! The food is simple yet refreshing. The coffee awakens you and is one of the best!

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Every visit to Old San Juan have to get a cup of coffee here. They roast on site. So smooth you don't have to add anything. Enjoy!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Perfect. So close to the cruise terminal yet so far away. This coffee is awesome and the staff does a great job!

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Towanda, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The coffee is amazing everywhere in Puerto Rico. The concierge at our hotel pointed out that Puerto Ricans are very demanding about coffee and they don't use the term barista because it's redundant. He's right. The coffee was excellent everywhere we went, but this place really stood out. Service was very good and the designs on the top of your... More

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