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Cafe Cola'o

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Pier 2, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-4139
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The coffee here is 100% puerto rican and pastries and sandwiches are to die for. I am a big fan of this barista called Lyz. She is simply amazing. She welcomes you with a beautiful smile and tried to please every customer I saw out there. She also make a tasty coffee with beautiful drawings on it. I got 5... More 

Thank johnmendeneeth
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This small coffee shop serves up wonderful Puertorrican coffee for a great price. One of OSJ's top secrets this place is sure to satisfy your need for an espresso

Thank Franco R
Cashmere, Washington, United States
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so looking forward to some good coffee and this little Cafe did not disappoint. Excellent coffee and very friendly staff!

Thank Teri W
North Carolina
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Coffee; service; ambience were exceptional! A morning must for a good start of the day. For an unbelievable cup of java, you have to visit Cafe Cola'o.

Thank pfish49
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This was my second annual trip to Cafe Colao! I love there coffee. My favorite is their house blend. I also buy plenty of the shortbread cookies to go. They are some of the best I've had. They sell them in bags by a brand named Cecillas.

Thank Jennifer K
Norfolk, Virginia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Stopped by this lovely little spot for an espresso and it was perfect. Don't go to Starbucks, this is much, much better and you can sit outside and get a view of the water.

Thank PPPMaryland
Apple Valley, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The ambiance of the cafe is lovely. It's quaint with fresh flowers at each table. Prices are low. Best coffee I have ever tasted. Smooth espresso flavor. I highly recommend the macchiato.

Thank teabee34
Long Island, NY
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly amazing coffee amidst the cruise ship pier stores. The sweetness of the espresso's crema tells you these folks know how to craft a top quality beverage and truly take pride in their coffee. I haven't eaten any of their pasties, but the coffee is tops. We go every day of our visit each year we come to PR.

Thank toofhairy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

One of the best coffe I ever had. And the owner is too much, if you need a perfect coffe it is the place, great service and delicious pastries, only problem " No parking"

Thank Marleen E
Madison, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

Best iced coffee ever! We went multiple times. The staff was friendly and such a cute little place!!

Thank Tanya W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cafe, Puerto Rican
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier 2, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-4139

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?