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St Germain Bistro & Cafe

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156 Calle Sol, San Juan 00917-1223, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-5830
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service, great food and great ambiance in old San Juan!!! Has the egg benedict with salmon. Also try the crispy prosciutto. Never seeing this before and they are great. Don't miss the mimosas either!!!!

Thank miguel l
Bonita Springs, Florida
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One day in Old San Juan brought my husband and I to St Germain for lunch. I opted for ceviche and ginger lemonade, which were bursting with flavor. Lentil soup was unforgetable. Hummus,pesto and chicken made for a delicious sandwich. Fresh, light, and reasonably priced fare make SGB a not miss!

Thank mauinikki
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent lunch spot!!! New Yorker sandwich was incredible. Everything is fresh and well prepared. Tables and environment are clean and bright.

1 Thank Shaun B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Love it! Great food and great bartenders. Its cozy for couples they have 3 floors we different styles and menu. The service is good and the prices are ok for the area.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

I visited this place last month while on a business trip to San Juan. I made sure to visit as many top rated restaurants as possible. I usually like to order whatever is popular and/or whatever the staff recommends when visiting somewhere for the first time. And I'm glad I did so here. Both waitresses, Genny and Krystal were very... More 

1 Thank Angel S
Bedford, New Hampshire
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Since it was our first trip to Puerto Rico, I did a little research to see what restaurants might accommodate our vegan diet for a day trip to Old San Juan. The helpful ladies at the tourism office marked all of my suggestions on a map and we set off on a self-guided walking tour. About half way through our... More 

Thank monandeclan
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51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Ground floor has a bakery/coffee shop vibe but serves a full lunch menu and cocktails. Everything is delicious! 2nd floor is a "speakeasy" with small plates and craft cocktails. Brunch is a great value here. Everything is delicious. Try the house made hummus. 3rd floor is a small outdoor patio with a wine bar that is available for private parties.... More 

Thank PRFamilyVacations
Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I had the pleasure to visit St. Germain yesterday it had been a couple of years since I had returned. I must say the experience was even better than before. Aurelie received us recommend a good wine, the food was amazing and the service better!!! Kudos👏 must return more frequently.

Thank Melissa F
Belmont, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

This is a small restaurant that servers great food that you won't find in other places in VSJ. There is a great range of food, including vegetarian options, which is is not exactly part of the Cocina Criolla vernacular. We met with the owner and the manager, Aurelien, who are great people and had a great conversation. We laughed trying... More 

Thank mpzbelmont
Andover, New Jersey
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We stopped here for sangria on a hot day. The drinks were watered down to the point of being tasteless (like water). I mentioned to the waiter that the drinks seemed very watery and I asked if maybe they forgot to put any alcohol in them (which I still think might have been true). He just laughed. When I got... More 

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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
$7 - $15
Caribbean, Cafe, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Calle Sol, San Juan 00917-1223, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-5830

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