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Cafe Esperanza - CLOSED

250 Res San Jose, San Juan 00901-1514, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-5452
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 28, 2012
“Great lunch!”
Jul 15, 2012
“Great little hole in the wall!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Spanish, Vegan Options
250 Res San Jose, San Juan 00901-1514, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed March 8, 2012

They have the best mojitos and they had a good selection of sandwiches. What loved about the sandwiches were the fresh ingredients used.

Thank Gunjan05
Reviewed February 22, 2012

We wondered the streets of Puerto Rico for hours longing for a delicious meal to nourish our fatigued bodies. Every cafe we passed turned out to be some kind of souvenir shop pretending to serve food. At deaths door the hungry travellers stumbled upon a...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed December 23, 2011

Have a mojito or a sangria and take in old san juan. Not the fastest service but worth the wait. The food and drinks were the best we had in old san juan. And the atmosphere/local flavor were great as well.

Thank Palestineag
Reviewed December 16, 2011

We came across this place while walking through Old San Juan and feel lucky we did! It is a small place with a warm atmospere. The salmon burger and salad was fantastic! The mojito was even better!! And nothing could top the service.

Thank Gary W
Reviewed December 16, 2011

They made great mojito for us. One was original, the other with passion fruit flavor. After a long and hot afternoon walk, we just crashed into the chairs in front of the the front door. The lady was charming and sweet. The mojito really powered...More

1  Thank Phil Y
Reviewed December 7, 2011

We found Cafe Esperanza after touring El Morro in Old San Juan and I'm so glad we did! This restaurant is small and a little hidden. Our server was really friendly....he even taught us some Spanish! The food was fantastic and very original. Cafe Esperanza...More

1  Thank Courtney W
Reviewed December 5, 2011

Great food, great prices. Angela the owner and chef is a gem.

1  Thank Ron H
Reviewed September 27, 2011

We love to find little places that feel local (not touristy) when we travel and we found it here. Just a handful of tables but the best mojitos! And we shared a bunch of appetizers - tapas style - and they were delicious. The service...More

1  Thank Crackens
Reviewed September 14, 2011

Discovered this place by accident while wandering around Old San Juan. Chef owned and operated - food prepared with fresh ingredients with interesting combinations. The homemade mayo is wonderful. We will definitely go back when visiting again!

Thank Cyndytwo
Reviewed January 18, 2011

Was a wonderful experience, nice people, excellent service, amazing food...! If you come to Old San Juan, you must visits Cafe Esperanza... I do not know what else to say, me and my family have a grate time with the owners and local people that...More

Thank blueseahorse2
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  • Address: 250 Res San Jose, San Juan 00901-1514, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-722-5452
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Criollo (local) food... Tapas, Ceviche & salads. Mojitos & Sangria is our specialty:)
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