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Aromas Coffeehouse & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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201B Tetuan Street, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

Great little cafe for morning coffee and puerto rican style breakfast. We loved it and very reasonably priced.

Thank EmptyNesterx2
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

Love this spot. I had a mallorca for the first time and it was delish. Tried to have a mallorca at Starbucks and after having it at Aroma's, there was no comparison. Now about the coffee, I usually need cream, sugar, more cream, more sugar. But, I decided to be adventurous and take the coffer the Puerto Rican way, black.... More 

Thank Thryeris M
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015

Please do stop in and try their local coffee! much nicer coffee than starbucks! Their Mallorca's are nice too, we had the one with cheese and ham. Feel free to try another 'flavor'!

Thank Etienne R
Orlando, Florida
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

My hubby and I actually found this place just walking around and enjoying San Juan. The food and coffee were excellent! It wasn't too busy when we went in so it was a nice and intimate lunch break. I wish I could remember our waitress' name, she was very nice and friendly. The food was very fresh and so good!... More 

Thank kslsmommy
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015

The coffee is strong and delicious; the food was slightly better than average; the environment was lacking. This hard-to-find was a favorite of one of my travel companions, so we went back several times in our week-long vacation. The service was always pleasant and the coffee the ideal pick-me-up. Great place to visit if you're dying of heat and caffeine... More 

Thank lee b
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015

Ok, went here on a tasting tour and we had coffee and a Mallorcas sandwich which was delicious! I am not a big coffee drinker but decided I had to taste Puerto Rican coffee and I was glad I did! They have their own brand called Mona Lisa (Italian name but whatever) and it was great. They served it like... More 

Thank Cheryldownunder
Manassas Park, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

This place was delicious. Coffee, sandwiches out of the world. Went back on our own for breakfast and that was great as well. A must stop if you are in Old San Juan!

1 Thank Jeannie8480
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015

Have been here twice now and both times were excellent. Had the mallorca ham and cheese Puerto Rican version of a monte Christo which was excellent. Coffee is from a local Puerto Rican coffee farm and excellent

1 Thank CruiseCrazy284
Richmond, Virginia
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

As a coffee lover - I was thrilled that this was our first stop on my Flavors of San Juan Tour. The coffee was delicious and my husband had a cherry drink that was made from caribbean cherries - again - absolutely delicious! This was accompanied with a sandwich that was sprinkled with powdered sugar and I was full when... More 

1 Thank Gina P
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2015

While waiting around for our Taste of San Juan Tour, we stumbled across this little shop. My husband was complaining that he needed a little snack before the tour. The employees were very nice and made suggestions of things to try that were local. We ate too much but it was delicious! We then went to meet up for our... 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
Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201B Tetuan Street, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Trendy coffeeshop in the heart of Old San Juan. Friendly owners. Great food for all budgets, from sandwhiches and wraps to gourmet creations. Healthy and excellent value. Gourmet coffee, full bar and happy hour. Live music and kareoke on Friday nights. Did I mention excellent food and super friendly staff?!

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