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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

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Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-7145
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Caguas, Puerto Rico
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to stop and have a cup coffee! Nice people, coffee is fresh and they also have food options if you are looking for a quick bite to eat!

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Tallahassee
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped in to enjoy some local coffee. The atmosphere is very coffee house and pretty. The drinks were the best and so pretty. The baristas are very good at what they do. The art in the froth was outstanding. The price was reasonable too. We saw that they have sandwiches too, but we did not eat there (price looked... More 

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Thank eagle_gsu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent sevice, short wait time, best coffee in San Juan by far. Breakfast croissants were amazingly delicious. Small/medium Breakfast for 2 people with coffee is about $20.. but we'll worth it.. I found this coffee spot on my last day in San Juan and it is definitely the best one on the list..

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Dallas
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a place to eat breakfast and a resident from Old San Juan suggested this restaurant. It was the best coffee we have had and the freshest and most delicious sandwiches ever. Every time we think of Puerto Rico we can't end up the conversation if we don't talk about it. We are looking... More 

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Thank dallashiker
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to have breakfast or to take a break. Excellent local coffee and vast selection of sandwiches. I had a cappuccino and toast with Guava Butter, both were delicious. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank Isis A
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place to have good Puerto Rican coffee in a great atmosphere and good service. It is located right across the Felisa Rincon parking.

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Ballwin, Missouri
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our visit to Old San Juan we started our day with coffee and sandwiches at Cafe Cuatro Sombras. The smell of the coffee beans as you enter the restaurant was awesome! It was all delicious! I had the chicken salad sandwich - Yum!

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Thank Gail_Hoogstraal
Allen, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice little cafe located in Old San Juan with delicious food and great coffee. Recommended by staff at our hotel, it has a small menu of sandwiches, croissants and paninis. My husband and I ate breakfast here twice. He ordered the chicken salad sandwich (yes, for breakfast) and said it was the best he'd ever had. I... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always research which local coffee shops to visit on our travels and for Old San Juan we chose Cuatro Sombras. This was the first really strong iced coffee we had in two days and it hit the spot. We also had croissants with guava butter! The guava butter was incredible and I am still craving it. The staff was... More 

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Thank whatablessing
Puerto Rico
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited this coffee shop a couple of times and the coffee flavor was excellent everytime, however the person taking the orders should have a more friendly way to treat people when they ask for the different types of coffee they serve. Our last visit the place was almost empty and the lady was not tolerant and seemed like all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Puerto Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-7145

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?