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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Puerto Rican
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Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-7145
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good ambiance, good coffee, air conditioned. Reasonably priced. No parking but restaurants in Viejo San Juan do not have parking so, who cares?

Thank alfgomezjr
Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great coffee, small roaster on site. Did not have food but they had a decent selection of deli type food.

Thank katie1790
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service is good, the place is nicely decorated. They also offer variety of sandwiches ideally for breakfast, brunch or lunch.

1 Thank Naira O
Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. I like coffee, I love good coffee, but I have never experience the subtle, chocolaty flavors and aromas of a coffee that has been harvested, roasted and served all in a short period of time. Get yourself to this charming cafe for a cup o' joe the likes you've never experienced!

1 Thank veronicafromboston
Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coffee was great but the service was not very good. They were not helpful and they messed up our order. Otherwise is a very nice place.

Thank Caxier
Ct., USA
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129 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local strong coffee for us coffee lovers without the Starbucks artsy-pricey vibe. There is Wi fi as well but a local place featuring Puertorrican coffee in Puerto Rico---what a concept, right? And the cheese pastries ( quesitos) are not to be missed. Laid back and bohemian. Clean bathrooms as well.

Thank MyrellaCt_USA
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a coffee lover, always have been, always will be. And there is nothing quite like a cup of coffee that has been cultivated in Puerto Rican soil, picked by Puerto Rican hands and prepared with love...this is the coffee "gold standard" by which all other coffees should be measured up to. Also, the history of how Cuatro Sombras... More 

Thank Coralilla
las vegas, nv
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94 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Read about Cafe Cuatro on Tripadvisor and it was one of the first places we went we we arrived in Puerto Rico. Tried the white mocha and it was the smoothest tasting coffees I had ever had! the atmosphere was a fun upbeat sit and talk over coffee type place.. Prices were reasonable for what we had.. Loved the bird... More 

Thank k176
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We stopped here for coffee expecting the standard paper cups, but instead we were greeted with a beautiful and tasty lattes and some amazing pastries. Prices were quite reasonable. Definitely recommend, especially if you're staying near the cruise port.

Thank Mike C
San Francisco, California
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous coffees. We both had cappuccinos and the smell and taste of the coffee was wonderful. The art on the cappuccino foam was another unexpected delight.


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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
$3 - $15
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Puerto Rican
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 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
Coffee Shop, Single Origin Coffee, Restauratnt

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?