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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-7145
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guava butter” (34 reviews)
“sandwiches” (71 reviews)
“beans” (42 reviews)
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7:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was told to visit and read it was great. Felt very American with expensive prices and not great pastries. Coffee was good but no better than elsewhere in OSJ. Wasn't impressed and wouldn't recommend.

Thank TJRTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The decoration is neat. Panini is ok, a bit pricey for what you get. I ordered coffee, but got a latte, not a big deal. But what irritated me is if you pay with a CC, the first screen hits you up for a tip,...More

Thank Damon B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They roast their own coffee and make amazing chemx and great pastries. The ham sandwich was heavy for breakfast.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

100% Puerto Rican coffee! Very good coffee! They also make sandwiches and other lunch/snacks.. Make sure you buy a bag of coffee beans to take back home!

Thank Hiram M
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Centered location in old San Juan. It's a clean, comfortable nice coffee place. I asked the young man who took my order to recommend a panini, it was delicious! Coffee was good too. Great service.

Thank Dafna D
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

I love their fresh hand brewed coffees. They grind the own beans from their own brand. I often buy the beans for home. They have a limited but excellent choices of sandwiches. You have a little wait for your items as they are prepared fresh...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

We were looking to learn more and to sample Puerto Rican coffee. This place was highly recommended. We found it, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Atmosphere was very much a part of the equation. Coffee was beyond excellent, and we bought a few pounds to...More

Thank Usonian64
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

I am eating early in the morning, coffee and a panini for breakfast. Egg and asparagus on whole wheat.... Looked at the sandwich and could not see the asparagus. Answer: tiny flecks in the sandwich... there could not be more than 1/2 of an asparagus...More

Thank dzhast
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Its in a easlly accessable location for access from the cruise ship piers and the old city. Good coffee a bit pricey but you get premium coffee. Really liked their sandwiches. Not so much their snacks (cakes, pastries). Cool facilities. Great place to take a...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

The host lady, was so sweet very welcoming ! Warm smile and atmosphere ! The food was fairly priced. Great photo area, with a nice patio and beautiful coffee machine. Would definitely recommend for breakfast. Also, vegetarian friendly.

Thank Alicia W
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July 15, 2015|
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Response from Lynn M | Reviewed this property |
More lunch in the morning than breakfast. Not a lot of eggs and bacon. But the sandwiches are fresh and good. And there are sweets.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $15
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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
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Coffee Shop, Single Origin Coffee, Restauratnt
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