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E.l. Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe,
1103 Ave Ponce de Leon, San Juan 00907-3844, Puerto Rico
+1 787-721-0093
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 7:30 PMAll hours
Cafe, Puerto Rican
$$ - $$$
1103 Ave Ponce de Leon, San Juan 00907-3844, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed August 30, 2017

It is a small cafeteria with some restaurant capabilities, with a limited menu, but generous in options. Food is good and service is good.

Thank Salvador H
Reviewed July 30, 2017

We came for brunch, some friends told us not to come here because of food quality, we came anyway and they were right, it was a total culinary disaster and a lack of respect by the staff. Ordered Greek omelette (goat cheese, mushrooms, spinach and...More

2  Thank Paulie1234
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Down the block from our condo rental and was so glad it was closed by. Food was highly underrated as this was one of the best brunch we've had. Never had french toast that tasted superb!

Thank Russ_Cathy
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

I had the chicken and waffles with guava sauce which was amazing. My wife ordered the eggs benedicts with French toasts and potatoes, but she didn't like the sauce on the bendedicts. However, they kindly made her a new plate that she really enjoyed it....More

Thank ciscodh
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Perfect place to start a weekend. Great breakfast and brunch options. Service is good and prices are really reasonable. We go there often and for a good restaurant is a consistent one, like El Cafe.

Thank Fernando M
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Service was slow, but who cares. Food was all worthy. I can eat those potatoes every single day. Just relax and enjoy the ride

Thank jdelgadofig
Reviewed January 29, 2017

I was invited here for sunday brunch to celebrate my birthday. We dentered the restaurant andwaited to be seated or at least welcomed to the place. We were completly ignored by the staff and after 15 miutes of this we decided to have oue meal...More

Thank csa0719
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Tried to go for brunch Sunday as the information says that it's open till 7:30pm- got promptly turned around at the door at 5 till 2pm. That's no way to do business.

Thank Mercedes Q
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

I try to have brunch every Sunday so i am always searching for new places to visit. E.L. Cafe is one of my go-to places for brunch because it is consistently good. Located in Santurce, the biggest drawback is the lack of parking, but with...More

Thank Manuelq57
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Decided to re-visit my old favorite place and soon realized what I've missed. Ordered 2 coffees, oatmeal, fresh orange juice, passion fruit juice, waffle and chicken, and the steak and eggs. Everything was amazing! The side of potatoes was over the top great! The only...More

Thank Gaby G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Puerto Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 Ave Ponce de Leon, San Juan 00907-3844, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-721-0093
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