We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kasalta

Certificate of Excellence
$
As featured in Best Food in San Juan
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1966 Mc Leary, San Juan 00911, Puerto Rico
787-727-7340
Website
Today
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

652 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 579: English reviews
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Solo or with company Ive been visiting this place for 35 years. Tis the coffee, the bread, the food, the light, the location or the locals or a feeling of confort, the business meetings or else, whatever the reason, I always find an excuse to stop and enjoy at least a cafecito!

Helpful?
Thank Eileen P
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Casual cafeteria style Latin American deli. Good food good choices. Not only was the food selection good but also were the selections for dessert and coffee.

Helpful?
Thank photoscuba .
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Kasalta for breakfast. The food was good but not as amazing as I read. We ordered 2 ham sandwich but for some reason were served cheese sandwich which was actually really good. The staff was ok, did not really speak english. I don't know if it always like that but there was no service at the tables,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Vanessa F
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try swordfish with spanish potatoes... Ummm, delicious. Don't lose the opportunity to taste the "Tres Leches" and the expresso coffee.

Helpful?
Thank Giovanni P
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
243 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a Saturday you need to grab a good, delicious sandwich and keep on going with your chores. This is the place to go. Order a lentil soup and a steak sandwich with a bottle of water. Sit in long tables along with others that are doing the same thing as you. Eat and carry on. Great.

Helpful?
Thank Alfredo8074
Oakland, California, United States
Level Contributor
383 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bakery is amazing! They sell a huge variety of pastries, sandwiches, coffees, etc. They even have a counter for gourmet cheese and charcuterie. Prices are very reasonable, coffees are nice and strong, croissants were delicious, and desserts were delectable. Perfect spot for breakfast, lunch, or dessert!

Helpful?
Thank Dianah R
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kasalta is one of the two oldest authentic Spanish-style delis on the island. I love their soups, for one. Chorizo and garbanzo is my absolute favorite, with their Caldo Gallego coming in a close second. Any sandwich off their sandwich board (in the back) will satisfy you, but the Chorizo Cantimpalo is like a pepperoni pizza on crunchy toasted bread.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Christopher B
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
249 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is local hang out spot where everyone knows everyone here. It was a joy to have breakfast here but the scene was even more pleasant. No one was staring at their phone. The retirees are meeting up, the girlfriends are catching up and families are chatting away. The younger and older generation are hanging out together. It is a... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Bacong C
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A local favorite, KASALTA is great for breakfast and a lunch/ dinner snack. Pick up spot for tourist taking adventures tours and President Obama stopping by to eat here in 2011. The Turkey/ Cheese Croissant which is flat pressed was pretty good.

Helpful?
Thank Devonta W
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Level Contributor
333 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fact that President Obama visited and had lunch at Kasalta in 2014 should tell you that someone thought this place was worth a visit. We found Kasalta on TripAdvisor and had to try it. When we walked in, we were immediately overwhelmed by the options....for desert. But, we stuck to our plan and had lunch. We had a terrible... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank JSTrip_77

Travelers who viewed Kasalta also viewed

San Juan, Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico
 
San Juan, Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico
 

Been to Kasalta? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Soups, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1966 Mc Leary, San Juan 00911, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-727-7340

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Kasalta and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
New Hampshire
Massachusetts
6 months ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Kasalta staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?