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“Great coffee, even better ambience”
Review of Cafe Poetico

Cafe Poetico
Ranked #13 of 26 Coffee & Tea in San Juan
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

We came up on this place by chance when a friend was looking through a place for coffee. We wanted to stop in for coffee, but ended up staying there for 2+ hours - ate sandwich, dessert and just browsed the store and coffee shop. Great coffee, great poetry. We are sorry we missed "Lady", but enjoyed her poetry. Our 5-year old son was inspired to color, a friend wrote some poetry and we just took it all in. It's such a treat to find this gem in the middle of Old San Juan - an already beautiful place with so much character.

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Reviewed April 14, 2014

We loved this place so much, my husband and I stopped by everyday of our week-long trip to San Juan. The artwork and poetry adorning the walls are very creative. They do really great coffee and delicious local pastries. Lots of locals frequent the place, must stop by if you are in the Old San Juan.

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Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

A local hang-out, especially on Tuesday night's when it's Poetry "Open Mike" night. This is where the "creatives" enjoy themselves thanks to the warmth of the owner "Lady" and her husband. It used to be a Starbuck's, now it's more like a hip morning/afternoon spot for locals and those who love them!

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

While in Old San Juan, we stopped at this locatin for a coffee after a recommendation from a local hotel. The decor and atmosphere is excellent and not to mention the coffee. Definitely worth the time if you are close and in need of your daily coffee fix.

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Reviewed February 17, 2014

Lovely place. What else can you say? Nice local art work. Friendly staff. Open mic for music. Owners are artists and poets.

Thank JRTirso
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