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Cafe Esperanza - CLOSED

250 Res San Jose, San Juan 00901-1514, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-5452
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jul 2012
“Great lunch!”
15 Jul 2012
“Great little hole in the wall!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
250 Res San Jose, San Juan 00901-1514, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 28 July 2012

My family of 6 ate at Cafe Esperanza last week. Tropical burgers, mahi sandwich, salads, all were yummy - beer was nice and cold. Server was friendly! Will definitely eat here next time we are on OSJ.

Thank TMcShu84
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Everything is fresh! Ceviche wonderful and mahi sandwich recommend! Try the handmade limonade with a shot of green apple rum!

Thank stljeepgirl
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Reviewed 3 July 2012

The reviews on this little gem were nonexistent when I looked on Yelp and may be sparse elsewhere so I'm thrilled to be shining a light on these guys. The fact that we even ate there reminds me of a story about destiny. We had...More

2  Thank Craig B
Reviewed 30 June 2012 via mobile

We really loved this place. It is a very small cafe frequented by locals. I had the Mahi sandwich which was fantastic. The people who owned the cafe were very friendly and the food was great. Service was a little slow however sitting outside and...More

Thank glennod
Reviewed 8 May 2012

My mahi mahi lunch plate here was better than what I ate at the Ritz Carlton. Simple and tasty. The owner gave us the secret. Best you go and find out yourself. Beware the third mojitos :-)

1  Thank Ross R
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Good food, great friends and the best mojitos ever!!!

Thank mimiOldSanJuan
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Cafe Esperanza looks like a local hole in the wall from outside. Inside there are only a few tables but the restaurant has beautiful paintings and local music. Our server knew every ingredient in each of the offerings on the small menu. She had some...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Old San Juan is beautiful, but can be very noisy with tourists and cars until you come to the area around El Convento. Cafe Esperanza is my secret spot, nearby. They have outside tables fringed by palms on a quiet side street with no traffic,...More

Thank JeanWight
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Try tuna sandwich. It's probably the best tuna sandwich you ever had!

1  Thank Dora W
Reviewed 18 March 2012

Friendly staff, great food--especially the Tropical Angus Burger, outdoor eating option.

Thank Marcie L
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  • Address: 250 Res San Jose, San Juan 00901-1514, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-722-5452
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Criollo (local) food... Tapas, Ceviche & salads. Mojitos & Sangria is our specialty:)
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