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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%
Travellers talk about
“guava butter” (34 reviews)
“sandwiches” (71 reviews)
“beans” (42 reviews)
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07:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 523 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This was a lively place that offered wifi and great coffee. The service was fast and welcoming. Really liked the pastries.

Thank mummum
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A cute and relaxed spot for coffee. Went with a group for breakfast and got lucky there was seating space. Everyone enjoyed their order. The panini and sandwiches are fresh and made to order. The coffee is good and the lemonade fresh. The quesito pastry...More

Thank RedJewelz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I never liked coffee until we stopped here on a food tour a few years ago. I still don't like most coffee....Except I'll never miss the chance for a latte here.

Thank klflote
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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

1  Thank Damon B
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Reviewed 3 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 21 June 2017 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 14 June 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 14 June 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 5 June 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
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16 July 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
US$ 3 - US$ 15
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
Coffee Shop, Single Origin Coffee, Restauratnt
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