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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%
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“guava butter” (36 reviews)
“sandwiches” (73 reviews)
“panini” (29 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the go to place if you are looking for excellent Puertorican coffee. They have sandwiches and sweets to match their fantastic brews. You place your order and then wait for your name to be called. Everything is made fresh and to your order.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This quaint little Cafe was the only place I could find that was open early on a non-cruise ship day while visiting OSJ. Recommended by locals when we asked where we could get coffee and breakfast, this turned out to be very convenient. Busy, yes,...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for after dinner coffee... Very friendly staff, great atmosphere, fantastic latte and macchiato

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at this coffee shop after having a fantastic dinner at Marmalade Restaurant (a few blocks away). Excellent coffee and great service!

Thank Ocean-Traveler55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Better coffee and local than Starbucks. Try quesitas with it. Only was not very hot. Enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank samkapil
Reviewed 3 January 2018

highly recommend to have local coffee,cortado and croissant.still we cannot forget the mild coffee taste and yummy ceese and ham croissant with guava paste.try them!

Thank Naoko K
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic local coffee place located across from the courthouse in old San Juan, Puerto Rico. They have a large coffee roaster inside the store where their exclusive coffee is roasted to perfection and prepared and served by expert baristas to order. Moreover They also have...More

Thank Global_Explorer18
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

It's mid afternoon. After a nice lunch and walk around town, it's time for the pick me up called coffee. Café Cuatro Sombras was recommended as a great place for a cappuccino and a latte. It didn't disappoint. We had cake as well. The atmosphere...More

Thank Marsha W
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Cuatro Sombras brought to the main city of Puerto Rico the greatest coffee from Yauco. For us, the coffee lovers, it is a great experience to drink the expresso made by a awesome barista and their updated machinery. Also, the chalkboard explains the different ways...More

Thank Alexander H
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Great coffee and food! The staff is kind and patient. My husband and I went twice for breakfast and enjoyed sitting in the serene outdoor area.

Thank rachelarachel
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Tanya M
24 August 2017|
Response from tom4651 | Reviewed this property |
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Tanya M
24 August 2017|
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Response from Jim G | Reviewed this property |
It does have a brunch on weekends. Expensive but good.
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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Coffee Shop, Single Origin Coffee, Restauratnt
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