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Waffle-era Tea Room alias La Waflera

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As featured in 3 Days in San Juan and 1 other guide
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#252 Calle San Jose Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-721-1512
08:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was simply awful. They couldn't meet our needs. We have one family member that couldn't eat eggs. First they said they could fix her something to eat, but then they couldn't. Was a terrible experience. The employees need better training and customer service.

Thank Ana H
New York, New York, United States
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107 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can here early in January 1st - to find smiles, great jazz, warm and special coffee, waffles to die for, and an amazing salmon breakfast! Do give a try! Happy new year!

1 Thank SeanSouthey
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Yep, and if I could have eaten two, I would have. Excellent combinations of waffles for sweet and salty preferences. Topped with poached eggs, the "Big Breakfast" was the best part of my morning... next to waking up with my lovely wife that is, who could not finish her full plate of "Pami's Breakfast" waffles, so I had to help... More 

Thank pixelPilot
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This place is perfect to have a different and delicious breakfast. The place have a very good attention with superb waffles. The owners are always keeping track on the service, presentation and good & new flavors.

Thank ajeffsu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stumbled upon this place while walking in the old city of San Juan and were pleasantly surprised at the unique combinations of ingredients and the artful presentation of all kinds of waffle meals. You traditionally think of waffles as a breakfast smothered in syrup or berries ... yes, you can have that too but think goat cheese and balsamic... More 

Thank Natandjaan
san juan, puerto rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lovely, civilized tea-room atmosphere. Nice soft jazz, comfortable banquettes and warm breezes of fans overhead. wonderful mosaics on the out side of the building welcome you to an calm oasis from the tourists and the heat. The Pizza type waffles are very interesting, the ingredients are fresh and nicely combined. We have the one with Serano Ham and goat cheese... More 

Thank mariap1919
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We decided to try this place since it had been mentioned to us as a very good place for breakfast. The waitress was a very pleasant and quick to respond to anything we needed. The will make a 1/2 waffle or a full size one with fruit or syrup available l Has bacon on the side and my wife had... More 

Thank brigadier192003
Brookfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I found this Waffle-era Tea Room in a little street in Old San Juan and was very pleasantly surprised. Very hot day and no A/C but the fans and tasty Jazz added to the atmosphere. The savory waffle I had with bacon, local cheese sauce and crushed taco chips was very tasty. Service was excellent as well. Overall, a wonderful... More 

Thank dnjazz8
Irvine, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I had read about this place in a San Juan guide so as we were walking around Old San Juan I suggested to my family that we try it out. The menu is full of interesting waffle concoctions and they seem to be famous for their teas. When we first came in, the lady behind the counter asked us to... More 

Thank LMK5
McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

went here because of good reviews. not disappointed. deserves the rating. pretty darn great waffles. my kids loved it and so did i. great service.

Thank wakisobol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 18
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #252 Calle San Jose Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-721-1512

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?