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St Germain Bistro & Cafe

156 Calle Sol, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-5830
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (205 reviews)
“quiche” (141 reviews)
“sandwiches” (157 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
156 Calle Sol, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A cafe with a European feel—both the pace and the portions. The food is high quality and delicious. Professional and kind staff spoke both Spanish and English.

Thank msdebra007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place and visit it during our annual trip to San Juan. It never disappoints. Lovely soups, sandwiches, salads, and quiche in a small, intimate space. Come spend money in San Juan!

Thank stevesottl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything here is delicious!! It's a very small, cozy place. Try to get there before lunch hour or afterwards... or get carry out.

Thank 3nity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a delicious meal today in OSJ at St. Germain! The atmosphere is very cute and comfortable and the food very fresh and tasty! Also, great service which can be hard to find in San Juan! Looking for good food that won’t weigh you...More

Thank Melisa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lasr Sunday visiting Old San Juan we stop in this cozy place. Someone sugestes this place because he went for lunch some time ago. The staff took a a bit long to notice us at the door. When we order the plates came cold and...More

Thank fsaik
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The staff couldn't care less that you are there. The food is decent, but service is inexistent. I literally just left the place after i had to walk up to the waitress 3 times and she still didnt come and take our order. DISGUSTING STAFF....More

Thank Gabriel R
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

A trip to Old San Juan is never complete without lunch at St Germain and we have never been disappointed with the food. This time, I had the quiche and soup special, which came with a small side salad. The quiche was fresh and flavorful...More

Thank patricia b
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The food is good; the service is slow and inattentive. We went there for Sunday brunch. The brunch includes one small plate, one main dish, one cold drink and one hot drink. We had the fruit plate (unnecessarily drizzled with honey and sprinkled with granola)...More

Thank susanbpr
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after touring El Morro on a Tuesday. It was recommended by our hotel, and the menu looked good. Unfortunately, we weren't able to try anything. As soon as we entered we were told by the staff "we're sorry we don't have any...More

Thank LanaC4
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Stopped in to see what the great reviews were about and ended up writing one myself. This charming little Restaurant is located in the heart of Old San Juan. The manager on the ground level floor welcomed me and graciously took care of me. I...More

Thank M K
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Marie F
3 June 2016|
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Response from Helen W | Reviewed this property |
Definitely - they offer tons of salads, soups and fruits as an alternate to their baked goods. While I'm not sure if any of their breads are gluten free, they alternative options are delicious.
27 January 2015|
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Response from Screwtape316 | Reviewed this property |
When we visited, they had those options; one of the reasons we chose it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Calle Sol, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-5830
  • E-mail
Eat where the locals come when they visit Old San Juan. Located off the beaten path, this neighborhood bistro serves a range of creative dishes along with some comfort classics. Using fresh ingredients you can expect some great sandwiches, a selection of salads, fresh ceviche & quiche, yummy soups, and more.
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