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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

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Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-7145
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07:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Fort Davis, Texas
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our breakfast sandwiches were great and so was our coffee. A very cute little coffee shop! We enjoyed seeing locals in here as well as other tourists. All the employees were very friendly also.

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Bklyn, NY
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

stopped in here for a quick breakfast and from the moment i walked thru the door, i felt like i was at a starbucks serving puerto rican coffee. They have a small fridge for cold juices and drinks, baristas making your cup of joe, the menu on the wall written in chalk and some small tables to sit and enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the Best coffees I ever had. Very popular place therefore waiting time can be expected. Hipster alert.

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Thank Filip K
Grand Falls Windsor, Canada
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A staff member at our hotel told us this place has the best coffee in the city, so we had to check it out. We were impressed! The cafe is located near the waterfront and shopping area in Old San Juan. It seems to be a popular place with both locals and tourists, as it was very busy. Unfortunately, this... More 

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Austin, Texas
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has been my go-to breakfast place for the last 2 years travelling to San Juan. Coffee is great, but the Ham and Cheese Croissants with the Guava Butter are amazing. Seriously, get the Guava Butter, you won't be disappointed!

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Thank MikePrz78
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255 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious coffee and mouth-watering sandwiches. They make absolute magic with their use of local guava jam. The staff is helpful and attentive. The food fantastic!

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Thank Mary V
Alexandria, Virginia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small, quaint and cute cafe. Can get quite crowded in the afternoon. They offer a variety of coffees, sandwiches and snacks. I always get the cappuccino which is always delicious. I have tried their roasted red pepper and hummus sandwich and one with ham and both were really good!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love cafe/ coffee, this is the place! I have visited Cuatro Sombras for a few years and have always enjoyed it! Their guava butter on the toasts is great!

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Thank Carlos A
Stockholm County, Sweden
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Authentic coffeplace with lovely coffe, tasty spongecake and serviceminded staff. Very nice and cosy

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Fort Myers, Florida
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I've been to specialty coffee shops all my life. Coffee here might be good, but I waited 30 minutes for a cup. We were ignored, and just stood waiting. If you think this is such a great place I'd rather go someplace else. 1barista for a packed place. With these prices, and lack of concern for people's time, I'll never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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
Description
Coffee Shop, Single Origin Coffee, Restauratnt

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