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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 good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guava butter” (46 reviews)
“sandwiches” (79 reviews)
“panini” (23 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent great tasty coffee. Very poor service if you want to have breakfast. Good only for coffee, nothing else.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were hopeful, we really wanted to purchase as much of their coffee beans as we could. Bummer 4 us, they are not hurricane recovered enough to have more beans than they can grind and brew for their own cafe YET. We we drowned our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Usonian64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a cruise stop. After some snacks at nearby restaurant (Raices) our waitress said that she gets coffee at Cuatro Sombras. It did not disappoint. I had drip coffee and it had a nice strong flavor. My daughters had cappuchino and iced coffee...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gabeh37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best coffee in old San Juan, strong coffee , paninis are great and the famous guava butter. The enviorment very relax, it help your soul. Nice place to have a bite and good coffee.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rafcama57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The decor and ambiance of this coffee shop was very cute, and I really wanted to love it. However, my almond milk latté was weak and watery, and the toast for my avocado egg toast was overdone and impossible to cut/bite through. The staff were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JenPapaya2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely small coffee house that serves local food and drink. The coffee was light and very smooth, and the hibiscus tea was sweet and flavorful. Perhaps best of all was the breakfast croissant that was light and crusty, and filled with guava...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ALFriedman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this small café our first morning in Puerto Rico and have been back multiple times! They have wonderful coffee options and a small but wonderful breakfast menu. We had the avocado and egg open toast, it was the best I’ve ever had! It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 688francesp
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Couzi and great service. Need to try Avena de papaya and open toast with eggs and avocado. Coffee is great. Food size is perfect, not too large. Probably not the best place to go with little kids. I will be back for sure

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank luis t
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We found this place when searching for a local place for coffee and light breakfast. Its very cute tiny place. Servers were really nice. We had mocha, latte and open tomato marmalade sandwich. All of our food and coffee was excellent. Will recommend this place...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FoodCultureAsYouGo
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Cuatro Sombreos on a recommendation. We came back two times!! Excellent coffee and food. We ate here for breakfast, which was delicious. Better than any coffee in the states!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nicole M
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Tanya M
24 August 2017|
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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, Local cuisine
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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