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E Franco & Co

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Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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1mi NW of Town Center, 3 Manuel Pirallo, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
+1 787-832-0070
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15:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Thu 15:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 00:00
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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is localize at the west coast from Mayaguez You may be deligted with the excellent dessearts and the best Brazo Gitano of the world

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Thank carlosacamuy
Ballston Lake, New York
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Open for over 100 years, this is one of my "must" stops when in Puerto Rico. Yes, it's three hours from the metropolitan area, but you can make it part of a visit to the West coast and try their iconic brazo gitano. They make it in a variety of flavors, with or without cheese (With cheese must be refrigerated).... More 

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Thank Pelayo R
Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Coffee and pastries were excellent--took us awhile to find parking -- there are no signs outside of building

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

It's very popular in the island, so it's a stop you can't miss if you are in Mayaguez or near by. They have the brazo gitano, the guayaba is the most famous, but they also have it with different fillings. I found the little shop cute & unique. They also have some other puertorrican candies, honey, coffee, sangrias for sale.... More 

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Thank Evelopez
Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

First time, had breakfast and was very good. Server and service was good and off course brazo gitano delicious. Will go again.

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Thank Maria P
Anasco, Puerto Rico
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108 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Franco's is well known for its jelly roll but what I love about them is that you can get premium quality coffee grounds or beans that you can't get elsewhere and a a very good price. Don't buy coffee at the supermarket and make the trip to Franco's. I make coffee in my office and my colleagues and students notice... More 

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Thank profearroyo
Brooklyn
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

We are native residents of Mayaguez. My Grandmother knew the owners when they moved to Puerto Rico from Madrid, Spain. I grew up with all their delicate pastries. People from all over the island come down to the West Coast to purchase the famous brazo Gitano. You can get the brazo Gitano in more than 15 flavors. If you order... More 

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Thank Carmen R
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

been there lots of times and i must tell you Franco is good for brazo gitano, presents, coffee, some sandwiches,cold cuts deffenitly, chees ect . BUT NOT FOR FOOD, lets be realistic.

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Thank jyjizu
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I love to have lunch is this place. Also is a local place with puertorrican food. Also you can buy presents here.

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Thank Tesla09
Puerto Rico
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Every time we visit the west side of Puerto Rico this is a stop we have to make for us and friends. We always buy brazo gitano in different flavors this time we got the mango, fresa,guava and cheese well i already had a couple of them but not the mango and the fresa they were great we will definitely... More 

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Thank Chinokarina

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
15:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 23:00
Thursday
15:00 - 23:00
Friday
15:00 - 00:00
Saturday
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1mi NW of Town Center, 3 Manuel Pirallo, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Mayaguez
  • Phone Number: +1 787-832-0070

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?