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Cafe Cola'o

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Pier 2, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-4139
09:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 19:00
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a relaxing morning breakfast on the waterfront. The coffee is amazing and the barristers are friendly and helpful.

Thank SJS1958
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255 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee was freshly made and there is a small amount of seats indoors and outdoors if you do not want a take away. Food choice was very limited and not of good appearance , but if you just want a great coffee fix, then this is ideal.

Menomonie, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First stop for us once we got to San Juan! It takes a bit of time as they make your coffee or cuppacino. We always get a casita to munch on.

Thank Sue A
Austin, Texas
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86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended by a very friendly local and it did not disappoint! The staff was so friendly and the coffee was delicious! I had a frozen drink with coffee & banana (sounds weird, I KNOW) and husband had an iced Americano. Located in Old San Juan very near the cruise ship port, right along the water. Don't miss... More 

Thank ladybugg73
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We loved this place so much we came back every day for 6 days and bought more coffee to take home. The coffee is amazing. The staff are so lovely. The location is good, you can sit outside and have a glimpse of the water and cruise ships. Could not recommend enough!

Thank Amulka7
San Diego, California
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I was here for breakfast and I got to enjoy the waterfront view while sipping my coffee. The service was great, coffee was awesome, and pastries was delicious. A great place to start your day.

Thank world_travel0521
Brisbane, Australia
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1,025 reviews
441 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Off the boat and in search of a real coffee with Crema - this place has it nice brew served with a smile

Thank Michael S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The coffee here is 100% puerto rican and pastries and sandwiches are to die for. I am a big fan of this barista called Lyz. She is simply amazing. She welcomes you with a beautiful smile and tried to please every customer I saw out there. She also make a tasty coffee with beautiful drawings on it. I got 5... More 

Thank johnmendeneeth
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This small coffee shop serves up wonderful Puertorrican coffee for a great price. One of OSJ's top secrets this place is sure to satisfy your need for an espresso

Thank Franco R
Cashmere, Washington, United States
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We were so looking forward to some good coffee and this little Cafe did not disappoint. Excellent coffee and very friendly staff!

Thank Teri W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier 2, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-4139

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