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Cafe Manolin Old San Juan

Calle San Justo #251, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-723-9743
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle San Justo #251, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Real Puerto rican food with great prices, usually yiu get your order very fast but around this time of the year is so full that we have to wait a little longer but it is always worth it.

Thank magdaginnette
Reviewed 18 December 2016

delicous breakfast at a great price. This is a diner atmosphere--efficient and good food. We had great coffee and eggs, bacon, etc.

Thank cookpias
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Real and Authentic Puerto Rican food! I eat "Arroz con Gandules y Pastel" (Puerto Rican Tamales" I was born and raised in the island, and these 'pasteles are the best one I ever eaten in my whole life....Service is excellent and prices are very reasoanble

Thank boricua7602
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This place was great. The food was simple, but very nice. Service was quick and efficient. I would happily go back.

Thank KellerKaiser
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were lucky enough to get in before it closes at 4pm on a weekday.It is closed on SUndays. This place is like aa large diner, has large seating areas but nothing fancy. Almost everybody dining were locals. Our waiter suggested that we try mojito...More

Thank Metropolis2000
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Was in Old San Juan for a short visit prior to departing on a cruise. This was a recommendation by a family member who is a local. The food was very good and portioned well. The waiter was very nice and made recommendations. The only...More

Thank Sunny S
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Cafe Manolin is rated currently as number as number 21 on the list of restaurants in San Juan and was very close to the hotel we were staying at, so we gave it a go for a quick lunch. The food was pretty tasty and...More

Thank officerla
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Actually our border officer was kind enough to recommend some places in San Juan and Manolin was one of them. We didn't stay in Old San Juan but we went to have breakfast & lunch at Manolin as many times as we could. Prices are...More

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A locals place. I was the only gringo in the place. Their coffee is steamed and exceptional and the food very inexpensive. I had 2 eggs with their own bread and a pile of bacon for $3.50. The first cup of coffee is 90 cents...More

Thank Tomga13
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I just went there last Sunday for lunch.It's kind of a Diner seating, but also some tables. Nice variety on the Menu.I had a Churrasco with Tostones de Pana. It was delicous, with a side salad. It was a mixed salad, not the typical Lettuce/Tomato.They...More

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12 February 2017|
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Response from Cherie G | Reviewed this property |
We ate there on a Sunday morning about 9:30. The tables were crowded but there were lots of stools available at the diner type curved bar. We had a great waitress and service was quick and food was good. Be sure to get... More
4 December 2016|
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Response from nbarnard2016 | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the delay. Their flan is delicious. And since i've never personally made it, it certainly looks as it's a homemade recipe.
23 January 2015|
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Response from Moracc | Reviewed this property |
Nothing to be afraid. We spent 4 nights in San Juan, Puerto Rico....amazing and safe. We spent one day in St Maarten and the same thing...up market, good and safe. Have not visited the Bahamas. You will enjoy Puerto... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Justo #251, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-723-9743
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