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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-7145
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guava butter” (38 reviews)
“sandwiches” (77 reviews)
“panini” (23 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This coffee shop serves delicious locally grown coffee. They also offer sandwiches and desserts delicious pastries. The place is cozy with friendly service. If you are a true coffee fanatic, this place is for you! Enjoy a mocha or espresso on the patio while you...More

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious sandwich at Cafe Cuatro Sombras. It was a ham and cheese sandwich with Guava butter on a croissant The combination of the flavors is amazing. They make great coffee here too.

Thank krp87b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cuatro Sombras has the distinction and earned the loyalty of locals by remaining open during the Hurricane Maria recovery. We went twice during our stay, once for breakfast and once for lunch. The coffee was every bit as delicious as we remembered and the creative...More

Thank Springtraveler06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice breakfast of toast with Guava butter - and multiple Puerto Rican coffees. What a comfortable place to hang out. The space is very nicely decorated and located in old town

Thank TacomaTraveler2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here two mornings in a row during our stay in OSJ. Tried their iced latte and coffee which were both really good as well as their lemonade which was nice and tart. We enjoyed the atmosphere of the cafe although seating was packed...More

Thank crystalcoast717
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We were here 3 days ago Omg they have the best local coffee I ever taste and then with the guava pastry wow it made my morning. Good place for coffee and breakfast

Thank arthurgomez2018
Reviewed April 21, 2018

The coffee served in this cafe is homegrown, sorted, roasted, and ground in house. it is some of the best coffee I have ever had. They also serve delicious light breakfast items that will take care of your hunger before a big day walking Old...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed April 7, 2018

This is a great option for coffee and light breakfast in OSJ. During our four days staying in the neighborhood, we went for morning coffee at least three times. One day we went back late morning for seconds! Highly recommend any of the coffees (my...More

Thank Taylor C. W
Reviewed April 2, 2018

If it weren't for the terrible service they would get 4 stars. The service was awful. We traveled to Old San Juan from our hotel in Rio Grande, parked in a parking garage close by, and found Cuatro Sombras walking down the street. We entered...More

Thank wanderlust146
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

This little coffee shop it great! Just the right amount of seating to still feel small and intimate but enough room for people. Beverages were delicious and picked up a few snacks as well.

Thank Christopher G
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Tanya M
August 24, 2017|
Response from tom4651 | Reviewed this property |
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Tanya M
August 24, 2017|
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Response from Jim G | Reviewed this property |
It does have a brunch on weekends. Expensive but good.
July 15, 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
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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