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Cafe Fortaleza

355 Calle de La Fortaleza | Viejo San Juan, San Juan 00901-1715, Puerto Rico
+1 787-705-2954
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good10%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“fried pork” (2 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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355 Calle de La Fortaleza | Viejo San Juan, San Juan 00901-1715, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent local, family owned restaurant. To start you must try the corned beef empanadillas. For main brunch course, the Madame Croque and Mallorca Montecristo. Don't forget to pair it with a mimosa of your choice: original orange, coconut, parcha and more. For regular menu choices,...More

Thank Clarisa d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Fortaleza was the remarkable Siglo XX Restaurant. I had so many memories of this place of my childhood years. I went to Cafe Fortaleza over the weekend with my family to remember that old days. It was crowded and little bit noisy. We order...More

Thank Fjtorres
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Cafe Fortaleza over the weekend and had an authentic San Juan experience. The food and service was on point and the ambience was great! Will return by the end of the week for the mofongo stuffed with Churrasco!

Thank zach F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small cafe in Old San Juan with fresh coffee and dishes. We had medium latte and americano for $2.25 each. For brunch, my husband had the coco pancakes with bacon and fruit. I ordered the scrambled eggs and fried plantains. Our total bill was about...More

Thank NickyD01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had breakfast and were very disappointed. Getting served took a good while, coffee order was incorrect and food slow. I believe that they were short of staff, but left MUCH to be desired. Eat with care.

Thank scubyfrog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after a morning tour in old San Juan and were very satisfied with service and food, prices are in line with what we paid in other restaurants in San Juan. Try the shrimp mofongo and the fried pork... wonderful!

Thank luiskv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few steps from Plaza Colón, this charming, modern full-service café is waiting for you. You can have breakfast, sit and have a drink or a coffee, or, like we did, have a delicious lunch. It's an old building, but with a new paint job,...More

Thank mrkevin
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast here twice and it was excellent both times. Hot breakfasts are offered, with a delicious omelet, options of French toast etc. They are making a go of it after the hurricane so please give them a try if you are looking for...More

Thank hitravelor
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This place have one of the best coffee on the island. I ordered cappucino and was awsome. Very good service with a very nice waiter. Very recommended.

Thank Hector D
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This was across the street from our hotel. I had cappuccino one day & latte the second day. One day we shared a plate of fried eggs, bacon & toast. The second day (Sunday) we waited 15 min to get a server to take our...More

Thank obdocSanJose
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Calle de La Fortaleza | Viejo San Juan, San Juan 00901-1715, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-705-2954
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