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Cafe Cuatro Sombras

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Recinto Sur #259, San Juan 00902, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-7145
07:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2014

We absolutely loved the coffee at Cuatro Sombras - highly recommend grabbing a latte in the morning and then heading to the beach. We also ended up buying multiple bags of coffee beans for home and gifts for family/friends. Happy to know they have an online store!

Thank revedream
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2014

If you go to Old San Juan and you love coffee, it is a MUST!!! Great atmosphere, the staff is very helpful and the food is great...

Thank ruly k
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

Our third visit in 1 year to this quaint and beautifully decorated cafe. The Cappuccino is heavenly, no extra sweetners needed. Smooth and full of flavor with every sip. Most importantly, consistent each time. The sandwiches are freshly prepared... I suggest the Chicken salad sandwich. Give it a try if you are visiting Old Juan (you won't be disappointed).

1 Thank MinalAmin
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90 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

Love their coffee but I no longer eat their food. The person preparing the sandwiches was not wearing food service head net nor gloves. I observed the lady for 5 mins, i saw her touching her hair several times and wipe hands with her pants--at no time she washed her hands but prepared several meals.

1 Thank X D
Seattle, Washington, United States
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2014

We ate lunch here every day. Sands start at $6.25 up to $9.95 for Panini's. They roast there own coffee. You can't beat the price or quality.

Thank Frank C
Fort Worth, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

Received advice from a local to pick up coffee beans here and so glad we listened. Loving the chance to sip on Puerto Rican coffee while back home in Texas. Coffee is delicious!

Thank JanelleMWard
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014

What is good: 1. Amazing coffee - I had a latte and a mocha Frappe and both were amazing! 2. The ambiance - The interior is really trendy and they also have a cool family table style outdoor seating option. There is also an amazing coffee grinder on display (I'm not sure if they actually use it for grinding) 3.... More 

Thank Ajay L
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

This coffee shop rocks. Make sure you have the macchiatto, The flavor is creamy and rich with just the right amount of milk.

Thank Travelerpr12
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Very nice place, cozy. I had a chicken salad sandwich wich was delicious and coffee is just great, outstanding. Any coffee lover would agree. Customer service can improve; when they gave us our order they didn't bother to guide us to where napkins and cutlery was, service was just appropriate. They should train personnel to be more service oriented. I... More 

Thank Carmen_Ivelisse
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2014

I meet this place Cuatro Sombras a couple of months ago, I've been hooked ever since. I recommend it to all my friends and family. When ever I can i set up family and business meeting here because its so good. Great service, great sandwiches and superb coffee!!!

1 Thank Axel V

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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$3 - US$15
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
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
Coffee Shop, Single Origin Coffee, Restauratnt

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