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E Franco & Co

€€ - €€€, Spanish
1mi NW of Town Center, 3 Manuel Pirallo, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
+1 787-832-0070
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“cake” (5 reviews)
“brazo gitano” (30 reviews)
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Puerto Rican, Spanish
€€ - €€€
1mi NW of Town Center, 3 Manuel Pirallo, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Famous for their “Brazo Gitano” , which is a cake stuffed with guayaba, rolled up with confectioner sugar. Tastes real good. They also have a variety of flavors, cheese, sweet cream, carrot, lemon and many others. They also carry some products from Spain. They carry...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank lsanchez2015
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My sister and I came over for some brazo gitano, noticed lunch and give them a try. We were very please with the meal. I recommend this place for some cuisine or just they brazo gitano.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Yomi_Perdomo
Reviewed 14 September 2017

They were running on power generator as there was no electric service due to the storm. We had breakfast there, it was good, but not as good as I remember it from years ago. Everything was fresh. I must say that it took a while...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Billy M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

You must try the Brazo Jitano. Is a pastry only found at Franco. You could taste in a variety of flavors. All the meals served are excelent.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank raulr827
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Simple place and great human warmth. Their cuisine is excellent and the desserts very tasty. House of authentic Gypsy Arm. Must be a must stop if you come by the west of Puerto Rico.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Gilberto R
Reviewed 21 December 2016

You may even see some street sellers on the capital selling ''brazo gitano'' from this people. They are the best at what they do, and have a lot of time doing it.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Kilian C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is localize at the west coast from Mayaguez You may be deligted with the excellent dessearts and the best Brazo Gitano of the world

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank carlosacamuy
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Open for over 100 years, this is one of my "must" stops when in Puerto Rico. Yes, it's three hours from the metropolitan area, but you can make it part of a visit to the West coast and try their iconic brazo gitano. They make...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Pelayo R
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Coffee and pastries were excellent--took us awhile to find parking -- there are no signs outside of building

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank gvalentin23
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

It's very popular in the island, so it's a stop you can't miss if you are in Mayaguez or near by. They have the brazo gitano, the guayaba is the most famous, but they also have it with different fillings. I found the little shop...More

Date of visit: April 2016
1  Thank Evelopez
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17 April 2018|
Response from lsanchez2015 | Reviewed this property |
The have small and large, multiple flavors. You can contact them at 787-832-0070 or visit them at E Franco & Co. in Google. Price range varies with size and some specific flavors. Great taste !!!
10 October 2015|
Response from Chinokarina | Reviewed this property |
There open from 7 am thru 5 pm from monday thru sunday. There on Facebook and it will tell you that day when they open and closed. You can look them up in Google and it will show there website Brazo gitano franco. If you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Puerto Rican, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1mi NW of Town Center, 3 Manuel Pirallo, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Mayaguez
  • Phone Number: +1 787-832-0070
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