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The Best Coffee Shops & Breakfast Spots


1765 Loiza Street, San Juan

It’s a shipping container turned open-air restaurant, with a wooden deck and communal tables, serving everything from sliders to tacos to sushi. The name is in reference to the three Bs everyone looks for in a restaurant: bueno, bonito, y barato (good, pretty, and cheap).

(787) 520-8055

1951-1965 Calle McLeary, San Juan

Whether it’s their famous brunch, delicious lunches and tapas, or craft beer and cocktails, they’ll show you a good time.

(787) 727-7340

1966 Calle McLeary, San Juan

Kasalta is a must for breakfast in Ocean Park. They offer a delicious fusion of Spanish and Caribbean cuisine and feature local favorites such as Cuban sandwiches and Spanish mallorcas.

(939) 399-0001

1369 Av. Ashford, San Juan

Enjoy some of Puerto Rico’s best bread in this family owned establishment on any of their three venues.

(787) 603-5757

29 Calle Júpiter, San Juan

Bistro Café is a small and cozy breakfast and lunch restaurant, but great in its delights. It is the perfect place to go with friends and family to have great conversations and a good time while savoring a delicious coffee or eating their massive breakfast portions.

(787) 724-9955

259 Calle Recinto Sur,, San Juan

One of the most popular coffee houses in Old San Juan is Cuatro Sombras, a place that prides itself on its farm-to-cup operation. Their medium-bodied brew has hints of semi-sweet chocolate, spices, and caramel flavors. The trendy shop also serves sandwiches, paninis, salads, and pastries.

(787) 725-4139

Calle Marina, San Juan

Puerto Rico’s Café Colao is a place where the occasional and the regular coffee drinkers can taste many grains of the special coffee from Puerto Rico.

(939) 207-9998

267 Calle San Francisco, San Juan

Locally owned & managed quaint coffee shop serving artisan coffee from Puerto Rico.

(787) 294-9604

90 Av. Las Palmas #96, San Juan

This is the perfect hideaway for coffee enthusiasts that love simplicity and a calm environment. Their caffeinated drinks are best accompanied by their tasty homemade pastries like quesitos, banana bread, and their famous baklava.

(787) 727-3860

2712 Ridge ave apt A, Carolina

“La España” is much more than your traditional bakery, not only do they serve up some of the best pastries and freshly baked bread in the area, they also serve a variety of fresh sandwiches and “mayorcas”.

(787) 222-5222

1902 Loiza Street, San Juan

A local favorite, Pinky’s is famous for their delicious healthy options and for serving a breakfast menu All Day. The restaurant is perfect for those looking for a fun and healthy alternative with a local twist.

(787) 993-6099

1102 Ave Magdalena, San Juan

If you wanna have a unique and satisfying coffee experience, this is the coffee shop to visit.

(787) 727-8005

787-523-6902 / Loiza Street

Very nice ambiance, and a wide variety of excellent breakfast/brunch dishes that keep your taste buds jumping. And they also offer great veggie options.

(939) 709-1020

Calle Recinto Sur, San Juan

Pilao is the traditional Puerto Rican bakery and café conveniently located at five minutes, walking distance, from the cruise ships port in Old San Juan! They serve fresh bread, pastries, wines, beers and some of the best sandwiches.

(787) 300-3333

1125 Av. Ashfordt, San Juan

Pannes is a casual restaurant that serves as a local bakery and wine cellar. Their menu offers popular Caribbean dishes and breakfast all day.