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Best Coffee Shops in San Juan PR and Beyond

Explore Puerto Rico's vibrant coffee scene in Old San Juan, Santurce & Condado, and Bayamón. Sip, savor, and discover cozy cafes, beachside havens, and hidden gems.

Exploring the rich coffee culture of Puerto Rico is an adventure that every coffee lover should embark on. From the charming streets of Old San Juan to the vibrant neighborhoods of Santurce and Condado, and even the emerging coffee scene in Bayamón, there are coffee shops that cater to every taste and preference. These coffee shops not only offer exceptional brews but also provide unique experiences, making each visit memorable. Here are our must-visit shops in the metro area of Puerto Rico!

Old San Juan

Amidst the colorful colonial buildings and centuries-old forts, the aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills the air, enticing coffee enthusiasts to embark on a delightful journey through the coffee scene of this enchanting neighborhood. With its cozy cafes and unique offerings, Old San Juan offers a haven for those seeking a perfect cup of joe in a picturesque setting. From hidden gems to iconic establishments, get ready to sip and savor your way through the vibrant coffee scene of Old San Juan.

Finca Cialitos

Location: 267 C. de San Francisco, San Juan, PR 00901

Open Tuesday to Thursday from 7:30am to 2pm and weekends from 8am to 2pm.


Located on Calle San Francisco, this shop offers its own coffee grain, which they also sell and offer through a subscription service. If you are looking for a place to sit down and chat with friends or read a book over coffee, look no further. When walking by, Finca Cialitos looks small on the outside, however inside it is spacious, the furniture is well laid out and comfortable and there are paintings and locally handcrafted pieces to admire. The quiet atmosphere and attentive staff are worth the visit when looking for a break from walking around town. If you are curious about local coffee agriculture and enjoy being out in nature, check out their farm tours where their coffee is harvested in Ciales, Puerto Rico.

Cafe Cola’o

Location: Muelle 2 (terminal Acua Expreso) 00901 San Juan, Puerto Rico

Open Monday to Friday from 7am to 4pm and Saturdays from 8 am to 4 pm.


Down by the ferry harbor of Old San Juan, Cafe Cola’o is considered to be the first official coffee shop in Puerto Rico. The staff is always friendly and their latte art is unique. The inside is small yet eye-catching, with nice mural paintings and Caribbean decor. The small interior is balanced with tables outside and a nice view of the sea, with sights of ferries and cruise ships. Perfect destination to get a local brew before exploring the rest of the town.

Hacienda Isabel Coffee Boutique

Location: 201 Sol St, San Juan, PR 00901

Open every day from 9am to 6pm.


As the name suggests, this particular shop has a boutique aesthetic. Hacienda Isabel offers such a unique experience, you will feel as if you are visiting a nice “abuelita’s” home, to share coffee in her living room. The coffee is exquisite and they offer a variety of food. They even have spaces that are a bit more secluded, making the service feel more personal. This coffee boutique is perfect for a small family brunch or a quiet spot to rest from the hot sun in a cozy environment. Their coffee is locally grown at their hacienda in Utuado, Puerto Rico and is sold at location.

Café 4 Estaciones

Location: 151 C. de San Francisco, San Juan, PR 00901

Open Monday to Thursday and weekends from 6am to 1am.


Open until late hours, this small kiosk has you covered when looking for a decent cup of joe. If you are in the mood for a late-night snack, Café 4 Estaciones offers baked goods, mallorcas and empanadas. They have a sitting area out in the open under a shade with plants, bird houses and sculptures that make for a nice ambiance and pretty pictures, especially at night.

Santurce & Condado

Santurce, known for its creative energy and thriving arts scene, seamlessly blends with Condado, a popular tourism hub with stunning beaches and a vibrant nightlife. Within this dynamic fusion, a myriad of coffee shops awaits, each offering its own unique atmosphere and flavors. Whether you're strolling along the bustling streets of Calle Loíza or seeking a caffeine fix before hitting the sandy shores, Santurce and Condado's coffee shops cater to every palate and preference.

Tostado (Calle Condado)

Location: 610 C. Condado, San Juan, PR 00907

Open from 8am to 3pm all days except for Saturdays.


Outside, this particular venue looks like a cafeteria but once inside you will find a lovely restaurant with baristas that deliver great service on their coffee menu as well. Their specialty however, is brunch, and they have a great selection with vegetarian options. They have another location in Calle Loíza, which is a street with many restaurants on the border of Santurce and Condado.

Cafe Hacienda San Pedro

Location: 318 Avenida José de Diego, San Juan, PR 00923

Open Monday to Friday from 7am to 5:15pm, Saturdays 8am to 4pm and Sundays from 10am to 3pm.


Cafe Hacienda San Pedro has three locations: one in Santurce, another in Hato Rey and yet another shop at their hacienda in Jayuya, Puerto Rico where they grow their own coffee. The shop in Santurce is small, but their service and product are excellent. Artisanal days are common here, you might come in to find hand-crafted soaps, earrings, and even paintings to purchase while you enjoy your visit. An added bonus is that it is located very close to the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico.

Café con Cé

Location: 1765 C. Loíza, San Juan, PR 00911

Open every day from 7am to 9pm.


With a very unique concept, this is another must-visit shop on Calle LoÍza. It is another indoors/outdoors place with a twist. The inside is a well-decorated trailer while the outside is an open space with a lovely sitting area. Baristas recommend it for its quality and experience. 

Barista Squared

Location: 1102 Magdalena Ave, San Juan, PR 00907

Open Monday to Friday from 7am to 3pm and Saturdays open from 8am to 2pm.


Barista Squared has beautiful decor inside, and is steps away from major hotels and beaches in the Condado area. They have great reviews on food and knowledge of pouring methods, and the staff is friendly and service oriented. They have a second location in Hato Rey.

La Isla

Location: 909 Av. Manuel Fernández Juncos, San Juan, PR 00907

Open Monday, Tuesday and weekends from 9am to 4pm, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8am to 4pm.


In their own words La Isla is a “community hub featuring a cafe, zero waste shop, & remote work space.” La Isla offers a variety of amenities and a diverse menu with both Puerto Rican and US cuisine offerings.


As you venture westward from the bustling city of San Juan, the municipality of Bayamón emerges as a hidden gem in Puerto Rico's coffee landscape. Known primarily for its residential charm, Bayamón has recently seen the rise of a burgeoning coffee scene that has captured the hearts of locals and visitors alike. Nestled within this tranquil municipality, you'll find a collection of small, intimate coffee shops that offer a peaceful respite and a chance to indulge in the art of a perfectly brewed cup. While the operating hours may be limited, these hidden havens serve as creative spaces, welcoming students, creatives, and coffee enthusiasts seeking solace and inspiration.

Cafe 2150

Location: Calle de Barbosa, Bayamón, PR 00961

Open Monday to Friday from 7:30am until 4pm and Saturdays from 9am to 4pm.


If you ever want the unique experience of visiting a shop where the bean is roasted on-site, look no further. Café 2150 is special, the location has a variety of spaces to enjoy your beverage of choice. It is located in the old town area of Bayamón, next to the train station. When entering you'll see an inviting patio and an indoor shop where friendly baristas will take your order while you take a break from the heat. Continuing down the hallway, you'll find a salon with machinery that on some occasions will roast coffee beans as you watch. The aroma of this process alone is worth the visit. They have yet another indoor space to lounge, enjoy a book and feel inspired, which is the main draw of this location. For photographers, students and other creatives this is your place to go wild, the staff welcomes it wholeheartedly.

Tazón Coffee Shop

Location: Calle Marginal # E3 Urb. Santa Cruz, Plaza 2, Bayamón, PR 00961

Open Monday to Friday from 7am to 3pm, Saturdays from 8am to 2pm and Sundays from 9am to 1pm.


This small shop doubles as a school for all who want to get certified as baristas. Special workshops are also offered for those who wish to fine tune their latte art, technique and creativity. Something unique to this particular shop is that there are two menus, a food and beverage menu, and a Tazón menu. The Tazón menu is an assortment of recipes that several baristas have come up with at the shop through the years. Some baristas have managed to submit more than two adventurous creations to the menu and they are highlighted by the name “Tazón (name of barista)”, to be distinguished from the standard offerings. The space is cozy and mostly quiet, perfect for small meetings or brunch. 

Whether you're seeking a cozy ambiance, unique brewing methods, exquisite latte art, or a taste of local coffee agriculture, Puerto Rico's coffee shops have something to offer every coffee lover. With their warm hospitality, diverse menus, and dedication to the art of coffee, these coffee shops are a testament to the island's thriving coffee culture. So, grab your cup and embark on a delightful journey through the aromatic and flavorful world of coffee in Puerto Rico.

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