Brazo Gitano Franco

Something of a legend in the area, Brazo Gitano Franco has been in operation for over 150 years. It is actually a grocery store with a lunch counter rather than full-service restaurant, but most people agree you haven't eaten like a local until you've grabbed a it here.


Lunch is a set menu served daily alongside a strong cup of Puerto Rican coffee.

Brazo Gitano Franco is a café where they proudly serve their take on Caribbean cuisine. The setting here, as far as the style and level of formality, is very casual. The option to eat here is on the table during breakfast only, so plan ahead to catch their brief service.


Dining takes place at a glass-topped deli counter.


Located in Mayagüez, west of downtown Mayaguez, Brazo Gitano Franco is at 3 Manuel Pirallo.

Combine your dining experience with excellent local sightseeing options by heading to one of the many area attractions nearby, like Parque Suau.

Appealing to golfers, and indeed many types of guests, the area surrounding this restaurant offers at least one way to play, at Club Depotivo del Oeste, which is located in the same area as Brazo Gitano Franco.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners looking to find an area restaurant that has similar kinds of food or a similar ambiance, there are lots of nearby options to consider, including Cafeteria Copelia.

However, if you want a change of pace, this region of Puerto Rico has an impressive range of food and drink venues that will be sure to suit the tastes of nearly any kind of diner. For instance, you can also try Asian Fusion cuisine at Bonsai Restaurant, which isn't very far away.

Lunch will usually be between $5 and $16(USD) here.

Contact Info

Location: 3 Manuel Pirallo, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 832-0070



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