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. Expect an atmosphere and service that is very casual. This location is open for 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, It is at 3 Manuel Pirallo.

This part of Puerto Rico has plenty of camera-worthy sites, making this a inviting destination. Some of the closest options from their location include Plaza Colón and Parque Suau, both of which are within a quick trip of the restaurant.

Golfers might be interested to know that Club Depotivo del Oeste is within taxi range away.

Nearby Restaurants

If you're looking to find a local restaurant with some similar types of food or a similar price range, there are quite a few nearby dining spots to choose from, including Cafeteria Copelia.

However, if you're looking for a change of pace, this section of Puerto Rico provides a long list of food and drink venues that will be sure to suit the tastes of almost every kind of diner. For instance, you can try Asian Fusion eats 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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