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 style of the restaurant and its dishes is considered by most to be very casual. The option to eat here is on the table during breakfast only, so make sure to plan your visit around the limited hours they are open.


Dining takes place at a glass-topped deli counter.


Located in Mayagüez, west of downtown Mayaguez, It is at 276 Calle Méndez Vigo.

This section of Puerto Rico has your choice of attractions and landmarks, which makes it quite a colorful destination. The nearest options from the restaurant include Parque Suau and Plaza Colón, both of which are only a quick ride away from Brazo Gitano Franco.

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

Nearby Restaurants

If you're looking for an area restaurant that has similar menu items or a similar price range, there are several nearby places to choose between, including Friend's Cafe.

But then again, if you're looking for a change of pace, this part of Puerto Rico boasts an excellent range of restaurants, which serve all types of cuisine styles and menu items. For instance, you might also consider trying American food at Burger King Mayaguez Mall, which isn't very far away.

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

Contact Info

Location: 276 Calle Méndez Vigo, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 832-0070




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