Cafe Manolin

Somewhat of an institution, Cafe Manolina has been serving Old San Juan for more than half a century. Their hospitable service and tasty Creole offerings keep customers coming back again and again.


At Cafe Manolin the portions are big and the Creole food is just as hearty and flavorful as it should be. Eggs are the star of the show at breakfast, with over a dozen menu items that include eggs, and for lunch you can get your choice of chicken, steak, pork, and seafood. Sides include rice and beans, mofongo, tostones, salad, and french fries.

Cafe Manolin is a popular café that happens to specialize in Creole cuisine. Expect an atmosphere and service that is informal. This dining option's open during both breakfast and lunch, so why not stop by?


Situated in the heart of Old San Juan, Cafe Manolin is at 251 San Justo Street.

You can merge restaurant visit with excellent sightseeing options by checking out one of the many attractions in the area, like Casa Ramon Power y Giralt.

Active couples and families also enjoy the selection of things to do outdoors found about the area. Any golfing guests ready to take to the greens could plan ahead to play a round at the neighborhood golf facility, Fort Buchanan Golf Club. For those who want a mix of excitement and leisure, trek over to Escambrion Beach, which is the nearest beach and is only a mile and a half away. Also, keep in mind those two are just a few of the golf courses and beaches in this area.

Nearby Restaurants

If you are in the mood for another restaurant in the area with some similar types of food and/or a similar price range, there is no lack of nearby dining spots to choose between, including Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge.

But of course, if you want something different, this section of Puerto Rico boasts an impressive range of dining establishments that will be sure to satisfy almost every kind of diner. For example, you could also try Caribbean eats at Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano, which is about a hundred yards away.

Hours and Cost

At Cafe Manolin you can get a full meal for less than $10(USD). The cafe is open Monday through Saturday. On Saturday it is open from 7:30am until 4:30pm. On the other days of the week, it opens at 6:00am.

Contact Info

Location: 251 San Justo Street, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 723-9743



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