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 café where they proudly serve their take on Creole cuisine. The setting here, as far as the style and level of formality, is informal. This dining option is on the table during both breakfast and lunch, so don't hesitate to pay this place a visit. You might fall in love with a local favorite.


Located near the center of Old San Juan, It is at 251 San Justo Street.

This section of Puerto Rico has plenty of attractions and activities, each of which help characterize this lovely town. Two of the closest places of interest from this particular dining option include Plaza De Armas and Casa Ramon Power y Giralt, both of which are within a reasonable driving distance of the Cafe Manolin.

Families and couples alike will also appreciate a full selection of fun-in-the-sun activities located around this district. Travelers who wouldn't mind showing off on the links can leisurely practice (or take serious score) at the nearest golf course, Fort Buchanan Golf Club, which can be found not too far from Cafe Manolin. And don't forget the beach towels, if you run over to Escambrion Beach, which is the closest beach and is only a mile and a half away. Remember, these two options are only some of the beaches and golf courses in the general area.

Nearby Restaurants

For guests seeking out another restaurant with some similar menu items or a similar atmosphere, there are quite a few nearby options to consider, including Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge.

On the other hand, if you're in the mood for something a little different, this section of Puerto Rico boasts an excellent range of food and drink venues, offering cuisine styles ranging from the familiar to the exotic. For instance, you could also try Caribbean food at Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano, which is about a hundred yards away.

Hours and Other Info

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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