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 formality of the menu and service to expect from this restaurant is informal. The option to eat here is on the table during both breakfast and lunch, so why not stop by?


Set in the heart of Old San Juan, It is at 251 San Justo Street.

Think about combining your dining experience with local sightseeing opportunities by visiting one of the many attractions in the area, including Plaza De Armas.

People who dine here say they've come to these parts for the availability of things to do outdoors in the vicinity. Anyone eager to get in a few good swings can leisurely practice (or take serious score) at the nearby golf facility, Fort Buchanan Golf Club, which is not too far from Cafe Manolin. And what makes a breezy round of golf even better? A nap afterwards at Escambrion Beach, which you will find to be the nearest beach and is only a mile and a half away. And, those two attractions are just a few of the golf courses and beaches in the general area.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners hoping to find another area restaurant that has similar kinds of food or similar prices, there is no shortage of nearby places to consider, including Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge.

In contrast, if you want something a little different, this section of Puerto Rico provides a long list of food and drink venues that will be sure to satisfy nearly any type of diner. For example, you could also consider Caribbean eats 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 Thursday at 6am. On Saturday it is open from 7:30am until 4:30pm. On Sunday, it is open from 8am to 5pm.

Contact Info

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

Phone: (787) 723-9743




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