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 level you should expect at this restaurant is informal. When's the best time to come? They're open for both breakfast and lunch, so don't hesitate to pay this place a visit. You might fall in love with a local favorite.


Cafe Manolin is located near the center of Old San Juan.

This section of Puerto Rico has your choice of landmarks and attractions, earning its place as a relatively exciting town. Two of the closest points of interest from this establishment include Plaza De Armas and Casa Ramon Power y Giralt, both of which are only a short distance from Cafe Manolin.

Active couples and families also anticipate the availability of fun-in-the-sun activities in the area. Anyone ready to take to the greens should consider reserving a tee time at the nearby golf course, Fort Buchanan Golf Club, which is located 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. Also, keep in mind these two options are only a few options among a group of beaches, golf courses, and outdoor sports in the general area.

Nearby Restaurants

If you're looking for a restaurant with similar menu items or a similar ambiance, there are lots of nearby options to choose between, including Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge.

However, if you're looking for something different, this part of Puerto Rico features a large selection of dining establishments, where you will find all types of cuisine styles and flavors. For example, you could also try Caribbean fare at Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano, which is about a hundred yards south.

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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