There is a free trolley that travels around the main shopping area of Old San Juan all throughout the day, which allows tourists to take advantage of low prices on high end goods without having to carrying around heavy shopping bags all over town.
Shopping is diverse, and includes everything from luxury good like brand name fashion, accessories, jewelry, and perfumes to local shops down narrow alleyways which allow you to shop like a local. You'll even find a lot of names you recognize, especially when it comes to grocery and drug stores.
If you enjoy shopping for souvenirs or gifts you might enjoy a visit to Mi Pequeno San Juan, which is found within Old San Juan. The owners here painstakingly recreate San Juan on a miniature scale, building by building. You can purchase these pieces of your favorite place, and bring it back with you, or as a gift. The property can be found at 107 Calle Cristo.
Another option is El Galpon, which is found a short distance of Mi Pequeno San Juan. If you are looking for a souvenir, but are not looking for magnets or snow-globes, check out El Galpon for some authentic Puerto Rican hats and other gifts. You'll be able to find them at 154 Calle Cristo.
Another place you might enjoy is Spicy Caribbee. Spicy Caribbee offers a wide selection of locally grown and made spices that are sure to put a kick in you food. Don't worry about customs or airport regulations either, Spicy Caribee will ship these to your home and bypass all the hassle. They are located at 154 Calle Cristo.
Check out this table if you want more information.
|(787) 977-0389||Old San Juan|
|(787) 722-1074||Old San Juan|
|(787) 725-0652||Old San Juan|
|(787) 724-1260||Old San Juan|
|El Galpon||(787) 725-9345||Old San Juan|
|(787) 721-6987||Old San Juan|
|(787) 725-7390||Old San Juan|
|--||Old San Juan|
|Mi Pequeno San Juan||(787) 977-1636||Old San Juan|
|(787) 722-1135||Old San Juan|
|--||0.4 mi. East-Northeast of Old San Juan|
|(787) 977-8214||Old San Juan|
|Spicy Caribbee||(787) 725-4690||Old San Juan|
One of the area's popular speciality shops is The Butterfly People. They're located within the heart of Old San Juan. Established in 1970, the Butterfly People is one of the more unique art concepts in Puerto Rico. Located in Old San Juan, the Butterfly People invites guests in to view a collection of artwork prepared using the remains of butterflies. You can find them at 152 Fortaleza.
Another option is Walter Otero Contemporary Art, which is found 1.5 mi. (2.3 km) to the east of The Butterfly People. Five thousand square feet of space divided into three floors houses the collection of contemporary pieces here. The main floor houses current exhibits, the top floor is a roof top garden with outdoor pieces, and the bottom floor is a presentation and storage area. They're at 402 Avenida Constitucion.
Exodo Art Gallery: A diverse collection of artwork from around the world is on display at Exodo Art Gallery, where each piece is passionate and meaningful. They specialize in Caribbean and Latin American contemporary art. You will find them at 200-B Cristo Street.
Many specialty shops located in Old San Juan are displayed in the table below.
|Jewelry Store||(787) 724-3941||Old San Juan|
|Jewelry Store||(787) 721-0855||Old San Juan|
|Jewelry Store||(787) 725-0263||Old San Juan|
|Jewelry Store||(787) 725-7155||Old San Juan|
|Effy Jewelers San Juan||Jewelry Store||(787) 721-0256||Old San Juan|
|Exodo Art Gallery||Art Gallery||(787) 671-4159||Old San Juan|
|Forteleza Antiques||Antiques and Used Merchandise Dealer||(787) 723-1229||Old San Juan|
|Art Gallery||(787) 721-4362||Old San Juan|
|Jewelry Store||(787) 289-0990||Central Old San Juan|
|Art Supply and Craft Store||(787) 725-5596||Old San Juan|
|Rocks Duty Free||Jewelry Store||(787) 724-7169||Old San Juan|
|The Butterfly People||Art Gallery||(787) 723-2432||Old San Juan|
|Antiques and Used Merchandise Dealer||(787) 725-3547||Old San Juan|
|Walter Otero Contemporary Art||Art Gallery||(787) 627-5797||1.5 mi. East of Old San Juan|
Hoping to find some new clothing during your vacation? Consider dropping by Stella Nolasco Boutique Atelier -- which is situated in eastern Old San Juan. Stella Nolasco creates high end, designer clothing that somehow manages to be edgy and soft all at once. Her designs are available at Stella Nolasco Boutique Atttier. Guests will be able to find them on Avenue de Diego, Plaza de Diego #310 .
A second shop to consider is Cigar House -- which is located 3.4 mi. (5.5 km) to the west-northwest of Stella Nolasco Boutique Atelier. Offering the largest selection of cigars in Old San Juan, Cigar House is a refined spot where you can pick out exotic cigars and sample Caribbean rums. Find them at 27 Fortaleza.
A third apparel shop you might want to visit is Pirana Joe San Juan. This brand name is recognized throughout the Caribbean and has become a namesake for beach fun. Created by three friends hoping to recapture the adventurous spirit of their youths, Pirana Joe is great for island-style clothing and souvenirs. Guests will be able to find them
Lots of apparel shops located in or near Old San Juan are displayed in the following table.
|Chic Lolita||Boutique||(787) 424-3177||Old San Juan|
|General Clothing Store||(408) 554-9030||4.0 mi. Southeast of Central Old San Juan|
|Cigar House||Boutique||(787) 723-5223||Old San Juan|
|Concalma||Boutique||(787) 421-4212||Old San Juan|
|Boutique||(787) 408-0901||Old San Juan|
|Hotel Casa Condado||Women's Clothing and Accessories Store||(787) 863-2100||3.0 mi. East of Central Old San Juan|
|Iconica Culture Wear||General Clothing Store||--||Old San Juan|
|Women's Clothing and Accessories Store||(787) 721-4326||3.8 mi. East of Central Old San Juan|
|Department Store||(787) 296-3971||4.0 mi. Southeast of Central Old San Juan|
|General Clothing Store||(787) 722-3020||Old San Juan|
|Boutique||(787) 724-8571||Old San Juan|
|Pirana Joe San Juan||Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store||--||Old San Juan|
|General Clothing Store||(787) 722-2136||Old San Juan|
|Stella Nolasco Boutique Atelier||Boutique||(787) 723-2897||3.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central Old San Juan|
|Boutique||(787) 723-3593||Old San Juan|
Hungry? Kasalta Bakery, Inc. is found in Ocean Park, 3.9 mi. East of central Old San Juan. This spot is a mixture of a deli, bakery, and bistro, where you'll find a nice selection of gourmet fare. This includes dinner dishes like fish and vegetables, baked goods, sandwiches and the ingredients to make sandwiches, and more. If you want to call before making reservations, you can do so at (787) 727-6593.
A second possibility is Old San Juan Farmers Market, which is located easily reached by taxi to the west of Kasalta Bakery, Inc.. The Farmers Market comes to Old San Juan every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Guests will find them
You can look at the following chart for more information.
|Bakery||(787) 721-7330||Old San Juan|
|Bakery||(787) 832-0070||Old San Juan|
|Bakery||(787) 791-2575||6.6 mi. East of Central Old San Juan|
|Kasalta Bakery, Inc.||Bakery||(787) 727-6593||3.9 mi. East of Central Old San Juan|
|Old San Juan Farmers Market||Fruit and Vegetable Market||--||Old San Juan|
|Grocery Store||(787) 782-9425||3.9 mi. South of Central Old San Juan|
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