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Waffle-era Tea Room

Waffle-era Tea Room Review

The only tearoom in Puerto Rico, this breezy spot overlooking San Juan Bay lets you choose from nearly 30 loose teas, including white and fruity blends as well as black. But you'll probably be even more curious about the coffee setup, which looks like a mad-science experiment. It's a siphon fire-brewing system, a painstaking process popular in Japan. You can sample premium local coffees and other rare brews, like the famous (or infamous?) Kopi Luwak, one of the world's most expensive coffees (on their way to your cup, the beans pass through—what else?—the digestive track of a civet cat). The menu consists of house-made sweet or savory waffles—or smaller "wafflitos." You might also choose a "waffe-izza" with fresh tomato sauce and blowtorch-melted mozzarella. We're still thinking of the decadent crème brûlée wafflito.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Tetuán and Calle Cristo, Old San Juan, San Juan, 00901
  • Phone: 787/721–1512
  • Website:
  • Location: San Juan

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations not accepted.
  • Closed Tues. and Wed. No dinner.
Updated: 12-19-2012

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