Fodor's Expert Review Cafetería Mallorca

$ Old San Juan Café

The specialty at this old-fashioned, 1950s-style diner is the mallorca, a sweet pastry that's buttered, grilled, and then sprinkled with powdered sugar. Wash one down with a cup of café con leche. For something more substantial, try the breakfast mallorca with ham and cheese. The menu also includes pancakes, egg dishes, sandwiches, and comida criolla. Waitstaffers are friendly and efficient, and most have worked there for years. It gets packed on weekends with locals, who consider it an institution. You pay at the counter on your way out.

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Quick Facts

300 Calle San Francisco
San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico

787-724–4607

Known For:
  • Old-school diner feel
  • Mallorcas
  • Café con leche
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No dinner

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