Kasalta is beloved by many locals and is a great place to have your weekend brunches. It’s a few blocks from the beach and many people say it has some of the best coffee around. In addition to the variety of pastries, great coffee and toasted breakfast sandwiches, you can also try the caldo gallego or the octopus salad while you’re there.
A a hidden spot in Isla Verde, Edith’s is open 24 hours and serves those coming in after a long night of partying as well as those just looking to enjoy a classic, tasty breakfast. Aside from the great hours and prices, it’s also just a five-minute walk from all hotels in the area. Whatever you order, just make sure it comes with a side of their delicious plantains.
At Caficultura breakfast is served all day. Black glass chandeliers hang from the high ceilings and marble floors make your morning meal feel a lot more exquisite. Breakfast options range from the usual breakfast sandwiches to local creations like banana pancakes with rum. A window seat is an added bonus to this experience.
Brunch at Blonda could very well be one of your best experiences in Puerto Rico. The Blonda breakfast includes eggs Benedict, French toast, house fries, pancakes and bacon, but the chicken pasta penne is equally good. Just make sure you save room for the brioche bread pudding as dessert.
With a great view of the Plaza Colón, and street musicians strolling by from time to time, Café Berlin supplies an extra-sensory meal experience. The menu is made up of vegetarian and non-vegetarian items in addition to a muesli energy bar. Try the Mama Judith Flancocho if you’re hungry enough for dessert.
Café del Angel
Be prepared to be full for half of the day when you visit Café del Angel for brunch. you’ll still find Puerto Rican classics like pastel and mofongo to eat here at very reasonable prices.
The only problem with Café Marquesa is figuring out what to order first. The egg tortilla is filled with the freshest vegetables and best potatoes, The Sarah a.k.a. red velvet pancakes are sweet and very satisfying and a cappuccino tops off the perfect meal. You can’t lose at Café Marquesa.
Cafetería Los Yeyos
If everyone in Viejo knows to visit this little cafe then so should you. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are reminiscent of family meals and everything that you order for breakfast comes at a great steal price-wise. The mofongo is some of the best on the island, with that real home-cooked touch. Don’t forget to write your name on the wall as you leave, to mark your place in Puerto Rican history.
With a relaxed atmosphere, outdoor seating and pleasant staff, it’s always a pleasure dining at Madeleine Cafebistro. Waffles are homemade, the pumpkin soup is delicious and the beef sliders keep you coming back for more. The decor is also beautiful and you won’t find many tourists here – it’s a real hidden gem.
Pinky’s is perfect for those that are health conscious and offers delicious food delivered with great service. A long line at their restaurant might intimidate you at first, but it actually gives you time to figure out what exactly you want to order.