The Poet's Passage, San Juan

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Listen to a live poem recital while sipping on freshly roasted coffee at The Poet's Passage. The cafe serves as an artistic hub for locals to meet, chat and perform. The exterior features a colonial façade painted bright red with white trim. Inside, colorful art and poetry decorate the walls with local artisan crafts displayed and sold. Grab a flavoured latte, also known as a Rhyme, with a delicious tofu or hummus wrap. The cafe encourages you to write your own poetry on the tables as you dine and take in the atmosphere. Put The Poet's Passage and other San Juan attractions into our San Juan itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 12, 2017
    I loved this shop, full of paintings and works of art created by local artists. Owned by a local writer who married a French accountant turned painter. Very cute!  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    My son is a writer, and invited us to go see him recite his poetry at this little hole in the wall in Old San Juan. The Passage is literally a hallway, next to the Cafe. I have to say I just had the m...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Loved it! Peaceful environment, good coffee, great presentations. Highly recommended from my part. Located in El Viejo San Juan.  more »
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  • June 14, 2017
    One of my top 3 favorites places in San Juan. I always have an awesome time. Love the vibe, the food and the service.
  • May 5, 2017
    The food isn't very special but the coffee is really great! The service is also pretty good. Love this little spot.
  • May 18, 2017
    We have been here February 2016 upon a bicycle round trip at Puerto Rico. A wonderful Island. We enjoyed our coffee and refreshments. Friendly staff.
  • July 2, 2017
    Every Tuesday they have open mike where locals, tourists come and recite their creations - mostly Spanish, some English. Great crowd and atmosphere.
  • April 11, 2017
    Loved the look and feel of the place... Genuine cafe feeling, employees are quite hospitable. Great place.

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