In September 2017, Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage across the island. Many places closed for rebuilding. Frommer's recommends that vacationers check in advance with all businesses before traveling.

Step in this shop to experience the flavors of the Caribbean in all their glories, with sauces and seasonings, teas and coffees, and jams and chutneys. Whether you are looking for a dusky Puerto Rican coffee, atomic habanero pepper sauce, or a complex jerk rub, you will find it here. There are also Caribbean soaps and fragrances, beautiful cookbooks and crafts, music CDs, and other gifts. For years, it’s been one of the best stops in Old San Juan.