La Bombonera or “cozy sweet box” is a must visit when wandering Old San Juan.La Bombonera is one of the oldest restaurants on the island and serves pastries, Cuban sandwiches, mallorcas, cafe con leche and freshly squeezed juice. La Bombonera is an institution and revered in Puerto RIco.
The tournillos or cream filled horns and the thousand sheet or napolean pastries were tantalizing.
The icing sugar initially sounded a bit odd on a savory sandwich, but the sweetness enhanced saltiness of the ham and American cheese ($4.95). The round Mallorca bread reminded us of a light, sweet Portuguese bread.