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El Rey Sol Restaurant

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French, Mexican, Seafood
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Avenida Lopez Mateos 1000, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
011-52-646-178-1733
Today
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
old favorite

I think this place has been here since the Aztecs founded tier empire. It is old, but still well maintained and has good food at reasonable pirces..

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Papafish92037
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La Jolla, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

great service...excellent FRESH seafood..highly suggest for food and drinks !lit-el on pricey side however well worth it !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were looking for a place to sit outside for dinner. We checked online, and this place had several good reviews. We sat on the patio out front, and had an amazing dinner starting with a couple complimentary bites and some very good bread. The soup that came with our entrees was rich and creamy. I ordered the mole chicken,... More 

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Irvine, California
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is now one of my favorite restaurants in Ensenada. Great food with great service. Mexican food with a European/Spanish influence in flavor.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The food is great the service is great. We have eaten there many times and never been disappointed. Very authentic.

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San Diego, Ca
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I give this place a try after all the good reviews, but I was beyond disappointed. We went on a Friday Night at around 7:00 PM, the restaurant was very empty and just about 3 tables occupied, so I figured it would not be an issue with service. They didn't serve us water after I had to ask for it... More 

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Palm Springs, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The atmosphere has the personal touch of a piano player with soft music in the back ground. I only ate breakfast there twice. But both times I came out with a quizzy tummy. Could have been the ice cubes????

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Frisco, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Enjoyed excellent piano player during dinner. The menu was very extensive, well prepared and beautifully served. Good Caesar salad !

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Ensenada, Mexico
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My husband and I recently moved from Michigan to Mexico and have had a great time checking out the many restaurants in and around Ensenada. He arrived in town before I did and had chosen El Rey Sol for dinner one night and told me that it was absolutely wonderful food. So,we went to find out what a breakfast was... More 

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I've been to El Rey Sol several times and always come away disappointed. The food is mediocre at best, the service is fair, and the entire experience seems tired and dated. Prices are way over the top for what you receive and the waitstaff seems to be doing you a favor to serve you. There are many new and vibrant... More 

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La Jolla, California
Top Contributor
215 reviews 215 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I think this place has been here since the Aztecs founded tier empire. It is old, but still well maintained and has good food at reasonable pirces..

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Additional Information about El Rey Sol Restaurant

Address: Avenida Lopez Mateos 1000, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
Phone Number: 011-52-646-178-1733
Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: French, Mexican, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Lopez Mateos 1000, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: 011-52-646-178-1733

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, Mexican, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?