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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
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7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 117
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Service

Amazing service always and the pastries are superb. We always have breakfast there when we visit Ensenada and have never been disappointed. The wait staff are exceptional.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
jasonwasthere
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I always love having a meal or two at this establishment particularly seated in their sidewalk section. The food has always been very good and the margaritas are still the best I've had in Mexico.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Amazing service always and the pastries are superb. We always have breakfast there when we visit Ensenada and have never been disappointed. The wait staff are exceptional.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great food, waiters speak and understand English. Food tastes great, excellent desserts. Chipotle chicken was great. Others in our party had the fish and clams and loved them. I'll be back

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San Jose, California
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were looking for a place to enjoy a hot cup of tea and delicious pastries. El Rey Sol is a staple in Ensenada, it's been here for over 30 years. It still has that European charm and decor, which makes tea time feel special. The pastries were delicious, there is one that looks like 2 cream puffs one on... More 

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Pasadena, California
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We have not been here for years. The food has withstood the passage of time. This is an old traditional restaurant and the food is old fashioned french although you can get American and Mexican plates also. The appetizer plate was enormous and it was hard to appreciate the entrees after that. They make the Caesar Salad and Crepes Suzettes... More 

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Mexicali, Mexico
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a fancy styled place and the food is great. There was a gentleman playing the piano wonderfully who gave the place a soothing atmosphere, just what we needed to keep our 5 year old calm just for breakfast. Food was great, the service was EXCELLENT, we are definitely going back next time we visit Ensenada.

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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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: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
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?