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All 185 Ensenada Restaurants

El Rey Sol Restaurant

Avenida Lopez Mateos 1000, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
011-52-646-178-1733
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Ranked #18 of 185 Restaurants in Ensenada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: French, Mexican, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Surprised at how many breakfast reviews there are. This restaurant should preferably be visited for lunch and dinner in order to experience its magical old world charm, excellent service and ambiance that you are hard pressed to find in the good old U.S. these days. First, it's rather odd to find such an elegant French restaurant in a place like... More 

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had breakfast on a Sunday Morning, the place was quite busy, however, our meal was served promptly. Constantly servers would be attentive to our needs without being on top of us.

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globetrotter60, Public Relations Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit, we are very please to hear you enjoyed your meal and service with us. Hope to see you soon and serve you a delicious meal again. More 

Ensenada, Mexico
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Super touristy. Food's fine really. Not at all bad. But I think i spent $35 or so on breakfast for 2. In Ensenada? That's a lot.

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globetrotter60, Owner at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Ensenada and to El Rey Sol restaurant. We are happy you enjoyed your breakfast with us, we strive to always use top quality product and the freshest of ingredients for our beloved customers to enjoy a delicious meal. Ensenada is growing fast and it is to be said one of the foodie cities in... More 

Sammamish, Washington
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It just a good restaurant, I like breakfast outside next to quiet and nice street. Delicious pan dulce.

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Menton, France
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

They also have mexican cuisine. The french dishes taste and look real french. The same for pastries. You get tables with a tablecloth, real napkins... so expect to pay a little more than in a regular cantina.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nice, but very dated, self service, large selection, busy, service good friendly, but living on past reputation is ok.

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globetrotter60, Public Relations Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to El Rey Sol, with 68 years of service, our number one priority is to please our customers. We are always trying to improve and to safely maintain our French cuisine ambiance, some say "A little piece of Paris in Ensenada". We do offer on Sundays a self serve buffet and a la carte option... More 

Tijuana, Mexico
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Food is good. Fancy local where VIPs go for breakfast. Grea desserts has made this place famous.You can order them for take out.

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chula vista, al
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

an Ensenada classic. Glad to see they're still on the details, unlike their hotel. The restaurant remains excellent.

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Chula Vista, California
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Older setting, nothing really special, desserts are good. Location is good as in smack in the middle of downtown, close to bars and tourist shopping

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Sacramento, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

After an outstanding dinner, I went back for breakfast = Twofer review. Its very difficult to choose an item from this menu, but I settled on their seafood combination dinner. I think it was $290/mx or about $25. On the edge of my comfort zone since I retired, but I'm glad I spent ! Service was outstanding. The meal included... More 

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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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