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Sol Cocina

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Mexican
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251 E Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92660 (PCH and Bayside Dr.)
(949) 675-9800
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Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Classy mex food

Excellent ambiance, food ,drinks and staff. Stopped for lunch on way to Dana point. Yelp reviews took us here and Restaurent didn't disappoint us. Visit this restaurant if you passing on 1 south.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
njj1reporter
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New Jersey
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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New Jersey
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Excellent ambiance, food ,drinks and staff. Stopped for lunch on way to Dana point. Yelp reviews took us here and Restaurent didn't disappoint us. Visit this restaurant if you passing on 1 south.

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Be sure to make a reservation fir taco Tuesday because it's packed at the bar- standing room only. The tacos are fantastic as are the margaritas

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Columbus, Ohio
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I would recommend Sol Grillle. Food is very good, service was great. Close to the boardwalk and the beach, and the prices were very reasonable. Everything you'd want in a beach restaurant.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My wife and I stopped here for dinner one night on a trip to the LA area. We are both big fans of Mexican cuisine, and I specifically am a big fan of tequila. We tasted a number of things from the menu, and everything was impeccably fresh and well prepared/presented. I have 2 things to rave about, one food,... More 

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The tacos are great and so is the service. Everything I have had here is nice, and there is even a view of the bay.

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Costa Mesa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Amazing food and wine. We went with our server's recommendation and we absolutely loved it. The place is buzzing with all kinds of parties on weekends and it can be really fun.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Wi was in town and looking for some good, authentic Mexican food. The hotel concierge recommended the SOL Cocina (although I was warned that it was not "hard-core" Mexican). The restaurant is located on the Marina with some really nice views. The manager and wait-staff were very friendly and attentive. I started with Ceviche, and while it was good, the... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I really like this place. Complimentary valet and very friendly hostesses, so it was off to a good start. Traveling for work so I sat at the bar for dinner. The bartender was very friendly and made an awesome watermelon margarita. I would highly recommend trying one. A lady near me ordered a jalapeño margarita which also looked delicious. You... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

The food and service are both top notch. My wife had the gobernador taco and has been dreaming about it ever since. Everything we had was very good. I should have not been surprised, the restaurant was packed on a Thursday. Also if you choose to eat there ask for a seat with a view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Was feeling super lazy and decided to do take out the other day and Sol Cocina did a fantastic job. Well packaged, tasty, not skimping on portion size and did I say tasty. The naked guac was very nice and the taco bufalada was super tasty. Have not actually gone it but was super impressed with the take away and... More 

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Additional Information about Sol Cocina

Address: 251 E Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone Number: (949) 675-9800
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 251 E Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92660
    (PCH and Bayside Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: (949) 675-9800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?