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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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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Go for the Tacos!!

I ordered one shrimp and one fish taco, seriously the most delicious tacos I've had, and I've been eating fish tacos for the last 30 years. Oh they serve complimentary salsa and bean with chips, the beans are smooth and warm. Great value for the money.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
SalonSonik
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Pasadena, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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orange county, ca
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I can't remember the last time I had a worse dining experience. From looking around the place, I can only surmise that bad face lifts and botox must kill taste buds, as this place is nowhere deserving of its good reviews. FOOD: Horrific. Stale tostada shells served as chips--chewy, hard, not fresh. Rice and beans totally bland, lacking in seasoning--for... More 

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Pasadena, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I ordered one shrimp and one fish taco, seriously the most delicious tacos I've had, and I've been eating fish tacos for the last 30 years. Oh they serve complimentary salsa and bean with chips, the beans are smooth and warm. Great value for the money.

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london
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Excellent ambiance, good food. Drinks are on the pricey side. staff helpful but very stressed, Restaurant was very busy. went out on a Friday night with friends. Yelp reviews took us here and Restaurent didn't disappoint us. Visit this restaurant if you passing on 1 south.CouplesFamilyFriendsBusinessSolo Were you here for... When did you visit? Could you say a little more... More 

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Baldwin, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We ate here during the week of 6/28/15 the food was amazing, delicious home made tortilla chips, best Guacamole and Shrimp Tacos I ever had, super delicious

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New Jersey
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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 9 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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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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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128 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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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: Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Doing business
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?