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El Sol

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63058 Highway 101, Coos Bay, OR 97420
541-266-8212
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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    Very good
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice staff and all around Good Mexican outside of CA!

I had Spanish rice and Refried Beans. Huge plates. The Server was very nice. We were the lone couple at 3pm in the place. I''m a HUGE Refried bean fan. These beans were about a 6 on the scale of 10. Rice a 7. The guacamole was about a 7. My husband's veggie burrito was very fresh and he liked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
Squeekie
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Santa Clara, California
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Port Orford, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We've eaten here several times and keep coming back. This is not an elegant place, small but colorful interior, inconsistent service but a very relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. Perhaps we've just been lucky but the food has always been very good to excellent with a home-made appeal, especially the chili rellenos. And better than average coffee. Coos Bay-North Bend has... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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155 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I had Spanish rice and Refried Beans. Huge plates. The Server was very nice. We were the lone couple at 3pm in the place. I''m a HUGE Refried bean fan. These beans were about a 6 on the scale of 10. Rice a 7. The guacamole was about a 7. My husband's veggie burrito was very fresh and he liked... More 

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Coos Bay, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

First off the mild salsa was a lime water with a few chunks of tomato in it, when mixed with the beans it was good but too thin to put on a chip. My husband ordered the super burrito with chicken, the first half was all rice and beans no meat, the second half of the burrito was a large... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Yucky food. I ordered a burrito and it tasted like they took some beef from a can, roasted it in some beef flavoring, added in some blood and nuked it in a tortilla. Added some cheese and nuked it again. My husband wasn't impressed either. When we walked in it was as if it was a huge inconvenience to have... More 

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Lantzville, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We started our day hoping to find some good mexican food while on our road trip. After a long day of driving a checking out the coastal highway sites we found this great restaurant in Coos Bay right on the south end of town. Loved the decor and the waitress was so friendly. The food turned out to be excellent!... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Parking sucks but well worth it to figure out (behind, between, on the street, if not in front). Small restaurant but great food. Burritos are huge. Margaritas are yummy. We accidentally found this place but have been there twice & will return

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Coos Bay, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I read good reviews before visiting but I was not impressed. The food was bland. I ordered the chimichanga meal. The tortilla was greasy and soggy, not crisp in any way. The rice and beans were lacking flavor. I was also disappointed with my margarita. It was not blended enough. I had a voucher from Restaurant.com that showed I would... More 

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starbrandy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

First time going in and was really disappointed. They place was tiny and look dirty. Paint was chipping off the walls, tables outdated, dirty floor and a tv which seemed like its only reason for being there was so that the owners child could watch tv. The waitress was okay but clearly hadn't been working as a waitress wrong. The... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Yes this is a small place but Coos Bay is a small town. In reality there is no fine dining in this town. This place has very good food and a good menu. It's worth a visit.

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Eugene, Oregon
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106 reviews 106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We had dinner there recently with a group of six people. The place is small but we were seated right away with menus. Our waiter turned out to be a child and it was quite unnerving. He was pleasant, but when asked, I think he told us he was 13 years old, so of course, he could not serve alcohol,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 63058 Highway 101, Coos Bay, OR 97420
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Coos Bay
  • Phone Number: 541-266-8212

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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