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El Rey Sol Restaurant

Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
+52 646 178 1733
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pastries” (45 reviews)
“escargot” (11 reviews)
“caesar salad” (11 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, International, European, French, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 213 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great seafood and also a busy place so good for people watching. There may be some better food places in Ensenada but you can't go wrong with the overall package here and it's bang in the centreMore

Thank musicben
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, thank you so much for taking the time to review us, and we are happy you enjoyed your experience with us. We believe Ensenada has a wide variety of restaurants and we are the traditional choice after 70 years. we hope to see you...More

Reviewed July 5, 2017

I didn't eat a full meal here, came for the pastries, it was delightful, heard from many other people the food is great, if the pastries are any indication of the rest of the cuisine, they most be right, at least try the pastries

Thank Francisco F
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Okay, there are two places you need to visit in Ensenada, Mexico. If you're under 30, go to Hussong's Cantina for beer and t-shirts (their shop is located across the street). But, if you're over 30 and want a great fine dining experience, be sure...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Our family of four didn't quite realize this was a "dress up" restaurant when we decided to eat here, so we felt a little under dressed in our t-shirts and shorts for dinner. But, the service was excellent. We all had seafood dishes of one...More

Thank vegewalk
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Hello, Thank you for considering us during your visit to Ensenada. Very happy to hear that your family enjoyed the food and the service was excellent. Hope you come visit us soon again, and no worries about the dress code, we want all our clients...More

Reviewed June 11, 2017

Mrs. Bear and I had dinner shared here last night with some very good friends. Drink orders were taken and delivered quickly. For starters we all shared an avocado barquette, an avocado half served filled with a crab and avocado mixture, and an order of...More

Thank TNBear
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Hello, Thank you for visiting us, and taking the time to write such a thorough review. We strive for perfection, and this gives us the opportunity to see where we need to improve. We apologize that you were not completely satisfied with your meals, and...More

Reviewed June 4, 2017

Dropped in for an evening meal - and, based on the very positive experience there, dropped in again the following morning for breakfast. French themed but a variety of cuisines available. Ambience, food, and service all excellent - and at a reasonable price.

Thank rsfarr
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Hello, Thank you for visiting us twice on your trip! Very happy to hear that you enjoyed your dinner so much you decided to come back for breakfast. Hope you visit us soon again. Kind Regards, Jeannelle Bitterlin General Manager

Reviewed May 26, 2017

The restaurant has a very old world feel. I enjoyed the pastries and the Spanish omelette was delicious. Very attentive staff

Thank JandNMc
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Hello, Thank you for visiting us and your kind words. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our pastries and your omelette. Hope you come visit us soon. Kind Regards, Jeannelle Bitterlin General Manager

Reviewed May 19, 2017

To be truthful I ( we ) only had breakfast at this restaurant comped with our hotel across the street. Seems like a lot of regulars visit this place and Hotel guests. I have had just as good of a meal ( Breakfast ) At...More

Thank kmencinitas
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Hello, We apologize that our free hotel breakfast was just average, but as you said it was a comped breakfast, and we only offer four simple items. Hope you visit us soon again and try something else in our breakfast, lunch, or dinner menu, we...More

Reviewed May 14, 2017

What El Rey Sol is most known for are its French pastries and this is what we came in for one fine morning. Sadly enough though, they do not start making these pastries until after about 12 noon! We asked to see if any were...More

Thank Empala
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Hello, Thank you for your visit, and taking the time to review us so thoroughly. Unfortunately we don’t serve dessert pastries until later as you found out, however our breakfast pastries are pretty yummy too. We are pleased to hear that Ismael gave you excellent...More

Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

The servers were very nice. There was a pianist playing beautiful songs. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. It looks like a classy old French restaurant, which was totally surprising for being in Mexico. It also looked like they had fantastic desserts but we...More

Thank Celia-Mei D
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Hello, We aim to please, and we thank you for visiting us and for your kind words about our restaurant. We are highly pleased that you found our service and food delightful. Hopefully you will be visiting us soon so you can try our desserts,...More

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711Greg
June 15, 2017|
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Response from rsfarr | Reviewed this property |
Well, this year is the 70th anniversary of my 3rd birthday - but we're not planning anything special :)
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Ellen C
December 22, 2016|
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Response from globetrotter60 | Property representative |
Yes we offer the fast pass with a minimum consumption lf 100 dlls. Hope to see you soon, as we are celebrating our 70 year.
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suzette102016
May 16, 2016|
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Response from globetrotter60 | Property representative |
It´s correct thank you everyone to respond. We are open almost all the year except one monday of the year when we celebrate labor day, for ower workers, but we inform in our web pages and facebook.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: +52 646 178 1733
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Description
Let yourself be seduce by the oldest french restaurant in Mexico in an atmosphere reminiscent of the days of Louis XIV. Delight yourself with our delicious and extensive menu of international cuisine and traditional Mexican dishes, paired with the best local and inter wines. Don't forget to try our famous french pastries.
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