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El Rey Sol Restaurant

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Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had coffee and pastries, they usually put a plate on the center of the table with different types of pastries and you pay only what you eat. They were delicious, so we end up buying them all and actually ordering more for my husband's birthday party. Highly recommended!

Thank Carmen H
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sailed down to Ensenada on our boat from Vancouver, Canada. Stopping along the way of course. We were referred to El Rey Sol and so glad we did come. How lovely this restaurant proved to be! The service was excellent. In the old world tradition of excellence where service is always available without being intrusive. I had Duck a L'Orange... More 

Thank Ceccano62
Ensenada, Mexico
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here for lunch last week and it was very good. I had the Duck with fresh fruit and it was delicious. My wife had the crab crepes and enjoyed it.

Thank Bigmike1126
Ensenada, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

El Rey Sol has a lovely sidewalk patio to enjoy tradtional french fare. You won't be disappointed. Diane

Thank dianewebster2016
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Ensenada for a couple of days- El Rey Sol, has been around for a long time. First, service was excellent, attentive, without being intrusive. Ambience- ate inside, an old dining room that is like a old country club. Warm, comfortable, subdued. Food was very good:. Aguacate con jaiba, good but not quite great. Championes con vino, excellent. Langosta thermador,... More 

Thank David R
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was delicious. We ate there two separate days for breakfast. Coffee was delicious and the sweet bread is a must try. Prices are reasonable, staff was friendly.

Thank Patricia S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for breakfast. I had the scrambled eggs with fish. I was a bit hesitant because the fish was stingray but my husband assured me it would be good. We could have split it because there was so much of it! He got the scrambled eggs with squid chorizo. I thought the squid chorizo was awful, but he really... More 

Thank Kathy D
San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't understand how can this place get so many good reviews, such a disappointing meal. They have a large menu, good amount of staff and tables, but a bit outdated atmosphere. Lots of options on the menu, but not so good food, I couldn't finish my dish. Maybe the pastries could be good, but I didn't want to give... More 

Thank Andrea S
Tijuana, Mexico
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For my parents' anniversary, we visited this classic French restaurant. I had passed by several times before in previous little trips to the city and had bought the delicious pastries they sold in their open-air café, but I had never ventured into the building itself. As soon as we stood in front of the entrance, a very elegant host led... More 

Thank Ghostess
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Stopped by for breakfast at this iconic French restaurant in Ensenada. Good food and service plus nice outside seating area. Interesting place.

Thank Mexonline
globetrotter60, Gerente at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Happy Guest. Thank you for giving us a good rating and for recommending our restaurant to other travelers. I'm sure our entire staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your breakfast. Take care! See you soon *Ag More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
French, International, Mexican, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: 526461781733

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?