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Cafe Sol

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The Mall, Next to the Tourist Lift | Next to the Tourist Lift, Shimla, India
+91 177 265 2251
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had visited the restaurant due to some recommendations. The place is overhyped. Pasta and Lasagne are decent but the quantity is very less.It can only serve one person. Coffee is good.We had also ordered sizzlers which was a disappoinment. Ambiance is good.So if someone is looking for a restaurant with decent Italian food with a good view/ambiance in Shimla, then... More 

Thank Soumita T
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cafe sol has very nice guys who make the tasty food. I went here for dinner and the inside Painting was amzing. Very tasty and fresh food.

Thank Nitish P
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was average.But Nice Ambiance. Nice coffee smell when you enter the place. ordered nachos and their special pizza. It was average.

Thank pulkit93
Bengaluru, India
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here on the 2nd night of our Shimla trip. The food was amazing and the ambience was great. But the service didn't match those 2 though - it is not bad but you expect a better service from such a place.

Thank Kishore K
Durgapur, India
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment one steps into this place there is a sense of spectacular in the air. Ordered their club sandwitch and tandoori pizza. Great food to complement the well made cocktails.

Thank arp_trvlr
Metro Manila, Philippines
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place was highly recommended by our host, food also had great choices but we couldnt eat anything as it was too damn spicy I mean chilli. Flavor was good but still too much use of chilli. Serving size is excellent, all meals good for 2, by almost all palate sizes.

Thank Ankur N
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean, hygienic restaurant. Has a open kitchen so you get to see what's happening. Its a coffee shop too that sells amazing deserts and cakes. The food menu is elaborate and there's something for everyone. I'd definitely recommend you to go here. Must try the sol fish and lasagne.

Thank Swayam J
Nazare, Portugal
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

If you don't feel like eating Indian food, we highly recommend Sol Cafe. We spent a month in India and as much as we love Indian food, it was nice to have a regular sandwich and our son really liked the pasta dishes.

Thank GreatLetsGo
Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Geared for tourists with a huge menu of every type of cuisine. So of course nothing tastes good. Except the fries, those were fine. Don't get any of the pasta, my carbonara was inedible. The Mediterranean mezza platter was slightly better.

Thank cvu79
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We ordered fish, pasta and paneer shaslik. All three dishes had good presentation and great taste. Would go there again if I visit Shimla

Thank Sudarshan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mexican, Pizza, Cafe, Indian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mall, Next to the Tourist Lift | Next to the Tourist Lift, Shimla, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Shimla
  • Phone Number: +91 177 265 2251

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