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Un Solo Sol

1818 E 1st St, across Mariachi Plaza / Metro Gold Line Station, Los Angeles, CA 90033-3411
+1 323-269-8680
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pupusas” (6 reviews)
“boyle heights” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Latin, International, Healthy, Mexican, Salvadoran, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1818 E 1st St, across Mariachi Plaza / Metro Gold Line Station, Los Angeles, CA 90033-3411
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

I discovered this amazing restaurant by searching on line for a vegetarian Restaurant. I've never checked reviews as I like to experience by myself. I was so pleased with the service, food and the cleanness of the Restaurant that I'll keep on going back over...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wander60112
Reviewed January 31, 2018

A taco stand that we wanted to visit was (luckily) closed so we looked on Maps for a nearby place with Mexican or Latin food and chose Un Solo Sol because of the reviews. Glad we did. The reviews were correct - this place is...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Silvia R
Reviewed July 7, 2017

My wife and I have been coming here for years and is one of our favorites. The food is flavorful and fresh, not too salty, no MSG. Our go to meals are chicken enchiladas, the green sauce is tangy and tasty, and the black beans...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank ash75dw
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love the pupusas and green chicken pozole! And since "Ric" gave us the heads up on 25% lunch discount on Wednesday and Thursday's (11a-3p), it's our lunch spot with clients and amigos. And definitely take some home to enjoy for dinner 😁.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank ArmaniSoni
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

The vegan pupusa platter was on point. The pozole was perfect. The service was great. Something for the whole family.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Quetzal F
Carlos O, Owner at Un Solo Sol, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2017

Thank you very much, Quetzal!

Reviewed April 20, 2017

Been going to the little gem in Boyle Heights for about 4 years now...The reasons? It's great food..Another reason? It's the most vegan friendly place that doesn't have to be vegan friendly in Los Angeles...Vegan papusas! Heaven. Great service from smart and savvy young people...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank pweny
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Wow! What a stunning view of downtown Los Angeles. Un Solo Sol on 1st Street across from Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights does an amazing fusion of Latino inspired cuisine with Indian and Greek influences. The Fatteh was absolutely delicious. The saltado was sumptuous and...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Jerry R
Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had an early dinner here with my son and his wife, who had been wanting to try the place. We were surprised that the menu was so diverse- where else can you get a mango lassi with your fajitas? I was not overwhelmed by...More

Date of visit: July 2014
2  Thank suznfused
Reviewed January 3, 2014

My wife and I were staying in nearby downtown (visiting from San Francisco) and visited here twice, the food and service was so good. Both times I ordered the Chicken Saltados, which are delicious and served with an interesting citrus salsa - my partner loved...More

Date of visit: January 2014
2  Thank MatD2014
Reviewed November 17, 2013

They have the best pupusas I've had in LA. Light and delicious and absolutely non-oily. We also had the green pozole which was rich and satisfying, and vegetarian to boot. In fact, the menu is quite varied with the addition of interesting indian and persian...More

Date of visit: November 2013
1  Thank harilenn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$5 - $15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1818 E 1st St, across Mariachi Plaza / Metro Gold Line Station, Los Angeles, CA 90033-3411
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 323-269-8680
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Affordable, homemade, healthy, and eclectic cuisine. Traditional and innovative flavors from Latin America and other parts of the World. Very friendly and cozy environment. Vegetarian & vegan friendly restaurant.
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