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Sol Food Puerto Rican Cuisine

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903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
+1 415-451-4765
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Superior, Montana
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015

We loved the fast service, and the excellent portion size. We had a half roasted chicken, with generous sides of plantains and salad. Outstanding and healthy meal.

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adkins,tx
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

I've been to Puerto Rico & I must say my Cuban sandwich & the tostones I ordered were just like in PR!! Others in my party ordered the bistek sandwich & loved it! Make sure you either order a pancho or limeade drink!

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New Jersey
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

Ate lunch here recently while visiting nephew in San Rafael (his recommendation, living in area almost 2 yrs, his fave place to eat!) and enjoyed fresh-tasting, delicious authentic PR food! Very crowded, waiting about 10 mins for our table of 6. Delicious specialty drinks, loved the chicken thighs and rice! Be careful about nearby on-street parking (only until 4:00 PM,... More 

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San Rafael, California
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

This food is fantastic. My favorite is the pinto beans with olives-- add a little of their hot sauce and YUM! One of my favorite restaurants. Eat there, family style, or take out!

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San Rafael, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

I must say I am a frequent visitor of this place, and have had it delivered many times. The place is crowded which I don't like. But the food is fresh and yummy with lots of options. It is informal.

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San Rafael, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great! Fresh! Tasty! Nice family style eatery! Always busy ( a lot of locals eat there)! Service is fast and friendly! Our favorite is steak salad- grilled steak with onions and fresh salad with their own dressing of oil and garlic.... yammy

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San Rafael, California
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

They serve pretty good food, but not worth the price you pay for. Also I can say that they do miss a big dish that is a must when it comes to Puerto Rican food, which is the arroz amarillo (Arroz con Gandules). Other then that, most of their dishes are typical Puerto Rican/ Caribbean food. But because of the... More 

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Miami Lakes, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Excellent food,quick and courteous service...fast moving and very reasonable prices,very nice portions.

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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

If you like Puerto Rican food, this is the place to go north of the Golden Gate. Their signature Cubano sandwich is amazing. I hate to say this but it's all I ever get there. I know I'm supposed to try different things but I love the Cubano. My grown daughter tells me that the other items on the menu... More 

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new boston, nh
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

A friend took me to Sol Food at around 1pm on a Saturday. A short line outside of the door moved very quickly, and staff was courteous and efficient. But THE FOOD. Superbly tasty food in filling portions. I am visiting the area from the East Coast, and this is a restaurant that I will go home and talk about.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-451-4765

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