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Cafe Sol Azteca

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
75 Union St, Newton Centre, Newton, MA 02459-2224
+1 617-964-0920
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“beef” (3 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
75 Union St, Newton Centre, Newton, MA 02459-2224
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Being a vegetarian I was worried if they would have any choices but the food was excellent. The food options were incredible and the ambience was perfect for large groups as well as couples. This one waitress might have had a bad day and ended...More

Thank PaviGo1
Reviewed January 14, 2018

This restaurant is great in every way--excellent food and lots of choices, great decor (in the summer their patio dining is wonderful and in winter the indoor space is cozy and warm), friendly staff, and terrific margaritas. I especially like their tamales, enchiladas problanos (the...More

Thank Candy S
Reviewed November 15, 2017

For some, the only test for a traditional Mexican meal is the guacamole. Yes, it is important but not the only measure of good eats. Oh, needless to say Sol Azteca aced the guac test. Appetizer? Sure, why not. Try the Queso Asado. Slices of...More

Thank essay811
Reviewed July 19, 2017

The patio is a lovely place to have Mexican food in the summer. Prices continue to increase for food that is good but not extraordinary. Have been coming here for years and do enjoy the salsa. Have always liked the Combination plates and it is...More

Thank JenMBoston
Reviewed July 10, 2017

First a fair warning, plan on having a designated driver if you have more that two of their margaritas. They add something that just makes the delicious! We have dined here many times over the years and have never been let down. In the summer...More

Thank usac
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Good food but over stuffed with chips and salsa. Drink selection of Scotch was limited and the virgin mojitos were quite tasteless - not enough mint.

Thank Ashok K
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I had to make a 'once a week' rule with my husband. He would want to go a couple nights a week otherwise! He's a huge fan of the chicken fajitas, and I'm in love with their mole sauce. I recommend not driving if you...More

Thank 5tacy
Reviewed May 4, 2017

I was in the mood for a sit down dinner, and I wanted Mexican. This restaurant has good Margaritas and I enjoyed the enchiladas. The service was good. Typical Tex-Mex.

Thank ExPatinNica
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Sol Azteca has been among my favorite restaurants of any type, for more than 25 years. The food is top-notch, and the wait staff are happy to accommodate my picky ordering. They have many delicious offerings, including several non-spicy options, in case someone in your...More

Thank billkuhlman
Reviewed January 1, 2017

A warm summer evening is the best time to visit Sol Azteca. The outdoor patio is colorful, and a great place to enjoy fajitas or enchiladas. Nothing too fancy here.

Thank Andy_W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Union St, Newton Centre, Newton, MA 02459-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-964-0920
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Tucked in a corner alleyway of Newton Center, Cafe Sol Azteca is a cozy and enchanting authentic Mexican mainstay for over 20 years. Featuring cuisine from the Mexico's capital you'll be won over by their cilantro and mole sauces that will make you think you just stepped back into the old country. A full bar features the classic requests of sangria, margaritas, and cervezas while adding plenty more like Mezcal drinks and their "to die for" Mango Mojitos. Nightly chef specials along with an extensive traditional and specialty menu leave your taste buds with plenty to experience. Catch them in the warm weather and join them on their outdoor patio featured on local television programs as the place to be.
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