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El Sol Mexican Restaurant

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Fri, 2/22
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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the gringo
3 Eggs your way, served w/ ham & Mexican home fries sauteed w/ peppers & onions & bacon
fajita omelet
sauteed potatoes, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, & chorizo mixed w/ scrambled eggs & topped w/ cheddar jack cheese, salsa verde, salsa ranchero & cilantro. served w/ sour cream & guacamole on a skillet
spinach & mushroom omelet
sauteed spinach, mushrooms, & onions folded into an egg omelet. served w/ sides of garbanzo salad & home fries.
carne asada y huevos tower
a stacked tower of crispy tortillas, filled w/ separate layers of refried beans, carne asada, & scrambled eggs. covered by our homemade salsa tossed w/ spinach, served w/ a dollop of spicy sour cream, pico de gallo, & guacamole cream.
huevos rancheros
two crispy tortillas topped w/ two fried eggs, served w/ red & green salsas, refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, & rosemary garlic potatoes.
vegetarian benedict
two grilled baby portabella mushroom caps topped w/ sautéed green onions & asparagus w/ a drizzle of balsamic reduction. served w/ a side of fiesta pasta salad
chorizo eggs benedict
Two poached eggs over two English muffins topped w/ Mexican inspired hollandaise sauce, chorizo bits pico de gallo & rose mary garlic potatoes
huevos al mole
crispy corn tortilla topped w/ refried beans, two sunny side up eggs, topped w/ our homemade mole sauce. served w/ guacamole, pico de gallo & home fries.
huevos tres chiles
eggs scrambled w/ pico de gallo & topped w/ our tres chiles sauce. served w/ slices of avocado & a side of our fiesta pasta salad.
mexican’ toast
Our take on the French classic. Mexican sweet bread dredged in egg, cocoa, cinnamon, & sugar, cooked until golden brown. served w/ homemade hibiscus sauce whipped cream & a fruit salad
tres leches cake
translates to “three milks “cake. this dessert is a pound cake soaked in a sweet milk mixture & topped w/ whip cream.
homemade mexican bread pudding
sliced bolillo soaked in a sweet milk & topped w/ shredded coconut & raisins.
xango & bionico
Mexican deep fried cheesecake (Xango) surrounded by a fruit salad topped w/ a sweet yogurt lechero sauce, sprinkled w/ granola
mexican hot cocoa
milk, finely diced chocolate chunks & our homemade chocolate sauce.
fruit ponche
apple chunks, grapes, orange slices, cinnamon, & nutmeg.
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews chips and salsa enchiladas sopes parrillada shrimp chorizo rice taco steak seafood great margaritas house margarita volcanic rock recommend el nice decor downtown harrisburg friday night
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had one of the signature dishes, the seafood served in a rock bowl and the stuffed peppers. Both dishes were excellent!! Our server made our dining experience perfect.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a dinner alone while on business in Harrisburg. The staff welcomed me very friendly and gave me the option of a high table near the bar of a regular table in the restaurant. I went for the high table which actually gave...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Hans_from_Holland68
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

What a great find. The best Mexican food I’ve had in years. I think others might know this as on a pretty empty Downtown Harrisburg on a Saturday night,this place was full. Great pork belly. The mole was very interesting! Smoky and delicious. It also...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank El_Ian11
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

In general, I liked everything! we had fun! The food was delicious and the staff was friendly. Thx a lot!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank russu_eric
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

stopped at el sol on a roadtrip from upstate NY home to washington DC and decided based on it’s good reviews. overall a very good basic sit down mexican restaurant, indistinguishable from the rest of its type. service was not bad per se but certainly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank oliviag454
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I have been here many times. It is great for lunch or dinner. Also have been there for Sunday Brunch. That is probably my favorite.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Berlin S
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are in Harrisburg for my work and decided on El Sol for dinner last night. We are glad we did! It was amazing! We started with the shrimp cocktail which was phenomenal!! We both had the ‘special’ shrimp tacos...again, phenomenal! Our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tamby P
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Wanted a quick lunch near work and came across El Sol. Noticed that it was National Taco Day on their Facebook page! What an excellent time to try the tacos! We ordered lunch to go. Lunch was ready to pick up quickly and packaged perfectly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 373dawnk
Reviewed October 3, 2018

One of my favorite Harrisburg restaurants--great Margaritas and delicious food! Attractive, Fiesta style decor, relaxed atmosphere. This is a wonderful spot to take your group for a fun, casual evening!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PhiladelphiaTommi
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We arrived for a 6:30 reservation and we were quickly seated. Top shelf margaritas were good. Ordered ceviche which showed up on a few minutes. Our server had taken our entree order with the apperizer order assuring us it would be held until we finished...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cascadesjn
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December 22, 2017|
Response from TravelBug2009 | Reviewed this property |
Call and ask.
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July 7, 2017|
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Response from Krista B | Reviewed this property |
I did not have nachos so I do not recall if they had nachos. I'd hate to assume one way or another. I'd suggest checking website for the menu or calling them directly.
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