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“Review you bill carefully!” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mar Y Sol Restaurant - CLOSED

Mar Y Sol Restaurant
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Central American, American, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Costa Rican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Review you bill carefully!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

Great view for pre-dinner drinks. Got our bill for 2 mohitos (6 bucks each) and a rum and coke, for which they tried to bill us 14 dollars for 1! Apologies and a new check for $17, not $26! Downstairs for dinner, we were told the wine we ordered was "out of stock" but a similar one was "only $5 more. When the bill came, the wine was actually $15 more. We brought that to the server's attention and he grudgingly revised the amount. 2 of 3 dinners were good but the 3rd likely caused our friend to spend the entire night very ill. We would not likely return.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank laurie017
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“5 Second Rule?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

The service at Mar Y Sol was seamless and impeccable for the moment we arrived to the moment they dropped us off back at our rental property. Our waiter Franklin and his colleagues were extremely attentive and friendly. The food was fantastic. I highly recommend the tuna tartar and the lamb. The rest of our party was equally impressed with their food. The view and sunset were breathtaking. My wow moment of the evening was when I accidentally dropped my fork and I was instantly offered a fresh set of cutlery. How did the staff member get to our table so fast? The 5 second rule is not neccesary, they are that good! Any time your entire group hugs the servers on the way out of a restaurant, that's pretty special. Certainly one of the top five dinning experiences I've ever had. Well done Franklin and the staff at Mar Y Sol!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
1 Thank BrentMHill
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Garland, Texas, United States
Level Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“The best in the area; hands down”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2013

Second floor sunsets, incredible! Food, delectable! Staff, marvelous! Went on a Friday evening with live music (two guitarists) who completed the 5 star experience into 6. Went back our last evening in CR (3 days later) and although there was no live music still an unforgettable experience. Can't tell you what to have as everything was delicious: grilled portobello with goat cheese, gazpacho, pizza with lobster, grouper & grouper & lamb, chocolate volcano, homemade coconut ice cream in a coconut.........

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Larry S
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bloomfield hills, mi
Level Contributor
85 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Sunset on the 2nd level”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2013

We made reservations to be sure we could see the sunset on the upper porch. Wonderful beverages. Excellent service. The sunset was incredible. And then down to the first floor for a fantastic dinner.

Visited February 2013
Helpful?
Thank adawosdi
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Columbia, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fabulous experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

We have been going to Mar Y Sol since it opened 8 years ago by the Taulere family. The son is either the 7 or 8th generation of chefs on the father's side. Please try the gespacho soup. It is the perfect way to start your dinner. The tuna is wonderful as well as all of the sea food. We travel a lot and many of my most memorable evenings have been at Mar Y Sol. I cannot say enough good things about this restaurant. Jim and Luann

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank JimA44257
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