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“American wanna be Mexican Food”
Review of Cafe Sol

Cafe Sol
Ranked #2 of 22 Restaurants in Troncones
Cuisines: Cafe, Pizza, International
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: The best cafe/sports bar in Troncones. Christian the owner is a master bread baker. The food is terrific ranging from bar snacks to full service.
Anchorage, Alaska
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“American wanna be Mexican Food”
Reviewed February 25, 2012

Was not impressed by this place. We tried it due to the amount of recommendations we got from different people.

The food was nothing to speak off, especially for the price. It was very Americanized with some kind of Mexican twist.

We did go back for drinks one evening to give it one more chance, but again was not impressed.

Both times the owner was there and was rude to his employees and seemed uninterested in his customers. The father of the owner was the only thing that made the place a somewhat pleasant experience. He went out of his way to interact with customers.

  • Visited February 2012
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4 Thank Sabby_12
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English first
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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118 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Something wonderful for everyone to eat”
Reviewed February 23, 2012

No matter the age or food requirements of people in your group, everyone will find something that will totally satisfy them at Cafe Sol.

Visited February 2012
Thank foodfreakSMA
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Bellingham, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great value”
Reviewed February 13, 2012

Have known Christian since our first trip to Troncones in 1999, I have the greatest respect for his food and his commitment to quality. His pizza is the best in the area as well as his artisanal breads. Great coffee and breakfasts, and creative sandwiches at lunch. The staff is also top notch and have been with him a long time.

Visited January 2012
Thank ddool
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New York
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Pleasantly surprised”
Reviewed February 9, 2012

When you are in Troncones you will feel quite isolated. There is barely a town and very few amenities, except of course a beautiful ocean with an almost pristine beach which is practically empty. It's a wonderful place to visit for a few days if you feel like lounging around and taking long walks on the beach. We were happy to discover Cafe Sol with it's casual but gourmet food. The first night we ate there we ordered a pizza and burger along with drinks. The pizza came out and we were shocked to see that it was a delicious wood-fired pizza cooked to perfection with a crispy but still chewy, thin crust. It looked exactly like the pizza I get at my favorite spot in NY and it's hard to find pizza like that in Mexico. The burger was also very tasty. The next evening we dropped in again for some food and to watch the last NFL playoff game. We ordered a delcious salad and another pizza and I decided to try the fish of the day too. The restaurant was packed with gringos (I didn't know there were so many in Troncones!) and we had a blast watching the game with everyone. My fish came out overdone but I assume on a normal day it would have been perfect. They were too busy to keep up and it must have been left on the grill a little too long. This is one of the few great places to eat in Troncones!

  • Visited January 2012
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Thank jazzkaylor
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Hornby Island
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Terrific food”
Reviewed January 31, 2012

Had the mahi mahi, several breakfasts, and lunch twice. Always high quality ingredients wonderfully prepared.

Visited January 2012
Thank HornbyHan
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