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El Rey Sol Restaurant

Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
+52 646 178 1733
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (46 reviews)
“escargot” (10 reviews)
“caesar salad” (10 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed our Mexican breakfasts here. Sometimes there were street musicians around which added to the ambiance.

Thank Welwyn_9
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We sat outside under the street side seating. The service was good and the food was also. I would eat here again.

Thank Andy N
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andy i'm so glad that you could enjoy your food while enjoying the amazing view of the main heart of Ensenada, we'll be very glad to welcome and assist you kin regards. Jeannelle Bitterlin General Manager

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

El Rey Sol is very well known for its pastries, and its eclairs in particular. They are very good, however, you have to battle with their utterly clueless, incompetent staff to simply buy one, overpriced eclair for 70 pesos. On the other hand, you can...More

Thank Raquel B
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I am really sorry you had to endure such an awful experience with our staff. I don’t understand exactly what happened and I can assure you that this incident is not reflective of our standards. To improve ourselves, I would love to hear more...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The resturant is very authentic and the waiters are really gentle .. service is fast and food is so yummyyyy... free internet and water

Thank Karim S
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Karim i'm glad that you could enjoy your stay, thanks for the warm review, we really hope to see you soon! Jeannelle Bitterlin General Manager

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Big delicious pastries are only 20 mexico dollars. I really enjoy morning time with sunshine outside space. And the music from street singer was perfect.

Thank Soorim H
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

thank you for your patronage and your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your visit. We hope you come back soon. kind regards Jeannelle Bitterlin

Reviewed 9 November 2017

I didn't expect to find a local treasure across the street (and associated with) our hotel! Because it was raining -- actually, pouring -- we opted to eat in the neighborhood of our hotel, rather than walk several blocks to the place we originally planned...More

Thank Marti B
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Hi Marti, wow! What an extensive and thorough review. Thank you so mUch for taking the time to review us! Wish you could see our proud smiles upon reading your review. We are so happy to know that our effort gives results since we work...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

The service, food and price its great! it has a good variety in its menu! I ordered some chilaquiles... yummy!! good portion, new flavor, i definitely would order them in some other occasion.

Thank beadroma
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Roma, i'm so glad that you could enjoy our food, and that you received the service that you deserve, we'll be very glad to receive you again. kind regards Jeannelle Bitterlin. General Manager

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The place has an old style restaurant room but the food is really good. Service is great. Ask for the dessert "charlotte de mangues". The best I have ever ate.

Thank Jean-Yves L
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Hi Jean, i'm so glad that your visit was very pleasant, we appreciate your kind review, hope to see you soon. greetings Jeannelle Bitterlin General Manager.

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Very sophisticated, elegant atmosphere. It's a great place to have brunch, the coffee is really good, the food and the service. The waiters are very kind and attentive. I had a great experience here and would love to visit again soon.More

1  Thank Melissa13p
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hi Melissa we really appreciate your recent visit and that you took the time to review us, since you are our priority. We aim to please and are grateful for clients like you! We hope to see you again soon, we’ll be very glad to...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

Great seafood and also a busy place so good for people watching. There may be some better food places in Ensenada but you can't go wrong with the overall package here and it's bang in the centreMore

1  Thank musicben
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hello, thank you so much for taking the time to review us, and we are happy you enjoyed your experience with us. We believe Ensenada has a wide variety of restaurants and we are the traditional choice after 70 years. we hope to see you...More

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711Greg
15 June 2017|
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Response from rsfarr | Reviewed this property |
Well, this year is the 70th anniversary of my 3rd birthday - but we're not planning anything special :)
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Response from globetrotter60 | Property representative |
Yes we offer the fast pass with a minimum consumption lf 100 dlls. Hope to see you soon, as we are celebrating our 70 year.
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suzette102016
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Response from globetrotter60 | Property representative |
It´s correct thank you everyone to respond. We are open almost all the year except one monday of the year when we celebrate labor day, for ower workers, but we inform in our web pages and facebook.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: +52 646 178 1733
  • E-mail
Description
Let yourself be seduce by the oldest french restaurant in Mexico in an atmosphere reminiscent of the days of Louis XIV. Delight yourself with our delicious and extensive menu of international cuisine and traditional Mexican dishes, paired with the best local and inter wines. Don't forget to try our famous french pastries.
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