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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (45 reviews)
“escargot” (11 reviews)
“caesar salad” (12 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place is one of the most famous restaurantes in Ensenada, they have fine french cuisine, however I love to eat their famous desserts, inspired in the french pastry. You can enjoy one of them sitting in the street where they have a nice place,...More

1  Thank aruiz7003
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Every Mexican from Baja knows this is the best of the best. Classic French cuisine; married with Mexican flavor and spice and Ensenada's fresh seafood. This is a restaurant to impress and show people just how surprisingly good cuisine in Baja can be - perhaps...More

1  Thank shayshay321
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Very good service and food, one of the best places to eat a french onion soup. French Pastries is a sure shoot to your paladar. Very nice atmosphere. We'll come back.

1  Thank Roberto D
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The atmosphere is quite nice, the service is good. The food itself is not up to par. Overcooked meat and underwhelming side dishes. Sorry

Thank RCrider
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay and enjoy they have good food and desserts they make there own desserts and pastries the Chef is one of the best I had a opportunely of tasting also its right down town to everything from shops to bars and other...More

1  Thank Jose t
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We had coffee and pastries, they usually put a plate on the center of the table with different types of pastries and you pay only what you eat. They were delicious, so we end up buying them all and actually ordering more for my husband's...More

1  Thank Carmen H
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Sailed down to Ensenada on our boat from Vancouver, Canada. Stopping along the way of course. We were referred to El Rey Sol and so glad we did come. How lovely this restaurant proved to be! The service was excellent. In the old world tradition...More

1  Thank Ceccano62
globetrotter60, Gerente at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2016

Dear Happy Guest. Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our restaurant to other travelers. I'm sure our entire staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your dinner. Take care! We hope to welcome you back in...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went here for lunch last week and it was very good. I had the Duck with fresh fruit and it was delicious. My wife had the crab crepes and enjoyed it.

Thank Bigmike1126
globetrotter60, Gerente at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Dear Guest. Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us! Call us if there is anything we can help you with. *Ag

Reviewed 23 August 2016

El Rey Sol has a lovely sidewalk patio to enjoy tradtional french fare. You won't be disappointed. Diane

Thank dianewebster2016
globetrotter60, Propietario at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

I am so glad to hear that we were able to leave a good taste in your mouth. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. *Ag

Reviewed 11 August 2016

In Ensenada for a couple of days- El Rey Sol, has been around for a long time. First, service was excellent, attentive, without being intrusive. Ambience- ate inside, an old dining room that is like a old country club. Warm, comfortable, subdued. Food was very...More

Thank David R
globetrotter60, Gerente at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thank you for choosing to eat with us and I am glad to hear that your visit was a memorable one! . I will be sure to let our staff know how much of an impact they made on your experience. We look forward to...More

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15 June 2017|
Response from rsfarr | Reviewed this property |
Well, this year is the 70th anniversary of my 3rd birthday - but we're not planning anything special :)
Ellen C
22 December 2016|
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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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17 May 2016|
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
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
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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
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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