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Cocina del Sol

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$$ - $$$
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10 Bridge St, Ste 2, Frenchtown, NJ 08825-1250
+1 908-996-0900
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:30 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Mt Laurel, New Jersey
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107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had a wonderful lunch here. It was a week day special of soup, salad and entrée for an incredibly reasonable price. We both selected the avocado soup which was absolutely excellent. The salad was fresh and tasty and the entrees were delicious. We would definitely eat here again when we’re in the area.

Thank Ruth C
Northwest, NJ
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing. Everything authentic and delicious. I had the mango salad with orange pieces, walnuts and mango dressing. Topped it with grilled chicken. Starter was the black bean soup. The rest of our table choices were burrito, sopas, fajitas and the papaya salad. All delish. One dessert was wow (ice cream caramel drizzle over fried shells) and the other... More 

Thank Happy_Trails96
New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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234 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We ate with 4 of our friends. Evan, the waiter, was a delight. The food was very good. We all tried different things. We will definitely return to try more.

Thank Ed K
New Jersey
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408 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Great place, and little alcove is very quaint and romantic...little tight though. Service was better than expected based on other review, not great, not bad. The main thing...the food was out of this world. Will definitely go back. Strange though...order a soda...and it comes in can form with glass of ice.

Thank dave911nj
Pipersville, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Good, sit-down Mexican food. Service is hit and miss. Pricey for what it is... $20-25 / person. BYOB.

Thank David G
Hunterdon County, NJ
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited Frenchtown on a bright and very warm Saturday. We come to Frenchtown about once a month but had never eaten at Cocina del Sol. We sat outside along side the building and enjoyed the sun. I had recently decided to go on a diet and wanted a lunch of vegetables, rice and beans. Who else in Frenchtown would... More 

Thank PappysCorsair
Atlanta, GA
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I was checking out a few Frenchtown restaurants since I'm attending a wedding in Pittstown in October I need to recommend restaurants to friends/family. I stopped by Cocina del Sol on a Friday afternoon and ordered 2 entrees: a veggie burrito & Pollo en salsa verde. The food was just ok, in fact the salsa verde/tomatillo sauce was a bit... More 

Thank Daydreamer025
Milford, New Jersey
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Having lived three years in Mexico and traveled all over the country, most of the so-called Mexican food in the USA pales by comparison. This little place offers actual Mexican dishes made by actual Mexican persons, and the difference is outstanding. The mole sauce is the real deal: spicy yet sweet, thick yet subtle. We recommend the chicken enchiladas with... More 

Thank 673annf
Brick, New Jersey
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

we stopped here for lunch while bike riding, it was perfect since they had outdoor tables and we could keep an eye on the bikes. The chips and salsa were very good, I had a chicken chimichanga with verde sauce on the side, the other order was chorizo tacos. Both came with rice and beans, Very good, nothing greasy. Would... More 

Thank leogirl1968
Frenchtown, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

For "real" good food that happens to be Mexican cuisine. BYOB make it inviting, too! All the help are very pleasant. The only complaint would be if you order takeout on a weekend, expect it to take longer than they say. I have had to wait 20 to 40 minutes past the time I was told. But I haven't given... More 

Thank Mary Ellen O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Bridge St, Ste 2, Frenchtown, NJ 08825-1250
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Frenchtown
  • Phone Number: +1 908-996-0900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?