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El Sol Mexican Restaurant

) #10 of 431 Restaurants in Harrisburg $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
18 S 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2103
+1 717-901-5050
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 S 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2103
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We found El Sol after an evening performance at the Whitaker Center. It was almost closing time but they made us feel very welcome. My husband and I shared the chicken fajitas and my daughter ordered the shrimp tacos. We all enjoyed our meal very...More

1  Thank adjens
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is always good, the food is decent, priced well, and you can get a great margarita. the service is on point, and i actually wonder why i don't go here more often! i think i will now that the warm weather has hit...

Thank Jonny L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had one of the daily specials and it was quite tasty. Service was very good as well, very attentive. Nice decor, not too noisy, easy to carry on a conversation. I made a reservation based on reviews I saw.

Thank RKM06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love their happy hour. Best Mojitos and tacos... so much food for a great price. Definitely recommend!!

Thank Cassandra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say enough positive things about El Sol. The ambience and decor are authentically Mexican. It was just how I imagine it's like being in a cantina. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable about the food. And the food...YUMMY!! The portobello and avocado...More

Thank Krista B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

When you are looking for really good Mexican food in downtown Harrisburg, this is the first stop you should make. The drinks are very good and creative and the food is always fresh and exhibits true authentic Mexican flavors.

Thank miller665
Reviewed 21 April 2017

In Harrisburg with my daughter (vegetarian and very "selective"). We agreed to give El Sol a try even though we had to drive to downtown from the convenient comfort of our hotel near the Harrisburg Mall. Glad we made the trip! Server, Kat, was fantastic...More

Thank colderthanyou
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went here for dinner but started with a margarita. It was done perfectly. They brought chips and salsa to the tables as we were looking over the menu. Our entrees were very good. I would recommend this place.

Thank HBURG1061
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times and have never been disappointed. Most recently I brought my wife here for a date night. We both ordered the tacos and we're impressed. The portions are good and it's worth visiting. Lunch is great as well but it...More

Thank Brandon T
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My wife and I actually had a chance for a date night, so we took advantage of it. When she said she was hungry for Mexican we surfed tripadvisor and found the great reviews for El Sol. They were all right on. It is a...More

Thank jbwiney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 S 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2103
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-901-5050
  • E-mail
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