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El Sol Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
18 S 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2103
+1 717-901-5050
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (40 reviews)
“enchiladas” (26 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 S 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2103
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Start with a Jalepeno margarita from the bar, one of the best we've had. Staff nice. Food was pretty good, enchiladas were enhanced by the bottle of hot sauce provided by the waitress when I asked for it. We'd go back!

Thank SilverandBlackAttack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled through H’burg on the way home from NYC. We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor & had high hopes based on reviews. We live in a small town (MUCH smaller than H’burg) and have at least 3 Mexican restaurants that are better than...More

1  Thank meamaam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited El Sol for the first time on March 23, 2018.I highly recommend El Sol! From the first step inside this warm, cozy, inviting restaurant, we felt welcome and were promptly attended to by our server. Our server highly recommended a top-shelf margarita which...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's nothing special about this restaurant. Food is okay but took awhile to arrive. Food was warm and not very flavorable. Had really good bottled, homemade hot sauce though. Server was friendly but not very attentive. We had to wave her down a couple of...More

Thank HappyTraveler1202
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The menu seems to have been downsized. There is not much to order for a vegetarian. Service was very good, though. Very cold when seated by the door.

Thank slizzie
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I love Mexican Food. Seriously. Every time I travel, I look for a Mexican Food Restaurant, and so El Sol was my choice during a Harrisburg, PA conference. First HUGE props to the staff. THEY were excellent!! I saw them handle a huge table of...More

Thank Brett W
Reviewed 3 March 2018

There is Mexican Food and there is Americanized Mexican Food. I prefer Mexican Food, and that is why I REALLY LIKE El Sol. Fresh ingrediants, real cheese, and a very good menu. I enjoy the margaritas and sangria also. You might pay a little more,...More

Thank craiglV4811UB
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We ate here on a friday night, the atmosphere was enjoyable, the food was amazing, it was authentic & they used homemade foods, and also stuff from mexico, very good margaritas!

Thank Kurt H
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Food was very tasty and attractive. We had Tres Sopes (special), Baja Ceviche, Guacamole, Carnitas (pork), and Quesadillas. Our server, Fernando was great, friendly and helpful. The only thing we wished to be better were our entrees were barely warm (it was quite busy that...More

Thank KirkinPA
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

The food was very good. I did ask the waitress if I could sub one of the enchiladas verde for ground beef, she flat out said no. Those little things really bother me. Would have made for a perfect experience.

Thank CtUSAMom
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Alicea R
22 December 2017|
Response from lalatina326 | Reviewed this property |
Call and ask.
Nancy V
8 July 2017|
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Response from Krista B | Reviewed this property |
I did not have nachos so I do not recall if they had nachos. I'd hate to assume one way or another. I'd suggest checking website for the menu or calling them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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