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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
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pastries” (38 reviews)
“escargot” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, French, International, European
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 5 July 2017

I didn't eat a full meal here, came for the pastries, it was delightful, heard from many other people the food is great, if the pastries are any indication of the rest of the cuisine, they most be right, at least try the pastriesMore

1  Thank Francisco F
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind comment and taking the time to review us Francisco. We hope you come back soon and can test our menu, including our wide selection of desserts other than our famous pastries! trust me you would love it, we...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Okay, there are two places you need to visit in Ensenada, Mexico. If you're under 30, go to Hussong's Cantina for beer and t-shirts (their shop is located across the street). But, if you're over 30 and want a great fine dining experience, be sure...More

1  Thank Tom H
globetrotter60, General Manager at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Tom, we are delighted with your thorough description, and happy that you enjoyed your dining experience as much as you did years ago! We are very grateful to our loyal and new customers that allow us to continue serving you after 70 years! Thanks...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Our family of four didn't quite realize this was a "dress up" restaurant when we decided to eat here, so we felt a little under dressed in our t-shirts and shorts for dinner. But, the service was excellent. We all had seafood dishes of one...More

1  Thank vegewalk
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hello, Thank you for considering us during your visit to Ensenada. Very happy to hear that your family enjoyed the food and the service was excellent. Hope you come visit us soon again, and no worries about the dress code, we want all our clients...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Mrs. Bear and I had dinner shared here last night with some very good friends. Drink orders were taken and delivered quickly. For starters we all shared an avocado barquette, an avocado half served filled with a crab and avocado mixture, and an order of...More

Thank TNBear
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hello, Thank you for visiting us, and taking the time to write such a thorough review. We strive for perfection, and this gives us the opportunity to see where we need to improve. We apologize that you were not completely satisfied with your meals, and...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Dropped in for an evening meal - and, based on the very positive experience there, dropped in again the following morning for breakfast. French themed but a variety of cuisines available. Ambience, food, and service all excellent - and at a reasonable price.

1  Thank rsfarr
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hello, Thank you for visiting us twice on your trip! Very happy to hear that you enjoyed your dinner so much you decided to come back for breakfast. Hope you visit us soon again. Kind Regards, Jeannelle Bitterlin General Manager

Reviewed 26 May 2017

The restaurant has a very old world feel. I enjoyed the pastries and the Spanish omelette was delicious. Very attentive staff

1  Thank JandNMc
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hello, Thank you for visiting us and your kind words. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our pastries and your omelette. Hope you come visit us soon. Kind Regards, Jeannelle Bitterlin General Manager

Reviewed 20 May 2017

To be truthful I ( we ) only had breakfast at this restaurant comped with our hotel across the street. Seems like a lot of regulars visit this place and Hotel guests. I have had just as good of a meal ( Breakfast ) At...More

Thank kmencinitas
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hello, We apologize that our free hotel breakfast was just average, but as you said it was a comped breakfast, and we only offer four simple items. Hope you visit us soon again and try something else in our breakfast, lunch, or dinner menu, we...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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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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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:30
Monday
07:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:30
Thursday
07:00 - 22:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 22:30
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
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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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