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Sol Food Puerto Rican Cuisine

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, Latin,
903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
+1 415-451-4765
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwich” (49 reviews)
“chicken” (63 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Gigantic plates of PR food, not easy to find. Highly recommended. Get there at 11:30 for lunch, otherwise the line is out the door.

Thank CCAnnie66
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We try to make it up to San Rafael to visit Sol Food whenever we are in the Bay Area. It is definitely worth the trip. I love the Choripan sandwich, but haven't ever been disappointed with anything on the menu. Great food, fun atmosphere,...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Our family has been eating from Sol food for the past 11 years. We still order the chicken plate and shrimp. We never get tired of them. Watch the price on the shrimp as it is super expensive. The sandwiches are very tasty. My husband...More

Thank Lynette F
Reviewed 6 September 2016

So unusual when reality equals the hype. Sol Food is the real deal. Here's my summary. The Atmosphere: 5 stars I rarely have the patience to wait 30 minutes in line. We were up in Marin on a Labor Day weekend staycation, and I've read...More

Thank TravelBugged33
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This little Puerto Rican restaurant is great fun. The food was good -- sandwiches and whole meals alike -- and don't forget the limeaid drinks! One stands in line to order, then you're seated, usually sharing a larger table with others. Half way through our...More

Thank desertsage55
Reviewed 1 September 2016

There is a reason why the line is out the door and down the block. The atmosphere is fun and the food is excellent and the people who work there friendly and helpful. The prices are reasonable, especially compared to our usual Marin County high...More

Thank ClaudeA654
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We were only in San Raphael 4 nights and ate from their take away three nights, such a lovely variety of tasty fresh cooked Puerto Rican food, catered for meat eaters, vegetarian and vegan, delicious. One night they had music on the street outside of...More

Thank Pompey_Sunseekers
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great food, fun atmosphere, good prices. So good I felt like I was back on the east coast. Highly recommended.

Thank khollering
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here dozens of time, starting back in the tin roof location on 4th Street. I have always enjoyed every meal I ate. My companions were unfailingly happy. The chicken salad, the pork sandwich, the plantain and beans, all slathered in their terrific...More

Thank Glenob
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Vamanos gente! If you don't know What SOL food is then i'm assuming you just ain't local! But i get traffic and how We all isolated in the Bay.. BUT.. If you're Coming from SF Or oaktown.. Try somethin' killar and hella cool up in...More

Thank V H
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No, they don't. Tables and sitting is rustic and limited. It's on first come first basis.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-451-4765
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