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El Sol

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Harbour, Los Cristianos, Arona, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 79 05 69
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Dublin Ireland
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Three of the restaurants I just have reviewed are vegetarian - I however, am not vegetarian but I do try. Mainly cos the food is great and I don't miss meat if its not on my plate. However, I like a stake once or twice a year when on holidays and the one I had at El Sol was just... More 

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Heysham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

...can be had at this restaurant. Visitors are greeted by the chef/patron - Jacques - and then well looked after by the attentive waiting staff. Jacques has a, shall we say, peculiar sense of humour and often makes outrageous comments but with a twinkle in his eye and a laugh. However, don't ask for Tomato Ketchup....Food is excellent, particularly the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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274 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A French restaurant whose speciality is chicken, so we ordered chicken and chips accompanied by bread that we did not ask for. The sauces were nice but half a chicken is half a chicken! The waiters were pushy and when a dessert was refused bordered on rude, despite the fact we had a starter each. The chips were dry and... More 

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Jaques the owner is the French chef who is obviously very talented! The food is stunning as far as starters, and desserts go. The main meals are delicious also however our only issue is that it comes with chips and no alternative. The sauces which accompany the chicken or steak are amazing though. The amuse bouche and breads with the... More 

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Thank mrandmrsteesdale2010
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been to El Sol so many times over the last 28 years, from when it was in its old location to where it is now.It is our favourite restaurant in Los Christianos. The quality of the food is consistently superb. The warm bread, with caramelised onions, pate, garlic herb butter which is complimentary, is devine.The... More 

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1 Thank Deborah D
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Traditional French cuisine which tasted amazing. On a quiet little road off the beaten track. The chicken and sauces were beautifully cooked. Would definitely visit again on our next trip. Little more expensive but worth it.

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Chester
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The owner should take a holiday. You get the impression he has been at it too long and has lost interest. He rushes you and does not listen to what you are saying, hence you will often be served what he thinks which is not always the same as what you have ordered. However the food is good, but the... More 

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Thank John R
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This restaurant is over 40 years in business, the owner and chef Jacques greets each guest personally, but it is not at all pretentious. Excellent food, delicious sauces, authentic, great service. Best meal I have eaten in ages. Totally recommend a visit.

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Thank Saolnua
Dublin, Ireland
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great spot famous for its chicken! Jacque greets everyone and then heads back into kitchen to cook your dinner! Fab!

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Thank woodsie4444
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The food was ok, but nothing special. The price however, was though considering what was offered. Just meat and fries, no vegetables unless you ordered it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour, Los Cristianos, Arona, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Arona  >  Los Cristianos
  • Phone Number: +34 922 79 05 69

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