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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
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pastries” (44 reviews)
“escargot” (11 reviews)
“caesar salad” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, International, European, French, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank vegewalk
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 5 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank rsfarr
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank JandNMc
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 14 May 2017

What El Rey Sol is most known for are its French pastries and this is what we came in for one fine morning. Sadly enough though, they do not start making these pastries until after about 12 noon! We asked to see if any were...More

Thank Empala
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for your visit, and taking the time to review us so thoroughly. Unfortunately we don’t serve dessert pastries until later as you found out, however our breakfast pastries are pretty yummy too. We are pleased to hear that Ismael gave you excellent...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The servers were very nice. There was a pianist playing beautiful songs. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. It looks like a classy old French restaurant, which was totally surprising for being in Mexico. It also looked like they had fantastic desserts but we...More

Thank Celia-Mei D
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, We aim to please, and we thank you for visiting us and for your kind words about our restaurant. We are highly pleased that you found our service and food delightful. Hopefully you will be visiting us soon so you can try our desserts,...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We tried the breakfast and it was really good! Service was friendly and we really enjoyed this restaurant.

Thank lottao137
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for visiting us. We are happy to hear that you highly enjoyed your food and our service. Hope you come back soon. Kind Regards, Jeannelle Bitterlin General Manager

Reviewed 1 April 2017

I like many dishes of their menu, I eat here often since I enjoy it, the service is really nice but honestly the breakfast menu it is a little overpriced for the city and compared to other restaurants in another countries.I have visited with foreign...More

Thank L G
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for being a returning customer and for bringing your friends. We apologize that our prices for breakfast seem overpriced. We will take into consideration your comments. Hope you visit us soon again. Kind Regards, Jeannelle Bitterlin General Manager

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had the pleasure of stopping for a late lunch at El Rey Sol. The restaurant is beautiful inside. Old style decor, with chandeliers, linens and candles. The service was impeccable. Serviettes laid gently on our laps. Wine glasses never empty and...More

Thank SieglindeTravels
globetrotter60, Director General at El Rey Sol Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for considering us for lunch and for your kind words. We are very glad to hear that our service and food was to your liking. Hopefully you get to try our French pastries next time you visit us. Hope you come back...More

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711Greg
Are you planning, or have you had, any type of 70th Anniversary activities?
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
Hi, do you offer the fast pass if I spend over a certain amount at your restaurant? Thanks!
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
What days are you open
17 May 2016|
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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, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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