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Sol Cocina

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
251 E Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92660
+1 858-354-9419
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“taco” (34 reviews)
“guacamole” (26 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
251 E Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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1 - 10 of 209 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't quite give it 5 stars because of the Margarita I had, but let me first review the food. We met up with some friends that recommended this Restaurant, we had never been there before and we love Mexican Food so we were looking...More

Thank Austy25
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Food was all very good. We ordered guac, corn on the Cobb thAt that cut off fresh, shrimp tacos. No one at the table was displeased with their meal. Great views of the yachts on the water too.

1  Thank Ksharkey18
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This was an experience to remember. Being from Texas thought we knew Mexican food. This place had items on the menu needing explanation and Sean our waiter did a perfect job. Queso Vampiro Taco, Shrimp Taco and Shrimp Chile Relleno and we had more than...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Dinner and drinks for a group of 6, all couples visiting each other from across the country so it was a fun occasion. I really enjoyed the chips and salsa served as we sat down, my mayo mayo tacos were excellent and the margarita was...More

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 9 September 2017

My friends and I seek out restaurants that meet 2 requirements, to end our quarterly outings: must have great margaritas and must be waterfront. Sol Cocina is Check and Check. We had a lovely time for brunch on a hot day. The ONLY challenge was...More

Thank happywanderer13
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We totally enjoyed both the food and the service. From valet parking to food service, there were no glitches. Our waitress was professional, she made great recommendations about the food and the drinks. We ordered tacos and enjoyed great margarita too. Prices are reasonable.

Thank Keivan Z
Reviewed 23 August 2017

There was not a lot on the menu which appealed to me. I ordered their Mexx Ceasar Salad with Grilled Chicken. It was awful! The lettuce was not fresh and the small amount of chicken was burnt to a crisp. I picked at it but...More

Thank Momsperception
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I have been here twice now for lunch and both times we had a positive experience. The restaurant offers free valet parking, so if you drive by the restaurant and wonder where you would park, they take care of it for you. The chips (which...More

Thank adalbert3
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This was my first time eating at Sol Cocina. The atmosphere was warm. Service was great and the food was amazing and priced right for whatever your budget. I was so pleased with the entire experience. I requested a dish that was not on the...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Local relatives took my wife and me to Sol Cocina for what they said was one of the best happy hours in town, and we were not disappointed! Happy Hour runs 3-6 pm, when they run great specials on house wines and margaritas, plus small...More

Thank RCSColumbus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 E Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92660
    (PCH and Bayside Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-354-9419
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