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Sol Cocina

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251 E Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92660 (PCH and Bayside Dr.)
+1 949-675-9800
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked the patio for a work function and the event could not have went better. Lara is the Event Coordinator and everything was set up just as I'd asked. JC was the waiter and his expertise, food/drink selections, and service was flawless. We started with a round of their Margaritas and an assortment of appetizers like Shrimp Taquitos, Chorizo/Mushrooms,... More 

Thank Derik M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was outstanding! Well done from host, waiter and other staff...strong attention to detail! Food was good, not outstanding but good.

Thank Mdyenoham
Hickory, North Carolina
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drinks are much better than the food. The free valet parking and view of the marina are wonderful. Interior is getting worn and dated.

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148 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the chips and warm bean dip plus two salsas (one is really tasty) that they bring to your table. Large portions for their taco and burrito plates with delicious innovative sides (spicy slaw, quinoa salad, in addition to yummy beans and red rice)...we tried the fish tacos and the carne asada tacos and both were piled high with fresh... More 

Thank Melinda P
Citrus Heights, California, United States
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148 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice for the family-ages 6 to 71. Happy hour choices we different from normal choices seen at most Mexican restaurants. Definitely want to go back to find some of the other choices. Margaritas were excellent as was special guacamole. Staff gave great service. Had a great view of the marina area. Readily recommend this location.

Thank Doug D
Victorville, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This place is the best for Mexican food and drinks in the area. We have been for large party for dinner and early for happy hour. The street tacos and shrimp with heads are delish!

Thank Shon M
Medford, Oregon
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Wonderful food, second time here and still as good as the first...nice atmosphere sits at the marina ...valet parking is free waiters are nice and manager came but to say hi ... nice personal touch...

Thank SB82014
Fullerton, California
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This was my husbands and I's favorite restaurant to go to for fish and ceviche. Something has changed. Food was way too salty. Guac, chips, tacos - everything. Oysters were sooo small not worth it. They never have the filleted fish any more when we come. That used to be the reason we came. We won't gamble anymore. Sorry! Bummed!!!!

Thank Jyllian
Newport Beach, California
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136 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The cake for the chocolate bread pudding and guera dessert was dry or stale. Most of the dishes was too spicy.grill fish taco was overwhelm with hit peppers. Milk please!!!!!!. CARNE ASADA AND CARNITAS TAcos came out cold.

Anaheim, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have been here 3 different times, twice with my daughter (mommy & me night out). Recently on Saturday afternoon/evening (2/11/17) Yes that's right afternoon evening. We got there at around 1PM for lunch and we didn't leave until after dinner time. We once spent seven hours there. The food is fantastic and fresh. We love to sit at the... More 

Thank Gloriazz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Mexican, Spanish, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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: +1 949-675-9800

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