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Sol Food Puerto Rican Cuisine

) #1 of 195 Restaurants in San Rafael $$ - $$$ Caribbean, Latin,
903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
+1 415-451-4765
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (94 reviews)
“camarones” (17 reviews)
“sandwich” (44 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
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11 - 20 of 520 reviews

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of ways to sample here- bistek sandwich, platter with 2 kinds of plaintains, rice, meat, black beans & all come with a lovely salad with lemon & olive oil Also the fried shrimp with plsintain seasoned Batter was delucioso!

Thank PeggyCSterling
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Had Alberto as a server and was very pleased. The pollo combo was excellent. The limonada and ponche were also very good. Convenient to get to. Will certainly return. Name on receipt shows La Bodega.

Thank 1GiantsMS
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

There are lines to get in this restaurant . I ate here w friends. We all ate different dishes It did not impress me as it seems to impress the hordes so it might be me and my friends. None the less it is crazy...More

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This restaurant is so popular and many friends love it, so we tried 3 times. We don't like anything about it -- the food, the setting or the service. Hate to give an unfavorable review, but it just doesn't work for us on any level.

Thank Wallace G
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The one star is a bit low but I am offended by the high rating others have given this restaurant. Yes I have only eaten here twice but both times were not good. The food is perhaps ample but is at best ordinary. Do I...More

Thank JAHSanAnselmo
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Very casual seating arrangement with shared tables. Not a lot of space to sit. I typically order the veggie sandwich to go. It is great. Can be messy with their "secret sauce" !

Thank ddkpp
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Very large food portions and good tasty meals. Well presented and good service. Place has a buzz to it and is a local favorite. No alcohol is served but try their home made juices.

Thank Mukundh G
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I've eaten here twice recently. Really good food - somewhat unique. Like the Plantains that come with meals. Great lemonade. Prices are decent, service good.

Thank EurekaJSK
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Look at the line to get to this place! It tells everything. Their food is simple, healthy and absolutely delicious!

Thank navatravel2017
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Fresh food and delicious! Quick and friendly service. Patio was small but ok for a party of three and with a kid and a dog. I look forward to trying them again.

Thank Angi B
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Response from L L | Reviewed this property |
No they don't
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Response from 99MD2015 | Reviewed this property |
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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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