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El Rey Sol Restaurant

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Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
+52 646 178 1733
07:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:30
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Lake Arrowhead, California
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rarely order omelets out as they tend to be rubbery, overcooked or overly crusty. we ordered two Dona Pepita omelets and they were as close to perfect as I have eaten outside of Europe and when I am lucky, my kitchen. Breakfast breads were also traditional and very, very good. Service was solid and attentive. Cost was probably 1/3... More 

1 Thank tms1152016
Mexico City, Mexico
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72 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By sharing your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan their bakery, coffee and nice Mexican dishes. I asked for "machaca with scrambled eggs" but not with meat but with fish... and It was very good! is from 1947 and you can feel the old fashion flavor

1 Thank fcortina
Corona, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Had breakfast 2 times there. both times service was great food was hot and tasty. The staff understood english but most importantly the coffee was hot and delicious.

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Went to dinner in a group of 14 people. Everyone enjoyed the variety of dishes ordered. It was worth the time to enjoy the atmosphere and food especially when you can get a fast pass to cut down the wait time to cross the border. Will go again

1 Thank GoodSleepandFood
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place is one of the most famous restaurantes in Ensenada, they have fine french cuisine, however I love to eat their famous desserts, inspired in the french pastry. You can enjoy one of them sitting in the street where they have a nice place, you can have a coffee to enjoy your favorite dessert.

1 Thank aruiz7003
Miami, Florida
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198 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Every Mexican from Baja knows this is the best of the best. Classic French cuisine; married with Mexican flavor and spice and Ensenada's fresh seafood. This is a restaurant to impress and show people just how surprisingly good cuisine in Baja can be - perhaps as a pitstop on the way to Baja's Napa- the Valle of Guadalupe.

1 Thank shayshay321
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very good service and food, one of the best places to eat a french onion soup. French Pastries is a sure shoot to your paladar. Very nice atmosphere. We'll come back.

1 Thank Roberto D
Ensenada, Baja California
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The atmosphere is quite nice, the service is good. The food itself is not up to par. Overcooked meat and underwhelming side dishes. Sorry

Thank RCrider
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay and enjoy they have good food and desserts they make there own desserts and pastries the Chef is one of the best I had a opportunely of tasting also its right down town to everything from shops to bars and other restaurants.

1 Thank Jose t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We had coffee and pastries, they usually put a plate on the center of the table with different types of pastries and you pay only what you eat. They were delicious, so we end up buying them all and actually ordering more for my husband's birthday party. Highly recommended!

1 Thank Carmen H

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Mexican, French, International
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 1000 | Downtown, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Norte  >  Ensenada Municipality  >  Ensenada
  • Phone Number: +52 646 178 1733
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?