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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 - 23:00
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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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Newport Beach, California
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135 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
so california
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here dozen times and given them full star reviews at least half a dozen times on opentable. This time, I sent my kid to celebrate her birthday with 8 of her friends. Me and my wife grabbed separate table. We were total 11 guests and spent $400 that evening. I left birthday balloons (2 large heliums) outside... More 

Thank gaganahuja
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were at Sol Cocina for Taco Tuesday. The place was packed! There was live music and it was very noisy. There were special prices for tacos, margaritas, etc. I had carnitas tacos and my husband had the chicken quesadillas. We also had the guacamole to start. There were complimentary chips and salsa. We enjoyed the food and had great... More 

Thank nwbniteowl
Atlanta, Georgia
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Nice place to visit after a day on the water, very relaxed atmosphere. View matches the food, the extras that are brought to the table are a nice touch.

Thank Dennis L
Miami Beach, Florida
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211 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Couple of night ago we were looking for a place to have dinner and someone recommended this place, normally I don't eat mexican at night, it's like cevichhe, if you go to Peru, all the ceviche places are closed at night. Anyway, we went to Sol and I was impressed with the quality of food and the service, both were... More 

Thank Ramen163
New York City, New York
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97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Great Atmosphere bar scean and music. Beef Carne Tocos taste burnt. The Beef Quesadia also tasted burnt. Fish Tacos ok, not great. Drinks are weak , after 3 Margaretas no real buzz.

Thank CarreraPorsche
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218 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We had planned to go to another restaurant tonight, which was highly rated on TA but it was closed for Halloween. So, we just stumbled across Sol, as we were driving by. We really enjoyed it. Our server was amazing; knowledgeable, accommodating, warm and friendly. My wife had the Chile Relleno, which he recommended and she loved it. I had... More 

Thank Steve A
Vancouver, Canada
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282 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Though they didn't respond to my earlier reviews, it appears it may have taken it to heart as quite notably, the service was better, the food was way better, the staff was genuinely high-spirited and overall the experience was much much better than my last! On this note, I will go back and recommend…

Thank Paul B
San Francisco, California
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Different than typical mexican food, Sol Cocina offers a big variety of well priced dinner options -from soups to a la carte innovative tacos, to whole grilled fish to full meals. The blackberry ginger margarita was delish! Free valet parking makes for an easy entrance. Definitely worth a return trip!

Thank vinotour

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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
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?