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Sol Food Puerto Rican Cuisine

903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
+1 415-451-4765
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (91 reviews)
“camarones” (17 reviews)
“sandwich” (43 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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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Must try the french fries !!! We had carry out and they were prompt, only $3.00 service charge and the food arrived hot. Would highly recomend !

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Yet to have anything i don't like - though I prefer the black beans over the fried plantains. Cuban Sandwich. Chicken and Rice. Pretty much everything is surprisingly tasty

Thank Pavl C
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My friend took me here on a trip home from San Francisco, a first visit for me. The food was supreme! Everything was flavorful and had just the right amount of spice. We split two plates: a sandwich: Nino Pobre - which consisted of plantain-firend...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stopped by on a Friday around 2pm and the line was not out the door. We tried the daily special and the lemonaide. You select your food and fine a seat. With groups of four or more it might be a problem but not...More

Thank DianeBill
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Pretty good. I do love their sandwiches, especially the choripan (chorizo, cheese, etc). Their tostones are delicious, and I buy their hot sauce to have in my fridge permanently, but ultimately I don't think the food is anything to write home about. I wouldn't wait...More

Thank MarinMatt
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Great food, good quality and the ambiance is always fun and energetic. THE place to go in San Rafael for a great unpretentious meal

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Recommended by family in the bay area, Sol Food was everything they had promised! The food was incredible! The limeade was THE BEST I have ever had! Be sure and check out the daily specials. We were in Novato for a week and came down...More

Thank KateBallew
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

The Sweet Plantains here are perfect !! The chicken is moist and tasty. The rice and beans authentic . This place is awesome inside !! Spacious seating and cool decor. You can buy the yummy hot sauce for 10 bux!

Thank getoutandtravel
Reviewed 29 March 2016

My first time eating Puerto Rican food and it's probably the best chicken I've ever had! I got some chicken and rice dish with black beans, fries, and salad and the portions were PERFECT. Chicken was delicious, white rice was fine (I was used to...More

Thank sehow
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Always busy and often a line out the door this place rocks! Especially with the hipsters. Food is representative of Puerto Rico, providing a unique opportunity to try something new. The gambas (shrimp) is my favorite dish. Mifungo isn't better some days than others. Looking...More

Thank Shari B
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Diane B
Do they have a bar? Beer on tap?
30 November 2016|
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Response from L L | Reviewed this property |
No they don't
Do they take reservations?
9 March 2016|
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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
  • E-mail