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Sol Mexican Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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3366 US Highway 22, Branchburg, NJ 08876 (Formerly Cafe Cucina) (France Drive)
+1 908-526-4907
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 10:00
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New Jersey
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We probably should've known better when on an empty Saturday afternoon, our waitress told us that "the machine is old and slow. It can't do something like that", when we asked her (before ordering) if we could get two checks for our two families. Um, ok? So being polite, we just left it as one check (so as not to... More 

Thank aimathy
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197 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We have been to Sol several times, in the downstairs bar area. We've been when it was busy and not busy. One bartender will give you a basket of chips when you order drinks while you have to ask the other guy for them. Staff should be consistent. The glasses are clean and the drinks are good. All the food... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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208 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is one of those restaurants that I have been meaning to get to. What a shame to have waited so long. Very busy place and noisy on a Saturday night. They only take reservations for groups of 6+. But you can call ahead to put your name on the list. Parking is in front and the best back. Rear... More 

Thank David G
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
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299 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

From the moment they make the guacamole at your table, to the time your meal comes out and it is huge, this is a great night out. Big menu. We are regular mexican food eaters, and I can say this was very good. Some of the appetizers I had never heard of before, but they were excellent. You can't go... More 

Thank Andrew R
Graz, Austria
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Food is awesome and the portions are huge. The atmosphere is really cool too. Service is also good. Go for the burrito and the shrimp salad!

Thank bacchigaloupe1
Wilmington, Delaware
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156 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The atmosphere was pleasant. I enjoyed the food and service. The price matched the quality nicely. I enjoyed my taco salad and their selection of craft beers. Everyone in my party of four enjoyed their dinner.

Thank Don S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Made table side, this guacamole was perfect with balanced ratio of lime juice, jalapeño, cilantro, etc. this chips were crispy but not hard! My dad got the braised short ribs burrito, had to have a taste of it... yummm!!! I had the veggie one which I requested vegan (yes, I'm that person) the server was friendly and helpful. If I'm... More 

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Jason B, General Manager at Sol Mexican Cantina, responded to this review

Yury, Thanks for stopping in and leaving feedback. We're happy you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Bridgewater, New Jersey
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The food is cooked fresh for your order & is always soooooooo good. Not anything like the fast food Mexican foods, is authentic south of the border cooking

Thank Margaret G
Ringoes, New Jersey
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A wide variety of dinners and appys. Portions are generous and food very tasty. Our server, Merit, was great. Drinks are large. They will make guacamole in front of you the way you want.

Thank Daniel M
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147 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Been here 5 times and never fails me in any way. This time was seated within 5 minutes. If wait is longer they take your phone number and system will send you a text when ready. Chips and salsa come to table before you even get your drinks. Drinks are large and you can get them "supercharged" with a straw... More 

Thank scott t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3366 US Highway 22, Branchburg, NJ 08876 (Formerly Cafe Cucina)
    (France Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Branchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 908-526-4907
Sol Mexican Cantina offers the freshest Mexican Cuisine in central New Jersey. The warm, inviting ambience provides the perfect setting for a menu consisting of familiar Mexican standards as well as regional favorites of Oaxaca, Yucatan and Acapulco. Our full service bar carries one of the largest tequila selections in New Jersey - more than 100 and still growing! With a selection of more than 20 American Craft Beers on draft as well as extensive Margarita and Sangria menus, our downstairs Cantina buzzes with a lively atmosphere.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?