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Sol Food Puerto Rican Cuisine

) #1 of 191 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%
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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 6 May 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome! Have not found anything this good since I have been in PR...service is fast! Dont be shy...you usually share your tables with strangers, but the food is so good that all you hear is lips smacking....fun environment

Thank mckin4
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Initially, I was a bit skeptical about the hype of this place - both from online reviews and the line out the door when I drove by. That said, SOL Food more than overdelivered on both accounts and I found a new favorite restaurant in...More

Thank olimaspecto
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Bad service, orders are always wrong, prices are ridiculous And the portions aren't enough for a small child.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Line up to place your order, find a seat to share with others and waiter brings your food. Had the fried pork chop which was served with a green salad, beans and fried banana. Very casual lively place. There are bottles of water and bottles...More

Thank Golangnggo
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Great food fresh and well combined. Good service too. I recommend it. Ambiance is casual but well achieved. The lines of people waiting to eat there sus it all. Enjoy!

Thank e m
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We have very few "puertorican" eating spots in the Norther California area in general. This is one of the only 2 I have found that are authentic and excellent. Other so called puertorican eateries are more on the tex-mex side rather than true puertorican cuisine....More

Thank JTeruelJax
Reviewed 23 April 2017

3.5 stars for the food itself; nothing to complain about there. The line getting into the place took forever though. And the restaurant itself was small, crowded, noisy, and chaotic. By far the worst part, however, was the family seating arrangement where THEY WOULD SEAT...More

Thank FromDaBay
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on a recent trip west. WOW! Superb food and atmosphere. Everything was fantastic. I wish I had stayed in the area longer because I definitely would have gone back again.

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Our take-out was plentiful and tasty, but delivered an hour earlier than the time requested online! A minor problem, really.

Thank mrandmrs111
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The food is really good, but portions can be very stingy/small - especially with to-go orders of rice, beans and soup - and the prices keep going up.

Thank Lisa T
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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