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El Sol Mexican Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
18 S 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2103
+1 717-901-5050
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“chips and salsa” (40 reviews)
“enchiladas” (26 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18 S 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2103
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is cute, decorated in traditional Mexican kitsch. Chips and salsa are not included, but we ordered the queso fundido, which includes a bowl of salsa. I can't say that we were impressed by any of it; the salsa didn't taste like much more...More

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner earlier this evening at this restaurant, and after trying to reserve a table for 2 around 630 PM, on opentable, I decided to call the restaurant to see if we could be accommodated, I was told there was nothing available till 8pm....More

Thank Kent C
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Start with a Jalepeno margarita from the bar, one of the best we've had. Staff nice. Food was pretty good, enchiladas were enhanced by the bottle of hot sauce provided by the waitress when I asked for it. We'd go back!

Thank SilverandBlackAttack
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We traveled through H’burg on the way home from NYC. We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor & had high hopes based on reviews. We live in a small town (MUCH smaller than H’burg) and have at least 3 Mexican restaurants that are better than...More

1  Thank meamaam
Reviewed 25 March 2018

I visited El Sol for the first time on March 23, 2018.I highly recommend El Sol! From the first step inside this warm, cozy, inviting restaurant, we felt welcome and were promptly attended to by our server. Our server highly recommended a top-shelf margarita which...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 24 March 2018

There's nothing special about this restaurant. Food is okay but took awhile to arrive. Food was warm and not very flavorable. Had really good bottled, homemade hot sauce though. Server was friendly but not very attentive. We had to wave her down a couple of...More

Thank HappyTraveler1202
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The menu seems to have been downsized. There is not much to order for a vegetarian. Service was very good, though. Very cold when seated by the door.

Thank slizzie
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I love Mexican Food. Seriously. Every time I travel, I look for a Mexican Food Restaurant, and so El Sol was my choice during a Harrisburg, PA conference. First HUGE props to the staff. THEY were excellent!! I saw them handle a huge table of...More

Thank Brett W
Reviewed 3 March 2018

There is Mexican Food and there is Americanized Mexican Food. I prefer Mexican Food, and that is why I REALLY LIKE El Sol. Fresh ingrediants, real cheese, and a very good menu. I enjoy the margaritas and sangria also. You might pay a little more,...More

Thank craiglV4811UB
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We ate here on a friday night, the atmosphere was enjoyable, the food was amazing, it was authentic & they used homemade foods, and also stuff from mexico, very good margaritas!

Thank Kurt H
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Alicea R
22 December 2017|
Response from lalatina326 | Reviewed this property |
Call and ask.
Nancy V
7 July 2017|
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Response from Krista B | Reviewed this property |
I did not have nachos so I do not recall if they had nachos. I'd hate to assume one way or another. I'd suggest checking website for the menu or calling them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 S 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2103
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-901-5050
  • E-mail
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