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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (47 reviews)
“enchiladas” (30 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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18 S 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2103
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the eggs benedict for Sunday brunch and it was outstanding! Ask for their two house made sauces - a savory green one and a smoky spicy red. The green one goes great with the eggs benedict. Chips and salsa excellent too! Great service,...More

Thank FinallyFlying
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with two other couples on Saturday night. The place was pretty crowded but we had good service. Everybody loved their food. My wife and I really liked the chicken fajitas - great flavor. Well come again on our next trip.

Thank hardshell
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

So many choices from menu and with family ordering different dinners everyone could sample. Food was very good and waitress was so helpful with food choices. The only downside to a pleasant evening was that we were there for happy hour and they wouldn’t accommodate...More

Thank VonniePA
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Good food, prices are ok,the only thing I dont like its that you have to pay for the chips and salsa separate, its not included like most of mexican restaurants..............

Thank Willard F
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The place is fabulously great. The food is impeccable, the service makes you feel comfortable and the menu is just a very special one of a kind! A must!!!

Thank Sergey M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This quaint restaurant is tucked away nicely in the SOMA district, away from the more heavily trafficked 2nd Street but still within walking distance of all major downtown attractions. The food here always tastes freshly made with high quality ingredients. Be sure to stop in...More

Thank nlbc02
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We are staying in downtown Harrisburg Pa. We went to El Sol last night and all I can say is the best Mexican food I have ever had. It was authentic the seasonings were amazing. I had chile rellanos and he had enchiladas. We eat...More

Thank Debra D
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Always Sunny in Harrisburg? MAybe. DIned with friends who live local and like this place and I was walking from the hotel. We had tacos mostly, and the chips/salsa which they charge for but are usually free at most mexican places. I had fish tacos...More

Thank HikingTom
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is the best Mexican food in Harrisburg. The lunch specials are great. I love the fajitas for dinner. The guacamole is great. I'd upgrade from the house Margarita. I think there is a happy Hour, but I have not been.

Thank Thundergrass
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

It's a busy restaurant. But location was not great. It's located on a street where most of the stores were up for lease. We were seated right away. Drinks were great. Food was good except they charge for chips and salsa which mostly is complementary....More

Thank Sndu
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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, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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