SOL Mexican Cocina - Newport Beach
inlcuding antojitos, street tacos, cocktels de mariscos and main dishes made with fresh seafood, wood grilled meats, local produce and salsas that are all made fresh daily.
Great spot. Waiter was fun, personable.
Food was food. Although a bit over priced. Service was terrible. Never even checked in after our food arrived.
Music was very loud from the bar area.
Slow drink service otherwise, good food.
The flavors of the tacos were great. Truly enjoyed. The drinks are very pricey; a lot of ice in the margaritas and not much “drink.” Felt like server was trying too hard to get us to order “another drink.”
Chorizo con queso was good. Decor, nice. We had a very rude waiter that scoffed at my husband’s question regarding the calories in the skinny margarita. He never once refilled the water, which was my only drink. Finally, we ordered the shrimp fajitas. Only 4 shrimp for $28??? No, thank you. We won’t be going back. Also, the guy performing was way too loud for the space. You couldn’t talk over it.
We have come to Sol a handful of times since moving to Newport Beach last year, and never left hungry or disappointed! The cocktails are spot on & we love the fact that there are many different & unusual choices. The guacamole with strawberries & fennel is amazing we love the rellanos & street tacos! We will be back
Great food and drinks! The service was amazing!
We had fantastic service, a caring general manager and great authentic food. It was a great experience.
We had a great experience. The food was excellent our server was amazing and the food and drinks we’re delicious. Definitely will come again
Christian is awesome always! I will be glad when they empty that Casa Azul black bottle for me. I e only asked every weekend for the last 5 months. Lol
Our server Kendra was sweet and created a great experience. The host put us in an available booth by the window. We both enjoyed the salmon salad 🥗. It really was the perfect date night.
Upon arriving valet is an option for $4. There was no issue with our seating. We were seated at a nice booth near the window. The service was great. Jr., Our server was polite and knowledgeable of both the menu and the restaurant. The only thing that kept this review from receiving a full set of stars was that the white sauce on my wife's fish tacos didn't have any flavor. The manager also came by to ensure we were having a good evening.
Good quality food and friendly people. Over the top noise ruined it for our group.
The patio was beautiful and quiet. Although we apparently overstayed our welcome and manager asked us to leave after we paid our bill, we ordered more drinks and he later apologized.
Service was really poor. Food wasn’t great either. Tacos were cold and extremely dry. The Chile Rellano tasted bitter. Overall disappointing specially if you go to celebrate an occasion like birthday.
Great experience great atmosphere great food
We have been here several times and are never disappointed. The food is always excellent! Their specialty drinks are also amazing. Will be going back again and again.
My husband and I have been going here forever and love the restaurant. Amazing food and great drinks. We brought our family and friends from out of town this past weekend and they were blown away by the service and food. They said why can't we have this great of a restaurant by us (they live in the East Bay Area). Everything was spot on and made us look like rockstars taking them to this fabulous restaurant. We've always known it was fantastic, but it's always great when you bring others and they have the same experience.
Food - ok
Service - for what you are paying, terrible service!!!
Even with a reservation via open table, they did not have a table ready for us. We waited about 15 minutes — I wasn’t impressed since it was my first time there and I had invited out of town guests.
Food was good but I feel the prices are high given.
Service at the table was very good.
Come for happy hour or taco Tuesday. Otherwise overpriced. Fun ambiance. Drink service can be slow.
My favorite in Newport Beach! Great place to bring clients or date.
The unique food pairings offered here are a taste treat.
First ... thank you Sarah for a another great dining experience!! You were super good to us - thank you
The food is delicious - has the corn appetizer, gober... fish and flank steak taco’s ! Happy hour Margaritas not bad either !!!
This has been one of the best restaurants I have been to... food was amazing the service was spectacular and I felt very well taken care of
This is my favorite go-to spot. Amazing good, even better margaritas and a very cool atmosphere.
Food overall was really Good. For desert you have to try ‘seven deadly sins’
Food was not good. Patio not covered from sun
My Wife and I enjoyed our first time very much it was a great for our 38th wedding anniversary,
Spectacular upscale takes on Mexican food. Waterview location. Staff are the best!
It is the best Ceviche we have had in a long tine
Once in Lima Peru and Miami 105
Great restaurant - good food - slow service - ( food before drinks is not a hit) we had to remind about the drinks 3 times.
And joking about the tips - is not a joke..
Excellent food and service, beautiful ambiance!! Enjoyed every minute of our time there!!
Don't get me wrong the food was good, maybe I expected too much. I think there must be better options for Mexican food in Newport. I would probably not go back, but I say give it a shot maybe you will love it
Great food and service. Nice harbor views.
Very good food, I recommend making a reservation and requesting to sit near the water or upper area. We were placed in a smaller area, I wasn't a huge fan of the seating..
This was my 2nd visit to Sol & I brought my momma. The restaurant was VERY BUSY since they were celebrating their 10 year anniversary, it was Sunday Brunch & the day was absolutely gorgeous. Despite how busy they were the service, food, ambience & live entertainment was impeccable! Shout out to the sweet hostess China for the kind welcome & Jerrett for making sure everything was perfect. I'm looking forward to visiting again. Thx Sol!
The food was very good, and as busy as they were, the service also good. Appetizers were tasty as were the battered shrimp tacos, carne asada and grilled fish. Just wish they had a better dessert selection. Was surprise to not find flan on the menu.