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Sol Food Puerto Rican Cuisine

$$ - $$$Caribbean, Latin,
903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
+1 415-451-4765
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (92 reviews)
“sandwich” (49 reviews)
“chicken” (63 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Out of the ordinary cuisine. The food is fresh and prepared to order. Busy location in San Rafael. Large variety of items .

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 12 October 2016

In need of cozy comfort food with snappy delivery. This is it. Ordered it for four days straight and the menu is expansive enough to accommodate varying tastes for lunch and dinner. Menu also offers daily specials, fresh California salads and ala carte quarts/sides.

Thank sunnytraveler2
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Why the lines form outside at Sol Food is beyond me. I've eaten there twice and each time have found the food sorely lacking in taste, quality or presentation. You walk in and LOUD noise assaults you. The music is loud as are the diners...More

1  Thank ChiangMaiFoodmaven
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I had been here before and didn't quite get the draw. This time we came with another couple who come here often. There was still a long line at 8:30 p.m. But we chatted as we waited. Our friends said they always order the Pollo...More

1  Thank Cincin2100
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Sol food is my absolute favorite. The food is fabulous and carryout is usually pretty on time. I do recommend getting carryout if you do not like waiting in line, because the line is usually out the door!

Thank Gianna P
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Always a line to get in but worth the wait and the line is part of the fun experience (unless it's raining).I often get carry-out but sometimes go for lunch or dinner. It is noisy though.sometime musicians show up and play outside on the street...More

Thank louise w
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Soul food is simply fabulous. Very possibly the best food in San Rafael and one of the best of the Bay Area. When it comes to Puertorican cuisine, you would have to go to PR to get better, and even then, it stands on its...More

Thank Glorimar S
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I've drove past this place a few times and there has been queues out of the door, so we decided to go at a non-peak time (around 4:30pm) and we had a seat straight away! There were plenty of options on the menu for all...More

Thank jackmoore93
Reviewed 9 September 2016

On a recommendation from my Uber driver, I tried Sol for lunch. Big portions, good food. Nice family style seating after you order and pay at the register. The chicken was boned which was nice, the plantains tasty. I'd recommend. Puerto Rican cuisine.

Thank xnerg
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Gigantic plates of PR food, not easy to find. Highly recommended. Get there at 11:30 for lunch, otherwise the line is out the door.

Thank CCAnnie66
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MaryB1155
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Response from Rachell S | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely.
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Diane B
30 November 2016|
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Response from L L | Reviewed this property |
No they don't
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brbrlustig
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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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