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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%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (91 reviews)
“camarones” (17 reviews)
“sandwich” (43 reviews)
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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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141 - 150 of 514 reviews

Reviewed 16 March 2016

Not enough choices for vegans. Their salad dressing is excellent! But their salads lack a plant protein option.

Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

After visiting last week with a friend of mine I've got to say I'm craving plantains! My friend did the ordering and I sat back and enjoyed a plethora of delights The food was sweet and delicious and the staff were incredibly helpful I can...More

Thank TomFooleryFry
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

If you go to the bay, you must, must go here and eat. I lived in north bay for 2 years and went here multiple times but decided to write this review based on my last trip before I moved out of the country. It's...More

Thank ApolloGenito
Reviewed 3 March 2016

My wife and I stopped by here for a bit of lunch on Friday 2/26/2016, we both ordered the same sandwich the Cuban,and a side of Plantain chips which were sliced as thin as a potato chip,and came in a large box with a dipping...More

Thank Tim168
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Had take out. I asked friend to get me sandwich but he got meal instead. ..meat was dry and boring with no sauce. His sandwich was nice. I'm not a fan of plantains but he was into it all. Too much bother to me with...More

Thank HoughtonMom
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Sol Food is delicious Puerto Rican food in a jumping atmosphere. We had to wait for a couple of minutes to order but we were there at the height of the lunch rush. As our order was taken at the counter, we were guided to...More

Thank phh26541
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

I note that some reviewers claim that they don't get it. I think you have to know the Puerto Rican culture to see why this is a good restaurant. In Puerto Rico, which I visited last year restaurants are a meeting place where friends get...More

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Like some of the other reviewers, I don't get it at all. There were enough positive reviews that I thought it was worth a try, but instantly regretted taking the time. I had the chicken salad. Meh. Bland. Next time, I'll get a rotisserie chicken...More

Thank TopazTunes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We've eaten here 3 times, we've tried each time to figure out what is the hype and long lines about? Although the ambience is pretty and fun, the food was consistently greasy. Even the salads were poor.

Thank DevorahN
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Sol Food is trifecta of a place: fresh, flavorful, and vegetarian-friendly. Food is consistent as are the long lines, especially during peak meal times. Do yourself a favor and hit them up mid-morning or afternoon or call ahead for pick-up/delivery because you are going to...More

Thank Fatchihuahua
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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