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EL Sol

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1448 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4J 1N4, Canada
+1 416-405-8074
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (11 reviews)
“soft tacos” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1448 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4J 1N4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 27 September 2017

If you're looking for authentic Mexican dishes and drinks complete with a vibrant, artistic atmosphere, El Sol is an absolute must. This neighbourhood gem is one-of-a-kind and the servings are so large you will absolutely have leftovers the next day for lunch. I always order...More

Thank K D
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Located just east of Greektown in the danforth, this is a very good, family run Mexican restaurant. Fascinating decor with hundreds of ceramic sun faces on the walls. The front window opens up fully (it is an adapted, windowed garage door), so though this is...More

Thank Danny V
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

It is a family business and peple are so friendly. The decoration is bizarre but somehow you like it🦋 the price is relatively expensive than excepted. Food is delicious.

Thank Neslihan M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

...in a charming atmosphere - a gallery of ceramic arts creating an ambiance that embellishes the experience. Go when you have the time to linger over beautiful tastes and spices - from appetizers to mains, yummy margaritas and appreciate the foods prepared for you with...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This restaurant is one of Toronto's best kept secrets. My wife and I came with friends and ordered the guacamole and chips as a starter, and then each shared an El Sol platter for two. Service was quick and friendly. The guacamole was among the...More

Thank TheShredBaron
Reviewed 8 April 2017

El Sol enjoys a dedicated local clientele and a wider group of Mexican foodies for miles around. We have been a few times with our Canadian family and, although Mexican cuisine would not be at the top of our list, we did sample various dishes...More

Thank Brendan G
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place has been part of the Danforth East community for some time. Among the trendy taco and Mexican restos in the city it’s nice to find a place that serves up Mexican old school. I’m also a fan of their margarita’s. Family run and...More

Thank travelingfoody88
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Been numerous times and the food is awesome. Fresh and authentic. The ambiance is that of a Mexican dinning room. The margaritas are outstanding. This is up there with the best Mexican cuisine in the city. You say you're in a hurry? Then don't go....More

Thank Linz61
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I waited years to try this place. Every time I went to try it, it was around lunch time so the restaurant was closed. Finally this week a friend of mine and I checked it out, for a special occasion. What a disappointment!! We both...More

Thank willowdale33
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with friends and although between the four of us we had mixed opinions due to service, the mole was absolutely fantastic and I would try this place again. Walls and ceiling jam packed with Mexican art and masks. Back area is a...More

Thank Jen D
Nearby
East York
East York includes a portion of old, industrial
Toronto. Densely populated but incredibly safe, it
boasts some of the city's earliest gardens and
gardening clubs, attracting green thumbs everywhere.
The tranquility of the Don Valley River area, which is
rich with Toronto's oldest and tallest forests, is
supplemented by the large ensemble of authentic and
refurbished Edwardian homes, giving parts of East York
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1448 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4J 1N4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East York
  • Neighbourhood: East York
  • Phone Number: +1 416-405-8074
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