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Sol Food Puerto Rican Cuisine

903 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-3331
+1 415-451-4765
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“plantains” (97 reviews)
“sandwich” (55 reviews)
“bistec” (35 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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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’m never able to eat anything other than chicken horno w/ pink beans & one of each type of plátano. I love the garlic dressing that they make. I love the mango house iced tea. I’m stuck, obsessed, unable to move on to anything else...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank clbmann56
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you enjoy true Cuban dishes with delightful plantains and seasoning Cuban style, this is THE place in Marin. We got take out for the family and waited in a queue 100 feet long to do so. This place is soooo popular!!!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gogobauer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The title reflects what we were told and the line outside at 1 PM was further testimony. The line moved quickly and we were seated at a large table that accommodated two groups of 4. Check out the menus while you wait outdoors and maybe...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ed K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an outstanding restaurant! I think everyone who goes here will enjoy themselves. They make incredible food!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kabbish
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

It was late and we were staying in Marin City and looking for dinner. Found Sol online and decided to try it for something quick. It was a little hard to find at night and we ended calling them for directions. Got there as they...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Boca160
Reviewed November 12, 2018

There is always a line here. It moves quickly and is so worth it! Sol(the owner) started with a hole in the wall and now has 2 thriving restaurants. One in San Rafael and one in Mill Valley. The chicken and beef are marinated to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tour316699
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Was nice to find a spot that showcased food from PR. Pretty good food, the tostones and choripan were really good. The Shrimp Mofongo was different from how we normally have had it but it was still pretty good. Recommend that you give Sol Food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tainofarms
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I have gone to this restaurant several times already and I just looove it! The food is delicious (I really love their fried plantain) and they have salads that accompany their meals; they are so good! I also like the fact that customers sit at...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chantal578
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Came highly recommended by my hotel concierge. I was initially quite confused by the set up. Wasn't sure if I was to seat myself or wait to be seated, or order at the counter. There was nothing that clearly led the customer to the right...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank yoshs114
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Always delicious, fresh food. Family favorite is the Bistec Sandwich (small is enough, large has more meat). Mariquitas (thinly sliced fried plantains) with their special sauce as a side dish a MUST!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Linda T
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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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