El Sol Mexican Restaurant

4.7
1039 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Redefine the way you think about Mexican Food...
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of downtown and the newly expanding area of South 3rd Street, is authentic Mexican cuisine at it's best--El Sol Mexican Restaurant. Immerse yourself in our relaxed environment, enjoy the decor, the entrees, the drinks, the experience. You just may fall in love with Mexican food all over again. Proud winners of several awards, including Harrisburg Magazine's "Best New Restaurant" 2008, Winner in the category of Mexican food for Harrisburg Magazine 2008 - 2019 and Central PA magazine 2008-2011 ...including awards for our margaritas! We also boast Harrisburg's largest tequila selection.

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4.8
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4.7
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LoveEating
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent Mexican food and loads of choices. Well done!

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WilliamC
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I heartily recommend the Bistek Guadalajara to any meat eaters. It is wonderful.

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vipBrianM
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good meal

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ShamikaH
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We had reservations and people without reservations was seated and served before us. Then we waited an hour food our food and our oder was wrong. When we did receive our food we didn't have silverware. We wait for 10 minutes for the silverware but decided to leave without eating.

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AndyM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and atmosphere are authentic. The quality and taste of the food is outstanding. Our waiter, Steve, was very helpful and courteous. We highly recommend El Sol for an authentic Mexican dining experience.

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BobD
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent and presented very well. The house margaritas were awesome! Great overall dining experience!

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JLashea
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and drinks - always a great dining experience.

BJ
BettyJane
Atlantic City
9 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

To noisy for a catch up and waiter Randall accommodated requests to turn down piped in music. Only complaint.

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DebraF
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and good atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great

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donb
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

will go there again. very friendly staff as well.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was fantastic. Never disappointed here

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MelissaG
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Authentic food. Super service from Cassidy. Would definitely come back.

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SusanV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here on our visit to Hershey park. Delicious, authentic Mexican food! A must have if your on the area.

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FrancineF
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great value!

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vipjhorgan13
Philadelphia
59 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food. Best mexican in area. Love the selection. Food very fresh. Taste exceptional.

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vipJohnF
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Business lunch with downtown associates. Server was efficient and attentive. Food came out in a timely manner and was excellent for all attending.

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vipRiley
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Dinner on Saturday night. My wife and I tried the Birria specials...tacos for her, a burrito for me. Both were delicious. El Sol is one of our favorite restaurants in the Harrisburg area based on always meeting expectations, friendliness of wait staff and value.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Really good food, service and incredible value!

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vipGMAC
Denver
21 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service, atmosphere are ALWAYS consistent for a wonderful night out!

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Lizard
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were on a family vacation and found this gem of a restaurant on open table. It was the most delicious Mexican food we have had in a long time. The guacamole, ceviche, pitcher of margaritas, grilled salmon and molcajete were superb!! The highlight of the dinner was the tres leches dessert which we devoured in minutes with 4 forks! If you’re looking for a delicious Mexican dinner in a warm family-run setting, we highly recommend this place!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A very enjoyable dining experience. The positions were large and the service was excellent. The fajitas portions are large and full of a great mix of chicken and fresh vegetables. The nacho sampler is a great choice . Looking forward to the new location opening in Mechainicsburg, PA.

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EvieT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is at the top of my list! The food is delicious, the atmosphere warm, interesting and unique and the partitions between the tables lend an intimacy to the open floor plan. I’ll be back!

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vipTiki
Washington DC
30 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and very authentic Mexican. Our server was Cassidy, an amiable and helpful young man. Thank you for a nice dining experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Maria was a wonderful server. Met friends we hadn’t seen in over a year. There was a large party there that was pretty loud but overall was ok.

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vipcamper4ever
Philadelphia
56 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The server was great! The food so good. I especially like the goat cheese guacamole. There was a Pomegranate Mojito that had mint in it and it was out of this world.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a wonderful experience, food and ambiance are great!

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foodlover
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter, Randall, was awesome. Very knowledgeable about the menu. They have a pretty extensive drink list. I absolutely will go back if I'm in the area. The food is so great.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good is always amazing and fresh! Cassidy was great as our waiter

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vipNYFoodie
Pittsburgh
30 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, helpful staff. Most importantly, they are taking appropriate health safety measures. Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My boyfriend and I love El Sol. We come here whenever we are in Harrisburg. I would recommend it to anyone!!

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neilg
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the service was awesome, Very attentive and accommodating . The food was very very good and the waiter was spot on with his suggestions. I eat here every time im in town from nyc and am never disappointed !

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vipGMAC
Denver
22 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently fantastic from food to service! Absolutely a great value all around!

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Outstanding experience. Family friendly, incredible service, and awesome food with great flavor. A little expensive for a family meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service. Fantastic portions. An excellent experience overall.

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JohnK
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Best Mexican Food in Harrisburg. Nice atmosphere. Easy on street parking. Thank you !

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TomL
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent and was topped off by even better service

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WilliamB
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

!aaaaaaassaasaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaGreat food and service.

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Gemini916
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening dinner at El Sol. Goat cheese guacamole is excellent. Scrumptious food, great service. Highly recommend. Suggest reservations as it is a popular place.

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Datenight
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fabulous dinner, great drinks, and incredible service:). Great date night.

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You can order delivery directly from El Sol Mexican Restaurant using the Order Online button. El Sol Mexican Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (717) 901-5050.

El Sol Mexican Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 1039 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.