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Reviewed 12 September 2020

Drove over from Hershey as my daughter wanted enchiladas. Was surprised to find you order at a counter when there is not menu board above. I'm assuming it is COVID adaptions. So we picked up a menu and went to sit at a table to...review, then back to counter to order. Menu was that of a full service restaurant but chips and salsa were not included. Kind of missed that. Did bring our food to table but no additional service. Food was tasty.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 26 August 2020

Came here with friends for lunch. Was skeptical at first, considering all COVID warnings, but it turned out to be a delicious lunch. Food was fresh, chips were warm, as if just made. Music was Spanish, very melodic variety. Restaurant was serving people inside, but...with 25% capacity. You had to wear a mask while you are ordering, but not while you are already seated. Outside seating was available, although limited and in close vicinity of the parking lot. I would definitely recommend this place for any kind of food - breakfast, lunch or dinner. Menu was diverse and they even had tamarind lemonade.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

The food was good. The waitress, Maria, was not. When our beer was served it was not cold. I immediately told María the bottle was barely cool and could she please see if the bartender had any beer in the cooler that was colder. She...said no she wouldn’t. She said she just serves the beer and can’t do anything about it not being cold enough. OMG! She was rude, indifferent, and totally unwilling to do her job. My husband took the warm beer to the bartender, explained the temperature problem and got a cold replacement. Easy! (He, of course, ultimately got her tip). When she served the entrees, her demeanor was hostile. The service and her attitude ruined what would otherwise have been a pleasant night out. When we were leaving, the hostess told me there was no manager on duty to complain to...probably why this server felt empowered to treat her customers so shabbily. We will not return.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 19 April 2019 via mobile

When you are in Harrisburg PA you must visit this gem. Food was amazing, fresh, and made to order. Budget friendly, staff very friendly and duper helpful. They service was fast and efficient, great value for your money and did I mention THE FOOD IS...AMAZING!!!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 19 January 2019

Food was quick, fresh, and tasty. Staff were courteous and friendly. They remembered the customer who recommended them and appreciated her patronage. Manager came over and thanked us for coming by; visited with us for a few minutes. Very friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this restaurant last week. We tried the taco sampler and it was delicious. The fish taco was the best I've had in many years. The food is fresh- not covered in heavy canned sauces or cheese. Tonight we did...take out for family dinner. Again, we were impressed with the freshness and flavor. Since I was driving up from York, I was impressed that Maria had all the sauces and toppings wrapped separately to prevent sogginess. So worth a visit. I plan to try the entire menu.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were in town visiting family and we stopped here to meet some friends for dinner. The menu is excellent with lots of choices and there are tons of options for vegetarian or gluten free. The chef even let me customize one...of their dishes that was on the menu. The food came out quick and was full of flavor. It’s an excellent choice for delicious food and a clean establishment! Make sure you order the queso :)More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

I've really enjoyed everything I've ordered and the prices aren't bad at all! The staff is super friendly - Maria takes the orders and also walks around to check to see if you need anything additionally, while also throwing in some conversation. She is wonderful!...The salsa bar allows you to sample several different types and is a nice added touch. Every time I have a training in that area I know I'm going to El Sol Express for lunch.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

El Sol express is fresh and authentic. There are several vegetarian options, I recommend the veggie fajitas. There is also a salsa bar with homemade salsa. The toasted jalapeño salsa is awesome!!

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

The guacamole was amazing! Coming from California, I've been looking for a place that served the chunkier style guac, this place did not disappoint. We got the smothered burrito, chips and salsa, guacamole and the fried ice cream. Everything had lots of flavor and nice...and fresh. I'll be back for that delicious guac and chips.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Yes, El Sol Express Harrisburg offers takeout services.

El Sol Express Harrisburg is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5