El Sol opens new Location in former El Sauce space on 11th

1227 11th Street, NW

A reader reports:

“I walked by El Sol on 11th between M and N (next to Capital Market) and it is OPEN! I tried to find their website but the only El Sol that came up was the one on 14th in Columbia Heights. Are they related?”

Ed. Note: They are related. This is the former home to the often in trouble El Sauce. I peeked in on Sunday and the new space looks nice – no frills but sparkling clean.


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  • justinbc

    Good for them. Their tacos are great, but we’ve tried a few other things and been less impressed. Sticking to the tacos from now on.

    • Their sopes/picaditas are fantastic as well, and they make a mean margarita (and I’m really picky about margaritas). There are also a number of appetizers that are really good too. I promise that there is more than just the tacos that are good!

      • justinbc

        I did like the nachos, and one of her enchilidas was good, but the tacos are just so good I don’t see much point in venturing away from them anymore (especially given the lack of good tacos elsewhere in the city).

    • Try out their moles. I grew up eating them, and theirs is the the (most affordably) best ones I’ve had since leaving California.

  • I am a fan of the El Sol on 14th. I hope that one doesn’t move….

    • The owners or chef of El Sol is getting ready to expand on 14th street next to Taqueria Habenero. Strangely enough, it’s going to be a French Bistro. Looking forward to it. Haven’t seen any “action” yet, but I know it’s on the way. Wish more restaurants would expand into the vacant spaces on 14th…

  • andy

    I really like everything at El Sol – especially the brunch options – and they deserve to be better known. Glad to see they could expand!

  • El Sol on 14th is a favorite of ours. Best chile rellenos… and everything’s good.

  • jim_ed

    I think El Sol is the best taqueria in the city, and its a favorite brunch spot of the Jim_Ed family. Glad to see they’re doing well and bringing taco goodness to other parts of town.

  • “A Real Mexican Restaurant Run by Real Mexicans Cooking in the Kitchen”

  • diploj

    Live down the block but am a huge fan of El Rinconcito. We’ll see if this El Sol can sway my allegiances…

  • They’re open but not operating a liquor license yet and don’t have the same menu – at least I don’t think they do. They don’t have any brunch options yet. I stopped in the other day for brunch and they didn’t really have a brunch menu. Hoping they switch to the menu from the other El Sol – I’ve heard good things.

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