Sol Mexican Cocina – Venue – Newport Beach, CA – WeddingWire

The Sol Mexican Cocina is a restaurant wedding venue in the Orange County, California area. Couples will find a warm and inviting atmosphere at this establishment for their bridal shower, engagement party, reception or rehearsal dinner. Weddings at this restaurant are an eight-minute drive from the Corona del Mar State Beach.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can invite up to 225 guests to attend their wedding at the Sol Mexican Cocina. The downstairs room can be privately rented out for wedding events. Couples and guests will celebrate awash in the glow of indoor fire pits and other fixtures with a dim orange light resembling flame. Dark wood is found in both the furniture and running as beams across the ceiling. The outdoor patio can also be used for a couple’s gathering. This patio, with terracotta-colored tiles and a glass wall around the exterior, overlooks the Balboa Marina. Renting out the entire venue is also an option for couples bringing larger wedding parties to the venue.

Services Offered
This venue helps couples with their wedding planning needs to ensure the big day runs smoothly. The staff also offers unique food and drink options for guests to enjoy. There is onsite parking for couples and guests, as well as a valet option at this venue.

Cuisine
Full bar service is available at this venue, with intriguing additional options such as a customized margarita bar or private tastings of 60 premium tequilas. For dinner, Couples can choose between tray-passed mixers or a sit-down meal for their wedding. They can treat guests to cuisine options such as a rainbow guacamole bar or a live street taco station. Mexican dishes can be prepared gluten free, no pork, vegan or vegetarian. A full list of catering styles includes:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations
  • Tastings

History
Now a chain, the first Sol Mexican Cocina was this location in Newport Beach. It opened in 2009 and three additional locations then followed. The restaurant introduced a style of cooking with Mexican roots and California flair.