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Toro Salao

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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367 Calle de Tetuan, San Juan 00901-1924, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-3330
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice white wine sangria and pleasant outdoor seating, but tapas offerings were pretty standard/mediocre. Portion sizes and value were pretty good and not a bad place to fill up or have a few patio drinks but not anything special to recommend if you're after some unique cuisine while on Old San Juan.

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Thank Kurt D
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Often the place with great location does not have food and service to match. This does. The chori sliders are superb. The El Toro sandwich came with good fries. The vegetable flatbread was tasty but a bit undersized for the price. Great location and overall good food.

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Thank Bill M
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A gem in Puerto Rico !!! For Amazing drinks n Scrumptious Tapas , stop by this gem called el Toro Salao in San juan P R

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Thank 295Tony21
Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just went to visit Old Puerto Rico, walked in Toro Salao for lunch, what a nice surprise! Food was exceptional, tasty, fresh and creative. I had the steak sandwich on home made brioche bread and it melted in my mouth. We also saw other items on the menu passing by us and they looked one better than the other. Service... More 

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Thank Michel M
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We where walking thru the streets of Old San Juan and stopped for refreshments and something to nibble. We ordered two beers, fried calamari's and brava potatoes. They where excellent.

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Thank Dasb01
Arlington, Virginia
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181 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a morning circumventing the perimeters of Old San Juan and meandering through the streets of the eastern part of the old city, we decided to scout out the numerous eateries between the Columbus Plaza and the docks. Toro Salao seemed to have a decent selection of Spanish tapas and refreshing drinks. We split a delicious spicy chicken panini and... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I travel often and come from NYC where we don't like to wait nor settle for mediocre. I highly recommend this restaurant in every facet. From the food to the drinks to the service to being greeted with a smile and in English to boot!

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Thank Habaholic
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

My family and I had an amazing dinner here tonight. The empanadas were perfectly golden, the shrimp were cooked perfectly, the flatbread was divine, and the Sangria was the best I have had in my week in this lovely city. The service was also fantastic. We were helped by Joel who gave us personal service and made sure that we... More 

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Thank Gabriel F
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Food mediocre at best. Drinks none of us finished them. Not good. Service was OK,tho had to wait 20 minutes for 3 drinks and another 10 for the other drink. Place was piratically empty. Will not repeat.

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Thank elvmari8
London, ON
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

After waiting 20 minutes to be seated on the patio, our server disappeared for over 10 minutes when we asked for the wine list. He was polite enough but after a half hour of waiting to eat at this restaurant, we started to order and were told 4 of the 5 tapas dishes we wanted were not available that day.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$74
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Television
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 367 Calle de Tetuan, San Juan 00901-1924, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-722-3330

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?